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the determination of the nature of disease based on many factors, including signs, symptoms, and often, laboratory results.
pertaining to genes or any of their efects. A gene is the smallest physical piece of heredity. it determines what features we will pass on to our children as well as which ones we have gained fom our biological parents
the objective evidence of disease observed on physical examination, such as abnormal pulse or fever
the aftermath of a particular disease, such as permanent damage to the heart after rheumatic fever
diseases that appear at birth of shortly after but are not caused by genetic or chromosomal abnormalities
a measre of the # of deaths in relation to a disease in a specific poulation over a given period of time
Found throughout the body as lining for internal organs and covering for the skin.
Ex: mucous membrane
Allows for conduction of electrical impulses to and from the brain and the rest of the body
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