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Acquired
of or relating to a disease, condition, or characteristic that is not congential but develops after birth
Acute
of or relating to a disease or condition with a rapid onset and short severe course
Asymptomatic
exhibiting or producing no symptoms
Chronic
Of long duration, a disease of slow progress and long continuous
Congenital
present at birth
Deficiency
Lack or shorage of something esential to health, and insufficiency
Degenerative
of, relating to, causing, or characterized by degeneration/ deterioration
Developmental
Occurs as result of abnormality in development of tissue, organ, or body part
Disabling
Crippling, disabling, or incapacitating disease, causes impairment of normal function
End-stage
the fully developed phase of disease reached point of terminal
Essential
one that is not dependent on another, assigned to disease when cause is unknown
familial
occurring or tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity
functional
disturbance of function without evidence of a structual or chemical abnormality
hereditary
pathological condition cause by an absent or deffective gene, genetically transmitted from parent to offspring
idiopathic
any disease arising from internal dysfunctions of unknown causes
infectious
communicable by infection as from one person to another or from one part of body to another
intermittent
a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact caused by an infection
malignant
threatening to life
molecular
disease which there is and abnormality in or a dificiency of a particular molecule
neonatal
disease affecting newborns within first 28 days of life
neoplastic
formation of growth tissue which is progressive and uncontrolled, can be begign or malignat
nutritional
disease of nutritinal aspects either insufficent or excessive
organic
disease in which there is structerial change to some tissue or organ of the body
paroxysmal
sudden return or amplification of symptoms
progressive
advancing, tending to become more severe or wider in scope
recurrent
occurring or appearing again repeatedly after seaming to disappear
relapsing
return of a trait or characteristic
remissive
rebatement or subsiding of symptoms of a disease
sequela
patholoigical condition resulting from a disease
subacute
disease which between acute and chronic
terminal
causing, ending, or approaching death regarless of treatment
traumatic
results from some type of injury or shock which could be physical, chemical, or psychological