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Qualifier in English: pharmacokinetics
Qualifier in Spanish: farmacocinética
Qualifier in Portuguese: farmacocinética
Qualifier in French: pharmacocinétique
Entry term(s): tissue distribution
toxicokinetics
Scope note: Used for the mechanism, dynamics and kinetics of exogenous chemical and drug absorption, biotransformation, distribution, release, transport, uptake and elimination as a function of dosage, extent and rate of metabolic processes.
Annotation: subhead only; with exogenous chemicals only; includes "dynamics","absorption", "distribution", "uptake"; on the extent & rate of metabolism; not for pharmacologic effects or pharmacologic action ( = /pharmacology); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.53; DF: /pharmacokin or /PK
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PK or PK (SH) or SUBS APPLY PK; use /metabolism or /ME to search /pharmacokinetics 1966-87
History Note: 88; used with Category D 1988 forward
Entry Version: PHARMACOKIN
Abbreviation: PK
DeCS UI: 22079
Descriptor UI: Q000493
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/04/18
Revision Date: 2015/07/01
pharmacokinetics - Preferred
Concept UI M0030695
Scope note Used for the mechanism, dynamics and kinetics of exogenous chemical and drug absorption, biotransformation, distribution, release, transport, uptake and elimination as a function of dosage, extent and rate of metabolic processes.
Preferred term pharmacokinetics
toxicokinetics - Narrower
Concept UI M0030701
Preferred term toxicokinetics
tissue distribution - Narrower
Concept UI M0030698
Preferred term tissue distribution



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