- A place where prescription drugs are dispensed, a dispensary.
- The science of medicinal substances comprising pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, phytochemistry and forensics.
- The occupation of a pharmacist.
Etymology: From farmacie (modern: pharmacie), from pharmacia, from (term, sc=Grek, , tr=pharmakeia, , the use of drugs, lang=el), and (term, sc=Grek, , tr=pharmakon, , a drug, charm, enchantment), via (term, pharmacia, lang=la). Ultimately from Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=pharmakis, , witch, lang=grc).
- Dutch: (t, nl, apotheek, m, f)
- French: pharmacie(fr)f
- German: Apotheke(de)f
- Italian: farmacia(it)f
- Spanish: farmacia(es)f
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