Pronunciation: (fär"mu-kō-ki-net'iks, -kī-), [key]
—n. (used with a sing. v.) Pharm.
the branch of pharmacology that studies the fate of pharmacological substances in the body, as their absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination.
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