Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 48 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 1082: 8


This would have a sedating effect and could also minimize pain.

Work Step by Step

Many drugs used either for sedation, mitigating pain, or both function in this way. This is largely because this decreases brain activity. The decrease in brain activity, in addition to mitigating pain, can also slow down behaviors.
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