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pharmaceutical

adjective     /ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl/ US   /ˌfɑrməˈsuːtɪkəl/
connected with the production of medicines : the pharmaceutical industry a pharmaceutical company / product / journal The British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca employs about 5,000 people in the town .
(Definition of pharmaceutical adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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