Test 2 Vocabulary
Test 2 Vocabulary PSY 320
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Test 2 Vocab fermentation the production of alcohol from sugars through the action of yeasts distillation the evaporation and condensing of alcohol vapors to produce beverages with higher alcohol content proof a measure of a beverage s alcohol content twice the alcohol percentage congeners other alcohols and oils contained in alcoholic beverages temperance the idea that people should drink beer or wine in moderation but no hard liquor prohibition laws prohibiting all sales of alcoholic beverages in the US from 19201933 blood alcohol concentration a measure of the concentration of alcohol in blood expressed in grams per 100 mL percentage Wernicke chronic mental impairments produced by heavy Korsakoff alcohol use over a long period of time syndrome cirrhosis an irreversible frequently deadly liver disorder associated with heavy alcohol use fetal alcohol syndrome facial and developmental abnormalities associated with the mother s alcohol use during pregnancy fetal alcohol effect individual developmental abnormalities associated with the mother s alcohol use during pregnancy detoxi cation an early treatment stage in which the body eliminates the alcohol or other substance delirium an alcohol withdrawal syndrome that includes tremens hallucinations and tremors Nicotania the species of tobacco widely cultivated for smoking tobacum and chewing products Nicotania the less desirable species of tobacco which is not rustica widely grown in the US smokeless a term used for chewing tobacco during the 19805 tobacco moist snuff nely chopped tobacco held in the mouth rather than snuffed into the nose quid a piece of chewing tobacco nitrosamines a type of chemical that is carcinogenic causes cancer several are found in tobacco leukoplakia a whitening and thickening of the mucous tissue in the mouth considered to be a precancerous tissue change secondhand cigarette smoke inhaled from the environment by smoke nonsmokers sidestream smoke arising from the ash of the cigarette or cigar smoke emphysema a chronic lung disease characterized by difficulty breathing and shortness of breath theophylline a xanthine found in tea theobromine a xanthine found in chocolate xanthines class of chemicals to which caffeine belongs adenosine an inhibitory neurotransmitter through which caffeine acts GRAS generally recognized as safe phenylpropan until 2000 an active ingredient in OTC weight olamine control products antihistamine the active ingredient in OTC sleep aids and coughcold products acetylsalicylic acid the chemical known as aspirin antipyretic feverreducing anti reducing swelling and in ammation in ammatory acetaminophen an aspirinlike analgesic relives pain and antipyretic ibuprofen an aspirinlike analgesic and antiin ammatory NSAIDS nonsteroidal antiin ammatory drugs such as ibuprofen chlorpheniramin e maleate a common antihistamine in cold products dextromethorph an an OTC antitussive cough control ingredient Test 2 Review Most questions on alcohol 410 short answer Then dietary supplements Then nicotine etc 2 from tobacco 2 caffeine 2 dietary supplements 1 or 2 questions come from BLACKBOARD READINGS Term Paper Majority of references should be scienti c About 20 references a few over or under is okay Intro body conclusions some take positions some are just factual Outline due before spring break
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