MeSH Qualifier
Source: MeSH 2021 nedeskriptory
Main Heading
English Heading
mechanism of action [T061120]
mode of action [T061121]
pharmacodynamics [T061122]
pharmacologic action [T061123]
Preferred Concept
Mesh Scope Translators Note
Užij pro léky a exogenně podávané chemické látky pro jejich účinky na živé tkáně a organismy, včetně zrychlení a inhibice fyziologických a biochemických procesů a jiných farmakologických mechanismů účinku.
Scope Note
Used with drugs and exogenously administered chemical substances for their effects on living tissues and organisms. It includes acceleration and inhibition of physiological and biochemical processes and other pharmacologic mechanisms of action.
Other Concepts
subhead only; with exogenous chemicals only; includes "effect", "mechanism of action", "mode of action"; not for pharmacokinetics ( = /pharmacokinetics); see also /adverse effects, /poisoning & /toxicity; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.54; DF: /pharmacol or /PD
History note
88; was /pharmacodynamics 1966-87; used with Category D 1966 forward
Online Note
search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/PD or PD (SH) or SUBS APPLY PD; use /pharmacology or /PD to search /pharmacodynamics back thru 1966
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