Ch29

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Ch29
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  1. A person with a deficiency in the oxygen-carrying component of blood is said to have
    Hyperplasia
  2. Wasting away or deterioration is termed
    atrophy
  3. A "blank" is a sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion that occurs in specific disorders.
    seizure
  4. The presence of bacteria in the blood is termed
    bacteremia
  5. "blank" is the loss of saliva production that causes a dry mouth.
    xerostomia
  6. "blank" is severe pain the chest that results from an insufficient supply of blood to the heart.
    angina
  7. "blank" is a neurologic disorder with sudden recurring seizures of motor, sensory, or psychological malfunction.
    epilepsy
  8. "blank" refers to becoming mature or older.
    aging
  9. "blank" is a disorder in which progressive mental deterioration occurs in middle to old age.
    Alzheimer's
  10. A blood coagulation disorder in which the blood fails to clot normally is
    hemophilia
  11. "blank" is an abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or tissue.
    anemia
  12. "blank" is a disorder in which inflammation of the mucous membrane of the bronchial tubes.
    bronchitis
  13. A condition that results from excessive activity of the thyroid gland is
    hyperthyroidism
  14. A disease of the bone marrow in which an abnormal development of white blood cells occurs is
    leukemia
  15. "blank" is also known as a heart attack.
    Myocardial Infarction
  16. Inflammation, pain, and swelling of the joints are symptoms of
    arthritis
  17. "blank" is a chronic respiratory disease that is often associated with allergies and is characterized by sudden recurring attacks of labored breathing, chest constriction and coughing.
    asthma
  18. "blank" is a condition that results from severe thyroid insufficiency.
    hypothyroidism
  19. A sudden lossof brain function caused by a blockage or rupture of a blood vessel to the brain is a
    stroke
  20. "blank" isa metabolic disorder that is characterized by high blood glucose and insufficient insulin.
    diabetes

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