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Disease Terminology

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Acute   disease that occurs for a short time, no more then two weeks  
Chronic   disease that lasts for longer periods of time  
Communicable   disease that is transmissible by direct or indirect contact, contagious  
Complicating   a disease that occurs during or after an illness that has the same cause as the original disease  
Congential   highly transmitable disease  
Deficiency   disease resulting as a lack of something  
Endemic   occurs continuously or recurrently in a particular area  
Epidemic   disease that attacks a large number of people living in a particular region  
Functional   disease with no significant change  
Hereditary   disease thats transmitted geneticly from the parent  
Idiopathic   the cause of the disease is unknown  
Occupational   a disease that results from the patients job  
Organic   disease where there a significant anatomical changes in the tissues or organs  
Pandemic   disease that occurs worldwide at a time  
Primary   term used to characterize a disease  
Psychosomatic   mental problems  
Prognosis   amount of time the patient has to recover or die  
Secondary   disease that results from a define contributing factor  
Sporadic   disease that doesnt happen all the time  
Subacute   a disease that doesnt happen suddenly but very slowly and doesnt have severe symptoms then it goes away  


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