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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.
(Medicine) the science of drugs, including their characteristics and uses
pharmacological, pharmacologic adj
phar•ma•col•o•gy(ˌfɑr məˈkɒl ə dʒi)
the science dealing with the preparation, uses, and esp. the effects of drugs.
phar`ma•co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) phar`ma•co•log′ic, adj.
The scientific study of drugs and their effects, especially in the treatment of disease.
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
The science of drugs and their uses.
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|Noun||1.||pharmacology - 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
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
pharmacology[ˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ] N → farmacología f
pharmacology[ˌfɑːrməˈkɒlədʒi] n → pharmacologie f
n → Pharmakologie f
pharmacology[ˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ] n → farmacologia
n. farmacología, estudio de drogas, medicamentos, su naturaleza, origen, efectos y usos.