Definition of dispensing chemist in English:

Share this entry

dispensing chemist

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British
A person qualified to make up, advise on, and dispense medicine.
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: dis¦pens|ing chem|ist

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.