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Consumerism vocabulary
Words and expresions related to consumerism
1) Consumer society : Society in which people often buy new goods, especially goods that they do not need, and in which a high value is placed on owning many things
2) Factory farm : A system in which animals or birds are kept inside in small spaces and made to grow or produce eggs very quickly.
3) Loyalty card : A card given to customers of a supermarket or other business that gives them benefits such as price reductions
4) Thrift shop or thrift store : A shop that sells used goods cheaply and gives its profits to a charity
5) Buying power : The ability of people to buy goods and services, usually based on how much they earn and save

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Food waste vocabulary
A list of terms related to food waste and their explanation
1) Edible : Suitable or safe for eating
2) Stock up : To buy a large quantity of something
3) Convenience food : Food that is almost ready to eat when it is bought and can be prepared quickly and easily
4) Food scraps : To get rid of some food that is no longer useful
5) Shelf life : The length of time that food can be kept in a shop before it becomes too old to be sold or used

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Physical appearance vocabulay
Words and expressions related to beauty, cosmetic procedures and fashion and their meaning
1) Nose job : to have an operation to change the shape of your nose
2) Bikini wax : the removal of pubic hair using a special wax
3) Peer pressure : the pressure that you feel to behave in a certain way because your friends or people in your group expect it
4) Diet conscious : People who concern about having a balanced diet.
5) Overweight : fat

Created on January 11, 2019 by
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BHS Stage 3 Flashcards

1) what can rings on the hoof wall show? : change of diet or laminitis
2) where is starch digested? : small intestine
3) which type of grass: is a good ground covering plant? : creeping red fescue
4) What problems can occur with sesamoid bones? : sesamoiditis
5) conformation viewed from in front: what is it called when the knees are too wide apart? : bench knees

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Sixteen Vocabulary
Hospital Pharmacy
1) Nurses' Station : work station for medical personnel located on a nursing unit
2) Inpatient Pharmacy : a pharmacy located in a hospital that services only those patients in the hospital and its ancillary areas
3) Outpatient Pharmacy : a pharmacy attached to a hospital that services patients who have left the hospital or who are visiting doctors in a hospital outpatient clinic
4) Batching : preparation of large quantities of unit-dose oral solutions/suspensions or small volume parenterals for future use.
5) Central Pharmacy : the main inpatient pharmacy in a hospital that had pharmacy satellites. It is the place where most of the hospital's medications are prepared and stored

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Thirteen Vocabulary
Inventory Management
1) Closed Formulary : a limited list of approved medications.
2) Formulary : a list of medications approved for use
3) Inventory : a list of goods or items a business uses in its normal operations
4) Open Formulary : a system that allows a pharmacy to use any prescribed medication
5) Perpetual Inventory : a system that maintains a continuous record of every item in inventory so that it always shows the current amount of stock on hand.

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Twelve Vocabulary
Information
1) Primary literature : original reports of clinical trials, research, and case studies; use for the most up-to-date information
2) Secondary literature : general reference works based upon primary literature sources; use to find primary literature
3) tertiary literature : condensed works based on primary literature (e.g., textbooks); use to find background information or summary of information
4) Abstracting services : services that summarize information form various primary sources for quick reference
5) Off label indication : a use of a medication for indication not approved by the FDA

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter 11 Vocabulary
Factors Affecting Drug Activity
1) Pharmacogenomics : a field of study that defines the hereditary basis of individuals differences in absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion (the ADME processes).
2) Acute viral hepatitis : an inflammatory condition of the liver caused by viruses.
3) Cirrhosis : a chronic liver disease causing loss of function
4) Hyperthyroidism : a condition in which thyroid hormone secretions are above normal, often referred to as an overactive thyroid
5) Hypothyroidism : a condition in which thyroid hormone secretions are below normal, often referred to as an under-active thyroid

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Ten Vocabulary
Basic Bio-Pharmaceutics
1) Agonists : drugs that activate receptors to accelerate or slow normal cellular function
2) Antagonists : drugs that bind with receptors but do not activate them. They block receptor action by preventing other drugs or substances from activating them
3) Receptor : the cellular material located at the site of action that interacts with the drug
4) Selective (action) : the characteristics of a drug that makes its action specif to certain receptors and tissues.
5) Site of action : the location where an administered drug produces an effect

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Nine Vocabulary
Parenterals: Compounding Sterile Formulations
1) Aseptic Techniques : Techniques or methods that maintain the sterile condition of products.
2) Hypertonic : When a solution has a greater osmolarity than that of blood.
3) Hypotonic : when a solution has a lesser osmolarity than that of blood.
4) Isotonic : when a solution has an osmolarity equivalent to that of blood.
5) Osmotic pressure : a characteristic of solution determined by the number of dissolved particles in it.

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Eight
Compounding
1) Chapter <795> : regulations from USP-NF pertaining to compounding non-sterile formulations
2) Chapter <797> : regulations from USP-NF pertaining to compounding sterile formulations.
3) Compounding Record : a record of what actually happened when the formulation was compounded
4) Formulation Record : formulas and procedures (i.e., recipes) for what should happen when a formulation is compounded.
5) Stability : the extent to which a dosage form retains the same properties and characteristics it possessed when it was made.

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The Pharmacy Technician: Chapter Seven
Routes and Formulations
1) Local Effect : when drug activity is at the site of administration
2) Systemic Effect : when a drug is introduced into the venous (circulatory) system and carried to the site of the activity.
3) Disintegration : the breaking apart of a tablet into smaller pieces.
4) Dissolution : when the smaller pieces of a disintegrated tablet dissolve in solution.
5) pH : the pH scales measures the acidity or the opposite (alkalinity) of a substance. Seven is the neutral midpoint of the scale, values below which represent increasing acidity, and above which represent increasing alkalinity.

Created on March 12, 2014 by
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