Intro Health Care
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Intro Health Care
Health care vocab
Vocab Chapter 2
Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease (AIDS)
Disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus and compromises the competency of the immune system.
An alternative medical practice of inserting fine needles through the skin
Any form of healing or treatment not found in the medical curricula
The beginning states of the research process.
Biological or Chemical Agents
Living organisms or chemicals used as toxic substance for weapons to produce death or disease in humans , animals , or eco system.
A maligant tumor of unlimited growth that expands by invasison and metastasis.
Disease that deals with the heart and/or blood vessels.
Long term disease that last longer than 2 weeks
Chronic disease involving abnormalities in the body's ability to use sugar.
An abnormal condition affectiing the body that results in pathological symptoms.
A unborn child whem all structural features are of the adult
A form of alterniative medicine that uses herbs for healing.
The act or instance of killing of another person
Any diseas caused by a pathogen which grows and muliplies in the body.
Disease, sickness, or indisoposition
The number of years a person is expected to live.
The death of a women during or shortly after (42 days) of pregnancy.
The branch of biology that studies the chemical and physical principls associated with living cells.
The number of death's in a specific time/ death.
Natural Increase in Population
The increase in population due to more births and less mortality.
The growth or turmor cased by abnormal uncontrolled cell division.
The fuctional changes assoicated with or resulting from disease or injury.
The sudden blockage or rupture of a blood vessel in the brain.
The intervention (to bring about change) focused on a specific area.