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Coma

Coma a deep prolonged unconsciousness where the patient cannot be aroused. This is usually as the result of a head injury,... Read More

Consciousness and Behavior

States of Consciousness Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More

Planet

planet 1. (Science: astronomy) A celestial body which revolves about the sun in an orbit of a moderate degree of... Read More

Insulin

Definition noun A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More

Heatstroke

Definition noun A severe (sometimes fatal) illness caused by an overexposure to an excessive heat, which disturbs the... Read More

Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide (Science: chemical) An organic byproduct of combustion, tasteless, odourless gas that competes with oxygen... Read More

Clouding of consciousness

Clouding of consciousness a state in which the patients mental state is clouded and thus not fully in contact with the... 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

Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More