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Health-Chapter 20

Tobacco

QuestionAnswer
addictive drug a substance that causes physiological or psychological dependence
nicotine the addictive drug found in tobacco leaves
stimulant a drug that increases the action of the central nervous system, the heart, and other organs
carcinogen a cancer-causing substance
tar a thick, sticky, dark fluid produced when tobacco burns
Carbon monoxide a colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas
smokeless tobacco tobacco that is sniffed through the nose, held in the mouth, or chewed
leukoplakia thickened, white, leathery-looking spots on the inside of the mouth that can develop into oral cancer
nicotine withdrawal the process that occurs in the body when nicotine, an addictive drug, is no longer used
nicotine substitutes products that deliver small amounts of nicotine into the user's system while he or she is trying to give up the tobacco habit
tobacco cessation program a course that provides information and help to people who want to stop using tobacco
environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) air that has been contaminated by tobacco smoke (secondhand smoke)
mainstream smoke the smoke from the lungs of a smoker
sidestream smoke the smoke from the burning end of a cigarette, pipe, or cigar
Created by: erobbins329