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Search Results for: pharmacology

Pharmacology

Definition noun The branch in medicine that deals with the study of drugs, especially their action, use, preparation, and... Read More

Agonist

What is an Agonist? In biology, an "agonist" is the "doer of an action". Opposite of it is the antagonist, which opposes... Read More

Chromatophore

Definition noun, plural: chromatophores A pigment-containing cell or light-reflecting structure, especially found in fish,... Read More

Melanocyte

Definition noun, plural: melanocytes A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce melanin, and occurs in the... Read More

Generic name

Definition noun, plural: generic names (taxonomy) The first name of a binomen (pharmacology) A misnomer for nonproprietary... Read More

Melanophore

Definition noun, plural: melanophores A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce and store... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition In biology, synergistic effects are the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Sudoresis

Definition noun The state of sweating excessively Supplement Sweating is the body's physiological means to regulate body... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Neuroscience

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with the nervous system, particularly structure, development, function,... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... Read More

Diaphoresis

What is Diaphoresis? Diaphoresis is referred to excessive or profuse perspiration or sweating which may be due to... Read More

Aliquot

Definition adjective Of, relating to or denoting an exact factor or divisor of a quantity, i.e. not resulting in a... Read More

Sudorific

Definition noun, plural: sudorifics An agent promoting or causing profuse sweating or sensible perspiration adjective Of or... Read More

Antifungal

Antifungal (Science: pharmacology) a drug that is destructive to fungi or suppressing their reproduction or growth,... Read More

Granule

Granule (Science: pharmacology) a small quantity of a solid substance, smaller than a grain. Origin: L.... Read More

Bolus injection

A bolus injection is the act of administering a dose of medication or substance directly into the bloodstream by injection.... Read More

Broad spectrum

Broad spectrum (Science: pharmacology) Often used to describe an antibiotic that is effective against a wide range of... Read More

Intravenous injection

Intravenous injection (Science: pharmacology) The giving of drugs into a vein through a... Read More

Clinical trial

Clinical trial (Science: pharmacology) research study conducted with patients, usually to evaluate a new treatment or drug.... Read More

Germicide

Germicide (Science: pharmacology) An agent that kills pathogenic microorganisms. An agent (as heat or radiation or a... Read More

Diuresis

Diuresis Definition In simple terms, excessively increased urination is referred to as diuresis. Diuresis is a collective... Read More

Antifungicide

Antifungicide (Science: pharmacology) a substance which kills... Read More

Neurophysiology

Definition noun A branch of neuroscience that is concerned with the physiology of the nervous system Supplement Neuroscience... Read More

Aerosol

Aerosol (Science: pharmacology) a suspension or dispersion of fine particles of a solid or liquid in a gas which can be... Read More

Branches of biology

What is a Branch of Biology? A branch of biology is a specialized field or a sub-discipline in a much broader field of... Read More

Medicinal plant

Definition noun Any plant whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or plant part is used for therapeutic, tonic, purgative, or... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More

Clinical neuroscience

Definition noun A branch of neuroscience that deals with the scientific study of the mechanisms underlying the different... Read More

Molecular neuroscience

Definition noun A branch of neuroscience that studies the nervous system in terms of its molecular biology, molecular... Read More

Neuroethology

Definition noun A discipline that deals with the scientific study of the neural basis of natural animal... Read More

Neurogastronomy

Definition noun A discipline that is concerned with how the brain perceives food and flavor and how the latter affects... Read More

Neuropsychology

Definition noun The scientific study of the physiological basis of psychological processes Supplement Neuroscience is the... Read More

Paleoneurology

Definition noun A scientific study of the evolution of the brain by combining the techniques used in paleontology and... Read More

Curarine

Definition noun (pharmacology) The alkaloid responsible for the poisonous effects of curare Supplement Curarine is an... Read More

Agent

Agent (Science: pharmacology) Any power, principle or substance capable of producing an effect, whether physical, chemical... Read More

Adjuvant

Adjuvant 1. (Science: pharmacology) a substance that, when added to a medicine, speeds or improves its action which aids... Read More

Elimination

Elimination (Science: pharmacology) The act of expulsion or of extrusion, especially of drug expulsion from the... Read More

Accumulation

Accumulation The action or process of accumulating, state of being or having accumulated, a collecting together. (Science:... Read More

Peak plasma drug concentration

peak plasma drug concentration (Science: pharmacology) The highest level of drug that can be obtained in the blood usually... Read More