pharmacoenvironmentology

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Etymology[edit]

pharma + environment; compare to French logy.

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Noun[edit]

pharmacoenvironmentology (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) a branch of pharmacology and pharmacovigilance that deals entry of chemicals or drugs into the environment after elimination from humans and animals as post-therapy. It deals specifically with those pharmacological agents that have impact on the environment via elimination through living organisms subsequent to pharmacotherapy.
  2. The environmental impact of a specific drug.

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