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The study of the origin, nature, properties, and actions of drugs and their effects on living organisms.


pharmacology [Subheading]

Used with drugs and exogenously administered chemical substances for their effects on living tissues and organisms. It includes acceleration and inhibition of physiological and biochemical processes and other pharmacologic mechanisms of action.

Year introduced: 1988


Pharmacology, Clinical

The branch of pharmacology that deals directly with the effectiveness and safety of drugs in humans.

Year introduced: 1980


Network Pharmacology

A systems-based pharmacologic discovery process used to predict the multiple targets of multiple drugs in a complex mixture such as CHINESE HERBAL DRUGS. It involves analytical detection of chemicals plus prediction of pharmacologic activity and protein targets for each compound in the mixture and aggregating the net physiological effect.

Year introduced: 2022


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