pharmacologic actions meaning

  "pharmacologic actions" in a sentence
A broad category of chemical actions and uses that result in the prevention,treatment,cure or diagnosis of disease. Included here are drugs and chemicals that act by altering normal body functions,such as the REPRODUCTIVE CONTROL AGENTS and ANESTHETICS. Effects of chemicals on the environment are also included.


  1. syntheses, pharmacologic action for burns of complexes of ln with cinchophen and 8-hydroxyquinathroline
  2. Medications are divided into several groups based on chemical structure and pharmacologic action.
  3. For example, the rate of metabolism determines the duration and intensity of a drug's pharmacologic action.
  4. "Hallucination " ( from Latin " alucinor " " to wander in mind " ) is defined as : " The apparent, often strong subjective perception of an external object or event when no such stimulus or situation is present; may be visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, or tactile . " " Hallucinogen " ( coined in 1952 from Latin " alucinor " and "-gen " " producing " ) : " A mind-altering chemical, drug, or agent, specifically a chemical the most prominent pharmacologic action of which is on the central nervous system ( mescaline ); in normal people, it elicits optic or auditory hallucinations, depersonalization, perceptual disturbances, and disturbances of thought processes ."

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