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Disease/ Sickness

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What does AIDS stand for? acquired immune deficiency syndrome
What is the medical abbreviation for AIDS-Related Complex? ARC
What is the word and abbreviation for "a thickening and hardening of the walls of the coronary arteries"? Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease, ASHD
What is the medical abbreviation for Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease? ASCVD
What is the word and abbreviation for a federal agency of the US government that provides facilities and services for the investigation, identification, prevention, and control of disease? Center of Disease Control and Prevention, CDC
What is the word and abbreviation for a inherited disorder of the exocrine glands that causes the glands to produce thick secretions of mucus, elevation of sweat electrolytes, increased saliva, and over activity of the ANS? Cystic Fibrosis, CF
What is the word and abbreviation for an abnormal condition that affects the hearts arteries and produces pathogenic effects, such as the reduced flow of oxygen and nutrients to the myocardium? Coronary Heart Disease, CHD
What is the word and abbreviation for an abnormal condition that reflects impaired cardiac pumping? Congestive Heart Failure, CHF
What is the word and abbreviation for a progressive and irreversible condition characterized by diminished inspiratory and expiratory capacity of the lungs? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, COPD
This is a motor function disorder caused by a permanent, non-progressive brain defector lesion present at birth or shortly after. What is it? Cerebral Palsy
What is the abbreviation for cancer? CA
What does BBB stand for? Bundle Branch Block
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