Drugs

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GCSE Biology (Drugs) Mind Map on Drugs, created by Z S on 19/12/2015.
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Drugs
  1. Addiction
    1. A physical and psychological dependence on a drug
    2. Bronchitis
      1. Inflammation of the bronchial tubes causing, in addition to a cough, narrowing of the airways and shortness of breath
      2. Carbon Monoxide
        1. A poisonous gas that combines with haemoglobin to reduce the oxygen carrying capacity of blood
        2. Carcinogen
          1. A cancer causing substance
          2. Cirrhosis
            1. A liver disorder caused mainly by excessive alcohol intake
            2. Drug
              1. A chemical substance that can change the way your body or mind works
              2. Emphysema
                1. A lung disorder involving the destruction of the alveoli
                2. Medicine
                  1. A drug that is used to treat or prevent disease or pain
                  2. Nicotine
                    1. The addictive chemical found in cigarettes
                    2. Recreational drug
                      1. A drug taken for non - medicinal reasons
                      2. Tar
                        1. The sticky chemical found in cigarettes that can cause cancer
                        2. Unit
                          1. The amount of alcohol the liver can process in one hour
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