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pharmacognosy

phar·ma·cog·no·sy

pharmacognosy

 
pronunciation:
far m kag n si
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part of speech: noun
definition: the science dealing with the plant, animal, and mineral sources and properties of drugs, esp. in their crude or unprepared states.
derivations: pharmacognostic (adj.), pharmacognosist (n.)
Word Parts
The word pharmacognosy contains the following part:
gnos, gnosis, gnom, -gnomy Greek root that means know, knowledge
synonyms:
cogn, cognit, gnor