from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process by which a drug is absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and eliminated by the body.
- n. The study of this process.
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- n. A branch of pharmacology concerned with the rate at which drugs are absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and eliminated by the body.
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- n. the study of the action of drugs in the body: method and rate of excretion; duration of effect; etc.
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