What is another word for Galenic?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈe͡ɪlnɪk] (IPA)

The term Galenic refers to the techniques and principles used in the preparation and formulation of medicines. There are several synonyms for the word Galenic, including pharmaceutical, pharmacological, medicinal, therapeutic, and pharmacotherapeutic. Each of these synonyms refers to the science and practice of creating drugs to treat different illnesses and improve overall health. Galenic medicine dates back to ancient Greece, where Galen, a physician, and philosopher, developed principles and techniques that shaped modern medicine. Today, Galenic medicine has evolved, and scientists and researchers continue to explore new ways to create effective treatments for various health conditions.

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Usage examples for Galenic

13 June 1676 I have given some idea of the chief remedies used by our earlier physicians, which were both Galenic and chemical; that is, vegetable and mineral.
"The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

Famous quotes with Galenic

  • New diseases like syphilis seemed to call for new and "stronger" medicines; and this became one of the stock arguments for resort to the Paracelsian chemical pharmacopeia and mystical medical philosophy. With every fundamental of medicine thus called into question, the only logical recourse was to observe results of cures administered in accordance with the old Galenic as against the new Paracelsian theories, and then to choose whichever worked better. The swift development of European medical practice to levels of skill exceeding all other civilized traditions resulted.
    William H. McNeill

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