pharmacogenetic

pharmacogenetics

[fahr-muh-koh-juh-net-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb) Pharmacology.
the branch of pharmacology that examines the relation of genetic factors to variations in response to drugs.

Origin:
1955–60; pharmaco- + genetics

pharmacogenetic [fahr-muh-koh-juh-net-ik] , adjective
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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)  Pronunciation Key 
The study of the genetic factors that influence an organism's reaction to a drug.
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