Pressure exerted by the blood upon the walls of the blood vessels, especially arteries, measured using two numbers, usually measured by means of a sphygmomanometer and expressed in millimeters of mercury.
A variable that depends on the state of another variable.
Measure of the heat created by the body
Group or sample expected to produce a negative result.
A microscopic organism such as a bacterium, virus, or fungus.
In disease, a factor, such as a microorganism or a chemical substance, that can impact the development of a disease or illness.
Specialized clothing or equipment that an employee wears for protection against infectious materials. This includes safety goggles, gloves, and laboratory aprons.
the pressure in the arteries (a type of blood vessel) when the heart contracts to push blood throughout the body
A test of the performance, qualities, or suitability of someone or something.
A clinical provider who is not a physician but who has undergone specialized education, training, certification, and licensure that allows them to provide some healthcare-related services, perform certain procedures, and prescribe some medications.
The use of practices and procedures to prevent contamination from pathogens.
An illness that causes the eye to become red and sore.
Organisms such as yeasts or molds that reproduce quickly in moist, humid environments.
the number of breaths taken in one minute
the pressure in the arteries when the heart is at rest
A proposed explanation based on some evidence and used as a starting point to investigate further.
Use numbers to order the steps of your experiment. Clearly explain each step and be specific so another scientist could repeat your experiment
A group or individual used as a standard of comparison for checking the results of a survey or experiment.
A way to carefully plan experiments to investigate scientific questions or problems.
A variable that does not depend on the state of another variable.
As the heart pumps, the arteries expand and contract as blood is pushed through; heart rate; measured in beats per minute
Single-celled organisms that do not rely on a host.
Swelling of the brain
Group or sample expected to produce a positive result.
An element, feature, or factor that is likely to change.
Guidelines that are developed by a team regarding how they are to interact, communicate, and conduct themselves as part of the team.
An expert in microbiology, the study of microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses.
Gelatinous substance that provides the proper nutritional environment to promote the growth of microorganisms.
A scientific procedure to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact.
A medicine that limits the growth of or destroys microorganisms.
The identification of an illness or other problem by examination of the medical evidence.
Working together on a common purpose.
Signs of disease or injury.
Something that has truth, strong logic, or fact.
Tiny infectious agents that can only multiply when they are inside a host, the living cells of plants, animals, or bacteria.
A medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases.
Measurements, specifically pulse rate, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure, that indicate the state of a patient's essential body functions.
The time between contact and onset of illness.