pharmacodynamics


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phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics

 (fär′mə-kō′dī-năm′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the action or effects of drugs on living organisms.

phar′ma·co′dy·nam′ic adj.
phar′ma·co′dy·nam′i·cal·ly adv.
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pharmacodynamics

(ˌfɑːməkəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks)
n
(Pharmacology) (functioning as singular) the branch of pharmacology concerned with the action of drugs on the physiology or pathology of the body
ˌpharmacodyˈnamic adj
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pharmacodynamics

the division of pharmacology concerned with the action and breakdown of drugs in the body. — pharmacodynamic, pharmacodynamical, adj.
See also: Drugs
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