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A Text-Book of Pharmacognosy

Nature volume 143, page 540 (01 April 1939) | Download Citation



IT is a far cry from the materia medica of the old days to the modern pharmacognosy. The change has come about largely as a result of thepolicy of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain in setting this subject on a scientific basis and in demanding a high standard of attainment in it in its qualifying examinations.

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