14. From the group below, select one of the causes of edema.
a. Lymphatic obstruction.
b. Sufficient colloid in the blood.
c. Decreased permeability of blood capillary endothelium.
d. Decreased hydrostatic pressure in blood capillaries.
15. Select, from the definitions below, the definition of the term pathology.
b. The study of disease.
d. The study of the functions of the body.
16. From the statements below, select the statement that best describes how
neoplasms can cause disease.
a. By interfering with the function of normal cells, tissues, and organs.
b. By producing bacterial growth.
c. By causing the patient's temperature to greatly increase.
d. By causing the patient's cardiac output to decrease.
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