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opioidn: substances that have an effect similar to opium, such as morphine, used in medicines to treat severe pain, but some people take them illegally for pleasure and become addicted
prescribev: (of a doctor) to advise and order the use of particular medicine or treatment for someone, especially in writing; to issue commands or orders for something
painkillern: medicine used to relieve physical pain
ribn: each of a series of curved bones that are connected to the spine and surround the chest; (adjective) subject to laughter or ridicule
surgeryn: medical treatment of injuries or diseases involving an incision with instruments and often removing or replacing some parts of the body; the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
misconceptionn: a belief or an idea that is wrong because it has been based on faulty thinking, understanding, or hypothesis
medicationn: a drug or other form of medicine that treats, prevents, or alleviates the symptoms of the disease
inflammationn: a physical condition in which a part of the body becomes red, painful, hot, and often swollen, especially as a reaction to infection or injury
ibuprofenn: a drug used to reduce pain, fever, and inflammation
perspectiven: a confident attitude toward something; a particular style of thinking about something
stubn: a short piece of something, especially a cigarette, pencil, etc., that is left after the main part has been used
recoverv: to return to a former condition, health, mind, or strength
damn: a wall constructed over a river to block the flow of water, mainly used to generate energy
chemicaladj: relating to or connected with chemistry;
receptorn: an organ having nerve endings that respond to stimulation such as heat or cold and makes the body react in a particular way
pathwayn: a track that constitutes or serves as a path; an approach or a way of doing something
acetaminophenn: a drug used to relieve mild or chronic pain and high temperature
steroidn: any of several organic compounds that are produced in the body and have important physiological effects and affect the development and growth of sex organs
aspirinn: a drug used to reduce pain, fever, and inflammation
naproxenn: a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of headaches and arthritis
bindv: to tie or fasten someone or something tightly with rope, string, etc. so that they cannot move or are held together strongly
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
triggerv: to make something happen suddenly; to cause something such as a device, machine, etc. to function
dopaminen: a chemical substance produced by nerve cells as a neurotransmitter; as a drug, it is used to treat shock and hypotension
hormonen: a chemical substance made by organs that encourages or influences the development, growth, sex, etc., of an animal and is carried around the body in the blood
associatev: to mentally connect someone or something with someone or something else
additionn: the act or process of adding something to something else; the process of adding numbers
reliefn: a feeling of happiness and relaxation that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
relaxv: to become or cause someone to become less active or tense and calmer
euphoricadj: an extreme feeling of well-being or excitement
cognitionn: the psychological process of perception and learning and reasoning; the mental action or process by which knowledge and understanding are developed in the mind
adaptv: to make fit for or change to suit a new purpose or environment
symptomn: any sensation or change in body or mind that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
withdrawaln: the act of taking money out of an account; the act of ceasing to participate in an activity and moving or taking something away or back
uncomfortableadj: providing or feeling physical discomfort or slight pain
discomfortn: a feeling of being uncomfortable physically or mentally or being embarrassed; a slight pain
confusev: to mistake one thing for another; to make somebody hard to understand
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
intentionallyadv: in a planned or intended way
paradoxn: a statement, situation, or person that has two opposite facts or features and therefore seems impossible, is difficult to understand, or is strange;
worsenv: to become or make something worse
addictionn: the inability to stop using or doing something as a habit, especially something harmful
nuancen: a subtle or slight degree of difference in appearance, meaning, sound, someone’s feeling, etc.
physicallyadv: in a way related to a person’s body or appearance rather than their mind
contributev: to give something, especially money or goods, to provide or achieve something together with other people
therapyn: the act of caring for someone through medication, remedial training, etc.
educatedadj: having received a high standard of education
acuteadj: extremely sharp or severe
explorev: to travel to or penetrate an area or a country to learn about it; to thoroughly examine a subject or a possibility to learn more about it
alternativen: one of two or more available possibilities or choice
taperv: to become or cause something to become gradually narrower at one end
naloxonen: a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids (= morphine or a drug that resembles morphine), commonly used to counter decreased breathing in opioid overdose
reversev: to change something’s direction, order, position, decision, etc., to the opposite one; (adjective) directed or moving toward the rear
overdosen: excessive and dangerous ingestion or application of a drug

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