Medicines vs Pharmaceutical - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between medicines and pharmaceutical

is that medicines is while pharmaceutical is (medicine) a pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.

As an adjective pharmaceutical is

(medicine) of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.

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English

Noun

(head)
  • pharmaceutical

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (medicine) Of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists.
  • Derived terms

    * pharmaceutical chemistry * pharmaceutical industry * pharmaceutical sciences

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) A pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.
  • Synonyms
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