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pharm-chapter 7

Abuse The excessive or improper use of a substance, person, or animal.
Addiction The physical or psychological dependency on a substance.
Administer to give.
Bioassay The process of determining the strenth and quality of a drugg by testing it on a animal or on an isolated organ.
Biologics includes wides of medicinal products such as vaccines, blood and therapeutic proteins.
Biotechnology Study of the rlationship between human beings and machines.
Controlled substance Drug that has the potential for addiction and abuse example cocaine, opium and narcotics.
Dispense To prepare and give out
Genetic engineering The synthesis. alteration or repair of genetic material through the application of egineering principles.
Narcotic Producing sleep or stupor, also releases pain.
Pharmacopia authrized publication on drugs and preperations .
Practitioner one who has met the professional and legal requirements of a certain occupation or profession.
Prescibe to order or recommend the use of a drug , diet, or other form of therapy.
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