What does ADME stand for?

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Absorbsion Distribution Metabolism And Excretion

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Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination

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Association of Destination Management Executives

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Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion

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What does ADME mean?

ADME is an abbreviation in pharmacokinetics and pharmacology for absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion, and describes the disposition of a pharmaceutical compound within an organism. The four criteria all influence the drug levels and kinetics of drug exposure to the tissues and hence influence the performance and pharmacological activity of the compound as a drug.

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