PATHOLOGY TERMS

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PATHOLOGY TERMS
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2011-10-21 21:35:55
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PATHOLOGY RELATED TERMS
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  1. ACUTE
    SNESING OR PERCEIVING SHARPLY, CHARACTERIZED BY SHARPNESS OR SEVERITY
  2. CHRONIC
    • MARKED BY LONG DURATION, BY FREQUENT RECURRENCE OVER A LONG TIME
    • SLOW, PROGRESSIVE COURSE
  3. BENIGN
    OF MILD TYPE OR CHARACTER THAT DOESN'T THREATEN HEALTH OR LIFE
  4. MALIGNANT
    TENDING TO PRODUCE DEATH OR DETERIORATION
  5. ETIOLOGY
    THE CAUSE OR CAUSES OF A DISEASE OR ABNORMAL CONDITION
  6. EXACERBATION
    TO CAUSE (A DISEASE OR ITS SYMPTOMS) TO BECOME MORE SEVERE
  7. REMISSION
    A STATE OR PERIOD DURING WHICH SYMPTOMS OF A DISEASE ARE ABATED
  8. IDIOPATHIC
    ARISING SPONTANEOUSLY OR FROM AN OBSCURE OR UNKNOWN CAUSE
  9. SYSTEMIC
    OF OR RELATING TO A SYSTEM
  10. MALAISE
    AN INDEFINITE FEELING OF DEBILITY OR LACK OF HEALTH, OFTEN INDICATIVE OF OR ACCOMPANYING THE ONSET OF ILLNESS
  11. MORBIDITY
    A DISEASE STATE OR SYMPTOM, THE INCIDENCE OF DISEASE
  12. MORTALITY
    THE QUALITY OR STATE OF BEING MORTAL, NUMBER OF DEATHS IN GIVEN TIME AND PLACE
  13. PROGNOSIS
    THE ACT OR ART OF FORETELLING THE COURSE OF A DISEASE
  14. PROGRESSIVE
    INCREASING IN EXTENT OR SEVERITY
  15. RECURRENT
    RETURNING OR HAPPENING TIME AFTER TIME, RUNNING OR TURNING BACK IN A DIRECTION OPPOSITE TO A FORMER COURSE
  16. SYNDROME
    A GROUP OF SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS THAT OCCUR TOGETHER AND CHARACTERIZE A PARTICULAR ABNORMALITY

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