biological half-life

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biological half-life

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′haf ‚līf]
(physiology)
The time required by the body to eliminate half of the amount of an administered substance through normal channels of elimination.
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Conclusion: Elimination half life of nearly six hours suggests that the drug needs to be given orally at the interval of six hours.
The data demonstrated pharmacokinetics of inhaled liposomal ciprofloxacin with a long systemic elimination half life (t u ) of ~10.
The overall results demonstrated pharmacokinetics of inhaled liposomal ciprofloxacin with a long systemic elimination half life (tu) of ~10.

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