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substances

substances vocab

TermDefinition
Drug A substance other than food that changes the structure or function of the body.
Medicine A legal drug that helps the body fight injury,illness,or disease.
Addiction The state of losing control over the use of a drug; it is accompanied by a strong carving for the drug.
Physical dependence Is addiction, but physically needing a drug to function normally.
Psychological dependence Is addiction, but mentally craving a drug, to think that you need a drug to function.
Withdrawal Symptoms of the body reaction to not having the drug.
Tolerance The condition that results when repeated use of a drug causes it to have less of an effect on the brain.
Synergistic occurs when drugs interact to produce effects greater than those that each drug would produce alone.
Antagonistic Occurs when each drug effect is canceled out or reduced by the other.
Drug use proper use of a drug
Drug abuse When a drug is intentionally used improperly or unsafely.
Drug misuse Improper use of medicines.
Prescription drugs a drug that can be only obtained with a written order from a doctor and can be purchased only at pharmacy.
OTC drugs A medicine that is sold legally in pharmacies and other stores without a doctors prescription.
Stimulants drug that speeds up activities of the central nervous system.
Depressants psychoactive drug that slows the brain and body reactions.
Hallucinogens Is a drug that distorts perception, thought and mood.
Club drugs drugs that contains LCD and PCP.
Inhalant a breathable chemical vapor that produces mind-altering effects.
Marijuana a plant used for make the illegal drug hashish.
Analgesic Pain reliever.
Zero tolerance law A law that says that a person under 21 age cant drink alcohol.
Reverse tolerance When alcohol causes intoxication.
Intoxication Is a state in which a person's mental health and physical abilities are impaired by alcohol or another substance.
BAC/BAL Is the amount of alcohol in a person's blood.
Fetal alcohol syndrome is a group of birth deffects cused by the effects of alcohol on an unborn child.
FDA Food in drug administration.
Tar The dark,sticky substance that forms when tobacco burns. It leaves brown stains and fingers and teeth and creates bad breath.
Nicotine Is a very addictive chemical in tobacco products it can poison you when entering your body.
Carbon monoxide When substances, tobacco are burned, and odorless, and poisoness gas that cand damage your organs.
Hand smoke Is inhaled by everyone nears the smoker can give yourself cardiovascular disease, cancer , and respuratory problems
Sidestream smoke Is smoke that goes into the air directly from the cigarette
Mainstream smoke Is exhaled froma a smoker's lungs
Empysema Is a disorder in which alveoli in the lungs can no longer function properly.
Bronchitis Is an infection that causes the muccous membranes lining the bronchi to become inflamed.
FDA is Is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety.
Cirrhosis It may lead to liver failure and death caused from heavy drinking
Dependence Is where the brain develops a chemical need for alcohol and cannot function normally without it.
Gateway drug A habit-forming drug that, while not itself addictive, may lead to the use of other addictive drugs.
Anabolic steroids To increase muscle size and strength. Ex steroids.
Percentage in ill Is .08%
Created by: danbendeck