pharmacological medicine

noun
the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
Derivationally related forms: ↑pharmacologic (for: ↑pharmacology), ↑pharmacological (for: ↑pharmacology), ↑pharmacologist (for: ↑pharmacology)
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Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty

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