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Chapter 9 Vocab

Antiemetic Agent that stops nausea and vomiting
Antihypertensive agent that decreases blood pressure
Ayurveda A holistic traditional medical system originating in India; Prevention is emphasized in this practice
Chiropractic Manual manipulation of the joint and muscles
Diagnosis A physician's recognition of a condition or disease based on outward signs and symptoms and confirming test
Herb Any non-woody plant that is valued for its aroma or medicinal value, flavor, or other properties
Homeopathy A system of therapy based on the belief that dilutions or medicinal substance that causes a specific symptom can be used to treat an illness with the same symptoms
Placebo Inert compound believed by the patient to be an active agent
Prophylaxis to prevent disease
synthetic medicine medication made in a laboratory from a chemical process
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