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An organism that supplies living tissue to be used in another body
Doner
A written document that specifies what types of medical treatment are desired
Living Will
A legal document in which an individual designates another person to make health care decicions if they are incapable
Health Care Proxy
Full of high spirits in all undertakings
Elated
feeling of deep regret
remorseful
medical outlook
Prognosis
often result of excess exposure to solar radiation
Melanoma
removal of tissue for examination
Biopsy
the process of cancer cells spreading throught the body
Metastasis
Use of various powerful pharmaceuticals
Chemotherapy
Anything which may cause cancer
Carcinogen
powerful blasts of eneregy which destroy tissue
Radiation
stage of inactivity
Remission
cancerous
Malignant
a cebtral nervous stimulant found in coffee and tea
Caffine
regulated by the actions of the thyroid gland
Metabolism
unit used to measure the energy content of food
Calorie
related to cold sore virus
Hepatitis
location of fetal development in mammals
Uterus
species specific embyo
Fetus
Set legasl precedent
Roe Verses Wade
Time frame in pregnanct
Trimester
lowered levels of this substance after an abortion
Estrogen
Surgical removal of reproductive organs
Hysterectomy
The killing of a newborn inftant
Infanticide