Body Structure. Medical Terminology Chapter 5. Student Objectives. Define the levels of organization in the human body. Describe the disease process by defining terms associated with pathology. Identify four body planes. Relate organs to each body cavity. Student Objectives.
Any disease or condition caused by defective genes.
Down syndrome (trisomy 21)
Is present at birth or existing at the time of birth. Gene abnormalities account for about 5 percent of congenital heart disease.
fetal alcohol syndrome
Any abnormal new growth of tissue in which the multiplication of cells is uncontrolled, more rapid than normal, and progressive.
ne/o - means new or strange
crine - to secrete
exo - out of