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PASSAGE OF A SUBSTANCE THROUGH SOME SURFACE OF THE BODY INTO THE BODY FLUIDS

ABSORPTION

BONY PROMINENCE OF THE SHOULDER

ACROMION PROCESS

HOW A DRUG ACTS IN THE BODY

ACTION

ENSLAVEMENT TO SOME HABIT

ADDICTION

TO INSTILL A DRUG INTO THE BODY OF A PATIENT

ADMINISTER

A CONTAINER WHICH HOLDS A SINGLE DOSE OF A MEDICATION

AMPULE

SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION

ANAPHYLAXIS

MEDICATIONS USED TO RELIEVE DEPRESSION; MOOD ELEVATORS

ANTIDEPRESSANT

AGENT USED TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OR SEVERITY OF EPILEPTIC ATTACKS

ANTIEPILEPTIC

PREPARATIONS USED TO TREAT SYSTEMIC OR LOCAL FUNGAL INFECTIONS

ANTIFUNGAL

AGENT USED TO COUNTERACT THE EFFECTS OF HISTAMINE

ANTIHISTAMINE

DRUGS THAT SUPPRESSES THE COUGH REFLEX AND DRIES UP SECRETIONS OF THE COUGH

ANTITUSSIVE

THIN AND WATERY

AQUEOUS

FREE OF PATHOGENS

ASEPTIC

TO DRAW BY SUCTION ; TO PULL BACK ON THE SYRINGE PLUNGER TO CHECK FOR ENTRY INTO A BLOOD VESSEL

ASPIRATE

HOLLOW CYLINDER THAT MAKES UP THE BODY OF THE SYRINGE

BARREL

THE OPENING IN THE NEEDLE

BEVEL

AFFECTING A WIDE VARIETY OF PATHOGENS

BROAD SPECTRUM

AGENT USED TO TREAT CHRONIC BRONCHITIS, BRONCHIA ASTHMA, AND EMPHYSEMA

BRONCHODILATOR

BETWEEN THE CHEEK AND GUM

BUCCAL

DRUGS USED TO DECREASE HEART RATE AND ACT ON SMOOTH AND SKELETAL MUSCLES

CHOLINERGIC

CONDITIONS THAT MAKE THE ADMINISTRATION OF A DRUG IMPROPER OR UNDESIRABLE

CONTRAINDICATION

ACCUMULATION OF DRUGS TO SOMETIMES TOXIC CONCENTRATIONS

CUMULATION

THE NEED TO TAKE A SUBSTANCE TO AVOID PHYSICAL DISCOMFORT

DEPENDENCE

THE GIVING OF DRUGS, IN SOME TYPE OF BOX, BOTTLE, OR OTHER CONTAINER TO THE PATIENT

DISPENSE

THE STRENGTH OF MEDICATION TO BE ADMINISTERED

DOSAGE

DRUG USED TO INDUCE VOMITING

EMETIC

ELIMINATION OF WASTE PRODUCTS BY THE SKIN, KIDNEYS, AND INTESTINES

EXCRETION

DRUG USED TO INCREASE THE SECRETIONS AND MUCUS FORM THE BRONCHIAL TUBES

EXPECTORANT

FLARED PART OF A SYRINGE BARREL; USED TO STEADY THE SYRINGE WHILE PULLING OR PUSHING THE PLUNGER

FLANGE

THE WIDTH OF THE NEEDLE

GAUGE

THE ACT OF BECOMING ACCUSTOMED TO ANYTHING FROM FREQUENT USE

HABITUATION

EXAGGERATED RESPONSE TO A DRUG OR OTHER FOREIGN AGENT THROUGH ALLERGIC MECHANISMS

HYPERSENSITIVITY

DRUG THAT PRODUCES SLEEP AND LESSENS BRAIN ACTIVITY

HYPNOTIC

DRUGS USED TO COMPENSATE FOR A LACK OF EFFECTIVE INSULIN ACTIVITY

HYPOGLYCEMICS

UNEXPECTED EFFECT

IDIOSYNCRASY

CONDITIONS FOR WHICH DRUGS ARE USED

INDICATION

PERTAINING TO PLACING MEDICATION INTO THE EAR OR EYE DROP BY DROP

INSTILLATION

DRUGS THAT DEPRESS THE CNS

NARCOTIC

AFFECTING ONLY SPECIFIC PATHOGENS

NARROW SPECTRUM

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; DERIVED FROM OPIUM

OPIATE

RASH THAT APPEARS AFTER EXPOSURE TO STRONG LIGHT; A SIDE EFFECT OF SOME DRUGS

PHOTOSENSITIVITY

THE COMBINATION OF TWO DRUGS SOMETIMES CAUSING AN EFFECT THAT IS GREATER THAN THE INDIVIDUAL DRUGS ALONE

POTENTIATION

SOLID PARTICLES THAT SEPARATE OUT FROM A SOLUTION

PRECIPITATE

TO ISSUE A PRESCRIPTION FOR THE PATIENT

PRESCRIBE

ADD LIQUID TO A CONCENTRATED SUBSTANCE TO MAKE A NORMAL STRENGTH SOLUTION

RECONSTITUTE

PERTAINING TO THE RECTUM

RECTAL

LARGE NERVE IN THE PELVIC AREA THAT CARRIES NERVE IMPULSES TO AND FROM THE LEGS

SCIATIC NERVE

AN EFFECT ON THE BODY OTHER THAN THE DESIRED EFFECT

SIDE EFFECT

THE PRACTICE OF INJECTING INTO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS SO AS TO AVOID DAMAGING TISSUE BY REPEATED INJECTIONS

SITE ROTATION

DRUGS THAT MIMIC HORMONE; USED AS ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS, ANTI-ALLERGY AGENTS, AND ANTI-STRESS AGENTS

STEROIDS

INSTRUMENT USED TO ADMINISTER PARENTERAL MEDICATIONS

SYRINGE

EFFECTS OF A GIVEN DRUG DIMINISH AS THE TREATMENT GOES ON, LARGER DOSES MUST BE GIVEN TO MAINTAIN DESIRED EFFECT

TOLERANCE

ON TOP OF THE SKIN

TOPICAL

POISONOUS EFFECTS AND SYMPTOMS OF TOXICITY

TOXIC EFFECT

DRUG THAT REDUCES ANXIETY AND TENSION WITHOUT PRODUCING SLEEP

TRANQUILIZERS

PERTAINING TO THE VAGINA

VAGINAL

A CONTAINER WHICH HOLDS ON E OR MORE DOSES OF A MEDICATION

VIAL

STICKY; GUMMY; THICK

VISCOSITY

THICK AND OILY

VISCOUS

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