Unformatted text preview: groceries. The word pharmacy is comes from its root word pharma which was a word used since the 15th to 17th centuries. In addition to pharma tasks, the pharma offered common medical opinion and a variety of services that are now carried out solely by other professional practitioners, which includes surgery and midwifery. The pharma often functioned through a retail shop, which in addition to ingredients for medicines, sold tobacco and patent medicines. The pharmas also used numerous other herbs not listed. In its research of herbal and chemical ingredients, the employment of the pharma might be considered as a predecessor of the modern sciences of chemistry and pharmacology, prior to the formulation of the scientific method....
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