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The intoxicating ingredient in fermented or distilled beverages; a colorless, pungent liquid. Alcohol
Two times the percentage of alcohol, by volume, in an alcoholic beverage; a “100-proof” beverage is 50% alcohol by volume. Proof value
The chemical transformation of food and other substances in the body into energy and wastes, first through breaking apart the components and then using them in other forms. Metabolism
The amount of alcohol in the blood expressed as the percentage of alcohol in a deciliter of blood; used as a measure of intoxication. Blood alcohol concentration
Periodically drinking alcohol to the point of severe intoxication: about four drinks (for women) and five drinks (for men) consumed within a period of about two hours. Binge drinking
A disease in which the liver is severely damaged by alcohol, other toxins, or infection. Cirrhosis
A pathological use of alcohol or impairment in functioning due to alcohol; characterized by tolerance to alcohol and withdrawal symptoms. Alcoholism
A false perception that does not correspond to external reality, such as seeing visions or hearing voices that are not there. Hallucination
The leaves of cultivated tobacco plants prepared for smoking, chewing, or use as snuff. Tobacco
A chemical substance that affects brain function and changes perception, mood, or consciousness. Psychoactive drug
A toxic, addictive substance found in tobacco and responsible for many of the effects of tobacco. Nicotine
A need for increasingly more of a substance to achieve the desired effect or a diminished effect with continued use of the same amount of the substance. Tolerance
Symptoms such as irritability, anxiety, and insomnia that can be relieved by taking more of an addictive substance. Withdrawal
Any substance that causes cancer Carcinogen
A substance that works with a carcinogen to cause cancer. Cocarcinogen
The uninhaled smoke from a burning cigarette. Sidestream smoke
Cardiovascular disease caused by the deposit of fatty substances (called plaque) in the walls of the arteries. Atherosclerosis
A deposit on the inner wall of blood vessels; blood can coagulate around plaque and form a clot. Plaque
A disease characterized by a loss of lung tissue elasticity and destruction of the air sacs, impairing the lungs’ ability to take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. Emphysema
A pipe used for smoking specially flavored tobacco (e.g., apple, mint, cherry); sometimes called a water pipe or shisha. Hookah

Alcohol and Tobacco Crossword

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Description

slows brain and body reactions depressants
process of creating alcohol, where yeast feeds on sugars fermentation
The attitudes of peers, family, and _______ strongly influence underage drinking media
state in whicha persons mental and physical abilities are impaired by alcohol Intoxication
A period that a drinker can not recall blackout
abbreviation for blood alcohol concentration BAC
aftereffects of drinking too much alcohol hangover
after a person _____ drinking their BAC begins to decrease stops
Factors affecting BAC include: rate of consumption, gender, ___________, amount of food in the stomach Bodysize
a driver over the age of 21 caught driving with a BAC that exceeds 0.08 is charged with a DWI
taking an excessive amount of a drug that leads to a coma or death overdose
the consumption of exessive amounts of alcohol at one sitting Bingedrinking
a group of birth defects caused by the effects of alcohol on an unborn child fetalalcoholsyndrome
the liver of a heavy drinker contains useless________ scartissue
the brain develops a chemical need for alcohol and cannot function normally without it Dependence
the drinker has no control over his or her drinking addiction
the first step for treating alcoholism: _____________ the problem Acknowledging
the second stage in treating alcoholism Detoxification
the third step for treating alcoholism Rehabilitation
being able to say "no" refusalskills
an addictive substance in tobacco products Nicotine
tobacco wrapped in a leaf and tied with a string Bidis
the clove alters the cigarettes flavor and numbs the lungs kreteks
finely ground, powdered tobacco snuff
increases the nercous systems activity stimulant
a dark sticky substance that is formed when tobacco is burned Tar
cancer causing agents carcinogens
Odorless, poisonless gas that is produced when tobacco is burned Carbonmonoxide
combination of main and sidestream smoke, or environmental smoke secondhandsmoke
Pregnant women who smoke put their ____ at risk Baby

Alcohol Crossword

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Description

the type of alcohol in alcoholic beverages ethanol
a drug that slows the central nervous system depressant
the state in which the body is poisoned by alcohol or another substance intoxication
drinking five or more alcoholic beverages at one sitting bingedrinking
the excessive use of alcohol alcoholabuse
a disease in which a person has a physical or psychological dependence on drinks that contain alcohol alcoholism
the amount of alcohol in a person's blood which is expressed as a percent BAC
an addict who is dependent on alcohol alcoholic
the process of learning to live an alcohol-free life recovery
living without alcohol sobriety
a group of alcohol-related birth defects that include physical and mental problems FAS
the chemical action of yeast on sugars fermentation
when alcohol is mixed wtih _______ it can heighten the effects. medicine
adult drivers with a BAC of 0.08 or higher can be charged with _______ _________ drunkdriving
feeling a strong need for alcohol to manage tension or stress craving
pressure to conform to what others are doing peerpressure
an organization for families and friends of alcoholics Al-Anon
the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol DWI
the feeling of being tired and sick because you have drunk too much alcohol hangover
someone at a social event who agrees not to drink and drive their friends home designateddriver

Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs Crossword

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Description

A substance that changes the way the body or mind works. Drug
A drug used to prevent or cure illness, disease, or relieve pain. Medicine
A medicine obtained only with a written order from a doctor. Prescription Drug
A medicine that can be purchased without a prescription. over-the-counter drug
The using of a harmful drug on purpose. Drug Abuse
A depressant drug found in some beverages. Alcohol
A person who supports the harmful behavior of another. Enabler
A disease in which there is a dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism
A stimulant drug found in tobacco. Nicotine
A group of drugs that speed up the body;s functions. Stimulants
A group of drugs that slow down the nervous system and relieve pain. Narcotics
A group of illegal drugs that change sensation. Hallucinogens
Chemicals that are breathed in. Inhalants
A group of drugs that slow down the body's functions. Depressants
A substance that causes cancer. Carcinogen

Alcohol and Tobacco Crossword

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Description

heavy drinking can take a toll on your _____. liver
Driking a lot over a long time can cause__________ Cardiomyopathy
smoking can be the cause of _______ cancer
Driking is bad for your _____. body
when you smock your____ don't work the same anymore. lungs
Tobacco can give you ______. cancer
Alcohol make you_____. blackout
Alcohol causes the pancreas to produce toxic substances that can eventually lead to ___________ pancreatitis
smoking can cause lung disease by damaging your airways and ________found in your lungs alveoli
excessive drinking can cause liver to become inflamed causing alcoholic______ hepatitis.
Drinking above recommended limits can lead to stomach__________ ulcers
The tobacco product that has more nicotine per dose and stays in the bloodstream longer than cigarettes chewing tobacco
Poison that is the psychoactive ingredient in cigarettes nicotine
One of the 4,000 known chemicals in cigarettes often used as a preservative of dead animals formaldehyde
Nicotine __________ your heart rate and blood pressure increases
The poison in tobacco that causes shortness of breath carbon monoxide
A period of time while a person is drunk during which he or she does and says things he or she cannot remember after becoming sober blackout
When a person is not impaired by alcohol sober
when a person cannot stop himself or herself from doing something such as drinking addiction
The physical, emotional, and mental changes caused by drinking alcohol intoxication

Drug unit Crossword

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Description

A substance other than food that changes the way the body or mind functions. Drug A
The incorrect use of a prescription or OTC drug. Drug misuse
The intentional use of a drug without medical or health reasons. Drug abuse
The amount of a drug that is taken at one time. Dose
Written order from a licensed health professional. Prescription drugs
Drug with registered name or trademark given to a drug by pharmaceutical company. Brand-name drug
Drug that contains the same active ingredients as a brand name drug. Generic-name drug
Drug that can be purchased without a prescription in the stores such as grocery stores or drug stores. Over-the counter
A package that is sealed to assure the buyer that the package has not been opened previously. Tamper resistant package
An unwanted body change that is not related to the main purpose of a drug. Side effect
A measure of the amount of alcohol in a beverage. Proof
The amount of alcohol in a persons blood. Blood alcohol concentration
Substance that is poisonous Toxin
An activity in which a person is forced to participate in a dangerous or demeaning act to become a member of a club or group. Hazing activity
Consuming large amounts of alcohol in a short amount of time. Binge drinking
Disease of the liver caused by chronic damage to liver cells. Cirrhosis
A period in which a person cannot remember what has happened. Black out
A disease in which there is physical and psychological dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism
Refusing to admit a problem. Denial
Severe form of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in which there are hallucinations and muscle convulsions. Delirium tremens syndrome
Stimulant drug found in tobacco products. Nicotine
An herbal plant that is grown for its leaves and contains nicotine. Tobacco
A chemical that is know to cause cancer. Carcinogen
Sticky,thick fluid that is formed when tobacco is burned. Tar
Odorless,tasteless,gas. Carbon monoxide
Condition in which the alveoli lose most of their ability to function. Emphysema
Exhaled mainstream smoke and sidesteeam smoke. Second hand smoke
Tobacco product made firm powdered tobacco leaves and stems that is snorted or placed between the gums or teeth. Snuff
Abnormal cells in the mouth that appear as white patches of tissue. Leukoplakia
Worn on the skin of the upper body or arms. Nicotine patch
Chemicals that affect mood and behavior when inhaled Inhalants
Drier leaves and tops of the cannabis plant. Marijuana
Illegal psychoactive drug that has a stimulating effect and the ability to cause hallucinations. Ecstasy
Used to describe the drugs that often are available at raves,which are large ,all -night dance parties attended by teens and young adults. Club drugs
Group of drugs that speed up the activities of the central nervous system. Stimulants
White powder extracted from the leaves of a cocoa plant. Cocaine
Group of drugs that slow down,or depress the central nervous system and relieve pain. Narcotics

