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pharmacodynamics

 [fahr″mah-ko-di-nam´iks]
the study of the biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and the mechanisms of their actions, including the correlation of their actions and effects with their chemical structure. adj., adj pharmacodynam´ic.

phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics

(far'mă-kō-dī-nam'iks),
The study of uptake, movement, binding, and interactions of pharmacologically active molecules at their tissue site(s) of action.
[pharmaco- + G. dynamis, force]

pharmacodynamics

/phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics/ (-di-nam´iks) the study of the biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and the mechanisms of their actions, including the correlation of their actions and effects with their chemical structure.pharmacodynam´ic

pharmacodynamics

(fär′mə-kō′dī-năm′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the action or effects of drugs on living organisms.

phar′ma·co′dy·nam′ic adj.
phar′ma·co′dy·nam′i·cal·ly adv.

pharmacodynamics

[-dīnam′iks]
Etymology: Gk, pharmakon, drug, dynamis, power
the study of how a drug acts on a living organism, including the pharmacological response and the duration and magnitude of response observed relative to the concentration of the drug at an active site in the organism.

pharmacodynamics

The study of the biochemical and physiological interactions between therapeutic agents and living systems.

phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics

(fahr'mă-kō-dī-nam'iks)
The study of uptake, movement, binding, and interactions of pharmacologically active molecules at their tissue site(s) of action.
[pharmaco- + G. dynamis, force]

pharmacodynamics

study of drug effects on living organisms (i.e. what a drug does to the body)

pharmacodynamics,

n the division of pharmacology that studies the effects of drugs and their mechanisms of action in the body.

phar·ma·co·dy·nam·ics

(fahr'mă-kō-dī-nam'iks)
Study of uptake, movement, binding, and interactions of pharmacologically active molecules at their tissue site(s) of action.
[pharmaco- + G. dynamis, force]

pharmacodynamics (fär´məkōdī-nam´iks),

n the science of drug action.

pharmacodynamics

the study of the mechanisms of action of drugs and other biochemical and physiological effects.
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