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Defect

Defect 1. Want or absence of something necessary for completeness or perfection; deficiency; opposed to superfluity. Errors... Read More

Defects

Defect 1. Want or absence of something necessary for completeness or perfection; deficiency; opposed to superfluity. Errors... Read More

Fault

Fault 1. Defect; want; lack; default. One, it pleases me, for fault of a better, to call my friend. (Shak) 2. Anything that... Read More

Defective

Defective Denoting or exhibiting a defect; imperfect; a failure of... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Haemophilia

Definition noun A condition that is characterized by uncontrolled bleeding from the mouth, gums, lips, and tongue,... Read More

Syringomyelocele

syringomyelocele A form of spina bifida, consisting in a protrusion of the membranes and spinal cord through a dorsal defect... Read More

Rachischisis partialis

Definition noun A rachischisis characterized by a fissure of a part of the spinal cord Supplement Rachischisis is a birth... Read More

Mm

MM --> meningomyelocele (Science: embryology, paediatrics) A congenital defect that is characterised by the protrusion of... Read More

Fructose

Definition noun plural: fructoses fruc•tose, ˈfɹʊk.toʊs A ketohexose monosaccharide with a chemical formula of... Read More

Infirmity

Infirmity Origin: L. Infirmitas: cf. F. Infirmite. See infirm. 1. The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or... Read More

Inborn error of metabolism

Definition noun, plural: inborn errors of metabolism Any of the various congenital genetic biochemical disorders of... Read More

Rachischisis

Definition noun The embryological failure of the neural tube to fuse or close completely thereby resulting in the vertebrae... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Ellipse

Ellipse 1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More

Genetic disorder

Definition noun, plural: genetic disorders A disorder caused by genetic abnormality Supplement A genetic disorder is a... Read More

Haemophilia A

Definition noun A form of haemophilia that is caused by a deficiency in blood clotting factor VIII due to a gene defect in... Read More

Infirmities

Infirmity Origin: L. Infirmitas: cf. F. Infirmite. See infirm. 1. The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or... Read More

Gigantism

Excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland.Excessive largeness of... Read More

Albinism

Definition noun A hereditary, congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial lack of pigmentation production... Read More

Anomalous trichromatism

Anomalous trichromatism a defect in colour perception in which there appears to be an abnormality or deficiency in one of... Read More

Ronnes nasal step

Ronne's nasal step A nasal visual field defect with one margin corresponding to the retinal horizontal medium; seen in... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Osteopetrosis

Definition noun, plural: osteopetroses A rare hereditary disorder in which the bones are becoming excessively dense, thick,... Read More

Oxygen dependent killing

oxygen dependent killing One of the most important bactericidal mechanisms of mammalian phagocytes involves the production... Read More

Azoospermia

Definition noun The absence of motile spermatozoa in semen. Supplement Azoospermia may be caused by a defect in... Read More

Rogue

rogue 1. A vagrant; an idle, sturdy beggar; a vagabond; a tramp. The phrase rogues and vagabonds is applied to a large class... Read More

Pair-rule gene

Definition noun A segmentation gene whose expression subdivides the embryo into a series of stripes, and sets the boundaries... Read More

Sex-linked disorder

Definition noun, plural: sex-linked disorders A genetic disorder caused by or linked to gene(s) located in the sex... Read More

Hemoglobinopathy

Definition noun, plural: hemoglobinopathies A genetic disorder resulting in an abnormal globin structure in the hemoglobin... Read More

Albino

Definition noun, plural: albaninos An organism with albinism, which is a condition characterized mainly by a lack of or an... Read More

Principles of Hormonal Control Systems

Hormones are chemical messengers that enter the blood directly upon their secretion from endocrine glands. A single gland or... Read More

Muscular dystrophy

muscular dystrophy A group of diseases characterised by progressive degeneration and/or loss of muscle fibres without... Read More

Quadrantanopia

Definition noun, plural: quadrantanopias A visual field defect characterized by a loss of vision in a quarter section of the... Read More

Triple vision

triple vision --> triplopia visual defect in which three images of the same object are seen. Synonym: triple vision. Origin:... Read More

Maladies

Malady Origin: f. Maladie, fr. Malade ill, sick, OF. Also, malabde, fr. L. Male habitus, i. E, ill-kept, not in good... Read More

Sound

sound The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E.... Read More

Deficiency

Deficiency a lack or defect. Lack of an adequate quantity or number; the inadequacy of unemployment benefits.The state of... Read More

Salt

Definition noun, plural: salts (1) A dietary mineral comprised of sodium and chloride, used in food seasoning, preserving... Read More

Ulcer

ulcer (Science: dermatology) A local defect or excavation, of the surface of an organ or tissue, which is produced by the... Read More