Vaccine vs Pharmaceutical - What's the difference?

vaccine | pharmaceutical |


As a verb vaccine

is .

As an adjective pharmaceutical is

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

As a noun pharmaceutical is

(medicine) a pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug.

vaccine

Noun

(en noun)
  • (immunology) A substance given to stimulate the body's production of antibodies and provide immunity against a disease, prepared from the agent that causes the disease, or a synthetic substitute.
  • 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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