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Ch11Chemicals

middle school, science, chemistry

QuestionAnswer
a substance with a defined composition chemical
improves the quality of the soil to produce plants fertilizer
substance used to cure, prevent, or treat illness medicine
quantity (how much) medicine to be taken over time dose
being in contact with a chemical exposure
power of a medicine to produce the desired effect potency
chemicals that prevent or slow down spoiling of food preservative
NOT made by natural processes synthetic
poison used to kill insects and weeds pesticides
made by nature natural
air, water and proteins...natural or synthetic? natural
a person's risk of being affected by something dangerous individual susceptibility
ibuprofen, artificial sweeteners, nylon...natural or synthetic? synthetic
Are dose sizes the same for everyone? no
chemical added to wastewater to kill harmful bacteria chlorine
penicillin...natural or synthetic? natural
a substance that causes cancer carcinogen
What disease/disorder can be caused by a woman consuming alcohol during pregnancy? fetal alcohol syndrome
A disease in which a person's immune system attacks itself autoimmune disease
what disease affects a person's ability to breathe well, causes wheezing, and shortness of breath asthma
the effects of a medicine that are different from what is intended side effects
carrier or transporter of a pathogen (disease/illness) vector
Created by: allison.teague