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Health and Disease

TermDefinition
Antibodies Substances that the body makes to protect from disease
White blood cells Cells that protect the body against disease
Immunity Resistance to a specific disease
Antibiotic Chemical made by living organism that kills bacteria
Heart attack Lack of blood and oxygen to the part of a heart
Coronary arteries Arteries that carry blood and oxygen to the tissues of the heart
Atherosclerosis Build up of fat deposits on our reward
Tumor Mass or lump of cells
Benign tumor Mass of cells that is usually harmless
Malignant tumor Mass of cells that can spread throughout the body
Immune system Body system made up of cells and tissues that help a person fight disease
AIDS Viral disease that attacks a person's immune system
Addiction Uncontrollable dependence on a drug
Depressant Drug that slows down the central nervous system
Stimulant Drug that speeds up the central nervous system
Hallucinogen
Created by: NadlerT