Pharm Vocab

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dwabie
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180070
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Pharm Vocab
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2012-10-26 12:03:14
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  1. a drug that competes for the same receptor site as another drug or natural substance and that enhances or stimulates the receptor's functional properties
    Agonist
  2. a drug that competes for the same receptor site as another drug or natural substance but dows not produce a physiologic effect by itself
    Antagonist
  3. the absence or lack of normal tone or strength
    Atony
  4. a group of sympathomimetic amines, including dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine
    Catecholamine
  5. a glycoprotein hormone secreted mainly by the kidney; it acts on stem cells of the bone marrow to stimulate red blood cell production
    Erythopoietin
  6. abnormally low potassium concentration in the blood
    Hypokalemia
  7. abnormally high concentration of urea, creatinine, and other nitrogenous end products of proein and mino acid metabolism in the blood
    Uremia
  8. lack of voluntary control over the normal excretion of urine
    Urinary Incontinence

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