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Caries - 2,340 words
Caries have been a constant nuisance to humans, decaying teeth can become a major problem for those affected. It is certainly not the oldest pathology, nor the one of the greatest prevalence throughout humankind, but the information that can be extrapolate from such pathologies is great. The aim of this paper is to outline the pathology of caries and the influence that these have had on the human populations affected. Caries or caries dentium is the common name for tooth decay. It is a local disease, which is characterized by an irreversible and permanent destruction of the tooth hard tissue, enamel. Thus spreads the destruction to the rest of the tooth and, and possibly leading to tooth los ...
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Physical Comparison Young Adulthood - 1,008 words
This section of the report is a comparison of the physical development in young adults, ages 20 to 40, with the observations and the interview we conducted in our group of a young adult in her twenties. Physical development is when changes in the brain, sensory capacities, and motor skills take place. The changes that take place in young adults may be more gradual and less dramatic than in childhood. Most people during this time are on their own and, getting through school or staring a new career. They are getting married, having kids, and running households. To look at the physical development of a person we must look at their diet, how much exercise they get, wether they smoke or drink alc ...
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Fluorine Report - 633 words
Fluorine, with a chemical symbol of F and an atomic number of 9, was discovered by Karl Scheele in 1771 but not isolated until 1886 by Henri Moissan. The world fluorine comes from the Latin word fluo, meaning, flow. The element is a chemically reactive, poisonous, and highly corrosive Halogen gas that is found in group 17 (or VIIa) of the periodic table. The electron configuration of Fluorine is (He)2s22p5. Fluorine is the most chemically active nonmetallic element and the most electronegative of all the elements. Fluorine is a pale, greenish-yellow gas that is slightly heavier than air and contains an unpleasant and sharp odor. Fluorine, whose atomic mass is 18.998, melts at 219.61C (-363.3 ...
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Mom Vs Dad - 488 words
In my family, trying to find two contrasting relatives is like trying to find a needle, in a stack of needles. Of course after a little thought, the two most obvious and contrasting family members turned out to be my parents. Although many differences exist between my mom and dad, three major ones include the way they act, the way the think, and the way they parent. First off, their personalities vary to the extreme. My dad, for example, acts extremely selfish. Rarely does he clean up after himself. In fact, the norm is to just throw his stuff wherever he wants, and not care that others have to clean up. Of course, this activity is only topped by his favorite deception. Normally a parent-to- ...
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Down Syndrome - 586 words
Sometimes when meiosis ( the division of reproductive cells ) occurs, chromosomes may be lost, left behind, or too many may be passed on, resulting in the birth of a child with a genetic or congenital defect or disease. One of the most common of these genetic disorders is Down syndrome. This disorder takes its name from Dr. Langdon Down, who was the first to describe it formally, in 1866. Down syndrome is a condition marked by abnormal physical and mental development that is caused by a genetic defect. This genetic defect is caused by an extra chromosome. People born with Down syndrome have 47 chromosomes compared to the normal amount of 46, 23 chromosomes inherited from each parent. This ex ...
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Robots: Future Technologies And How They Will Effect Us. - 529 words
What will life be like in fifty years? Will our home life be more comfortable? Will our jobs become easier? Will our health become better due to new technology? It is most likely to turn out this way. According to scientist, robots will be doing our yard work, taking over some of our jobs, and monitoring our health on a daily basis. Does this sound unbelievable? This might just be the kind of world our grandchildren will grow up in. It's hard not to think about having our lives changed by the introduction of these new gadgets. As for the household aspect, computers will make our daily drudgery of housework dramatically more interesting. In the next decade robots should be cleaning our floors ...
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Urinary And Digestive System - 1,090 words
Digestive and Urinary System Lesson 1: The Digestive System Terms: q Digestion: q Absorption: q Elimination: q Mastication: q Peristalsis: q Gastric Juices: q Bile: Functions of the Digestive System: q Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination. q Digestion occurs in the digestive tract which includes: 1. Mouth: Mastication occurs and enzymes produced by salivary glands starts digesting carbohydrates. 2. Esophagus: 10 in. long and extends from the pharynx to the stomach. Food moves down the esophagus by the peristalsis. The sphincter, a circular muscle at the entrance of the stomach opens and closes to allow food to enter the stomach. 3. Stomach: Holds about 1qt of food for 3-4 hours and control ...
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Causes And Effects Of Smoking - 1,032 words
p.1 Scientists and health officials have been arguing the detrimental effects smoking has on our health for many years. Smoking can lead to serious complications including asthma, pancreas, lung and stomach cancer due to the large number of carcinogens (cancer causing chemicals) and other various substances added to it. It is a health hazard for both smokers and non-smokers and it is especially harmful to unborn babies. Although smokers claim that it helps them to relax and release stress, the negative aspects of the habit take over the positive. As it has been stressed by the scientists and experts, there are some very severe reasons of smoking but its crucial consequences should also be ta ...
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Eating Disorders - 1,069 words
One of the most prevalent disorders amongst the youth of this era is eating disorders. While some overlook it and don't think it is a problem eating disorders should be given serious consideration. This is because the psychological ramification of eating disorders tends to have lasting effects over the course of the adolescents' life. An eating disorder is any of various psychological disorders, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, which involves insufficient or excessive food intake. They are a silent epidemic and a exceedingly negative response to a misinterpretation of one's role in the world. Adolescents with eating disorders are usually convinced they're ugly, worthless, and untalented. ...
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