Infectious Disease Study Guide
Differentiate between virus and bacteria in:
c. Dependence on a host for replication
e. Drug resistance
Viruses are the smallest known organisms. Viruses are only made up of RNA/DNA and pr
1. What is the effect of aging on the hemodynamics of the human. Can these changes be
Age related changes include
Bone marrow fat increases until age 50 and takes up larger percentage of bone
marrow space (le
Immune System Foundation
What is/are the function(s) of the immune system?
The Immune system is a set of mechanisms that protect an organism from an
infection by detecting and killing pathogens.
Physical barrier to antigens
1. What would life be like if you had no lymphatic system?
Difficulties with mobility, appearance, increased risk of infection.
2. Differentiate between the following:
Lymphadenopathy- abnormal enlargement of the lymph node
Pathologies of the Cardiovascular System
Coronary Artery Disease (Ischemic heart disease) to MI
ProgressionAtherosclerosis- Fatty deposits on inner lining of the arteries. A type of
Arterial wall injured by High BP
Infiltration of chol
Differentiation- process by which cells undergo physical and structural changes as they
develop to form different tissues in the body
When is a cell cancerous?
A cell is cancerous when the cell may not be recognizable in relation to its
Study Guide for Integumentary System
Architecture (Layers and their functions) of the skin
Differentiate between pruritis and uticaria
Pruritis: itching. One of the most common manifestations of dermatologic disease and a
symptom of underlying systemic di