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pharmacokinetics

Pronunciation: far'ma-ko-ki-net'iks

Definition: Movements of drugs within biologic systems, as affected by uptake, distribution, binding, elimination, and biotransformation; particularly the rates of such movements.

[pharmaco- + G. kinesis, movement]

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