Intro to Medical Science
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Intro to Medical Science
Chapters 1,2,3 and 13 NO CHAPTER 16
What is etiology?
cause of the disease
What is pathology?
branch of medicine which studies diseases
What is diagnosis?
the determination of the nature of a disease or illness
What is Idiopathic?
cause of the disease is unknown- origin
What is prognosis?
predicted outcome of a disease
What is a sign?
objective evidence of a disease or illness
What is a symptom?
indication of a disease perceived by the patient (such as dizziness)
What is edema?
What is erythema?
What is pruritis?
What helps with the production of the immunce system?
Bacteria- the good, the bad, the ugly
3% of bacteria is pathogenic
10% of bacteria is opportunistic
87% of bacteria is "good"
What are two forms of bacteria?
spherical or round forms which are called "cocci"
Diplococci occur in ____________.
Streptococci arranged in ____________.
Staphlococci occur in __________.
Bacilli are forms of what kind of shape?
A curved or corkscrew shape of bacterium is called a ____________.
Fungi (fungus) are classified as two types of ___________.
molds and yeast
Ambeus and flagellates are two different groups from ___________.
Do antibodies kill viruses?
DNA can be considered as a cookbook; whereas, RNA is considered to be ____________.
Does HIV care about destroying white T cells.
HAV (and HEV) is spread via the ___________ route.
HBV is a __________ born pathogen.
Is there a vaccine for HCV?
His experiment was done on an 8 year old boy?
A chronic progressive degenerative disorder of the CNS is ______________.
Protects and insulates axons which conducts electrical impulses and increases the speed of transmission nerve impulses is _____________.
function of myelin sheath
Helps with motor movement.
A chronic neurological disease and someone that suffers from the lacking of neurotransmitter dopamine is _____________.
What is the most common type of multiple sclerosis?
relapsing- 85% is most common
Signs of PD?
bradykinesia - slowness of movement
Pia mater and arachnoid mater is the inflammation of ____________.
Does it usually affect older people?
Does it usually affect children and young adults?
Meingitis is caused by a virus or bacteria.
What are some of the symptoms of meningitis.
Bell's Palsy involves the inflammation of what crainal nerve?
Herpes I and Herpes II share 50% of each other's DNA?
Can Herpes simplex I become a STD?
Herpes I or Herpes II sets up shop in the trigeminal nerve.
Does Herpes II hid in the dorsal sacral nerve?