pharmacodynamics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics \ ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈna-miks , -də- \

Definition of pharmacodynamics

: a branch of pharmacology dealing with the reactions between drugs and living systems

pharmacodynamic

play \ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈna-mik, -də-\ adjective

pharmacodynamically

play \ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈna-mi-k(ə-)lē, -də-\ adverb

First Known Use of pharmacodynamics

circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

pharmacodynamics

noun plural but singular in construction phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics \ ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈnam-iks, -də- \

medical Definition of pharmacodynamics

: a branch of pharmacology dealing with the reactions between drugs and living systems

pharmacodynamic

play \-ik\ adjective

pharmacodynamically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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