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Chapter #5 pg 94 fm

Voc words part 1 - freshman

Acute describes immediate symptoms such as high fever and pain
Chronic describes a condition present over a long time, often without an endpoint, such as chronic fatigue and chronic anemia
Remission temporary or permanent cessation of a severe condition such as sinusitis or some stage of cancer
Epidemic a condition prevalent over a wide population such a flu or typhoid in the area
Pandemic a disease that is more wide-spread than an epidemic occurring over a large geographical area and populace sometimes worldwide
Endemic diseases occurring continuously in the same population or locality
Created by: jmcpartland