pharmacogenomics


phar·ma·co·ge·no·mics

noun plural but singular in construction \ˌfär-mə-kō-jē-ˈnō-miks\

Definition of PHARMACOGENOMICS

:  the science concerned with ways to compensate for genetic differences in patients which cause varied responses to a single drug
phar·ma·co·ge·no·mic \-mik\ adjective

First Known Use of PHARMACOGENOMICS

1997

phar·ma·co·ge·no·mics

noun plural but singular in construction \-jē-ˈnō-miks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHARMACOGENOMICS

: a biotechnological science that combines the techniques of medicine, pharmacology, and genomics and is concerned with developing drug therapies to compensate for genetic differences in patients which cause varied responses to a single therapeutic regimen
phar·ma·co·ge·no·mic \-mik\ adjective

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