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Pronunciation: eth'o-far'ma-kol'o-je

Definition: The study of drug effects on behavior, relying on observation and description of species-specific elements (acts and postures during social encounters).

[G. ethos, character, habit, + pharmacology]

See Also: pharmacogenetics

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