from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The science of drugs, including their composition, uses, and effects.
- n. The characteristics or properties of a drug, especially those that make it medically effective.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals, especially the science of the manufacture, use and effects of medicinal drugs.
- n. The medicinal characteristics of a specific drug.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Knowledge of drugs or medicines; the art of preparing medicines.
- n. A treatise on the art of preparing medicines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sum of scientific knowledge concerning drugs, including
- n. pharmacy, or the art of preparing drugs, and
- n. pharmacody-namics, what is known concerning their action.
- n. More specifically, same as pharmacodynamics.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
While Le, who was pursuing a doctorate in pharmacology, conducted experiments on mice, Clark took care of the rodents and cleaned their cages.
Moreover, pharmacology is just a small part of the historical drive to augment ourselves through technology.
Dr. Kelly Hollowell received her Ph.D. in molecular and cellular pharmacology from the University of Miami, and her juris doctorate (J.D.) from Regent University.
The history of obesity pharmacology is littered with promising lead compounds and targets that failed to deliver safe drugs that work - however, every new avenue that holds promise is welcome - if NAPE analogues can be developed and prove to be safe and effective even in a subset of obese individuals, it would represent a major leap forward in our ability to treat this chronic and debilitating condition.
An expert in pharmacology, Shivers convincingly undercuts claims that London killed himself with an overdose of morphine.
The end result of these shifts in pedagogy and in pharmacology is that schools are much more efficient and productive places, geared more than ever toward projecting children into the stratosphere of success.
His enthusiasm for research in pharmacology was contagious.
I had never had a course in pharmacology as a student, much less taught in one, and so I had to spend a lot of time during my first year in St. Louis keeping ahead of the medical students.
I took dozens of chemistry courses, but a course in pharmacology, although poorly taught, really caught my attention.
The result of this was my application to graduate school in pharmacology upon graduation from Columbia University in