Veterinary Pharmacology Quiz

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Which term describes the treatment of disease using drugs, surgery, radiation, behavioral modification, and other modalities?

Therapeutics

What is the definition of pharmacology?

The study of drugs and their effects on living systems

What is the definition of a drug?

Any article other than food intended to affect the structure or function of the body

What does pharmacotherapy refer to?

The use of drugs in the treatment of disease

What do chemotherapy drugs selectively inhibit or destroy?

All of the above

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Treatment of Disease

  • Treatment of disease using drugs, surgery, radiation, behavioral modification, and other modalities is referred to as therapy.

Pharmacology

  • Pharmacology is the study of the effects of drugs on living organisms, including the therapeutic effects and the adverse effects.

Definition of a Drug

  • A drug is any substance that, when ingested, inhaled, injected, or applied, affects the body's function or structure.

Pharmacotherapy

  • Pharmacotherapy refers to the treatment of disease or illness using drugs.

Chemotherapy

  • Chemotherapy drugs selectively inhibit or destroy cancer cells.

Test your knowledge of veterinary pharmacology with this quiz. Learn about the properties of drugs and their effects on living systems in humans and animals. Explore topics such as diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases.

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