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English definition of “pharmacology”

pharmacology

noun [U]     /ˌfɑː.məˈkɒl.ə.dʒi/ US  /ˌfɑːr.məˈkɑː.lə-/
the study of medicines and drugs, including their action, their use, and their effects on the bodyMedical studies and the people who study them
(Definition of pharmacology noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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