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pharmacokinetics


pharmacokinetics

noun pl but singular in constr phar·ma·co·ki·net·ics \-kō-kə-ˈnet-iks, -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 <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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