Pathophysiology vs Pharmacology - What's the difference?

pathophysiology | pharmacology |


As nouns the difference between pathophysiology and pharmacology

is that pathophysiology is (pathology) the physiological processes associated with disease or injury while 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.

pathophysiology

English

Noun

  • (pathology) The physiological processes associated with disease or injury.
  • Derived terms

    * pathophysiologic * pathophysiological * pathophysiologically

    pharmacology

    Noun

    (-)
  • (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