Definition:Pharmacology

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Etymology

From pharmaco + logy

Pronunciation

  • /ˌfɑrməˈkɒlədʒi/

Noun

  1. (medicine) The science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals, especially the science of the manufacture, use and effects of medicinal drugs.
  2. The medicinal characteristics of a specific drug.

Derived terms

  • pharmacologic
  • pharmacological
  • pharmacologically
  • pharmacologist

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