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a drug that has affinity for the cellular receptors of another drug or natural substance and produces a pharmacological effect,
an enzyme that promotes the removal of water from a chemical compound
the transparent liquid contained in the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye
A catecholamine synthesized in adrenergic nerve terminals, the adrenal gland, and other sites in the central nervous system, It is immediate precursor in the synthesis of norepinephrine, It increases the force of contraction of the heart, blood pressure, and urinary output.
A chemical substance that blocks enzyme activity
An agent which imitates activation or the stimulation of the sympatetic nervous system; adrenergic.
sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.
used to relieve pain caused by disease or other conditions without causing the patient to lose consciousness
inhibit ascending pain pathways in the CNS, they increase pain threshold and alter pain perception
produce a calming effect without causing sleep
produces a sufficient sleep , should have a fairly rapid action produce near normal sleep , and not give the pt a delayed effect the next day.
condition characterized by excessive growth of hair or presence of hair in unusual places, especially in women
without or lack of monthly menstrual cycle
Climacteric, The time when there is a naturally occurring stoppage of the monthly menstrual flow
deepening of the voice, clitoral enlargement, increased growth of facial and body hair, male type baldness
prevent the occurrence of pregnancy
A condition of defective secretion of the gonads
Drugs that stimulate contractions of the myometrium, they are used to induce labor.
Symptoms of gonorrhea
genital discharge, genital swelling, lower abdominal pain, burning while peeing.
what are the four phases of the menstrual cycle
1. proliferation phase
2. luteal phase
3. premenstrual phase
4. menstruation phase
what organ secretes FSH and LH?
failure of the testicles to descend into the scrotum
provide a fixed concentration of hormones throughout the entire cycle.
estrogen is available in fixed amounts for the duration of the cycle, but the progestin content is varied. low levels of progestin are provided during the first half of the cycle and high amounts are included during the last half
small, flexible contraceptive ring, about the size of a silver dollar. It is inserted manually into the vagina , where it is left for three weeks. it is removed the fourth week for the women to have her period.
adverse reactions to testosterone preparations in male
1. excessive frequency and duration of penile erection
2. male pattern baldness
contraindications of oral contraceptives
1. known or suspected pregnancy
2. unusual vaginal bleeding undiagnosed
3. clots in legs and lungs
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