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Sickness & Health

  • Twenty-four hour human biological rhythm Circadian rhythm
  • Common name for pertussisWhooping cough
  • Common name for neoplasm Tumor
  • Common name for consumption Tuberculosis
  • Common name for rubella German measles
  • Common baby diseaseColic
  • Common name for myopiaNear-sightedness
  • Common name for Caisson diseaseThe bends
  • Common name for varicellaChicken pox
  • Common name for conjunctivitisPink eye
  • Common name for Daltonism Color blindness
  • Common name for alopeciaBaldness
  • Common name for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Hyperactive child disorderAttention deficit hyperactive disorder
  • Damaged brain stem disease Polio
  • Disease of hardening of the artery wallsArteriosclerosis
  • Inflammation, pain, and swelling of the jointsArthritis
  • Memory loss associated with the elderlyAlzheimer’s disease
  • Disease that destroys myelin sheaths in nerve fibersMultiple sclerosis
  • Bacterial disease causing abdominal pain and dehydrationCholera
  • Diver’s condition of nitrogen bubbles in the bloodBends
  • Lumbar puncture, a.k.aSpinal tap
  • Chronic respiratory disease that includes spasms Asthma
  • Scar tissue of the liver caused by alcoholism Cirrhosis
  • Reduced bone mass disease Osteoporosis
  • Iron or hemoglobin deficiency Anemia
  • Hereditary bleeding diseaseHemophilia
  • Low blood pressure Hypotension
  • High blood pressure Hypertension
  • Low blood sugar Hypoglycemia
  • When body temperature drops below 95 degreesHypothermia
  • Anxiety about health Hypochondria
  • “Splitting of the mind” phenomenonSchizophrenia
  • Hansen’s or Father Damian’s Disease Leprosy
  • Insulin deficiency disorderDiabetes
  • Enlargement of the thyroid gland by iodine deficiency Goiter
  • Disorder resulting in weakness of the facial muscles Bell’s palsy
  • Plague that spread across 14th century EuropeBubonic plague or Black Death
  • Mary Mallon’s disease (1904-15)Typhoid
  • Joint disorder caused by mosquitoesdengue fever
  • Viral hemorrhagic disease caused by mosquitoesYellow fever
  • Parasitic disease caused by mosquitoesMalaria
  • “Kissing disease”Mononucleosis
  • Mononucleosis germ Epstein-Barr
  • Scarlet fever germStreptococci
  • Virus that appeared in Zaire in 1995Ebola
  • Mutation bacteria that causes paralyzing cramps E. coli
  • Common virus that causes coldsRhino-virus
  • Paralyzing food poisoning caused by a toxinBotulism
  • Food poisoning that effects gastrointestinal tractSalmonella
  • Blockage of an artery by a bubble or blood clot Embolism
  • Bulge in an artery wall Aneurysm
  • When the spinal cord blocks painAnalgesia
  • Inflammation of the tongue Glossalgia
  • Involuntary reaction when spasms of diaphragm makes larynx and vocal cords close suddenly Hiccups
  • Swelling caused by excess fluid in body tissue Edema
  • Steroid that relieves arthritis pain Cortisone
  • Malaria medicine from cinchona tree barkQuinine
  • Disease of the gumGingivitis
  • Gum doctor Periodontist
  • Thyroid diseaseGrave’s Disease
  • Food aversion disorder Anorexia nervosa
  • Binge eating and purging disease Bulimia
  • Syndrome involving barking and cursingTourette’s syndrome
  • Disorder of the wristCarpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Retardation caused by an extra chromosomeDown’s Syndrome
  • Yellowing of the skin caused by excessive bileJaundice
  • Brief stopping of breathing during sleepSleep apnea
  • Standing or sudden sleep disorderNarcolepsy
  • Disease with raised fluid pressure on the eyeGlaucoma
  • Clouding of the crystalline lens of the eyeCataract
  • Eye lens refractive defect Astigmatism
  • Affliction in which children are socially withdrawn Autism
  • Rhinitis affects thisNose
  • Encephalitis is a disease of this organBrain
  • Pyelonephritis is a disease of this organ Kidney
  • Tuberculosis is a disease of this organLungs
  • Tuberculosis a.k.aConsumption
  • Hepatitis is a disease of this organLiver
  • Hormone prescribed to promote fertility Estrogen
  • Swelling of salivary glands is symptom of this Mumps
  • Compound carried by high and low density lipoproteins Cholesterol
  • Most common cause of death in America Heart disease
  • Second-most common cause of death in AmericaCancer
  • First organ to be transplanted, 1954 Kidney
  • How fetal defects are detected Amniocentesis
  • “Picture” of an unborn child Sonogram
  • Equipment used to electrically restart the heartDefibrillator
  • Surgery to correct myopiaRadio caritodimy
  • Common name of diazepamValium
  • The study of cancer Oncology
  • RICE Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • PTSDPost traumatic stress disorder
  • Vitamin deficiency causing night blindnessA (retinol)
  • Vitamin deficiency causing beriberi B-1 (thiamine)
  • Vitamin deficiency causing lesions B-2 (riboflavin)
  • Vitamin deficiency causing anemiaB-6 (niacin)
  • Vitamin of folic acidB-9
  • Vitamin deficiency causing pernicious anemiaB-12
  • Vitamin deficiency causing scurvy C (ascorbic acid)
  • Vitamin deficiency causing rickets D
  • Blood clotting vitamin K