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Potency may refer to:

  • Potency (pharmacology), a measure of the activity of a drug in a biological system
  • Virility
  • Cell potency, a measure of the differentiation potential of stem cells
  • In homeopathic dilutions, potency is a measure of how dilute a substance is
  • Potency in philosophy is a specific potentiality in Aristotle's Theory of Potentiality and actuality, or "Act and Potency"; e.g., since the material, stone, is potentially a statue, it has a potency for statuehood, of which the form of any statue is the "act"

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