Group Note for Chapter 9 Cancer - HPS Jung Hun(Jason Kim Chapter 9 Key terms Review questions Key terms 1 2 3 4 5 Cancer The growth and spread of

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HPSJung Hun(Jason) KimChapter 9 Key terms & Review questionsKey terms1.Cancer – The growth and spread of abnormal cells2.Mutation– The process by which a normal cell becomes abnormal3.Dysplasia – An abnormal cell that is not cancer4.Oncogene– A gene that increases the risk of cancer in a person who carries it5.Metastasis – The spread of cancer from its place of origin to somewhere else in the body6.Sacroma – A tumor that arises in bone, cartilage, or muscle7.Lymphoma– A tumor that originates in lymphatic tissue8.Carcinoma– A tumor that arises from epithelial tissue9.Deoxyribonucleic acid– Also known as DNA, the genetic code inside nearly all cells that gives instructions on how the cell will divide, grow, and function.10.Carcinogen– A chemical or substance in the environment that can cause cancer in someone who is exposed to it11.Virus– Microorganisms that invade other organisms and use their cellular materials to replicate itself12.
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