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Flavin MED106 18 wk1

Flavin 2018 Ch 3 Immunologic Diseases / Conditions week 1

The thymus gland is considered ____ in the immune system. Primary
Opportunistic infections occur when the immune system is: inadequate
If a person has and recovers from a specific infection, in the future, that person will be _______ to it. immune
HIV-2, one of the causative agents of AIDS, is found mainly in _______. west Africa
Myasthenia gravis is a progressive _________ disease. neuromuscular
Name the two types of acquired specific immunity of the human body. active & passive
According to universal precautions guidelines, how should needles and sharps be disposed? in biohazard containers
Sjögren syndrome is an autoimmune disease that features inflammation in various __________ in the body. moisture-secreting glands
Inflammation of the small blood vessels is one sign of __________. small vessel vasculitis
The immune response is activated whenever foreign substances, or ___________, enter the body. antigens
Internal stability of the body is _________. Homeostasis
Abnormal objective findings are _____ . Signs
The traits, causes, and effects of abnormal conditions, causing measurable changes in structure and function is aka _______. Pathology
_______ is the study of genes and their heredity. Genetic
Abrupt onset of symptoms that run a brief course is known as an _____ illness. acute
Disease develops slowly and can be intermittent, and lasts longer than 6 months is known as a ______ _____ . chronic illness
Normal protective physiologic response to tissue injury and disease is known as _____ ______. acute inflammation
______ is caused by pathogens. Infection
A ______ can indicate illness. fever
What main blood test can screen for infection? CBC
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