Health Vocabulary

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  1. a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal?
    Diabetes
  2. most common type of Cancer?
    Melanoma
  3. insulin dependent; juvenile onset; mose take insulin shots to live; born with it; more common in younger age
    type 1 diabetes
  4. non-insulin dependent; adult-onset; mostly caused by obesity; high sugar intake; more preventable
    Type 2 Diabetes
  5. group of diseases attacking many types of areas; cell growth uncontrollable
    cancer
  6. cancer that arises from with the immune system
    lymphomas
  7. dangerous cancerous growth; able to spread to new locations
    malignancy
  8. Carcinomas
    cancer that arises in the skin or body chamber; linings or gland
  9. non-cancerous; not able to spread; can break lose and metabitize-start new growth
    benighn
  10. cancer that arises in blood cells-making tissue
    leukema
  11. adnormal mass of cells
    tumor
  12. cancer of the connecive tissue, bones, ligaments, and muscles
    saracoms
  13. sample of tissure is removed
    biopsy
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Health Vocabulary
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2010-04-10 04:32:45
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