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drugs
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Any chemical compounds, including nutrients, that are used in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, or cure of disease, for the relief of pain, or to control or improve any physiological or pathological disorder in humans or animals.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/286
Used For
medicines (drugs)
pharmaceutical compounds
pharmaceutical products
pharmaceuticals
Broader Term
Health and Pathology
Narrower Term
abortifacients
adrenergic agents
analgesics
anesthetics
anti-allergic agents
anti-infective agents
anti-inflammatory agents
anti-obesity agents
anticarcinogenic agents
anticoagulants
anticonvulsants
antidotes
antihistamines
antilipemic agents
antineoplastic agents
antipyretics
aphrodisiacs
biopharmaceuticals
cardiovascular agents
cholinergic agents
controlled substances
dermatological agents
designer drugs
diuretics
drug residues
fertility agents
gastrointestinal agents
generic drugs
hematologic agents
herbal medicines
homeopathic drugs
hormone supplements
hypoglycemic agents
illicit drugs
immunomodulators
lipotropic agents
muscle relaxants
narcotic antagonists
narcotics
new drugs
oral contraceptives
parasympatholytics
parasympathomimetics
psychotropic agents
radio-sensitizing agents
radioprotective agents
respiratory system agents
sedatives
sympatholytics
sympathomimetics
toxoids
vaccines
veterinary drugs
Related Term
dietary mineral supplements
disease and pest management
drug adjuvants
drug crops
drug therapy
ergogenic aids
Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act
medication adherence
megadose
pharmaceutical industry
pharmacology
systematic evolution of ligands by exponential enrichment
vitamin-mineral supplements
vitamin supplements
Spanish
medicamentos
Term Number
286