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patho ch 1 and 2 t/f:
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Ectoderm is derived from the zygote and differentiates into hair, nails, and epidermis
A functional disorder can lead to a structural change.
Acute disease typically begins with manifestations that are difficult to interpret.
False: Chronic disease typically begins with manifestations that are difficult to interpret.
The incidence of a disease is the number of new cases of a particular disease that appear in a year.
The majority of disease is monogenic.
False: The majority of disease is multifactorial.
A patient's ability to read and comprehend prescription-drug information is a determinant of health.
A biopsy is an examination of a tissue specimen to determine the cause of death.
False: A biopsy is an examination of living tissue.
All sick patients will have at least one abnormal test.
The best testing strategy is to start with highly sensitive tests and follow with highly specific ones.
The usual cause of hypoxia/anoxia is ischemia.
Necrosis and apoptosis usually involve blocks of cells.
False: Apoptosis occurs cell by cell.
Acute inflammation is usually the result of a comparatively mild injury.
Lymphocytes are the main cells of acute inflammation.
C-reactive protein does not rise except in severe, long-term inflammation.
Most bacterial infections evoke a lymphocytic reaction.
All repair requires some degree of regeneration.
Stable cells are not capable of regeneration.
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