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drug
a chemical substance (natural or synthetic) that "affects the processes of the mind or body".
pharmacognosy
that branch of pharmacology which deals with the biological, biochemical, and economic features of natural drugs and their constituents.
pharmacokinetics
the effects of the body on the drug. has reference to the activity of drugs once they enter the body. this includes the processes of absorption, distribution, localization in body tissues, chemical transformations that occur within the body (biotransformation), and excretion.
pharmacotherapeutics
is the study of how drugs are used in the treatment of disease.
pharmacopeia
an authoritative treatise on drugs and their preparations or a book containing a list of products used in medicine.
toxicology
the scientific study of poisons, their actions, their detection, and the treatment of conditions produced by them.
pharmacodynamics
has reference to the effects of the drug on the body. that includes the biochemical and physiological effects and the mechanisms by which the drug acts.
treatment of disease
therapy and therapeutics: these are synonymous terms, both meaning the treatment of disease.
words part meanings: pharmacokinetic
pharmac/o= drug
kinetic= pertaining to motion or movement
pharmacognosy
pharmac/o= drug
gnos/o=knowledge