pharmacology

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Etymology[edit]

From pharmaco- + -logy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌfɑrməˈkɒlədʒi/

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pharmacology (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) The science of drugs including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic use, and toxicology.
  2. (medicine) The properties and reactions of drugs especially with relation to their therapeutic value.


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