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ADVANCED PHARMACOLOGY SPELLING AND TERM

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BUCCAL
BETWEEN THE GUM AND THE CHEEK
BARREL
HOLLOW CYLINDER THAT MAKES UP THE BODY OF A SYRINGE
SUBLINGUAL
UNDER THE TONGUE
OPIATE
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; DERIVED FROM OPIUM
TOLERANCE
EFFECT OF A DRUG LOWERS; LARGER DOSES OF DRUG MUST BE GIVEN TO MAINTAIN DESIRED EFFECT
ANTIEPILEPTIC
USED TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OR SEVERITY OF EPILEPTIC ATTACKS; ANTICONVULSANT
NARROW SPECTRUM
AFFECTING ONLY SPECIFIC PATHOGENS
CONTRAINDICATION
CONDITION THAT MAKES ADMINISTRATION OF MEDS UNDESIRABLE OR IMPROPER
ANTIHISTAMINE
COUNTERACTS THE EFFECTS OF HISTAMINE
EXPECTORANT
INCREASES MUCUS SECRETIONS FROM BRONCHIAL TUBES
INDICATION
CONDITION FOR WHICH DRUGS ARE USED
DIURETIC
INCREASES KIDNEY FUNCTION AND URINE OUTPUT
SITE ROTATION
INJECTING INTO DIFFERENT SITES TO AVOID TISSUE DAMAGE FROM REPEAT INJECTIONS
STEROIDS
MIMICS HORMONES; ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTI STRESS, AND ANTI ALLERGY AGENTS
IRRIGATION
FLUSHING OUT A CAVITY
PRECIPITATE
SOLID PARTICLES THAT SEPARATE OUT FROM A SOLUTION
RECONSTITUTE
ADD LIQUID TO A CONCENTRATED SUBSTANCE TO MAKE A NORMAL STRENGTH SOLUTION
ASPIRATE
TO PULL BACK ON PLUNGER TO CHECK FOR BLOOD
ANTIFUNGAL
USED TO TREAT SYSTEMIC OR LOCAL FUNGAL INFECTIONS
VISCOSITY
STICKY; GUMMY; THICK
ABSORPTION
PASSAGE OF A SUBSTANCE THROUGH SOME SURFACE OF THE BODY, INTO THE BODY FLUIDS
BROAD SPECTRUM
AFFECTING A WIDE VARIETY OF PATHOGENS
CUMULATION
ACCUMULATION OF DRUGS, SOMETIMES TO TOXIC CONCENTRATIONS
HYPOGLYCEMICS
DRUGS USED TO COMPENSATE FOR LACK OF EFFECTIVE INSULIN ACTIVITY
ANESTHETIC
PREVENTS SENSATION OF PAIN
HABITUATION
ACT OF BECOMING ACCUSTOMED TO ANYTHING FROM FREQUENT USE
ANALGESIC
PAIN RELIEVER
ASEPTIC
FREE OF PATHOGENS
BRONCHODILATOR
DILATES BRONCHI; USED TO TREAT CHRONIC BRONCHITIS, BRONCHIAL ASTHMA, AND EMPHYSEMA
ACTION
HOW A DRUG ACTS IN THE BODY
AMPULE
CONTAINER THAT HOLDS A SINGLE DOSE OF MEDICATION
SEDATIVE
INDUCES RELAXATION
ANTITUSSIVE
RELIEVES/SUPPRESSES COUGH REFLEX
BEVEL
OPENING OF A NEEDLE
ANTIDEPRESSANT
RELIEVES DEPRESSION; MOOD ELEVATOR
HYPERSENSITIVITY
EXAGGERATED RESPONSE TO A DRUG OR FOREIGN AGENT THROUGH ALLERGIC MECHANISMS
VASOCONSTRICTOR
CONSTRICTS BLOOD VESSELS; RAISES BLOOD PRESSURE
AQUEOUS
THIN AND WATERY
NARCOTIC
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE; DEPRESSES CNS
CHOLINERGIC
DECREASES HEART RATE; WORKS ON SMOOTH AND SKELETAL MUSCLES
DISPENSE
TO GIVE A DRUG TO A PATIENT IN SOME TYPE OF BOX, BOTTLE OR OTHER CONTAINER
IDIOSYNCRASY
UNEXPECTED EFFECT
SIDE EFFECT
AN EFFECT ON THE BODY OTHER THAN THE DESIRED EFFECT
VIAL
CONTAINER THAT HOLDS ONE OR MORE DOSES OF A MEDICATION
POTENTIATION
COMBO OF 2 DRUGS SOMETIMES CAUSING A GREATER EFFECT THAN THE INDIVIDUAL DRUG ALONE; INTENSIFY
PHARMACOLOGY
THE STUDY OF DRUGS
ANTIBIOTIC
DRUG THAT'S EFFECTIVE AGAINST PATHOGENS; KILLS MO'S
VASODILATOR
DILATES BLOOD VESSELS; LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
EMETIC
INDUCES VOMITING
FLANGE
"WINGED" OF "FLARED" PART OF A SYRINGE BARREL
DEPENDENCE
HAVING TO TAKE A SUBSTANCE TO AVOID PHYSICAL DISCOMFORT
VAGINAL
PERTAINING TO THE VAGINA
CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC
CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES USED TO TREAT CANCEROUS CONDITIONS AND TUMORS
EXCRETION
ELIMINATION OF WASTE THROUGH THE SKIN, KIDNEYS, AND INTESTINES
TRANQUILIZERS
REDUCES TENSION AND ANXIETY; WITHOUT PRODUCING SLEEP
GAUGE
WIDTH OF A NEEDLE
RECTAL
PERTAINING TO THE RECTUM
ANTIPYRETIC
FEVER REDUCER
TOXIC EFFECT
POISONOUS EFFECTS AND SYPMPTOMS OF TOXICITY
ADDICTION
ENSLAVEMENT TO SOME HABIT
DECONGESTANT
RELIEVES LOCAL CONGESTION
SCIATIC NERVE
LARGE NERVE OF THE PELVIC AREA THAT SENDS NERVE IMPULSES TO AND FROM THE LEGS
HYPNOTIC
PRODUCES SLEEP; LOWERS BRAIN ACTIVITY
PRESCRIBE
TO ISSUE A PRESCRIPTION TO A PATIENT
ANAPHYLAXIS
SEVERE, POSSIBLY FATAL ALLERGIC REACTION
VISCOUS
THICK AND OILY
INHALATION
PERTAINING TO BREATHING AND THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
ACROMION PROCESS
BONY PART OF THE SHOULDER BLADE WHERE UPPER ARM MEETS THE SHOULDER
HEMOSTATIC
CONTROLS BLEEDING; PROMOTES CLOTTING; COAGULANT
PHOTOSENSITIVITY
RASH THAT APPEARS AFTER EXPOSER TO STRONG LIGHT
ADMINISTER
TO INSTILL A DRUG INTO A PATIENTS BODY
INSTILLATION
PERTAINING TO PLACING MEDICATION IN THE EAR OR EYE
DOSAGE
STRENGHT OF MEDICATION TO BE ADMINISTERED
TOPICAL
ON TOP OF THE SKIN
SYRINGE
INSTRUMENT USED TO ADMINISTER PARENTERAL MEDICATIONS

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