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pharmacologic

Pronunciation: far'ma-ko-loj'ik, -loj'i-kal

Definition:

  1. Relating to pharmacology or to the composition, properties, and actions of drugs.
  2. Sometimes used in physiology to denote a dose (of a chemical agent that either is or mimics a hormone, neurotransmitter, or other naturally occurring agent) that is so much larger or more potent than would occur naturally that it might have qualitatively different effects.

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