Thursday, October 15, 2009

MIND - Paradigm Rhyme: Open_Notes 17

pharmaceutical [LL pharmaceuticus < Gr pharmakeutikos < pharmakeuein, to practise witchcraft, use medicine < pharmakon, a poison, medicine] 1 of pharmacy or pharmacists 2 of or by drugs; also pharmaceutic - a pharmaceutical product, drug -- pharmacodynamics - the effect and the reaction of drugs within the body -- pharmacogenetics - the study of genetic variation as revealed by various reactions to a drug -- pharmacognosy [Gr pharmakon, drug + -gnosia < gnosis, knowledge] the medicinal products of plant, animal, or mineral origin in their crude or unprepared state -- pharmacokinetics - the absorption, distribution, and elimination of drugs by the body -- pharmacology [ModL pharmacologia] 1 orig. the study of the preparation, qualities, and uses of drugs 2 the science dealing with the effect of drugs on living organisms; pharmacologist -- pharmacopeia, pharmacopoeia [ModL < Gr. pharmakopoiia] 1 authoritative book containing a list and description of drugs and medicinal products together with the standards established under law for their production, dispensation, use, etc. 2 a stock of drugs -- pharmacy [ME fermacie, medicine < MFr farmacie < LL pharmacia < Gr pharmakeia < pharmakon, drug] 1 the art or profession of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines 2 a place where pharmacy is practised.

Lexicon G5331 pharmakeia from G5332; AV - sorcery (2) - witchcraft (1) [3] 1a) the use or the administering of drugs 1b) poisoning 1c) sorcery, magical arts, often found in connection with idolatry and fostered by it; the deceptions and seductions of idolatry -- G5332 pharmakeus from pharmakon (a drug, ie. spell-giving potion); AV - sorcerer (1) 1) one who prepares oruses magical remedies, sorceries -- G5333 pharmakos the same as G5332; AV - sorcerer (1) 1) pertaining to magical arts.

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