Definition of Galenical

1. Noun. A vegetable or herbal remedy as prescribed by Galen; a simple cure. ¹



2. Adjective. a medicinal preparation concocted mostly out of herbs or vegetable matter, after Galen, the Greek physician and writer of the second century. ¹

3. Adjective. galenic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Galenical

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Medical Definition of Galenical

1. 1. Usually cap: of or relating to Galen or his medical principles or method. 2. Constituting a galenical. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galenical

galeate
galeated
galeatomy
galeazzi fracture
galectin
galectin 1
galectins
galeforce
galei
galeiform
galeite
galelike
galena
galenas
galenic
galenical (current term)
galenicals
galeniferous
galenite
galenites
galenobismutite
galenoid
galeophobia
galeproof
galere
galeres
galerinoid
galerite
galerites
gales

Literary usage of Galenical

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1. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"A medicine former! by the aid of chymistry, in contradistinction to galenical. ... in improving the prescribing and preparing of chemical and galenical ..."

2. A Treatise on Pharmacy by Edward Parrish (1884)
"galenical PHARMACY. THIS part of the work introduces the student to the study of the ¡inj»irt'ti<}/m of the ..."

3. Technical Methods of Chemical Analysis by Georg Lunge (1914)
"DRUGS AND galenical PREPARATIONS By K. DIETERICH, Ph,D., ... The conditions with regard to the galenical preparations made from the drugs are similar, ..."

4. Chemistry: General, Medical, and Pharmaceutical Including the Chemistry of by John Attfield (1871)
"THE galenical PREPARATIONS OF THE BRITISH PHARMACOPOEIA. The preparation of Confections, Decoctions, Enemas, Extracts, ..."

5. An Introduction to practical pharmacy by Edward Parrish (1856)
"galenical PREPARATIONS OF OPIUM. THESE preparations assume an importance to the student not belonging to others, from the extensive use made of opium in ..."

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