Pharmaceutical vs Pharmacognosy - What's the difference?

pharmaceutical | pharmacognosy |


As nouns the difference between pharmaceutical and pharmacognosy

is that pharmaceutical is (medicine) a pharmaceutical or pharmacological preparation or product; a drug while pharmacognosy is a branch of pharmacology that studies medical substances that are derived from natural sources, and their recognition.

As an adjective pharmaceutical

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

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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
    * See also

    pharmacognosy

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia pharmacognosy) (pharmacognosies)
  • A branch of pharmacology that studies medical substances that are derived from natural sources, and their recognition.