(Phar`ma*co*sid"er*ite) n. [Gr. drug, poison + E. siderite.] (Min.) A hydrous arsenate of iron occurring in green or yellowish green cubic crystals; cube ore.

(Phar"ma*cy) n. [OE. fermacie, OF. farmacie, pharmacie, F. pharmacie, Gr. fr. to administer or use medicines, fr. medicine.]

1. The art or practice of preparing and preserving drugs, and of compounding and dispensing medicines according to prescriptions of physicians; the occupation of an apothecary or a pharmaceutical chemist.

2. A place where medicines are compounded; a drug store; an apothecary's shop.

(Pha"ro) n.

1. A pharos; a lighthouse. [Obs.]

2. See Faro.

(Pha*rol"o*gy) n. [Gr. a lighthouse + -logy.] The art or science which treats of lighthouses and signal lights.

(Pha"ros) n. [L., fr. Gr. fr. an island in the Bay of Alexandria, where king Ptolemy Philadelphus built a famous lighthouse.] A lighthouse or beacon for the guidance of seamen.

He . . . built a pharos, or lighthouse.

(Pha*ryn"gal) a. Pharyngeal. H. Sweet.

(Phar`yn*ge"al) a. [See Pharynx.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pharynx; in the region of the pharynx.

(Phar`yn*ge"al), n. (Anat.) A pharyngeal bone or cartilage; especially, one of the lower pharyngeals, which belong to the rudimentary fifth branchial arch in many fishes, or one of the upper pharyngeals, or pharyngobranchials, which are the dorsal elements in the complete branchial arches.

(||Phar`yn*gi"tis) n. [NL. See Pharynx, and -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the pharynx.

(Pha*ryn`go*bran"chi*al) a. [Pharynx + branchial.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pharynx and the branchiæ; — applied especially to the dorsal elements in the branchial arches of fishes. See Pharyngeal.n. A pharyngobranchial, or upper pharyngeal, bone or cartilage.

(||Pha*ryn`go*bran"chi*i) n. pl. [NL. See Pharynx, and Branchia.] (Zoöl.) Same as Leptocardia.

(||Phar`yn*gog"na*thi) n. pl. [NL. See Pharynx, and Gnathic.] (Zoöl.) A division of fishes in which the lower pharyngeal bones are united. It includes the scaroid, labroid, and embioticoid fishes.

(Pha*ryn`go*lar`yn*ge"al) a. [Pharynx + laryngeal.] Of or pertaining both to pharynx and the larynx.

(||Pha*ryn`gop*neus"ta) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. the pharynx + to breathe.] (Zoöl.) A group of invertebrates including the Tunicata and Enteropneusta.Pha*ryn`gop*neus"tal a.

(Pha*ryn"go*tome) n. (Surg.) An instrument for incising or scarifying the tonsils, etc.

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