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

Other Words from pharmacodynamics

pharmacodynamic \ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈna-mik, -də- \ adjective
pharmacodynamically \ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈna-mi-k(ə-)lē, -də- \ adverb

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circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pharmacodynamics was circa 1842

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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

Other Words from pharmacodynamics

pharmacodynamic \-ik \ adjective
pharmacodynamically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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