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Eliminations- HWZ

English translation: elimination half-life

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12:27 Mar 23, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals / painkillers
German term or phrase: Eliminations- HWZ
The context is the comparison of the effects of different opioid analgesics. HWZ = Halbwertszeit, I think, but is there a corresponding English acronym for Eliminations- HWZ?
KenOldfield
English translation:elimination half-life
Explanation:
see

Elimination half life (t1/2): the time taken for plasma concentration to reduce by 50%. After 4 half lives, elimination is 94% complete. ...
www.4um.com/tutorial/science/pharmak.htm
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elimination half-life


Explanation:
see

Elimination half life (t1/2): the time taken for plasma concentration to reduce by 50%. After 4 half lives, elimination is 94% complete. ...
www.4um.com/tutorial/science/pharmak.htm

rainerc
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agree  MMUlr
0 min
  -> danke!

agree  Cilian O'Tuama: t1/2, but after 4 it's only 93.75% complete :-)
17 mins
  -> danke!

agree  Steffen Walter
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