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Chap 19

Chap 19 - Term Definition overdose An excessive quantity of...

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Term: overdose Definition: An excessive quantity of a drug which, when taken or administered, can have toxic or lethal consequences. Term: opoids Definition: Any drug or agent with actions similar to morphine. Term: emesis Definition: Vomiting Term: hallucinogens Definition: Agents that produce false perceptions in any of the five senses. Term: tolerance Definition: The need for increasing amounts of a drug to obtain the same effect.
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Term: hypnotic Definition: A sleep-inducing effect or agent. Term: toxicology Definition: The study of toxic or poisonous substances. Term: stimulant Definition: An agent that produces an excited state. Term: toxin Definition: A poison or harmful substance produced by bacteria, animals or plants. Term: sedative Definition: A substance that decreases activity and excitement.
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Term: hematemesis Definition: Vomited blood. Term: ingestion Definition:
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