Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (33):
All the traits that are passed from parent to child
All of the physical and social conditions that surround a person and can influence that person’s health.
A period of time that an intoxicated person cannot recall.
The state of losing control over the use of a drug; it is accompanied by a strong craving for the drug.
The act of refraining from, or not having, sex.
The consequence of taking an excessive amount of a drug that leads to coma or death.
The consumption of excessive amounts of alcohol at one sitting.
The state in which a person’s mental and physical abilities are impaired by alcohol or another substance.
A disease of the liver in which it becomes filled with useless scar tissue; cirrhosis may lead to liver failure.
A substance that is known to cause cancer.
Smoke that is exhaled from a smoker's lungs.
Side stream smoke
Smoke that goes directly into the air from a burning tobacco product.
The intentional improper or unsafe use of a drug
A breathable chemical vapor that produces mind-altering effects.
A drug that distorts perception, thought, and mood.
The sex hormone that affects the production of sperm and signals certain physical changes at puberty.
The condition of being unable to reproduce.
The mixture of sperm and fluids produced by the glands of the male reproductive system.
The reproductive cells in males.
The process of a sperm cell joining with an egg.
The process in which the blastocyst attaches itself to the wall of the uterus.
Menstruation (Menstrual cycle)
The process during which an ovary releases a mature egg that travels to the uterus; if the egg is not fertilized, the uterine lining is shed and a new cycle begins.
The time of life during which the ovaries slow down their hormone production and no longer release mature eggs.
The process during which one of the ovaries releases a ripened egg.
The female sex hormone that signals certain physical changes at puberty and controls the maturation of eggs.
A section of a chromosome that determines or affects a characteristic, or trait.
The male reproductive glands.
A surgical method of birth.
The structure that holds the embryo to the wall of the uterus.
The stage of human development from the third month after fertilization until birth.
STI(sexually transmitted infection)
An infection caused by any pathogen that spreads from one person to another during sexual contact.
The human immunodeficiency virus, an incurable sexually transmitted infection that can lead to AIDS.