Definition of biopharmaceutics in US English:


plural noun

  • treated as singular The study of the chemical and physical properties of drugs and the biological effects they produce.

    • ‘Chapters two through five cover the salient aspects of biopharmaceutics.’
    • ‘Hans published more than 40 scientific titles in this career, including an edited book on biopharmaceutics, but he is here today because of many important contributions to paleontology.’
    • ‘Chapters Four through Eleven provide a detailed review of topics including biopharmaceutics, drug delivery systems, basic pharmacokinetics, and immunology.’
    • ‘The discipline lends itself beautifully to integration with pharmacology, biopharmaceutics and therapeutics to present a cohesive foundation for the practice of the profession.’