Pharmacokinetics



[fahr-muh-koh-ki-net-iks, -kahy-] /ˌfɑr mə koʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪks, -kaɪ-/

noun, (used with a singular verb) Pharmacology.
1.
the branch of pharmacology that studies the fate of pharmacological substances in the body, as their absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination.
/ˌfɑːməkəʊkɪˈnɛtɪks; -kaɪ-/
noun
1.
the branch of pharmacology concerned with the way drugs are taken into, move around, and are eliminated from, the body
n.

1960, from pharmaco- + kinetic.

pharmacokinetics phar·ma·co·ki·net·ics (fär’mə-kō-kə-nět’ĭks, -kī-)
n.

phar’ma·co·ki·net’ic adj.

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