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C101 - Chapter 11 Keywords

C101 - Chapter 11 Keywords - 8 Herpes – Sexually...

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1) Anogenital Warts – Hard growths caused by an infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) that appear on the skin of the genitals or anus. 2) Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) – Vaginal infection from overgrowth of some kinds of vaginal bacteria. 3) Chancre – The primary lesion of syphilis, which appears as a hard, painless sore or ulcer, often on the penis or vaginal tissue. 4) Chlamydia – A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. 5) Epididymitis – Inflammation of the epididymis (a structure that connects the vas deferens and the testes). 6) Gonorrhea – Sexually transmitted disease caused by gonococcal bacteria. 7) Hemophilia – A hereditary disease (primarily in men) caused by lack of an essential blood clotting fact; results in excessive bleeding in response to any scratch or injury.
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Unformatted text preview: 8) Herpes – Sexually transmitted disease caused by herpes simplex virus, HSV. 9) Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – The virus that causes AIDS; it causes a defect in the body’s immune system by invading and then multiplying within the white blood cells. 10) Human papillomavirus (HPV) – A genus of viruses including those causing pailoomas (small nipple-like protrusions of the skin or mucous membrane) and warts. 11) Pubic lice – Small insects that live primarily in hair in the genital and rectal regions. 12) Scabies – Infestation of the skin by microscopic mites (insects) 13) Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) – Infections passed from person to person by sexual contact. 14) Syphilis – A sexually transmitted disease caused by spirochete bacteria (Treponema pallidum)....
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