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Definition of the adjective Officinal

What does Officinal mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. See Medicinal.

Explanation

Officinal is a term applied in medicine to drugs, plants and herbs, which are sold in a chemist or druggist shop, and to medical preparations of such drugs, et cetera, as are made in accordance with the prescriptions authorized by a pharmacopoeia. Not to be confused with the word "official". The classical Latin officina meant a workshop, manufactory, laboratory, and in medieval Latin was applied to a general storeroom. It thus became applied to a shop where goods were sold rather than a place where things were made.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Ingredient also in several officinal ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Paeonia officinalis L., Sp. PI. (1753) 530. Officinal peony ; Fr. pivoine officinal; G. Echte Pfingstrose. S Europe, S Central Europe. In numerous countries cultivated as ornamental plant, formerly also as medicinal plant.

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary, Including Under Distinct Heads Every Branch of Medecine (1809)

by Bartholomew Parr

Vitex agnus castus Officinal. Cortex peruvianus ruber Vincetoxieum XV.— ROTACEjE. Gentiana Cursuta Centaurium minus Tri folium paludosum XVI.— SEPIARLE. Oliva XVII.-BICORNES. Santalum citrinum Uva ursi Styrax, resina Benzoe, ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine ... with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

Red peruvian bark Officinal swallow wort Yellow gentian Purple gentian Lesser...

Gum benjamin tree Yellow rhododendron Dyer's bugloss Officinal bugloss Common lungwort Common gromwell Comfrey Houndstongue Borage Herb mastich ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge (1804)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy. Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial, Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts in Five Volumes by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, James Mease

Tree-moss; sec Liverwart, the Officinal String-y. Trefoil-buck-bean ; see Buckbean . Venice-turpentine; See turpentine. Venice-ti'eacle '; see T reaclc, the Venice. W akefulness; see Waking. \Vater~chickweed ; see Stargrass. \Vater-crow-foot ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by Sir George Watt

Roxburgh writes that the bulb is quite as nauseous and bitter as that of the officinal squill ; while O'Shaughnessy remarks that bulbs examined by him were inodorous, nearly tasteless, and devoid of any medicinal property. Bidie, Atkinson ...

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Pissenlit officinal / Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale (Place des Invalides, Paris - France)

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Officinal Meaning

Video shows what officinal means. Medicinal.. Used in a shop, or belonging to it.. Kept in stock by apothecaries, said of such drugs and medicines as may be ...

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Scrabble value of O1F4F4I1C3I1N1A1L1

The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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