[fahr-muh-koh-dahy-nam-iks]See more synonyms for pharmacodynamics on Thesaurus.com
noun (used with a singular verb)
- the branch of pharmacology dealing with the course of action, effect, and breakdown of drugs within the body.
Origin of pharmacodynamicsRelated formsphar·ma·co·dy·nam·ic, phar·ma·co·dy·nam·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pharmacodynamics
Derived Formspharmacodynamic, adjective
- (functioning as singular) the branch of pharmacology concerned with the action of drugs on the physiology or pathology of the body
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Related formsphar′ma•co′dy•nam′ic adj.
- The study of the action or effects of drugs on living organisms.
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