Definition of galenic in English:

galenic

adjective

  • 1Medicine
    Relating to Galen or his methods.

    • ‘A similar space for resistance was unintentionally carved out by Galenic humoral theory, which constructed women's bodies as ‘leaky’ vessels.’
    • ‘The dissension of earlier science could be conquered by an eclectic rationality based ultimately on notions in which all shared, and be turned into a stable system of Galenic medical and practical philosophy.’
    • ‘Sullivan defends a Galenic view of lethargy, arguing that it is a symptom of resistance to coercive regimes.’
    • ‘The Investiganti fought the Aristotelian philosophers, Galenic physicians, and just about every other form of traditional learning they could attack, bringing their disciples under strong suspicion of atheism between 1688 and 1697.’
    • ‘Engraved in the Corpus Hippocraticum and the Galenic writings, these hypotheses formed a medical ideology that remained influential for millennia of medical history.’
  • 2(of a medicine) galenical.

    • ‘Thank you for viewing the Method for the innoformulation of a biocompatible galenic base patent info.’
    • ‘Thus, the new galenic formulations object of the present invention are suitable for administration one a day.’
    • ‘In order to start the clinical phases for the HIV fusion inhibitors compounds, the company requires a technological partner with expertise in galenic peptide.’
    • ‘Moreover, the possibility to use a patented galenic form becomes progressively more important as a marketing instrument.’

Pronunciation:

galenic

/ɡəˈlɛnɪk/