|Qualifier in English:||pharmacokinetics|
|Qualifier in Spanish:||farmacocinética|
|Qualifier in Portuguese:||farmacocinética|
|Qualifier in French:||pharmacocinétique|
|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
|Date of Entry:||1987/04/18|
pharmacokinetics - Preferred
|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||tissue distribution|
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