Definition of pharmacist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːməsɪst/


A person who is professionally qualified to prepare and dispense medicinal drugs.
Example sentences
  • We examined data on all NHS methadone prescriptions dispensed by community pharmacists in England.
  • The oral rinses were dispensed by pharmacists and were administered by staff nurses.
  • Patient medication records are a requirement for professional standards of good practice for pharmacists.

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