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3.1.1-3.1.4 Medical Interventions
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any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division
actions or behaviors that represent a potential health threat
technologies that doctors use to look inside your body for clues about a medical condition; includes X-rays, CT scans, nuclear medicine scans, MRI scans and ultrasound.
electromagnetic radiation having a very short wavelength; can penetrate substances such as skin and muscle.
uses X-rays & a computer to build up a picture of the inside of a patient's body
Head = 2.0mSv
Chest = 8.0mSv
A CT scan on someone's chest means they are four times more likely to suffer damage to their genes than if they had a head scan
a noninvasive diagnostic technique that produces computerized images of internal body tissues and is based on nuclear magnetic resonance of atoms within the body induced by the application of radio waves.
branch of medicine concerned with imaging
a test that detects areas of increased or decreased bone metabolism; test is performed to identify abnormal processes involving the bone such as tumor, infection, or fracture.
a microarray of immobilized single-stranded DNA fragments of known nucleotide sequence that is used especially in the identification and sequencing of DNA samples and in the analysis of gene expression (as in a cell or tissue).
replicate in an organized manner and only pass through a limited number of cell divisions before they did
divide in a organized manner and die after a limited number of cell divisions
can proliferate indefinitely; this results in a large number of irregularly shaped, dividing cells
have distinct, specialized cell features common to the particular cell type
undergo morphological changes and lose the specialized cell features
have distinct shapes common to the particular cell type and are a set size
undergo morphological changes and will exhibit various shapes and grow to different sizes
have one small nucleus, with a shape common to the particular cell type
often have large, variably shaped nuclei
crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best of both organisms
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