Principles Of Disease And Epidemiology

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  • 1. 
    Study of disease
  • 2. 
    Study of the cause of disease
  • 3. 
    Development of disease
  • 4. 
    Colonization of the body by pathogens
  • 5. 
    Abnormal state in which the body is not functioning normally
  • 6. 
    Change in the body function that is felt by the patient as a result of disease
  • 7. 
    Change in a body that can be measured
  • 8. 
    A specific group of signs and symptoms that accompany a disease, usually unknown.
  • 9. 
    Disease spread from one host to another
  • 10. 
    Disease that is EASILY spread from one host to another
  • 11. 
    Disease not transmitted from one host to another
  • 12. 
    Fraction of a population that contracts a disease during a specific time# of cases of those who just got it
  • 13. 
    Fraction of a population having a specific disease
  • 14. 
    Disease that occurs occasionally
  • 15. 
    Disease constantly present in a population
  • 16. 
    Disease acquired by many hosts in a given area in a short time
  • 17. 
    World wide epidemic
  • 18. 
    Immunity in most of a population
  • 19. 
    Symptoms develop rapidly
  • 20. 
    Develops slowly
  • 21. 
    Symptoms between acute and chronic
  • 22. 
    Disease with a period of no symptoms when the causative agent is inactive
  • 23. 
    Pathogens are limited to a small area
  • 24. 
    An infection throughout the body
  • 25. 
    Systemic infection that began as a local infection
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