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Chapter 6

Chapter 6 - Term Definition Disease Categories Hormonal...

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Term: Disease Categories Definition: Hormonal Mental and emotional Infectious - Pathogens Degenerative - aging -trauma - arthritis -emphysema Neoplasia - oma, -carcin/o Immune Metabolic (lack of enzymes/hereditary, malnutrition) Term: Causes of Infectious Diseases Definition: Viruses; Bacteria; Fungi; Protozoa; Worms Term: Bacteria Shape Definition: Shape Round, Rod-shaped, Curved -Gram stain for dyes when stained in lab- Term: Responses to Disease Definition: Inflammation -itis
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Term: Phagocytosis Definition: Gets rid of: Invading microorganisms, damaged cells; other harmful debris Remains of process called pus Term: Neoplasia Definition: Neoplasm Metastasizing (Benign and Malignant) Term: Carcinoma Definition: epithelial tissue Term: Sarcoma Definition: connective tissue, muscle, or bone Term: helminths Definition: worms
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Term: trichinosis Definition: infestations with roundworms, pinworms, hookworms Term: candidiasis Definition: skin infections (tinea, ringworm), valley fever Term: rickettsia Definition: extremely small bacteria that grow in
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