Medicine and Anatomy by Letter - D

Answer these questions about the human body, disease, and the field of medicine. All answers start with the letter D!
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Long double-helix shaped molecules that contain our genetic information
DNA
Treatment for kidney disfunction where a machine is used to filter blood
Dialysis
Disease characterized by high blood sugar due to problems with insulin
Diabetes
The counterpart to systole; the period in which the heart is in relaxation
Diastole
Genetic syndrome that occurs when an individual has three copies of chromosome 21
Down syndrome
The first part of the small intestine, between stomach and jejunum
Duodenum
The process of shocking the heart back into a correct rhythm, often seen in TV shows
Defibrillation
Shoulder muscle responsible for raising the arms outwards
Deltoid muscle
An area of the skin that is controlled by nerves from a single section of the spinal cord
Dermatome
The part of the colon between the transverse and the sigmoid
Descending colon
A sheet of muscle beneath the lungs, the most important muscle used in breathing
Diaphragm
The process of breaking food down into smaller particles that can be absorbed
Digestion
Layer of skin beneath the epidermis that contains hair follicles, glands, and touch receptors
Dermis
Watery stool that accompanies many diseases of the digestive system
Diarrhoea
A lack of water in the body, can be caused by the above
Dehydration
A substance that promotes urine production, such as caffeine or alcohol
Diuretic
A bacterial infection that causes a sore throat, coughing and fever, part of the DTP vaccine
Diphtheria
A molecule in the brain that plays a role in pleasure and the reward system
Dopamine
Infection of stomach and intestines that caused bloody defecation, of Oregon Trail fame
Dysentery
Class of brain diseases that gradually decrease cognitive function, such as Alzheimer's
Dementia
Mosquito-borne viral infection that still infects millions in tropical countries
Dengue
A doctor who specialized in conditions of the skin
Dermatologist
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