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pharmacogenetics

noun plural but singular in construction phar·ma·co·ge·net·ics \ˌfär-mə-kō-je-ˈne-tiks\

Definition of PHARMACOGENETICS

:  the study of how genetic differences among individuals cause varied responses to a drug

First Known Use of PHARMACOGENETICS

1960

pharmacogenetics

noun plural but singular in construction phar·ma·co·ge·net·ics \-jə-ˈnet-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHARMACOGENETICS

:  the study of the interrelation of hereditary constitution and response to drugs
phar·ma·co·ge·net·ic \-ik\ adjective

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