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.

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

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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