biopharmaceutics

[bī′ō-fär′mə-sōōtĭks]

n.

The study of the physical and chemical properties of drugs and their proper dosage as related to the onset, duration, and intensity of drug action.

Nearby words

  1. bionomist,
  2. bionomy,
  3. bioorganic,
  4. biopesticide,
  5. biopharmaceutical,
  6. biophilia,
  7. biophysicist,
  8. biophysics,
  9. biopic,
  10. biopiracy


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