What are unstable molecules that can attack the body's cells called?

Free Radicals
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What are the hair-like projections on the outside of cells called?
Cilia
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What condition is characterized by an imbalance of salts or chemicals in the blood?
Electrolyte Imbalance
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What German scientist is known as the Father of Radiology?
Wilhelm Roentgen
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What do you call a doctor who specializes in treating the heart?
Cardiologist
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Jaundice produces yellow pigmentation from which substance?
Bilirubin
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Who discovered the smallpox vaccine?
Edward Jenner
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What drugs are derived from the poppy plant?
Opium, Morphine, Heroin, Codeine, And Papaverine
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A cancer or tumor of the liver is what condition?
Hepatoma
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What is pruritus?
Itching
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Cephalgia is a medical term for what malady?
Headache
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The most common cause of sinusitis in adults is?
Viral
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What digestive tract illness often is a manifestation of diabetes?
Gastroparesis
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What element can be used as an antidote for arsenic poisoning?
Se
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In describing a medical condition, what single word is used to indicate "new, recent and sudden"?
Acute
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Patients who present with traumatic injuries are evaluated using what score?
Glasgow
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What condition refers to a low oxygen level in the blood?
Hypoxia
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The natural hallucinogen psilocybin is found in what?
Mushrooms
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The beginning phase or stage of a treatment is often referred to as what?
Induction
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What did psychologist Carl Jung develop?
The Archetype
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What is the term used to describe the inflammation of the brain?
Encephalitis
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Where was the first heart transplant performed in 1967?
South Africa
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Who developed the vaccine for polio?
Jonas Salk
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High blood pressure is also known as what?
Hypertension
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On a prescription medication, what does the abbreviation b.i.d. mean?
Twice A Day
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