Definition of Pharmacology

1. Noun. The science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects.




Definition of Pharmacology

1. n. Knowledge of drugs or medicines; the art of preparing medicines.

Definition of Pharmacology

1. Noun. (medicine) The science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals, especially the science of the manufacture, use and effects of medicinal drugs. ¹

2. Noun. The medicinal characteristics of a specific drug. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pharmacology

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Medical Definition of Pharmacology

1. The medical science that deals with the discovery, chemistry, effects, uses and manufacture of drugs. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pharmacology

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Literary usage of Pharmacology

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"Jackson's " Experimental pharmacology," on the other hand, is certainly ... It is not an ordinary " text-book " of pharmacology but is preeminently ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"(From the Department of pharmacology, University and Bellevue Hospital Medical College.) In recent years a considerable amount of interest has been attached ..."

3. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1922)
"BIOCHEMISTRY AND pharmacology , Professor of Biochemistry. ... GUY W. CLARK, BS, MS, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of pharmacology. GOODWIN LEK. ..."

4. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1917)
"ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, NEW YORK CITY THE CLINICAL pharmacology OF DIGITALIS The Action of Digitalis Discussed in the Light of ..."

5. Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"I Biology and pharmacology The first major set of preconditions includes biological and pharmacological factors, without which drug abuse and dependency ..."

6. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"These notices also comprise pharmacology, descriptions of the chemical changes which occur in the processes referred to, and as much of therapeutics as the ..."

7. The Ftc Cigarette Test Method for Determining Tar, Nicotine & Carbon edited by Donald R. Shopland (1997)
"pharmacology and .Markers: Nicotine pharmacology and Addictive Effects Jack E. Henningfield and Leslie M. Schuh INTRODUCTION Dosing characteristics of ..."

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