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Nursing Terms-Week10

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Active Transport Movement of ions or molecules across cell membranes, usually against a pressure gradient and with expenditure of metabolic energy
Adaptation Adjustment of living with other living things and environmental conditions
Anxiety Vague sense of impending doom or apprehension precipitated by new or unknown experiences
Burnout Behaviors exhibited as the results or prolonged occupational stress
Coping Mechanism Patterns of behavior used to neutralize, deny or counteract anxiety
Colloid Osmotic Pressure Pressure exerted by plasma proteins on permeable membranes in the body
Crisis Occurs when coping and defense mechanism are no longer effective, resulting in high levels of anxiety and inability to function normally
Defense Mechanisms Forms of self-deception; unconscious process the self uses to protect itself from anxiety or threats to self-esteem
Diffusion Tendency of solutes to move freely throughout a solvent from an area of high concentration to low
Edema Accumulation of fluid in extracellular spaces
Fight or Flight Response The body prepares itself against threat, to either resist(fight)or evade (flight)the danger
Filtration Passage of a fluid through a permeable membrane whose spaces do not allow certain solutes to pass (high to low)
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) Biochemical model of stress describing the body's general response to stress
Homeostasis Various mechanisms respond to changes in the internal or external environment to maintain a balanced state
Hypotonic having a lesser concentration than the solution with which it is compared to
Isotonic Having about the same concentration as the solution with which it is compared to
Local Adaptation Syndrome (LAS) Localized response of the body to stress; precipitated by trauma
Osmosis Passage of a solvent through a semipermeable membrane from low concentration to high
Psychosomatic Disorder Physiologic alterations and illness believed to be due to psychological influences
Stress Condition in which the human system responds to change in its normal balanced state
Stressor Anything causing a person to experience stress; change in the balanced state
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