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Topical Qualifier English:   /pharmacology 
Topical Qualifier Spanish:   /farmacología 
Topical Qualifier Portuguese:   /farmacologia 
Synonyms English:   /mechanism of action
/mode of action
/pharmacologic action  
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   subhead only; with exogenous chemicals only; includes "effect", "mechanism of action", "mode of action"; not for pharmacokinetics ( = /pharmacokinetics); see also /adverse effects, /poisoning & /toxicity; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.54; DF: /pharmacol or /PD
Abbreviation: PD 
History Note English:   88; was /pharmacodynamics 1966-87; used with Category D 1966 forward 
Record Number:   22078 
Unique Identifier:   Q000494 

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