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Diseases-D12

Health Class Disease/Disorder

QuestionAnswer
Diseases you can catch Infectious
can live most anywhere Bacteria
physical defense against pathogens Skin
if not treated, could cause lock jaw Tetanus
Can cause Lymes Disease Ticks
Lives well in dark moist places Fungi
Smallest Pathogens known Virus
Receiving small amounts of a dead or weakened virus Vaccination
Body's chemical defense against pathogens Stomach Acid
Body's way to fight off pathogens Immune System
100x larger than the virus Bacteria
Causes Athletes Foot and Ringworm Fungi
Diseases caused by this pathogen can be cured with antibiotics bacteria
Pathogen that attacks specific cells Virus
Causes Malaria and dysentery Protozoans
move pathogens trapped in mucus out of the windpipe cilia
List 2 types of immunity and explain how we get them Active - Receive the vaccine Passive - Passed from someone else
Define Infectious diseases? Diseases you can catch
What are Pathogens? diseases causing micro-organisms
List 4 kinds of Pathogens Bacteria, Fungi, protozoans, virus
List the 4 ways to spread infectious diseases and give an example of each Contact with person, animal, object and environmental source
List 5 physical or chemical barriers the body uses to thwart off the intial invasion of pathogens skin, mucus, stomach acid. tears and urine
Why is it that children get a greater number of infectious diseases per year than older children and adults? they have not developed an immunity yet because they haven't been exposed to much
produce antibodies B lymphocytes
Produce interferon T lymphocytes
Participate in an inflammation phagocytes
Move pathogens trapped in mucus out of the windpipe Cilia
Mass of tissue Tumor
HIgh blood pressure hypertension
Cholesterol collected in the arteries Arteriosclerosis
Define infectious diseases Diseases you can catch
What are pathogens diseases causing micro-organisms
List 4 kinds of pathogens Bacteria, fungi, protozoans, virus
list 4 ways to spread infectious diseases and give an example contact with person, animal, object and environmental source
list 5 physical or chemical barriers the body uses to thwart off the initial invasion of pathogens skin, mucus, stomach acid, tears, urine
Why is it that children get a greater number of infectious diseases per year than older children and adults? they have not developed an immunity because they haven't been exposed to much
produce antibodies B Lymphocytes
produce interferon T lymphocytes
participate in an inflammation phagocytes
move pathogens trapped in mucus out of the windpipe cilia
Mass of tissue Tumor
High Blood pressure hypertension
cholesterol collected in the arteries Atherosclerosis
hardening of the arteries - loss of elasticity arteriosclerosis
Short chest pain due to lack of oxygen Angina Pectoris
Heart completely stops Cardiac Arrest
disruption of blood flow to the brain stroke
bleeding for the artery into the cerebrum cerebral hemorrhage
damaged heart tissue that does not receive blood heart attack
uncontrolled growth of abnormal tissue cancer
cancer causing agents carcinogens
inflammation or irritation of a joint arthritis
wear and tear on a joint or repeated injuries osteoarthritis
membrane around joint becomes inflamed rheumatoid arthritis
cancerous mass of tissue malignant
non cancerous mass of tissue benign
testing a tissue sample for cancer biopsy
What is Angina Pectoris short chest pain due to lack of oxygen
Created by: kgeiser