Ch 7 Words Part 3

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  1. iron deficiency anemia
    lack of available iron  body cant make hemoglobin
  2. sickle cell anemia
    hemoglobin is defective within cells resulting in misshaped red blood cells that cause obstructions in blood vessels
  3. pernicious anemia
    failure to acquire vit B12 into bloodstream for delivery to red bone marrow to produce new RBC
  4. bioterrorism
    application of disease causing microorganisms to cause harm to a population
  5. anthrax
    bacteria which can survive within a powder and can be distributed through the air
  6. auto immune disease
    caused by person’s own immune response attacking healthy tissue
  7. botulism
    • food borne illness from ingestion of food contaminated with Clostridium botulinum due to improper canning
    • fatal
  8. communicable disease/ contagious disease
    disease the is capable of transmission from one person to another
  9. diphtheria
    infectious disease resulting in acute inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat
  10. dyscrasia
    any abnormal condition of the blood
  11. edema
    leakage of fluid from the bloodstream into the interstitial space between body cells causing swelling
  12. fungemia/ fungal septicemia
    fungal infection that spreads throughout the body by bloodstream
  13. gas gangrene
    infection of a wound may be caused by anaerobic bacteria that causes additional damage to local tissues when blood flow reduced due to frostbite or diabetes
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Ch 7 Words Part 3
Ch 7 Words Part 3
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