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1
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What are the 7 aspects to health?

A

Public, physical, mental, emotional, social, sexual/reproductive and spiritual.

2
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What does aetiology mean?

A

Cause of disease

3
Q

What does pathogenesis mean?

A

How a disease develops

4
Q

What does symptom mean?

A

What the patient feels

5
Q

What does sign mean?

A

The doctor’s observation

6
Q

What does lesion mean?

A

The abnormality

7
Q

What does macroscopic mean?

A

Seen with the naked eye

8
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What does microscopic mean?

A

Seen with magnifaction

9
Q

What does biochemical mean?

A

Seen at chemical level

10
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What does pathophysiological mean?

A

Seen with lack of function.

11
Q

What is an inflammatory process?

A

Succession of changes occurring in living tissue when it is ignored/response of living tissue to insult and protective against further damage.

12
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What is a circulatory process?

A

Abnormalities of flow, vessel wall, components of blood.

13
Q

What is a disorder of growth?

A

Abnormal cell growth.

14
Q

What is a degenerative process?

A

Heterogeneous group, abnormalities of tissue and organs.

15
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What is a developmental process?

A

Abnormalities of gametogenesis, abnormalities of embryogenesis.

16
Q

What is an unnatural process?

A

Traumatic, treatment related.