pharmacodynamics


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pharmacodynamics

[¦fär·mə·kō·dī′nam·iks]
(pharmacology)
The science that deals with the actions of drugs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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