Theory II

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Theory II
2011-02-15 23:50:10
Chapter twenty seven key words

week three
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  1. chemical that is bacteriostatic or bactericidal
    antimicrobial agent
  2. a subtance that causes contraction or shrinkage and arrests discharges
  3. a tubular instrument placed into a cavity to introduce or drain fluid
  4. a chemical that is used for therapeutic reasons
    chemotherapeutic agent
  5. treatment of disease by means of chemical substances or pharmaceutical agents
  6. the benefits of a product or procedure that lead to intended results such as reduction in gingivitis
  7. substance contained in a product (such as in a dentrifice) to retain moisture and prevent hardening upon exposure to air
  8. actvity relating to motions of fluids or the force that produce or affect such motions; opposite of hydrostatic
    hydrokinetic activity
  9. relating to the equilibrium of a liquid and the pressure exerted by the liquid at rest
  10. the use of forced intermittent or steady stream of water for cleansing or therapeutic purposes
  11. substance used for irrigation
  12. flushing of a specific site or area with a stream of fluid; application of a continuous or pulsated stream of fluid to a part of the body for a cleansing or therapeutic purpose
  13. targeted delivery of water or solution to specific locations within the mouth
    oral irrigation
  14. the point of delivery of the irrigation is at, or coronal to, the gree gingival margin
    supragingival irrigation
  15. the point of delivery of the irrigation is placed in the sulcus or pocket and may reach the base of the pocket
    subgingival irrigation
  16. the point of delivery of the irrigation is angled at, or placed apically to, the gingival margin
    marginal irrigation
  17. a device usually consisting of a reservoir with a flexible delivery tube that uses pressure to flush an area
  18. having a uniform tonicity or tension; denoting solutions with the same osmotic pressure
  19. a substance or action that impacts a function or process
  20. a chemical that impacts the immunoinflammatory process causing either exacerbation (pro-) or reduction (anti-). Pro-inflammatory ___________ include interleukin-1beta and (IL-1beta), prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha). Interleukin-10 (IL-10) is one of these
    inflammatory mediator
  21. the ability of an agent to bind to the pellicle, toothw surface, and soft tissue and be released over an extended period of time with the retention of its potency
  22. process whereby the joint action of separate agents is greater than the sum of their effects taken separately
  23. coordinated action; acting jointly; for example, one drug might enhance the effect of another drug
    synergistic effect
  24. a chemical with therapeutic properties that is delivered by rinsing or irrigation device
    therapeutic rinse