Med term Drugs

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Med term Drugs
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2010-04-17 21:05:07
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word parts pertaining to drugs
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  1. -lytic

    Thrombolytic
    • Dissolving, reducing, loosening
    • Agent that dissolves a blood clot (thrombus)
  2. -mimetic

    Sympathomimetic
    • Mimicking, simulating
    • Mimicking the effects of the sympathetic nervous system
  3. -tropic

    Psychotropic
    • Acting on
    • Acting on the mind (psych/o)
  4. Anti-

    Antiemetic
    • Against
    • Drug that prevents vomiting (emesis)
  5. Contra-

    Contraceptive
    • Against, opposite
    • Preventing conception
  6. Counter-

    Countertransport
    • Opposite, against
    • Movement in opposite direction
  7. Algo, algio, algesi/o

    Algesia
    • Pain
    • Sense of pain
  8. Chem/o

    Chemotherapy
    • Chemical
    • Treatment with drugs
  9. Hypn/o

    Hypnotic
    • Sleep
    • Inducing sleep
  10. Narc/o

    Narcosis
    • Stupor
    • State of stupor with decreased sensation
  11. Pharm, pharmac/o

    Pharmacy
    • Drug, medicine
    • The science of preparing and dispensing drugs, or the place where these activities occur
  12. Pyr/o, pyret/o

    Antipyretic
    • Fever
    • Counteracting fever
  13. Tox/o, toxic/o

    Toxicity
    • Poison, toxic
    • State of being poisonous
  14. Vas/o

    Vasoconstriction
    • Vessel
    • Narrowing of a vessel

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