An experimental history of the materia medica or Of the natural and artificial substances made use of in medicine, containing a compendious view of their natural history, an account of their pharmaceutic properties, and an estimate of their medicial powers, so far as they can be ascertained by experience by rational induction from their sensible qualities by William Lewis

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The branch of medical science concerned with the study of drugs used in the treatment of disease: includes pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, and the history and physical and chemical properties of drugs.

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