Chapter 9 Terms 8

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Chapter 9 Terms 8

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  • 1. 
    A drug that lowers blood pressure by blocking the formation of angiotensis II, a substance that normally acts to increase blood pressure.
  • 2. 
    A drug that blocks tissue receptors for angiotensin II
  • 3. 
    A drug that regulates the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat
  • 4. 
    Drug that decreases the rate and strength of heart contractions; beta-blocker
  • 5. 
    Drug that controls the rate and force of heart contraction by regulating calcium entrance into the cells
  • 6. 
    A drug that slows and strengthens heart muscle contractions
  • 7. 
    Drug that eliminates fluid by increasing the kidneys' output of urine.
  • 8. 
    Drug that lowers serum cholesterol
  • 9. 
    A local anesthetic that is used intravenously to treat cardiac arrhythmias
  • 10. 
    Drug that increases urine output by inhibiting electrolyte reabsorption in the kidney nephrons
  • 11. 
    A drug used in the treatment of angina pectoris to dilate coronary vessels
  • 12. 
    Drugs that act to lower lipids in the blood
  • 13. 
    An enzyme used to dissolve blood clots
  • 14. 
    A drug used to dissolve blood clots.  It activates production of a substance (plasmin) in the blood that normally dissolves clots.
  • 15. 
    A drug that widens blood vessels and improves blood flow
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