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Histopathological diagnosis of intra- and extrahepatic neonatal cholestasis

Histopathological diagnosis of intra- and extrahepatic neonatal cholestasis J.L. Santos¹, H. Almeida², C.T.S. Cerski3 and... Read More

Diagnosis

Diagnosis The determination of the nature of a case of disease. Origin: gr. Gnosis = knowledge Identifying the nature or... Read More

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology     ... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Neurology

Definition noun, plural: neurologies The branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system, specially associated with... Read More

Complement fixation test

Definition noun (immunology) A form of immunological test for the detection of the presence of either a particular antibody... Read More

Capillary fragility test

Definition noun A tourniquet test that is used to determine vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency or thrombocytopenia... Read More

Giemsa stain

Definition noun A Romanovsky type of stain named after German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa, and is often used in... Read More

Quinacrine banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that treats chromosomes with quinacrine dihydrochloride to reveal... Read More

Sex determination

Definition noun (1) (embryology) The developmental process in which the sex of a bipotential embryo is fixed or determined... Read More

Palmar crease

Definition noun, plural: palmar creases A crease or line on the palm Supplement The lines on the palm called palmar creases... Read More

Medical biophysics

medical biophysics biophysics related to diagnosis and... Read More

Psychological techniques

psychological techniques methods used in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioural, personality, and mental... Read More

Ultrasound

ultrasound (Science: investigation) A type of imaging technique which uses high-frequency sound waves. This is highly... Read More

Purpura fulminans

Purpura fulminans is a severe and acute form of purpura haemorrhagica. It can be fatal as the blood coagulates in small... Read More

Neuroscience

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with the nervous system, particularly structure, development, function,... Read More

Nervous colon syndrome

nervous colon syndrome (Science: syndrome) A common gastrointestinal disorder characterised by abdominal pain, bloating,... Read More

Clinical neuroscience

Definition noun A branch of neuroscience that deals with the scientific study of the mechanisms underlying the different... Read More

Isomaltose

Definition noun plural: isomaltoses i·so·mal·tose, aɪsoʊˈmɔːltəʊz A disaccharide formed from the combination of... Read More

Subclinical infection

subclinical infection (Science: epidemiology) An infection in which symptoms are sufficiently mild or inapparent to escape... Read More

Allergy

Allergy 1. (Science: immunology) a state of hypersensitivity induced by exposure to a particular antigen (allergen)... Read More

Myocardium

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

Isomaltulose

Definition noun plural: isomaltuloses A disaccharide comprised of a glucose monomer and a fructose monomer joined by... Read More

Chorionic villus sampling

Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a form of prenatal diagnosis to determine genetic abnormalities in the fetus. It entails... Read More

Mongolian fold

mongolian fold --> epicanthal fold A fold of skin that comes down across the inner angle of the eye. The epicanthal fold... Read More

Clinical anatomy

Clinical anatomy (Science: procedure) The practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment. Synonym:... Read More

References

reference standards A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. Weight... Read More

The Psychobiology of Hysteria

Editorial Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More

Hepatitis E in Europe — are pigs or pork the problem?

Hepatitis E in Europe -- are pigs or pork the problem? Hepatitis E virus infections can be fatal in pregnant women, but... Read More

Why Embryonic Stem Cell Use is Unethical

By Vicki Mozo Embryonic Stem Cell research offers a remarkable way to treat various disorders where conventional... Read More

Gorillas in our Midst – what it means

By Vicki Mozo   Summary What's up with the gorilla on a basketball court perception test? If you have tried taking... Read More

Element

Element Definition noun plural: elements el‧e‧ment, ˈel.ɪ.mənt (biochemistry) A substance that cannot be... Read More

Case

Case 1. An instance of disease with its attendant circumstances. Compare: patient. 2. A box or container. Origin: L. Casus,... Read More

Examination

Examination Any investigation or inspection made for the purpose of diagnosis; usually qualified by the method... Read More

Clinical

Definition adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, relating to, or dealing with a (medical) clinic (2) Relating to or founded on... Read More

Meltzer-lyon test

Meltzer-Lyon test A test used in diagnosis of gallbladder conditions: 25 ml of a 25% solution of magnesium sulfate are... Read More

Aetiology

Definition noun, plural: aetiologies The study of causes or origins or various phenomena, for instance the cause of... Read More

Drug

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

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More