phar·ma·co·poe·ia also phar·ma·co·pe·ia (fär′mə-kə-pēə)
1. A book containing an official list of medicinal drugs together with articles on their preparation and use.
2. A collection or stock of drugs.
[New Latin, from Greek pharmakopoiiā, preparation of drugs, from pharmakopoios, preparing drugs : pharmako-, pharmaco- + poiein, to make; see kwei-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
phar′ma·co·poeial (-pēəl) adj.
phar′ma·co·poeist (-pēĭst) n.
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