pharmacology VOCAB

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pharmacology VOCAB
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  1. a spasmlike pain in the chest caused by myocardial anoxia.
    angina pectoris
  2. a drug that relaxes contractions of the smooth muscle of the bronchioles to improve lung ventilization
    bronchodilator
  3. a chronic,degenerative diseas of the liver that interferes with normal liver function.
    cirrhosis
  4. a term that refers to an oral medication that is coated to protect the drug against the stomach juices; this desing is is used to ensure that the medicine is absorbed in the small intestine
    enteric-coated
  5. a medication that is not procted by trademark
    generic
  6. elevated blood levels of cholesterol
    hypercholesterolemia
  7. an open space,such as within a blood vessel, the intestine, the inside of a needle, or an examining istrument.
    lumen
  8. a condition characterized by significant loss of acid in the body or an increased amount of bicarbonate; severe metabolic alkalosis can lead to coma and death
    metabolic alkalosis

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