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Any condition in which a shortage of red blood cells or hemoglobin exists in the blood is called _____.

Anemia

An inflammation of the liver is called ____.

Hepatitis

What does NOT help reduce the risk of food poisoning?

Defrosting food slowly in the sink

The most common infectious disease in man is ____.

Dental caries or tooth decay

A hereditary disease in which a person's blood does not clot or clots very slowly is called ____.

Hemophilia

A condition of abnormally low blood sugar is called ____.

Hypoglycemia

The condition in which joints become inflamed, making movement painful is called ____.

Arthritis

A disease in which the gums detach from the teeth, and the bones supporting the teeth are destroyed is called ____.

Periodontitis

When a bursa becomes inflamed the condition is called _____.

Bursitis

A relatively common disease that affects the immune system, especially of children and young adults, is called ____.

Mononucleosis or mono