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phar·ma·co·log·ic

, pharmacological (far'mă-kō-loj'ik, -loj'i-kăl),
1. Relating to pharmacology or to the composition, properties, and actions of drugs.
2. Sometimes used in physiology to denote a dose (of a chemical agent that either is or mimics a hormone, neurotransmitter, or other naturally occurring agent) that is so much larger or more potent than would occur naturally that it might have qualitatively different effects. Compare: homeopathic (2), physiologic (4), supraphysiologic.

pharmacologic

/phar·ma·co·log·ic/ (-kah-loj´ik) pertaining to pharmacology or to the properties and reactions of drugs.

pharmacologic

Endocrinology
adjective Referring to administration of hormones or other substances naturally present in the circulation in doses far in excess of normal levels in the body.

Therapeutics
adjective Referring to pharmacology.

pharmacologic

adjective Endocrinology Referring to administration of hormones or other substances, naturally present in the circulation–in doses far in excess of normal levels in the body. Cf Homeopathic, Physiologic, Supraphysiologic.

phar·ma·co·log·ic

, pharmacological (fahr'mă-kŏ-loj'ik, -i-kăl)
1. Relating to pharmacology or to the composition, properties, and actions of drugs.
2. physiology A dose of a chemical agent that is so much larger or more potent than would occur naturally that it might have qualitatively different effects.
Compare: homeopathic (2) , physiologic (4)

phar·ma·co·log·ic

, pharmacological (fahr'mă-kŏ-loj'ik, -i-kăl)
Relating to pharmacology or drugs.

pharmacological, pharmacologic

pertaining to pharmacology.

pharmacological antagonism
the relationship between drugs in which an antagonist inhibits the activity of an agonist by reacting with the receptor or other part of the effector mechanism. The antagonist has no other pharmacological function. It may be a competitive or noncompetitive antagonist.
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