Sickness and Health Flashcards Preview

Science > Sickness and Health > Flashcards

Flashcards in Sickness and Health Deck (99):
1

24-hr human biological Rhythm

Circadian Rhythm

2

Pertussis

Whooping Cough

3

Neoplasm

Tumor

4

Consumption

Tuberculosis

5

Rubella

German measles

6

Baby Disease

Colic

7

Myopia

near-sightedness

8

Caisson disease

the bends

9

Varicella

Chicken Pox

10

Conjunctivitis

Pink Eye

11

Daltonism

Color Blindness

12

Alopecia

Baldness

13

Amyothrophic Laterial Sclerosis

Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)

14

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

15

infantile paralysis

Poliomyelitis

16

Hardening of artery walls

Arteriosclerosis

17

Inflammation, Pain and swelling of the joins

Arthritis

18

Memory Loss Associated with Elderly

Alzheimer's Disease

19

Disease that destroys the myelin sheaths in nerve fibers

Multiple Sclerosis

20

Bacterial Disease Causing Dehydration

Cholera

21

Diver's Condition of Nitrogen Bubbles in the Blood

the Bends

22

Lumbar Puncture

Spinal Tap

23

Chronic Respiratory Disease that includes Spasms

Asthma

24

Scar Tissue of the liver caused by alcoholism

Cirrhosis

25

Reduced Bone Mass Disease

Osteoporosis

26

Iron or Hemoglobin Deficiency

Anemia

27

Hereditary bleeding disease

Hemophilia

28

Low Blood Pressure

Hypotension

29

High Blood presurre

Hyper tension

30

Low blood sugar

Hypoglycemia

31

When Body Temp drops below 95 degrees

Hypothermia

32

Anxiety about health

Hypochondria

33

Splitting of the Mind = phenomenon

Schizophrenia

34

Hansen's of Father Damian's Disease

Leprosy

35

Enlargement of the Thyroid Gland by Iodine Deficiency

Goiter

36

INsulin Deficiency distory

Diabetes

37

Disorder resulting in weakness of the facial muscles

Bell's Palsy

38

Plague that spread across 14th Century Europe

Bubonic Plague or Black Death

39

Mary Mallon's Disease (1904-1915)

Typhoid

40

Joint Disorder Caused by Mosquitoes

Dengue Fever

Breakbone fever (virus)

41

Viral Hemorrhagic Disease caused by mosquitos

Yellow Fever

42

Parasitic Disease caused by mosquitos

Malaria

43

Kissing Disease

Mononucleosis

44

Mononucleosis Germ

Epstein-Barr

45

Scarlett Fever Germ

Streptococci

46

Virus that appeared in Zaire in 1976

Ebola

47

Mutation Bacteria that causes paralyzing cramps

E. Coli

48

Common Virus that causes colds

Rhino-Virus

49

paralyzing food poisoning caused by a toxin

Botulism

50

Food Poisoning that effects gastrointestinal tract

Salmonella

51

Blockage of an artery by a bubble or blood clot

Embolism

52

Bulge in an artery wall

Aneurysm

53

When the Spinal Cord blocks pain

Anagesia

54

Inflammation of the Tongue

Glossalgia

55

Swelling caused by excess fluid in the body tissue

Edema

56

Steroid that relieves arthritis pain

Cortisone

57

Malaria Medicine from Cinchona Tree Bark

Quinine

58

Disease of the Gum

Gingivitis

59

Gum Doctor

Peridontist

60

Thyroid Disease

Grave's Disease

61

Food Aversion Disorder

Anorexia Nervosa

62

Binge Eating and purging disease

Bulimia

63

Syndrome Involving Barking and Cursing

Tourette's Syndrome

64

Disorder of the wrist

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

65

Retardation caused by an extra chromosome

Down's Syndrome

66

Yellowing of the skin caused by excessive Bile

Jaundice

67

Brief stopping of breathing during sleep

Sleep Apnea

68

Standing or sudden sleep disorder

Narcolepsy

69

Disease with raised fluid pressure on the eye

Glaucoma

70

Clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye

Cataract

71

Afflliction in which children are socially withdrawn

Autism

72

Rhinitis Affects this

Nose

73

Encephalitis is a disease of this organ

Brain

74

Pyelonephritis is a disease of this organ

Kidney

75

Tuberculosis is a disease of this organ

Lungs

76

Hepatitis is a disease of this organ

Liver

77

Hormone prescribed to promote fertility

Estrogen

78

Swelling of Salivary Glands is Symptom of This

Mumps

79

Compound Carried by High and Low Density Lipoproteins

Cholesterol

80

Most Common Cause of Death in America

Heart Disease

81

Second-Most Common Cause of Death in America

Cancer

82

First Organ to Be transplanted, 1954

Kidney

83

How Fetal Defects are detected

Amniocentesis

84

Picture of an unborn child

Sonogram

85

Equipment used to electrically restart the heart

Defibrillator

86

Surgery to correct myopia

Radio Caritodimy

87

Common Name of Diazepam

Valium

88

The Study of Cancer

Oncology

89

Rice

Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation

90

PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

91

Vitamin Deficiency Causing Night Blindness

A (Retinol)

92

Vitamin Deficiency Causing Beriberi

B-1 (Thiamine) (dehusked rice)

93

Vitamin Deficiency Causing Lesions

B-2 (Riboflavin)

94

Vitamin Deficiency causing anemia

B-6 (Niacin)

95

Vitamin of Folic Acid

B-9

96

Vitamin Deficiency Causing Pernicious Anemia

B-12

97

Vitamen Deficiency Causing Scurvy

C (Ascorbic Acid)

98

Vitamen Deficiency Causing Rickets

D (also C and Calcium)

99

Blood Clotting Vitamin

K (K is also potassium)