PATHOLOGY 511

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jmil
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PATHOLOGY 511
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2013-10-17 22:14:49
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inflammation anaphalaxis GVHD infectious diseases muscle
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  1. Pathology
    • structural and functional changes in the body’s cells and tissues caused by disease or injury
    • includes a description of the underlying mechanisms of
    • the disease.
  2. Tissue
    • a structure composed of similiar cells and their matrix
    • work together to carry to carry out a specific function
  3. Extracellular matrix
    part of tissue outside and b/w cells that provides structural support and organizational information
  4. Risk factor
    • a variable related to increased risk of developing a condition
    • can be causal or correlational
  5. Intrinsic risk factor
    risk factor pertaining to characteristics of the individual (age, sex, gender)
  6. Extrinsic factor
    • risk factor pertaining to the individual’s environment
    • (exposure to smoke, UV radiation)

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