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Oral administration

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23 relations: Accusative case, Adverse drug reaction, Buccal administration, Circulatory system, Declension, Drinking straw, Enteral administration, Flavor, Grammatical gender, Human tooth, Ingestion, List of abbreviations used in medical prescriptions, List of Latin phrases, Medical prescription, Medication, Mouth, Nominative case, Nothing by mouth, Route of administration, Sublabial administration, Sublingual administration, Taste, Water.

Accusative case

The accusative case (abbreviated) of a noun is the grammatical case used to mark the direct object of a transitive verb.

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Adverse drug reaction

An adverse drug reaction (ADR) is an injury caused by taking a medication.

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Buccal administration

Buccal administration refers to a topical route of administration by which drugs held or applied in the buccal area (in the cheek) diffuse through the oral mucosa (tissues which line the mouth) and enter directly into the bloodstream.

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Circulatory system

The circulatory system, also called the cardiovascular system or the vascular system, is an organ system that permits blood to circulate and transport nutrients (such as amino acids and electrolytes), oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells to and from the cells in the body to provide nourishment and help in fighting diseases, stabilize temperature and pH, and maintain homeostasis.

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In linguistics, declension is the changing of the form of a word to express it with a non-standard meaning, by way of some inflection, that is by marking the word with some change in pronunciation or by other information.

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Drinking straw

A drinking straw or drinking tube is a small pipe that allows its user to more conveniently consume a beverage.

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Enteral administration

In general medicine, enteral administration (Greek enteros, "intestine") is food or drug administration via the human gastrointestinal tract.

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Flavor (American English) or flavour (British English; see spelling differences) is the sensory impression of food or other substance, and is determined primarily by the chemical senses of taste and smell.

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Grammatical gender

In linguistics, grammatical gender is a specific form of noun class system in which the division of noun classes forms an agreement system with another aspect of the language, such as adjectives, articles, pronouns, or verbs.

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Human tooth

The human teeth function to mechanically break down items of food by cutting and crushing them in preparation for swallowing and digesting.

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Ingestion is the consumption of a substance by an organism.

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List of abbreviations used in medical prescriptions

This is a list of abbreviations used in medical prescriptions, including hospital orders (the patient-directed part of which is referred to as sig codes).

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List of Latin phrases

This page lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases, such as veni, vidi, vici and et cetera.

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Medical prescription

A prescription is a health-care program implemented by a physician or other qualified health care practitioner in the form of instructions that govern the plan of care for an individual patient.

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A medication (also referred to as medicine, pharmaceutical drug, or simply drug) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease.

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In animal anatomy, the mouth, also known as the oral cavity, buccal cavity, or in Latin cavum oris, is the opening through which many animals take in food and issue vocal sounds.

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Nominative case

The nominative case (abbreviated), subjective case, straight case or upright case is one of the grammatical cases of a noun or other part of speech, which generally marks the subject of a verb or the predicate noun or predicate adjective, as opposed to its object or other verb arguments.

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Nothing by mouth

Nothing by mouth is a medical instruction meaning to withhold food and fluids.

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Route of administration

A route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body.

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Sublabial administration

Sublabial administration, literally "under the lip", from Latin, refers to the pharmacological route of administration by which the active substance is placed between the lip and the gingiva (gum).

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Sublingual administration

Sublingual (abbreviated SL), from the Latin for "under the tongue", refers to the pharmacological route of administration by which substances diffuse into the blood through tissues under the tongue.

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Taste, gustatory perception, or gustation is one of the five traditional senses that belongs to the gustatory system.

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oral_administration

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