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Pharmacology

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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