Definition of dispensing chemist in English:

dispensing chemist

Line breaks: dis¦pens|ing chem|ist

noun

British
  • A person qualified to make up, advise on, and dispense medicine.
    More example sentences
    • In 1917, aged 24, she qualified as a dispensing chemist, acquiring a useful knowledge of poisons
    • It has been suggested that the reason for this was to reduce the likelihood of adverse effects, following litigation by dispensing chemists who feared for their livelihoods.
    • It would also aim to offer extra services, such as an NHS dentist, a minor injury clinic, and a dispensing chemist.

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