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pharmacology

noun phar·ma·col·o·gy \ˌfär-mə-ˈkäl-ə-jē\
plural phar·ma·col·o·gies

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
phar·ma·co·log·i·cal \-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also phar·ma·co·log·ic \-ik\ adjective
phar·ma·co·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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