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(kom′pownd″ing )

Combining pharmacologically active agents at a pharmacy; mixing or preparing a single active agent at a pharmacy for use by an individual patient.
SYN: SEE: custom compounding
Pharmacies that compound drugs are regulated by state and local boards of pharmacy, not by the FDA.

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