Pharmacology vs Pathogenesis - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between pharmacology and pathogenesis

is that pharmacology is (medicine) the science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals, especially the science of the manufacture, use and effects of medicinal drugs while pathogenesis is the origin and development of a disease.

pharmacology

Noun

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  • (medicine) The science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals, especially the science of the manufacture, use and effects of medicinal drugs.
  • The medicinal characteristics of a specific drug.
  • Derived terms

    * pharmacologic * pharmacological * pharmacologically * pharmacologist

    pathogenesis

    Noun

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  • The origin and development of a disease.
  • The mechanism whereby something causes a disease.