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n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The process by which a drug is absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and eliminated by the body.
2. The study of this process.
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(Pharmacology) the branch of pharmacology concerned with the way drugs are taken into, move around, and are eliminated from, the body
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phar•ma•co•ki•net•ics(ˌfɑr mə koʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪks, -kaɪ-)
(used with a pl. v.) the actions of drugs within the body, as their absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination.
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|Noun||1.||pharmacokinetics - the study of the action of drugs in the body: method and rate of excretion; duration of effect; etc.|
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n. farmacocinética, estudio in vivo del metabolismo y acción de las drogas.
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