A substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose. (noun)
A substance, sometimes addictive, which affects the central nervous system. (noun)
A chemical or substance, not necessarily for medical purposes, which alters the way the mind or body works. (noun)
A substance, especially one which is illegal, ingested for recreational use. (noun)
To administer intoxicating drugs to, generally without the recipient's knowledge or consent. (verb)
To add intoxicating drugs to with the intention of drugging someone. (verb)
Simple past tense and past participle of drag. (verb)
Examples of word drug
Officials usually avoid even the term "drug cartels," and instead refer to them as "organized crime," perhaps more accurate now that much of the gangs' income comes from extortion and kidnapping.
The term drug discovery tools usually refers to high-content screening (HCS) and analysis and is composed of those applications that require sufficient levels of sample throughput, whereby complex cellular events and phenotypes can be studied.
The term drug-resistant TB, or DR-TB is used to describe those strains of TB which show resistance to one or more of the common first-line drugs.
The term drug that gets used in this debate is part of the problem because it is meaningless.
If a drug is approved and fails disastrously the FDA is blamed.