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Potency may refer to:
  • Potency (pharmacology)
    Potency (pharmacology)
    In the field of pharmacology, potency is a measure of drug activity expressed in terms of the amount required to produce an effect of given intensity. A highly potent drug evokes a larger response at low concentrations, while a drug of lower potency evokes a small response at low concentrations...

    , a measure of the activity of a drug in a biological system
  • Virility
    Virility
    Virility refers to any of a wide range of masculine characteristics viewed positively. It is not applicable to women or to negative characteristics. The Oxford English Dictionary says virile is "marked by strength or force." Virility is commonly associated with vigour, health, sturdiness, and...

  • Potency (stem cell) is a measure of the differentiation potential of stem cells
  • In homeopathy, potency is a measure of how dilute a substance is