tobacco education Crossword

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Description

Smoke that burns off the end of a cigarette Side stream smoke
To be dependent on tobacco addiction
when tissues become diseased and die cancer
hard yellow-white patches that from in the mouth leukoplakia
substance that speeds up your heart, blood pressure, and nervous system stimulant
an inflammation of the larger airways bronchitis
hazardous gas from a burning cigarette carbon monoxide
cancer causing substance carcinogen
to stop smoking using patch or support group cessation
dark sticky substance tar
smoke from a smoker mainstream smoke
disease of long term smoking emphysema
the substance that makes smokers "hooked" nicotine
when the body gets used to a drug and needs more and more tolerance
the physical feelings when a drug wears off withdrawal
dried leaves from the nicotiana plant tobacco
build up of fat in the arteries heart disease
tobacco that is not smoked smokeless tobacco
environmental smoke that is breathed in from someone else secondhand smoke
finely ground tobacco put in the nose snuff
to stop or quit using without the use of cessation products cold turkey
chewing tobacco or unground leaves that are placed in the back of the mouth chew dip

Alcohol Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

When someone has had so much to drink that they lose control of themselves. Drunk
The intoxicating constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks, and is also used as an industrial solvent and as fuel. Alcohol
A mutual support organization for the families and friends of alcoholics, especially those of members of Alcoholics Anonymous. Al-Anon
An addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency. Alcoholism
The habitual misuse of alcohol. Alcohol Abuse
The process of ceasing to drink. Withdrawal
An alcoholic drink made from yeast-fermented malt flavored with hops. Beer
An alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice. Wine
Strong distilled liquor such as brandy, whiskey, gin, or rum. Spirit
Alcoholism can casue this type of cancer. Liver cancer
Alcohol, especially hard liquor. Booze
A deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement Relapse
Driving while under the influence of alcohol. Drunk driving
A measure of how much alcohol is contained in an alcoholic beverage. Proof
A major ingredient of beer. Yeast
Weight that is gained in the abdominal region from drinking alcohol. Beer Gut
The legal age for someone to drink. Twenty-one
An alcoholic spirit of Russian origin made by distillation of rye, wheat, or potatoes. Vodka
An alcoholic liquor distilled from sugar-cane residues or molasses. Rum
A clear alcoholic spirit distilled from grain or malt and flavored with juniper berries. Gin

Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Description

Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

Drug Abuse Crossword

Type
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Description

Physical and/or psychological dependence on a drug. Addiction
A intoxicating liquid that is the constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks. Alcohol
A chemical substance that has a direct effect on the body. Drug
A highly addictive analgesic drug derived from morphine, often used illicitly as a narcotic producing euphoria. Heroin
A drug that opens the doors to a new drug. Ex: Marijuana Gateway Drug
A toxic colorless or yellowish oily liquid that is the chief active constituent of tobacco. Nicotine
Dries leaves and female flowers from the hemp plant. Marijuana
A legal drug only available with a written order from a physician. Prescription Medicine
Physical and psychological symptoms that occur when users dependent on a drug stop taking it. Withdrawal
A central nervous system stimulant used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesis, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive state Meth

Tobacco Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An addictive drug found in tobacco leaves and in all tobacco products. Nicotine
Capable of causing a user to develop intense cravings. Addictive
A thick, oily, dark liquid that forms when tobacco burns. Tar
passages through which air enters and spreads through the lungs. Bronchi
a poisonous, colorless, odorless gas. carbon Minoxide
ground tobacco that is chewed or inhaled through the nose. Smokeless Tobacco
a condition in which passages in the lungs become swollen and irritated eventually losing their elasticity. COPD
a process in which the body needs more and more of a drug to get the same effect. Tolerance
a type of addiction in which the body itself feels a direct need for a drug. Physical Dependence
Physical and psychological reactions that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance Withdrawal
Products that assist a person in breaking a tobacco habit. NRT
a return to the use of a drug after attempting to stop. Relapse
Environmental tobacco smoke Secondhand Smoke
smoke that comes directly from a burning cigarette, pipe, or cigar. Sidestream Smoke
smoke that is exhaled by a smoker. Mainstream Smoke
A nonsmoker who breathes in secondhand smoke Passive Smoker
pressure you feel to go along with harmful behaviors or beliefs of others your age. Negative Peer Pressure