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What is the leading cause of death in the United States for persons younger than 35? physical trauma
which type of immunity means that the body has developed the ability to defend itself against a certain agent? acquired
Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome is caused by what virus? HIV
Which disease is caused by a bacterium known as Borrelia burgdorferi? Lyme Disease
This disease is caused by the rubeola virus. measles
An acute contagious disease characterized by fever and inflammation of the parotid salivary glands. mumps
An acute, life-threatening disease which is characterized by a membranelike coating that forms over mucous membrane surfaces, particularly along the respiratory tract diphtheria
traveler's diarrhea is also known as what? gastroenteritis
What is the treatment of celiac sprue? gluten free diet
Inflammation through all layers of the intestinal wall resulting in thickening of the wall and narrowing of the lumen is known as what? Chrons Disease
What is the leading cause of chronic pancreatitis? alcoholism
A blood test that can indicate prostatic cancer PSA
An autodigestive process that is severe and often life-threatening acute pancreatitis
One of the most prevalent STD's in the United States is gonorrhea
A fecal occult blood testing is performed to screen for what? colorectal cancer
A bilateral, nonprogressive, and symmetrical paralysis resulting from developmental defects of the brain or trauma at birth. cerebral palsy
Spina bifida, meningocele, and myelomeningocele are known as what? neural tube defects
A condition marked by too much cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain. hydrocephalus
A disease which is the obstruction and dilation of the colon with feces as a result of inadequate intestinal motility. Hirschsprung's Disease
What type of diet is treatment for phenylketonuria? protein-restrictive
True or false: the etiology for pyloric stenosis is unknown. true
Created by: amandaa91