Definition of pharmacologist in English:

pharmacologist

noun

  • See pharmacology

    • ‘Collaborations between marine chemists, molecular pharmacologists, and cell biologists have yielded an impressive library of potentially useful cancer, viral, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, cardiovascular, and CNS drugs.’
    • ‘The authors are clinical pharmacologists with long experience of caring for patients with, and collating information on, adverse drug reactions.’
    • ‘As pharmacologists, we want to understand how patterns of activity at receptor populations associate with mental phenomena.’
    • ‘Chemists and pharmacologists can alter a drug to decrease its entry into the central nervous system and avoid sleepiness as with the newer antihistamines.’
    • ‘[We need] a pharmacologist to work as part of an animal modeling team that is focusing on the therapeutic area of pain.’

Pronunciation

pharmacologist

/ˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪst/