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1

What is the name of the relatively new prescription drug benefits covered under the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement & Modernization Act?

Medicare Part D

2

What does the term 'pathogen' mean?

Disease producer.

3

Which type of blood cell plays the most prominent role in fighting infection and disease?

White blood cell.

4

What resides on the surface of a cell (or in the cytoplasm) and causes a biological change or activity when stimulated?

Receptor.

5

Renal pertains to which organ?

Kidneys.

6

What term denotes the practice of locating genes on a chromosome?

Gene mapping.

7

What field is most concerned with drug effects due to slight genetic differences?

Pharmacogenomics.

8

Which entity or entities fund the National Institute of Health(NIH)?

United States Federal Government

9

With respect to the material in your manual, what does IDN stand for?

Integrated Delivery Network

10

What is SS and abbreviation for?

Semis.

11

What term is used to denote drugs that are non-biological (i.e. chemical) in nature?

Small molecule.

12

When referring to medication dosage, which medical abbreviation denotes 'hour'?

H.

13

What term denotes the study of drugs' beneficial and toxic effects on living cells, tissues, and organisms?

Pharmacology.

14

What are specialized cells and tissues that work together to perform a specific body function for a common purpose?

Organs.

15

What is the mechanism of action?

The method by which a medication produces its therapeutic effects.

16

What is plasma?

The fluid portion of the blood.

17

What is anaphylaxis?

An extreme sensitivity and reaction to a foreign substance, including medications.