pharmacodynamic

pharmacodynamics

[fahr-muh-koh-dahy-nam-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of pharmacology dealing with the course of action, effect, and breakdown of drugs within the body.

Origin:
1835–45; pharmaco- + dynamics

pharmacodynamic, pharmacodynamical, adjective
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pharmacodynamics (ˌfɑːməkəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the branch of pharmacology concerned with the action of drugs on the physiology or pathology of the body
 
pharmacody'namic
 
adj

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pharmacodynamics phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics (fär'mə-kō'dī-nām'ĭks)
n.
The study of the action or effects of drugs on living organisms.


phar'ma·co'dy·nam'ic adj.
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