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phar·ma·col·o·gy

 (fär′mə-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The science of drugs, including their composition, uses, and effects.
2. The characteristics or properties of a drug, especially those that make it medically effective.

phar′ma·co·log′ic (-kə-lŏj′ĭk), phar′ma·co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phar′ma·co·log′i·cal·ly adv.
phar′ma·col′o·gist n.

pharmacology

(ˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the science of drugs, including their characteristics and uses
pharmacological, pharmacologic adj
ˌpharmacoˈlogically adv
ˌpharmaˈcologist n

phar•ma•col•o•gy

(ˌfɑr məˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the science dealing with the preparation, uses, and esp. the effects of drugs.
[1715–25; < New Latin pharmacologia. See pharmaco-, -logy]
phar`ma•co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) phar`ma•co•log′ic, adj.
phar`ma•col′o•gist, n.

phar·ma·col·o·gy

(fär′mə-kŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of drugs and their effects, especially in the treatment of disease.

pharmacology, pharmacologia

the branch of medical science that studies the preparation, uses, and effects of drugs. — pharmacologist, n. — pharmacologic, pharmacological, adj.
See also: Drugs
the science of drugs, their preparation, uses, effects, and dispensation. — pharmacologist, n. — pharmacologic, pharmacological, adj.
See also: Remedies

pharmacology

The science of drugs and their uses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effectspharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
pharmacokinetics - the study of the action of drugs in the body: method and rate of excretion; duration of effect; etc.
posology - the pharmacological determination of appropriate doses of drugs and medicines
psychopharmacology - the study of drugs that affect the mind
toxicology - the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons
formulary, pharmacopeia - (pharmacology) a book containing a compilation of pharmaceutical products with their formulas and methods of preparation; "postexposure prophylaxis is an integral part of the pharmacopeia in preventing severe disease after acute infections"
decoction - (pharmacology) the extraction of water-soluble drug substances by boiling
percutaneous, transcutaneous, transdermal, transdermic - through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches); "transdermal estrogen"; "percutaneous absorption"
Translations

pharmacology

[ˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ] Nfarmacología f

pharmacology

[ˌfɑːrməˈkɒlədʒi] npharmacologie f

pharmacology

pharmacology

[ˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ] nfarmacologia

phar·ma·col·o·gy

n. farmacología, estudio de drogas, medicamentos, su naturaleza, origen, efectos y usos.

pharmacology

n farmacología, estudio de los medicamentos
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