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Medical Assisting CH 27 vocab
Official Pharmaceutical name based on chemical composition.
Condition for which a drug should be administered.
Any substance capable of producing a change in function when administered to a living organism.
Generic (nonproprietary) name
Pharmaceutical name for a medication.
Nonprescription medications that can be purchased anywhere without a physican's prescription
The study of drugs and their effects on the human body.
Effect other than therapetic effect.
The desired or intended effect.
Potential harmful or life threatening effect.
Trade (brand,proprietary) name
Name registered by a manufacturer for use only by that manufacturer.
is a life long (Chronic) disease in which there are high levels of sugar (Glucose) in the body.
Is a hormone produced by special cells, called beta cells, in the pancreas.
Is found behind your stomach.
produce little or no insulin in type 1 diabetes.
Characterized by a specific antibody or cell-medicated immune response against the body's own tissue.