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Noun: chemist  ke-mist
  1. (chemistry) a scientist who specializes in chemistry
     
  2. A health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    - pharmacist, druggist [N. Amer], apothecary [archaic], pill pusher, pill roller
     
  3. [Brit] A retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    - drugstore [N. Amer], apothecary's shop [archaic], chemist's [Brit], chemist's shop [Brit], pharmacy

Derived forms: chemists

Type of: caregiver [N. Amer], carer [Brit], health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider, scientist, shop, store

Encyclopedia: Chemist