Bioavailability refers to the portion of the original drug dose that reaches its site of action or that reaches a fluid in the body that gives it access to its site of action

Related Articles

Acute tolerance at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Acute tolerance refers to a type of functional tolerance that occurs within a course of action of a single . . . Read More
Alcohol at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant.  It is an ethanol produced by the action of yeast on . . . Read More
Axis II at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Axis II refers to the diagnostic axis of the DSM-IV that indicates the presence of personality disorders . . . Read More
Agonist at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Agonist refers to a drug that effectively mimics the action of a natural chemical messenger within the . . . Read More
Autonomic nervous system at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Autonomic nervous system refers to the the division of the peripheral nervous system that regulates the . . . Read More
Alpha 2-adrenergic agonist at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Alpha 2-adrenergic agonist refers to a drug that reduces the activity of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine . . . Read More
Anticholinergic agents at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Anticholinergic agents refer to medication drugs that block the action of acetylcholine , a neurotransmitter . . . Read More
Distribution at psychology-glossary.com■■■
. . . Read More
Local anesthetic at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Local anesthetic refers to a drug that attaches to the sodium channels of the membrane, preventing sodium . . . Read More
Levo-alpha-acetylmethadol at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Levo-alpha-acetylmethadol refers to a drug used in treating heroin addiction that is similar in action . . . Read More