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Intro Massage Pricipals Practice Evolve chapter
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Intro to Massage- Pricipals and Practice: Evolve Chapter 4
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  1. Means Present at Birth
    Congenital
  2. Congenital
    Means Present at Birth
  3. Constancy of the body’s internal environment
    Homeostasis
  4. Illness characterized by certain signs and symptoms
    Disease
  5. Objective changes in the body that can be observed and measured, such as swelling, rashes, fever, high blood pressure, and paralysis
    Signs
  6. Subjective changes in the body of which a only the person experiencing them are aware, such as headaches, nausea and anxiety
    Symptoms
  7. A group of signs and symptoms that present a pattern to define a particular disease or abnormality
    Syndrome
  8. Disease affecting only one area of the body, such as a foot fungus
    Local
  9. Disease affecting large parts of the body or the entire body
    Systemic
  10. Diseases that have an abrupt onset of sever symptoms that run a brief course and then resolve or cause death
    Acute
  11. Diseases that develop slowly and last a lifetime or longer than 6 months
    Chronic
  12. Describes a condition in which the person appears to be well with regard to absence of measurable signs but is still experiencing symptoms
    Subacute
  13. Science and skill of distinguishing diseases or disorders from one another based on signs and symptoms of the patient, physical examination, or specialized testing
    Diagnosing
  14. Diseases marked by inappropriate or excessive response of the body’s immune system
    Autoimmune
  15. Constancy of the body’s internal environment
    Cancerous
  16. Synonymous with the word tumor.
    Neoplasm
  17. Study of tumors
    Oncology
  18. Oncology
    Study of tumors
  19. Cancerous tumors
    Malignant
  20. Spreading of cancer cells
    Metastasize
  21. Tumors that do no metastasize
    Benign
  22. Diseases caused by a lack of essential vitamins, minerals, or nutrients in the individual’s diet or cause by an inability to properly digest and absorb a particular nutrient
    Deficiency
  23. Associated with the disease process, periods of full blown symptoms
    Exacerbation
  24. Associated with the disease process, periods of partial or complete disappearance of symptoms
    Remission
  25. Disease in which the body tissues break down by overuse or as a result of the aging process
    Degenerative
  26. Diseases cause by abnormal genetic code
    Genetic
  27. Disease caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, or parasites
    Infectious
  28. Synonym with the term infectious
    Communicable
  29. Source of Infection
    Reservoir
  30. Organism in which disease-causing agents or pathogens reside
    Host
  31. Disease-causing agent
    Pathogen
  32. Entities such as molds and yeast
    Fungi
  33. Nonliving entities that can replicate themselves only within the cell of a living plant or animal
    Virus
  34. Inanimate object
    Fomite
  35. Organisms that live in or on a host organism and rely on the host for nourishment
    Parasites
  36. Established universal precautions to reduce the transmission of communicable diseases
    Centers for Disease control and prevention
  37. passing microorganisms from one person to another
    Cross-contamination
  38. Application of measures to promote a healthful, disease-free environment
    Sanitation
  39. Best Habit of infection control
    Hand Washing
  40. Principals of health preservation
    Hygiene

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