Definitions for efficacyˈɛf ɪ kə si

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  1. efficacy, efficaciousness(noun)

    capacity or power to produce a desired effect

    "concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine"

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  1. efficacy(Noun)

    Ability to produce a desired amount of a desired effect.

  2. Origin: From efficacia, from efficax; see efficacious.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Efficacy(noun)

    power to produce effects; operation or energy of an agent or force; production of the effect intended; as, the efficacy of medicine in counteracting disease; the efficacy of prayer

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  1. Efficacy

    Efficacy is the capacity to produce an effect. It has different specific meanings in different fields. In medicine, it is the ability of an intervention or drug to produce a desired effect.


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