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Health Vocabulary Terms - Drug Education Unit
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process by which drugs enter the bloodstream.
physical and/or psychological dependence on a drug.
beer, wine, liquor, spirits
muscle - building.
a depressant drug that slows down body functions.
a substance that causes cancer.
a mistaken idea that is not swayed by reason.
a state arising from repeated administration of a drug, in which the body relies on the effect produced by the drug.
drugs that tend to slow down certain body functions and reactions.
altered drug formulations that produce a " high - inducing" chemical.
a chemical substance that has a direct effect on the body..
taking drugs in a way not medically intended.
use of a legal drug
Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)
the smoke given off by the burning end of a cigarette, pipe or cigar and the smoke exhaled from the lungs of smokers.
a psychoactive substance that leads to the use of other drugs.
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