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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

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.
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