Definition of Efficacy. Meaning of Efficacy. Synonyms of Efficacy

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Definition of Efficacy

Efficacy
Efficacy Ef"fi*ca*cy, n. [L. efficacia, fr. efficax. See Efficacious.] 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. ``Of noxious efficacy.' --Milton. Syn: Virtue; force; energy; potency; efficiency.

Meaning of Efficacy from wikipedia

- Efficacy is the ability to get a job done satisfactorily. The word comes from the same roots as effectiveness, and it has often been used synonymously...
- Self-efficacy is, according to psychologist Albert Bandura who originally proposed the concept, a personal judgment of "how well one can execute courses...
- Luminous efficacy is a measure of how well a light source produces visible light. It is the ratio of luminous flux to power, measured in lumens per watt...
- In political science, political efficacy is the citizens' faith and trust in government and their belief that they can understand and influence political...
- Vaccine efficacy is the percentage reduction of disease in a vaccinated group of people compared to an unvaccinated group, using the most favorable conditions...
- The efficacy of prayer relates to the outcome of prayer requests. This topic concerns many fields such as theology, philosophy, history,[citation needed]...
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- The Ninety-five Theses or Dis****tion on the Power of Indulgences is a list of propositions for an academic dis****tion written in 1517 by Martin Luther...
- Intrinsic activity (IA) and efficacy refer to the relative ability of a drug-receptor complex to produce a maximum functional response. This must be distinguished...
- In the sociology of crime, the term collective efficacy refers to the ability of members of a community to control the behavior of individuals and groups...
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