Pharmacology vs Pharmacotherapeutic - What's the difference?

pharmacology | pharmacotherapeutic |


As a noun 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.

As an adjective pharmacotherapeutic is

of or pertaining to pharmacotherapy.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    pharmacotherapeutic

    English

    Adjective

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  • Of or pertaining to pharmacotherapy.