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Hypostatic congestion

Hypostatic congestion congestion due to pooling of venous blood in a dependent part. Synonym:... Read More


Congestion excessive or abnormal accumulation of blood in a part. Origin: L. Congestio, from congerere = to heap... Read More

A Baker’s Dozen Cold Remedies That Still Work A Century Later

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 22, 1999) Even as medical science continues to search into the next century for a cure for the common... Read More

The nuclear envelope

Nuclear envelope The nuclear envelope consists of two concentric membranes perforated by pore complexes that maintain... Read More

Scientists use bioengineering to buy time for ailing hearts

TORONTO - Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) have successfully used biological engineering to prevent the... Read More

Science of Odor as a Potential Health Issue

Susan S. Schiffman and C. M. Williams Abstract Historically, unpleasant odors have been considered warning signs or... Read More

Mayo Clinic Study Implicates Fungus As Cause Of Chronic Sinusitis

"We can now begin to treat the cause of the problem instead of the symptoms" ROCHESTER, MINN. -- Mayo Clinic researchers... Read More

Columbia Scientists Discover Two Genes That Drive Aggressive Brain Cancers

Discovery Made Using New Systems Biology Method, Which Enabled the Scientists to Pinpoint the Genes from a Mass of... Read More


Definition noun, plural: dopamines 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine (chemical formula: C8H11NO2); a neurotransmitter or a hormone... Read More


Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More


Definition adjective Of or relating to or characterized by erythema, which is the redness of skin as caused by dilation or... Read More

Pulmonary hypostasis

pulmonary hypostasis hydrostatic congestion of the... Read More


papula Origin: L. 1. (Science: medicine) A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by... Read More