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Disease
Any condition that negatively affects the healthy and normal funcyioning of your mind or body
Infectious disease
An illness caused by germs that spread from one person to another.
Noninfectious disease
An illness caused by heredity, the environment, and a person's lifestyle.
Germ(s) or Pathogen(s)
Tiny particles that may be plant or animal that cause disease.
Symptom(s)
Reactions from your body that indicate that it is trying to fight an intruder.
Viruses
smaller than bacteria and attack individual cells.
Bacteria
single-celled tiny organisms that attack your body.
Resident bacteria
Friendly bacteria that your body needs
Antibodies
produces by your white blood cells to fight off germs
Lymphocytes
whiter blood cells that fight off germs
Vaccine
Weakened or distroyed cells
STDs
Sexually transmitted disease
Convictions
A person's strong belief on a particular issue
AIDS
Acquired Immmunodeficiency Syndrome. A result of HIV
HIV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Virus that causes AIDS
cancer
a disease which occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control.
tumorms
A group or mass of abnormal cells
carcinogen
Any substance that tends to produced cancer. Both natural and man made.
congenital
a condition occurring at birth
insulin
a hormone produced by the pancreas to control how the body uses sugar
Hypoglycemia
a condition in which the pancreas releases too much insulin
Diabetes type 1
A condition which results in a person being insulin dependent where the pancreas produces little or no insulin
Diabetes type 2
condition that results ia a person bring non-insulin dependent where the pancreas does not produce enough insulin
one cause by stroke
bockage by a clot that has built up on the wall of the brain artery
second cause by stroke
bockage by a clot that drifts into an artery in the brain
third cause by stroke
the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain
forth cause by stroke
bleeding within the brain area
benign
stays in one place
Malignant
does not stay in one place