pharmacology etymology

English word pharmacology comes from English -logy, English pharmaco- (Medication.)

Detailed word origin of pharmacology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-logy English (eng) A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.. Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.
pharmaco- English (eng) Medication.
pharmacology English (eng) (medicine) The properties and reactions of drugs especially with relation to their therapeutic value.. (medicine) The science of drugs including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics, therapeutic use, and toxicology.

Words with the same origin as pharmacology

Descendants of -logy
auxologist cardiology chronological chronology cosmochronology criminology cryptology cytology dermatology ethnology gerontology gynaecology histology ichthyology logy morphological morphology musicologist ophthalmology pharmacological proctology seismology topology urology
Descendants of pharmaco-
environment geoenvironmental paleoenvironmental pharmacochemical pharmacochemistry pharmacoepidemiological pharmacoepidemiology pharmacogenetic pharmacoinformatics pharmacokinetic pharmacomania pharmacometabolomic pharmacometabonomics pharmaconutrient pharmacopathogenic pharmacophagy pharmacophilia pharmacophore pharmacoresistance pharmacoterrorism pharmacotherapeutic pharmacotoxicity pharmacovigilant