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Disease Concepts
100

Focuses on function on vital processes of various structures making up the human body

What is physiology?

100

The study of diseases

What is Pathology?

100

The study of the transmission, frequency of occurrence, distribution, and control of a disease

What is epidemiology?

100

Mammoplasty

What is the surgical repair of the breast?

100

Blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiratory rate are examples of 

What are vital signs?

200

Studying the human body is an example of what type of anatomy

What is macroscopic or gross anatomy?

200

The cause of a disease

What is etiology?

200

When diseases spread country or worldwide

What is pandemic?

200

Colonoscopy

What is the visual examination of the colon?

200

A specific grouping of signs and symptoms related to a specific disease

What are syndromes?

300

The study of the internal and external structures of the human body

What is anatomy?

300

Those for which the cause cannot be determined

What is idopathic?

300

Diseases that occur in specific populations or regions

What is endemic?

300

Pain along the course of a nerve

What is neuralgia?

300

objective, measurable indicators of illness

What are signs?

400

Anatomy is the "Greek" word meaning

What is to cut apart?

400

Readily transmitted from one person to another

What are contagious diseases?

400

When diseases occur in large numbers over specific region

What is epidemic?

400

Inflammation of the skin

What is dermatitis?

400

prediction about outcome of a disease

What is prognosis?

500

Study of structures that can only be seen and studied with magnification aids such as a microscope

What is microscopic anatomy?

500

The study of abnormal body function

What is Pathophysiology?

500

Disease of the heart

What is cardiopathy?

500

The recording of the electrical activity of the heart.

What is electocardiogram?

500

Subjective indicators of illness that are perceived only by the patient

What are symptoms?

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