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pharmacology

view main entry for pharmacology noun [uncountable]  /ˌfɑrməˈkɑlədʒi/
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pharmacologically

  /ˌfɑrməkəˈlɑdʒɪkli/ adverb
British English pronunciation: pharmacologicallyClick to listen to the pronunciation of pharmacologically

pharmacological

  /ˌfɑrməkəˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l/ adjective
British English pronunciation: pharmacologicalClick to listen to the pronunciation of pharmacological

pharmacologistpharmacologists

noun [countable]

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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