How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

26 terms

Human Diseases

STUDY
PLAY
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