By Nessar Ahmed, Maureen Dawson, Chris Smith, Ed Wood

Biology of ailment describes the biology of a few of the human problems and affliction which are encountered in a scientific environment. it's designed for first and moment 12 months scholars in biomedical technology courses and also will be a powerful reference for well-being technology execs in addition to being helpful to scholars starting scientific college. genuine situations are used to demonstrate the significance of biology in figuring out the reasons of illnesses, in addition to in prognosis and remedy.

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Serum The clear straw-colored liquid remaining after the blood has been allowed to clot and the clot and all the cells have been removed. Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) A life threatening clinical condition involving deficient numbers of both B and T lymphocytes. Shock A patient goes into shock if the blood pressure falls too low. Sickle cell anemia A hemoglobinopathy characterized by the presence of crescent-shaped erythrocytes. Sign mmm Something the clinician specifically looks or feels for, such as redness or swelling of the skin, when examining the patient.

A number of factors are assessed including accuracy, precision, reliability, practicality, safety, ease of use, duration and cost. Accuracy refers to the ability of a method to give results that are close to the true value of the substance (analyte) being measured.

Pulse The bulging of the arteries that can be felt at a number of sites in the body during systole. Purified protein derivative (PPD) A mycobacterial extract used in the Mantoux reaction to test if an individual is already sensitized by infection or previous vaccination to TB. Purkinje fibers See bundle of His. Pyogenic infections Infections with bacteria that cause the formation of pus. Recessive mutations Mutations that are only expressed in an individual who is homozygous for the condition. Recommended daily amount (RDA) This was originally used by the UK Department of Health in 1979 to define the amounts of certain nutrients needed by different groups within the population.

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