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pharmacokinetics

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noun plural but singular in construction phar·ma·co·ki·net·ics \-kō-kə-ˈnet-iks, -kō-kī-\

Medical Definition of pharmacokinetics

  1. 1:  the study of the bodily absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs

  2. 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>

pharmacokinetic \-ik\play adjective



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