Simple Definition of pharmacology
: the scientific study of drugs and how they are used in medicine
: a drug's qualities and effects
Full Definition of pharmacology
1 : the science of drugs including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic use, and toxicology
2 : the properties and reactions of drugs especially with relation to their therapeutic value
Examples of pharmacology
We don't have a complete understanding of the new drug's pharmacology yet.
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Medical Definition of pharmacology
1: the science of drugs including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic use, and toxicology
2: the properties and reactions of drugs especially with relation to their therapeutic value
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