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- Adrenergic receptor : Cell-surface proteins that bind epinephrine and/or norepinephrine with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes. The two major classes of adrenergic receptors, alpha and beta, were originally discriminated based on their cellular actions but now are distinguished by their relative affinity for characteristic synthetic ligands.
- Albuterol : A short-acting adrenergic beta-agonist, usually inhaled but also administered by the oral route
- Antigen : A molecule that induces an immune response, such as bee pollen or proteins from viruses or bacteria.
- Asthma : Disease process that is characterised by paradoxical narrowing of the bronchi, making breathing difficult.
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease : A group of diseases characterized by the pathological limitation of airflow in the airway that is not fully reversible.
- Clenbuterol : An adrenergic beta-agonist with primarily veterinary uses although some human applications for weight loss; it can be transmitted in toxic levels to humans in meat
- Cochrane Collaboration : Group of volunteers who review the effects of health care interventions tested in biomedical randomized controlled trials.
- Corticosteroid : Steroid hormones mainly produced by the adrenal cortex.
- Cough : Rapid expulsion of air from the lungs typically in order to clear the lung airways of fluids, mucus, or material.
- Digital object identifier : Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals.
- Drugs banned from the Olympics : Substances prohibited for use by athletes prior to, and during competing in the Olympics.
- Emergency Medical Technician : Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses.
- Metered dose inhaler : A handheld medical device that lets a patient inhale one or more puffs of medication, usually through the mouth, which contains a known amount of drug
- Obstructive lung disease : Group of usually progressive lung disorders with overlapping signs and symptoms, including asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema.
- Sympathetic nervous system : Portion of the autonomic nervous system concerned with nonvolitional preparation of the organism for emergency situations.