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Medical Terminology

Over notes took 10/2/18

What is known as contagious and can be transmitted from one person to another through contact? Communicable disease
What contact does the person reveal when infected by contact with a contaminated surface? Indirect contact
What is the spread of disease through blood or bodily fluids that contain blood? Bloodborne transmission
What contact is developed when a person becomes infected with a sneeze or cough? Airborne transmission
What infection occurs from eating/drinking that has not been treated? Food-borne transmission
What kind of transmission disease is spread through the bite of an insect or animal? Vector-borne transmission
What disease cause symptoms that have no cause? Functional disorder
What disease sends a bad response to a prescribed medical treatment? Iatrogenic illness
What is an illness without a cause? Idiopathic disorder
What disease has acquired in a hospital, usually due to poor hand washing? Nosocomial infection
Created by: mbrauer01