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EPIDERMIS OUTERMOST LAYER OF SKIN
SEBUM OILY SUBSTANCE SECRETED BY SEBACEOUS GLANDS
PLASMA FLUID PART OF BLOOD
DEHYDRATION EXCESS LOSS OF BODY FLUID
DIAPHRAM MUSCLE THAT SEPARATES THE THORACIC FROM THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY USED IN BREATHING
MELANIN PIGMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR VARIATION IN SKIN COLOR
SHAFT VISIBLE PORTION OF THE HAIR
IMPETIGO HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS SKIN DISEASE OF CHILDREN CAUSED BY BACTERIA
BASAL CELL CARCINOMA most common type of skin cancer
femur thigh bone
gigantism excessive endochondral ossification at the epiphseal plates of long bones. RESULTING IN ABNORMALLY LARGE LIMBS.
OSTEOPOROSIS DISEASE OF THE BONE THAT LEADS TO AN INCREASED FRACTURE
EXTENSION INCREASING THE ANGLE BETWEEN BONES
ball and socket joint type of synovial or diarthrosis joint also called a multiaxial joint like the shoulder or hip bone
hinge joint type of synovial joint like the knee or elbow.
arthritis inflammation of the whole joint
osteoarthritis degenerative joint disease
gout accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joint at the base of the large toe and other joints of the feet and legs
tympanic membrane membrane that separates the external ear cancal from the middle ear
GOUT ACCUMULATION OF URIC ACID CRYSTALS IN JOINT AT THE BASE OF THE ALRGE TOE & OTHER JOINTS OF THE FEET AND LEGS
MYALGIA MUSCLE PAIN
RETINA LIGHT SENSITIVE INNER LAYER OF EYE
ENCEPHALITIS ACUTE INFLAMMATION OF THE BRAIN
EPILEPSY A COMMON CHRONIC NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY RECURRENT UNPROVOKED SEIZURES
GLAUCOMA DISEASE IN WHICH THE OPTIC NERVE IS DAMAGED, LEADING TO PROGRESSIVE LOSS OF VISION
THYROXINE HORMONE SECRETED BY THE THYROID GLAND. (DERIVATIVE OF AMINO ACID) CONTAINS IODINE.
DIABETE MELLITUS (diabetes) characterized by disordered metabolism and abnormally high blood sugar
hypothyroidism disease state in humans and vertebrates casused by insufficient production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland (not enough thyroid hormones)
cretinism condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones.
thymosin hormone secreted by the thymus that stimulates development of T cells
thymus specialized organ in the immune system. hormones produced by this organ stimulate the production of certain infection fighting cells
lukemia cancer of the bone marrow, blood
hemophilia disorder of your blood clotting system. genetic disorder, usually inherited, mechanism of blood clotting
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