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Origins of Disease

causes of diseas

Diseases transmitted from parent to child Hereditary
Diseases which appear at birth or shortly thereafter Congenital
Body reacts with an inflammatory response to some causative agent Inflammatory
Progressive degeneration of a body part Degenerative
Invasion of microorganisms into a body Infectious
Lack of specific nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, carbohydrates Deficiency
Dysfunction usually involving endocrine glands Metabolic
Abnormal growth of new tissue Neoplastic
Result of physical and emotional trauma Traumatic
Develop from harmful exposure to something in the environment Environmental
Body develops antibodies against its own tissues or body substances Autoimmune
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