Intro to Medical Science
What is etiology?
cause of the disease
What is pathology?
branch of medicine which studies diseases
What is diagnosis?
the determination of the nature of a disease or illness
What is Idiopathic?
cause of the disease is unknown- origin
What is prognosis?
predicted outcome of a disease
What is a sign?
objective evidence of a disease or illness
What is a symptom?
indication of a disease perceived by the patient (such as dizziness)
What is edema?
What is erythema?
What is pruritis?
What helps with the production of the immunce system?
Bacteria- the good, the bad, the ugly
3% of bacteria is pathogenic
10% of bacteria is opportunistic
87% of bacteria is "good"
What are two forms of bacteria?
spherical or round forms which are called "cocci"
Diplococci occur in ____________.
Streptococci arranged in ____________.
Staphlococci occur in __________.
Bacilli are forms of what kind of shape?
A curved or corkscrew shape of bacterium is called a ____________.
Fungi (fungus) are classified as two types of ___________.
molds and yeast
Ambeus and flagellates are two different groups from ___________.
Do antibodies kill viruses?
DNA can be considered as a cookbook; whereas, RNA is considered to be ____________.
Does HIV care about destroying white T cells.
HAV (and HEV) is spread via the ___________ route.
HBV is a __________ born pathogen.
Is there a vaccine for HCV?
His experiment was done on an 8 year old boy?
A chronic progressive degenerative disorder of the CNS is ______________.
Protects and insulates axons which conducts electrical impulses and increases the speed of transmission nerve impulses is _____________.
function of myelin sheath
Helps with motor movement.
A chronic neurological disease and someone that suffers from the lacking of neurotransmitter dopamine is _____________.
What is the most common type of multiple sclerosis?
relapsing- 85% is most common
Signs of PD?
bradykinesia - slowness of movement
Pia mater and arachnoid mater is the inflammation of ____________.
Does it usually affect older people?
Does it usually affect children and young adults?
Meingitis is caused by a virus or bacteria.
What are some of the symptoms of meningitis.
Bell's Palsy involves the inflammation of what crainal nerve?
Herpes I and Herpes II share 50% of each other's DNA?
Can Herpes simplex I become a STD?
Herpes I or Herpes II sets up shop in the trigeminal nerve.
Does Herpes II hid in the dorsal sacral nerve?
Intro to Medical Science
Chapters 1,2,3 and 13 NO CHAPTER 16