pharmacodynamics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
phar·​ma·​co·​dy·​nam·​ics | \ ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈna-miks How to pronounce pharmacodynamics (audio) , -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 How to pronounce pharmacodynamic (audio) , -​də-​ \ adjective
pharmacodynamically \ ˌfär-​mə-​kō-​dī-​ˈna-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce pharmacodynamically (audio) , -​də-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of pharmacodynamics

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Pharmacodynamics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pharmacodynamics. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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pharmacodynamics

noun plural but singular in construction
phar·​ma·​co·​dy·​nam·​ics | \ ˌfär-mə-kō-dī-ˈnam-iks, -də- How to pronounce pharmacodynamics (audio) \

Medical Definition of pharmacodynamics

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

Other Words from pharmacodynamics

pharmacodynamic \ -​ik How to pronounce pharmacodynamic (audio) \ adjective
pharmacodynamically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce pharmacodynamically (audio) \ adverb

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