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Nicotine

An addictive/habit-forming drug found in tobacco

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Tar

Thick, dark liquid that forms when tobacco burns

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Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Colorless, odorless, poisonous gas produced when tobacco burns

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Alveoli

Tiny air sacs in the lungs

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Emphysema

A disease that results in the destruction of the alveoli in the lungs

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Respiratory System

The organs that supply your blood with oxygen

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Trachea

Passageway in your throat that takes air into and out of your lungs

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Epiglottis

A flap of tissue in the back of the mouth that keeps food out of your trachea

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Bronchi

Two passageways that branch from the trachea, one to each lung

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Lungs

Two large organ that exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide

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Diaphragm

A large, dome-shaped muscle bellow the lungs that expands and compresses the lungs, enabling breathing

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Addiction

A mental or physical need for a drug or other substance

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Withdrawal

The unpleasant symptoms that someone experiences when he/she stops using an addictive substance

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Psychological Dependence

A person's belief that he/she needs a drug to feel good or function normally

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Physical Dependence

An addiction in which the body develops a chemical need for a drug

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Tolerance

The body's need for larger and larger amounts of a drug to produce the same effect

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Target Audience

A group of people for which a product is intended

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Product Placement

When a company pays to show its products in the media being used by celebrities

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Media Literacy

The ability to understand the goals of advertising and the media

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Secondhand Smoke/Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)

Air that has been contaminated by tobacco smoke

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Passive Smokers

Nonsmokers who breath in secondhand smoke

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Mainstream Smoke

The smoke that is inhaled then exhaled by a smoker

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Sidestream Smoke

Smoke that comes from the burning end of a cigarette, pipe, or cigar

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Cold Turkey

Stopping all use of tobacco products immediately

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