pharmacokinetics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction phar·ma·co·ki·net·ics \ ˌfär-mə-kō-kə-ˈne-tiks , -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

pharmacokinetic

play \ˌfär-mə-kō-kə-ˈne-tik, -kō-kī-\ adjective

First Known Use of pharmacokinetics

1959


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pharmacokinetics

noun plural but singular in construction phar·ma·co·ki·net·ics \ -kō-kə-ˈnet-iks, -kō-kī- \

medical 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

pharmacokinetic

play \-ik\ adjective

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