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Galenical

Definition of the adjective galenical

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adjective

  1. a medicinal preparation concocted mostly out of herbs or vegetable matter, after Galen, the Greek physician and writer of the second century.
  2. See galenic.

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Google previewAncient Herbs in the J. Paul Getty Museum Gardens (1982)

by Jeanne D'Andrea

A galenical is a vegetable remedy or an herbal simple. Paralleling the tremendous development of a science and profession of medicine during antiquity was the tradition of folk medical lore. Often professional and popular medicine were used ...

Google previewAdvances in Applied Microbiology (2014)

A galenical is a preparation made by macerating or percolating a crude drug with a solvent, e.g., ethanol, of an appropriate strength. The object is to extract the active principles of the drug as completely as possible while leaving behind the ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

galenical. n. a pharmaceutical preparation of a drug of animal or plant origin. gall. bladder. a pearshaped sac (7–10 cm long), lying underneath the right lobe of the liver, in which *bile is stored (see illustration overleaf). Bile passes (via the ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, a Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1884)

GALENICAL, GA'LENIST, two words having reference to the controversies of the period of the revival of letters, when the authority of Galen was strongly asserted against all innovations, and particularly against the introduction of chemical, ...

Google previewChambers' Encyclopaedia (1874)

GALENICAL, GA'LENIST, two words having reference to the controversies of the period of the revival of letters, when the authority of Galen was strongly asserted against all innovations, and particularly against the introduction of chemical, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

Galenical medicines are those which are formed by the easier preparations of herbs, roots, Sic. by ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (1777)

Containing the Theory and Practice of that Science: Its Application to Natural Philosophy, Natural History, Medicine, and Animal Economy by Pierre Joseph Macquer, James Keir

Galenical, in which the silver is mixed with much galena or ore of lead mineralised by sulphur. 3. Pyritous, in which the silver is mixed with the martial pyrites. 4. Cupreous ; in which the silver is contained in copper-ores. To extract the silver ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

It fell to a pupil of Fabricius, William Harvey, to explain them more satisfactorily, and to free anatomy from some of the false notions that survived from the Galenical teaching. From about 1615 to 1028 Harvey demonstrated by public lectures ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)

with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

GALENICAL MEDICINES, those that are formed by ...

Google previewCyclopaedia: Or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (etc.) 5. Ed (1743)

by Ephraim Chambers

Pharmacy is divided into galenical and chymical. Galenical PHARMACY, called also simply pharmacy, is that derived to us from the ancients; consisting in the knowledge, and management of the several parts of the materia medica, now in the ...

Google previewThe Spelling Dictionary: Or, a Collection of All the Common Words and Proper Names of Persons and Places, Made Use of in Yhe English Tongue. ... By Thomas Dyche, .. (1737)

by Thomas Dyche

gage gager gaggle gaiety gaily gain gainess giinsul gainfully giinfulness gainsay gainsiyer GAL Girinsborough gain-stand gilangal galaxy galbanum gale GalEnical Galenist . galeons gall 'gallann Sub. gallant.

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Scrabble value of G2A1L1E1N1I1C3A1L1

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