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TermDefinition
Pain Relieving Drugs Narcotic
Rohpyphol Depressant
Glues and Paints Inhalants
THC Cannabis
Synthetic Testosterone Stimulant
Cocaine Stimulant
Lighter fluid Inhalants
Alcohol Depressant
Phencyclidine Hallucinogens
Heroin Narcotic
Marijuana Inhalants
Ecstasy Hallucinogen
Tranquilizers Depressant
Methamphetamines Stimulant
LSD/ Acid Hallucinogen
Barbiturates Depressant
Psilocybin/ shrooms Hallucinogen
Morphine Narcotic
Speed up CNS Stimulant
Slow down CNS Depressant
Oxycodone Narcotic
Hashish Cannabis
Crack Stimulant
Caffeine Stimulant
Nicotine Stimulant
Nicotine Is a stimulant that is highly addictive and the high lasts only 30 minutes
Carbon Monoxide A colorless, odorless, poisonous has found in cigarette smoke
Leukoplakia Thick, white, leathery patches inside the mouth from using smokeless tobacco
Alcohol Poisoning Drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short period of time
Implied consent When you sign your drivers' license you say you will take a breathalyzer test
Cirrhosis Liver disease characterized by irreversible scarring, it can cause yellowing of the skin, itching, and fatigue.
Dopamine Is a neurotransmitter that helps control the brain's reward and pleasure centers
Tolerance Requiring more of a drug to achieve certain effects
Withdrawal Drug specific physical or mental symptoms if drug use is abruptly cease. Nausea, vomiting, headaches are the body telling you it needs more of this substances to return to its new (artificial ) state of normalcy
Flashback A similar recurrence of this effects of a hallucinogenic drug
Rohpyphol Is referred to as the date rape drug
Intoxication The physical and mental impairment from using alcohol
Carcinogen Cancer causing substances
Ethanol The type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages
Side effects Reactions to medicine
Fermentation The chemical action of yeast on sugars to make alcohol/ ethanol
Passive/ Second- Hand Smoke Inhaling smoke by persons other than the intended " active" smoker
Mainlining Injecting the drug directly into the vein
Skin popping Injecting the drug right under the skin
Tar A thick, sticky dark fluid produced when tobacco burns
Fiberglass Put in smokeless tobacco so it will be resolved into the bloodstream faster
Mainstream smoke Smoke that smoker blows off
Side stream smoke Smoke from burning tobacco
BAC The amount of alcohol present in your bloodstream
Stage 1: pre- alcoholic Social drinking, develops tolerance, drink to feel better about self
Stage 2: early alcoholic Blackout from alcohol, tolerance continues to grow
Stage 3: middle alcoholic Obvious to friends and family, misses work or social obligations because of drinking, body begins to change
Stage 4: late alcoholic Drinking is an all day affair, can still get help, disease caused by drinking usually develops, attempts to stop may cause tremors and hallucinations
FAS Leading cause of birth defects and intellectual ability in the US
Fatty liver Results from the deposition of fat in liver cells
Hepatitis Fat deposits in liver cells/ inflammation and mild scarring of the liver
Anabolic Steroids Synthetic male hormones (testosterone) used to build muscle and enhance performance