1. Infection—Invasion of the body by the disease producing organisms and (he subsequent multiplication of these organisms accompanied by destruction of healthy cells or tissues. 2. Immunity—Resistance of the body to infectious agents or their metabolic products. 3. Inflammation—A defensive reaction of tissues to injury, characterized by pain, vascular congestion, and the out pouring of
With the complexities of outbreaks of several diseases we have to go pathological centers with the prescriptions of the doctors to perform several tests. With this emerging scenario we must understand some terms related with several common diseases and pathological tests to understand what have happened to our body and to explore the test results
As long as the neoplastic cells remain clustered together in a single mass, the tumour is said to be benign. A complete cure can usually be achieved by removing the mass surgically. A tumour is counted as a cancer only if it is malignant and its cells have the ability to invade surrounding tissues.