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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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Food and Drug Administration analysis of milk samples from nearly 2,000 dairy farms clearly demonstrate that regulations to keep drug residues out of milk are effective in protecting public health, according to the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF).
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This is a form of pyrophosphorolysis in which the drug residue can be cleaved more efficiently by mutant reverse transcriptase, allowing the extension of reverse transcriprase to continue.
A specific color change on the pad indicates the presence of the drug residue.
Wipe the tip along a surface, or a sample of sweat or saliva, and in two to five minutes a simple indicator window reveals whether drug residue is present.
The Ionscan can also be adjusted to test for 60 types of drug residue.