pharmacopeia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pharmacopeia (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation "postexposure prophylaxis is an integral part of the pharmacopeia in preventing severe disease after acute infections"
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Usage

In literature:

Give me the whole damned pharmacopeia if you choose, but don't talk to me about turning back.
"Rezanov" by Gertrude Atherton
It isn't in the Pharmacopeia.
"Soul of a Bishop" by H. G. Wells
This way people have of lining-up on the side of the undertaker makes the entire pharmacopeia look silly.
"The Trimmed Lamp" by O. Henry
It must be borne in mind that any pharmacopeia must rest upon the basis of practical experiment and experience.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
Love is the best tonic in the pharmacopeia.
"The End Of The World" by Edward Eggleston
Though contained in the pharmacopeias it has no special medicinal virtues.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
It is official in the United States Pharmacopeia.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
It would be idle to give a list of the different species of simlax that furnish the sarsaparilla root of the pharmacopeia.
"Odd People" by Mayne Reid
His liniment had a place in the British Pharmacopeia under his name for many years afterwards.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
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In news:

BETHESDA, MD 19 September 2012—Work is under way to scientifically define the term functional score and use it to designate only tablets that reliably split into equal portions, FDA and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) recently said.
The US Pharmacopeia's revised General Chapters on elemental impurity limits and testing procedures are set to take effect in December 2012, and are to be implemented by the industry by May 2014.
US Pharmacopeia documents best supply-chain practices and seeks broad input on proposal.
The United States Pharmacopeia has stated that references to General Chapter <911>.
The US Pharmacopeia's revised General Chapters on elemental impurity limits and testing procedures are set to take effect in December 2012.
It wasn't that he was against the pharmacopeia that has helped millions with psychiatric issues — he thought a talking cure was also necessary, a colleague says.
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