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Welcome to the pharmacology subject guide page. This site is to help you understand pharmacology and to help you find general information, books and resources.
Overview of Pharmacology
The term pharmacology comes from the Greek words pharmakon, meaning a drug or medicine, and logos, meaning the truth about or a rational discussion. Pharmacology is the science of drug action on biological systems.