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vocabulary words and word parts
To take into.
Drug that lessens or blocks pain.
Drug that causes temporary loss of ability to perceive sensations at a conscious level.
Drug that lessens or neutralizes acidity.
Drug that stops or slows bacterial growth.
Drug that stops or slows the growth of harmful microorganisms.
Drug that lowers blood sugar or increases insulin sensitivity.
Substance able to cancel out unwanted effects of another substance.
Drug that stops or slows the growth of fungus.
Drug that reduces the action of histamines; used in allergy treatments.
Drug that stops the spread of tuberculosis.
Drug that stops or slows the spread of a virus.
Also Trade name.
Inside the cheek.
Inadvisable to use; said especially of a drug that might cause complications when used in combination with other drugs or when used on a patient with a particular set of symptoms.
Biological or chemical agents that can aid or alter body functions.
Having a coating (as on a capsule) that prevents stomach irritation.
To seperate out or expel.
Shortened version of a chemical name; official drug name.
Chemical substance in the body that forms in one organ and moves to another organ or part on which the substance has an effect; manufactured version of that chemical substance.
Administration of a fluid through an intravenous tube at a slow and steady rate.
Taking in of drugs in a fine spray of droplets.
Injected directly into an artery.
Injected directly into heart muscle.
Injected just beneath the outer layer of skin.
Injected deep into muscle tissue.
Injected directly into bone.
Injected directly into spinal spaces.
Administered through a tube into a vein.
Drug that serves a therapueutic purpose.
To change chemically or physically so as to make useful.
Anti-inflammatory drug that does not include steroids.
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
Swallowing of pills or liquids via the mouth.
Available for sale without a doctor's prescription.
Administration of a drug by injection.
Person licensed to dispense medications.
Study of how drugs affect the body.
Study of how the body absorbs, metabolizes, and excretes the drugs.
Science that studies, develops, and tests new drugs.
Order given by a doctor for medication dosage, route, and timing of administration.
Injected into the fatty layer of tissue beneath the outer layer of skin.
Under the tongue.
Drug mixed with a semisolid melting substance meant for administration by insertion into the vagina, rectum, or urethra.
Instrument used for injection or withdrawal of fluids.
On the surface of the skin.
Study of harmful effects of drugs.
Name copyrighted by the manufacturer for a particular version of a drug.
A small receptacle for holding liquid or pill medications.
Organic substance found in food.
tox(o), toxi, toxico