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prognosis

predicted outcome of a disease

diagnosis

the determine the nature of a disease based on signs symptoms and lab tests

pathology

study of the characteristics of a disease

idiopathic

disease has an unknown cause

symptom

what the pt feels

disequilibrium

unbalanced, abnormal balance/functions

etiology

the cause of a disease

symdrome

combo of symptoms

chronic

might begin insidiously and long lived

relapse

symptoms subside

complication

disease or other abnormal state that develops in a pt that already has a disease

anatomy

study of an organisms body

pallor

pale

genetic

passed to family with genes

sign

what you see in a pt

sequela

aftermath of a disease

exacerbation

reoccurs in severity

homeostasis

body natural mechanism to maintain equilibrium

equilibrium

normal balance of functions

morbidity

measure of a disability

mortality

measure of death

acute

sudden onset or short lived

remission

signs and symptoms subside

congenital

appears at birth or shortly after

physiology

the study of the functions of a organism

mutated

changes in DNA structure, may be inherited or cause disease

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