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pharmacodynamics

[fahr-muh-koh-dahy-nam-iks] /ˌfɑr mə koʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of pharmacology dealing with the course of action, effect, and breakdown of drugs within the body.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; pharmaco- + dynamics
Related forms
pharmacodynamic, pharmacodynamical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pharmacodynamic

pharmacodynamics

/ˌfɑːməkəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the branch of pharmacology concerned with the action of drugs on the physiology or pathology of the body
Derived Forms
pharmacodynamic, adjective
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pharmacodynamic in Medicine

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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