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pharmacogenetics

[fahr-muh-koh-juh-net-iks] /ˌfɑr mə koʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb) Pharmacology
1.
the branch of pharmacology that examines the relation of genetic factors to variations in response to drugs.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; pharmaco- + genetics
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pharmacogenetic
[fahr-muh-koh-juh-net-ik] /ˌfɑr mə koʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
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pharmacogenetics phar·ma·co·ge·net·ics (fär'mə-kō-jə-nět'ĭks)
n.
The study of genetic factors that influence an organism's reaction to a drug.

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pharmacogenetics
  (fär'mə-kō-jə-nět'ĭks)   
The study of the genetic factors that influence an organism's reaction to a drug.
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