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Chapter 24 Final

QuestionAnswer
degenerative joint disease osteoarthritis
An abnormal fear of growing old gerontophobia
Caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox shingles
skin tag acrochordon
Decreased mobility of the lower two-thirds of the esophagus along with constriction of the lower esophageal sphincter achalasia
Thickening and hardening of the skin lichenification
Urination at night nocturia
Age spots senile lentigines
Annoying sensations of uneasiness, tiredness, itching, or tingling of the leg muscles while resting restless legs syndrome
Characterized by a gradual onset of symptoms, such as a stooped posture with the body flexed forward; a bowed head; a shuffling gait; pill-rolling gestures; and an expressionless, masklike facial appearance. Parkinson's disease
Old; elderly presby/o
Transient ischemic attack TIA
Gray; silver glauc/o
Joint arthr/o
Coronary artery bypass graft CABG
Stiff ankyl/o
Benign prostatic hypertrophy BPH
Cerebrovascular accident; stroke CVA
Congestive heart failure CHF
Softening -malacia
pertaining to old age Gerontics
thickening and hardening of the skin Lichenification
an individual between the ages of 75 and 84 Middle-old
inability to control urination Urinary incontinence
Clicking or crackling sounds heard upon joint movement Crepitation
partial or complete loss of hair Alopecia
Cramplike pain in the calves of the legs caused by poor circulation to the muscles of the legs Claudication
disease in which the bones become abnormally soft due to a deficiency of calcium and phosphorus in the blood Osteomalacia
process of growing old is known Senescence
Created by: Madison B