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MA 110 Lab II

chap 18-unit 3

Antitoxin a protein that defends the body against toxins
Attenuated Diluted
Ampule a small glass container that can be sealed and its contents sterilized
Haemophilus Bacterial strains that grow best in Hemoglobin
Intradermal within the skin
Immunization the process of rendering a patient immune
Intravenous within the vein
subcutaneous beneath the skin
Vaccine any substance for prevention of a disease
Booster a subsequent injection of immunizing; substance to increase or re-new immunity
Catarrhal Stage inflammation of mucous membranes
cholera an acute;specific, infectious disease characterized by diarrhea, painful cramps of muscles and tendency to collapse
Debridement to clean up or remove, as is done with damaged tissue around a wound
Decline Stage Becoming less intense, subsiding, a period of time when the symptoms of disease start to disappear
Diphtheria An acute infectious disease characterized by the formation of a false membrane on any mucous surface, usually in the air passages, interfering with breathing
Epiglottitis an inflammation of the epiglottis
Epinephrine Adrenaline, a response to danger,excitement,has such affects as: quickening of the heartbeat and increasing blood pressure
Flu Short for influenza, an illness caused by a group of viruses that infect the respiratory tract
Haemophilus (HIP) Type B; A bacterium responsible for a range of serious diseases, including; meningitis, epiglottitis, pneumonia and joint or skin infection, mostly affecting children under age 5
Hepatitis B (HBV) An inflammation of the liver caused by a DNA VIRUS, Transmitted through infected blood,sexual contact and from mother to child during child birth.
Immunization Treatment to create immunity
Incubation the period between infection and manifestation of the disease
Influenza A viral infection of the respiratory tract. (also called the flu)
Insulin A hormone secreted by the pancreas that regulates glycogen storage in the liver, also produced as a medication for people with diabetes
Intradermal (ID) Situated or occuring within the layers of the skin(example site for T skin test)
Intravenous (IV)Administered into vein
Lethal Relating to or causing death
Measles An acute and contagious disease, caused by the Varicella Virus,that occurs during childhood. Marked by ,a cough, fever and rash of red spots on the skin, Vaccination can often prevent it.(also known as RUBEOLA)
Meningitis inflammation of the meninges brain of the brain or spinal cord caused by Bacterial or Viral infection (Can Be Fatal)
Mumps an extremely contagious acute viral disease that causes swelling of the parotid glands at the angles of the jaws(in childhood males it may cause sterility
Paroxysmal Stage
Pertussis An acute infection of larynx,trachea and bronchi, caused by the bacteria (Bordetella Pertussis) Also called Whooping Cough
Photophobia Sensitive to light in the eye
Retardation slowness in progress, the condition of being slow in mental or physical development
Rubella A virus capable of causing birth defects in a fetus if occurring in the first trimester of pregnancy. The disease it self is mild with a rash and some swelling (Also called German Measles)
Sensitivity The condition of being sensitive. The capacity of a sense organ to respond to stimulus
Subcutaneous (SUBQ)Under the skin
Tetanus An acute and potentially fatal disease of the central nervous system that is caused by infection with the (clostridium tetani) bacterium and results in painful muscle spasms, Bacterium is common in soil and infects wounds with dead tissue; such as
Puncture wounds,cuts,or Burns(informally called LOCK JAW)
Created by: MIZHAY
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