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Administration

Administration 1. The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Bolus injection

Definition noun The injection of drug in a bolus, i.e. a large volume, at once Supplement A bolus injection is the... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition What is hyperosmotic? The word hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning... Read More

Saline solution

Saline Solution Definition Saline solution is one the most medically-used solution, which contains sodium chloride... Read More

Opportunistic pathogen

Opportunistic Pathogen Definition How do we define opportunistic pathogen? The opportunistic pathogen is an infectious... Read More

Parenteral

Definition adjective Relating to or describing the method or route of administration not through the gastrointestinal tract... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Curarine

Definition noun (pharmacology) The alkaloid responsible for the poisonous effects of curare Supplement Curarine is an... Read More

Mannitol

Definition noun plural: mannitols man·ni·tol, ˈmæn ɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweetish taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Artificial passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity acquired by means of injection of serum containing antibodies to an individual who may... Read More

Hypoalgesia

Definition noun A decreased sensitivity to painful stimuli. Supplement Hypoalgesia is the decreased sensitivity to pain. It... Read More

Drug

Definition noun, plural: drugs (1) Any chemical substance administered for therapeutic purposes, diagnosis, prevention of... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More

Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More

Teratogenesis

Definition noun The development of structural or functional malformations in an embryo or a fetus Supplement Abnormalities... Read More

Sodium hydrogen carbonate

sodium hydrogen carbonate --> sodium bicarbonate (Science: chemical) carbonic acid monosodium salt (CHNaO3). A white,... Read More

Contrast enhancement

Contrast enhancement The intravenous administration of water-soluble iodinated contrast material, which increases the CT... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Buck’s traction

Buck's Traction Definition Buck's traction for femur fracture is very helpful. It can be utilized in the treatment and... Read More

Phospholipid

What is a phospholipid? Phospholipids are a subgroup of lipids. Other major types of lipids are fatty acids, sphingolipids,... Read More

Hypercorticoidism

Hypercorticoidism excessive secretion of one or more steroid hormones of the adrenal cortex; sometimes used also to... Read More

Soapsuds enema

Definition The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon. Supplement The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... Read More

Sodium bicarbonate

sodium bicarbonate (Science: chemical) carbonic acid monosodium salt (CHNaO3). A white, crystalline powder that is used as... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Salt loading

salt loading The administration of 2 g of sodium chloride (with a regular diet) 3 times a day for 4 days; a diagnostic test... Read More

Tactual performance test

Tactual performance test (TPT) Halstead-Reitan neuropsychological test battery for adults (HRNTB) The TPT employs a version... Read More

Vapor

vapor To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid. Alternative forms: vapour He'd laugh to see... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

Difference

Difference 1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity;... Read More

Prevalent

Prevalent Definition We can define "prevalent" as the most commonly found, being dominant or widespread, or describing the... Read More

Absorption

Definition noun, plural: absorptions The process of absorbing or assimilating substances into cells or across the tissues... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Deactivation

Definition noun The process of making inactive or the state of becoming less or not active anymore Supplement Deactivation... Read More

Aqueous solution

Definition noun, plural: aqueous solutions A solution wherein water is the dissolving medium or solvent Supplement Solution,... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Phantom

phantom That which has only an apparent existence; an apparition; a specter; a phantasm; a sprite; an airy spirit; an ideal... Read More