Chapter 1: the disease process

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Definition to terms and multiple short answer questions

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    Invading organisms that are engulfed and destroyed
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    Examples of hereditary disease related to genetic abnormalities
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    The DNA is incorporated into these
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    When someone possesses identical genes from each parent
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    When they posses different genes from each parent for a particular trait
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    It includes all the genes inherited by both parents
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    Consists of observable physical characteristics determined by the combined influences of a persons genetic makeup like hair, skin color, nose shape etc.
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    Organic compounds that constitute the primary building blocks of proteins
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    Softening of bones
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    Disease producing organisms like allergens or bacteria and fungi
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    White blood cells that cause acute inflammation
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    A state of stability that the body tries to maintain even hen expose to outside forces
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    Abnormal heartbeat
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    A condition of severe physiological distress caused by decrease in circulating blood volume so great that the bodies metabolic needs cannot be met
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    Temporarily loss of consciousness
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    Drugs used to prevent or stop vomiting
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    Insufficient oxygenation of the arterial blood
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    Redness of the skin
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    The spreading process (cancer)
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    Foreign substance
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    Formed by WBC called b-lymphocytes
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    A type of WBC that engulfs and DIGESTS foreign substances etc.
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    Congestive heart failure
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    Local rash
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    Sever itching
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    Excessive accumulation of fluid in body tissue
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    High pitch sound during respiration
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    Difficult or labored breathing
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    Inability to control passage or urine
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    Disease of lymph nods
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    Hospital acquired infection

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