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Medical Term Ch 6 .

Chapter 6 test

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also known as german measles or 3 day measles, it is a viral infection characterized by a low grade fever ,swollen glands, inflamed eyes, and a fine pink rash. Rubella
what is the medical term for chickenpox? Also known as Varicella, it is caused by herpes virus Varicella Zoster and is highly contagious
1.Which bacteria is rod shaped? Bacilli is a rod shaped spore forming bacteria
1.what is the small bacteria that lives in fleas and ticks? Rickettsia
1.This bacteria forms irregular clusters and is called Staphylococci
1.breast cancer at its earliest stage before it has broken through the walls of the milk ducts is called? Ductal carcinoma in situ
is the process by which cancer spreads from one place to another metastasize
what types of tissues does sarcoma inflict? Sarcoma is a malignant tumor that arises and effects connective tissues including hard,soft and liquid tissues.
What causes rocky mountain spotted fever? Rickettsia Rickettsi which is transmitted to a human by the bite of an infected tick
What do we use the western blot test for? It is a blood test that produces more accurate results then the ELISA test, it is used to confirm the diagnosis of HIV from the ELISA test
What would I call a malignant tumor derived from muscle tissue? Myosarcoma
1.What type of infection is infectious mononucleosis? Also known as mono is a virus caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)
1.What are the names of the tonsils which are referred to as the nasopharyngeal tonsils? Adenoids
is a general term applied to malignancies (tumors) affecting lymphoid tissues hence lymph lymphoma
occurs when the immune response system is compromised immunodeficiency disorder
Sarcoma is a malignant tumor that arises and effects connective tissues including hard,soft and liquid tissues. sarcoma
what is the name of the autoimmune disorder which attacks the digestive system? Crohns Disease
is a non-cancerous growth (tumor) however these tumors can be a problem if they place pressure on adjacent structures benign
transmitted to humans by contact with contaminated feces is called? Toxoplasmosis
1.This particular bacteria commonly infects wounds and causes toxic shock syndrome and produces food poisoning, what am I? Staphylococcus aureus also known as staph aureus
Created by: cwhitel