pharmacokinetics


phar·ma·co·ki·net·ics

noun plural but singular in construction \-kō-kə-ˈne-tiks, -kō-kī-\

Definition of PHARMACOKINETICS

1
:  the study of the bodily absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs
2
:  the characteristic interactions of a drug and the body in terms of its absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion
phar·ma·co·ki·net·ic \-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of PHARMACOKINETICS

1960

phar·ma·co·ki·net·ics

noun plural but singular in construction \-kō-kə-ˈnet-iks, -kō-kī-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHARMACOKINETICS

1
: the study of the bodily absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs
2
: the characteristic interactions of a drug and the body in terms of its absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion <evaluated the pharmacokinetics of a single theophylline dose—Journal of the American Medical Association>
phar·ma·co·ki·net·ic \-ik\ adjective

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