5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What are benign tumors?
- What is death?
- What other factors are important in considering if someone is dead?
- What are some of the theories of why we age?
- What are injuries?
- a brain activity is the leading indicator of life - if an organisms brain is functioning it is considered alive - clinically dead if no electric activity in the brain
- b heartbeat and breathing
- c cells stop functioning normally and grow a structure different than the tissue it originated from. The abnormal growth is called a tumor. Benign tumors are walled off from the rest of the body
- d physical damage to the body- temporary or permanent
- e -attributed to waste accumulation in the cells - lipofuscin
-aging programmed into body genetically
-aging and the length of telomeres the ends of chromosomes
5 Multiple choice questions
- the science of aging
- Xrays- radioactive isotopes to destroy cancer cells that are localized
- carcinogenic chemicals
- Same as for bacteria but the cancer cells are what the doctors aim to get rid of.
- any affliction not caused by a pathogen
5 True/False questions
What are organic disorders? → -a deficiency disease that results from improper nourishment such as a lack of vitamins
-Chemical poisoning or radiation sickness due to exposure to environment.
-other disorders such as gallstones, kidney stones, nervous disorders only partially understood,
What are the three primary methods of treating cancer? → carcinogenic chemicals
What is the leading treatment for cancer? → surgery - important to get tumor before metastisis
Do benign tumors cause adverse effects on the body? → yes they do they can obstruct organs from working properly or cutt off blood supply and need to be surgically removed
What are the two steps of cancer development → initiation and promotion