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Diffuse phlegmon

Diffuse phlegmon a diffuse inflammation of the subcutaneous tissues accompanied by constitutional symptoms of... Read More

Diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma

Diffuse small cleaved cell lymphoma (Science: tumour) a diffuse poorly differentiated lymphocytic lymphoma; follicular... Read More

Lymphoma diffuse

Lymphoma, diffuse malignant lymphoma in which neoplastic cells diffusely infiltrate the entire lymph node without any... Read More

Diffuse interstitial fibrosis

Diffuse interstitial fibrosis progressive fibrous changes and scarring within the lung tissue, eventually interfering with... Read More

Diffuse

Diffuse Not definitely limited or localised, widely distributed. Origin: L. Dis = apart, fundere = to... Read More

Diffuse pulmonary haemorrhage

Diffuse pulmonary haemorrhage (Science: radiology) thrombocytopenia, coagulopathy, idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis,... Read More

Goiter diffuse toxic

Goiter, diffuse toxic graves disease, the most common cause of hyperthroidism, too much thyroid... Read More

Diffuse abdominal calcification

Diffuse abdominal calcification (Science: radiology) ovarian cystadenocarcinoma (psammomatous Calcium), pseudomyxoma... Read More

Diffuse aneurysm

Diffuse aneurysm An aneurysm that has enlarged and spread to the surrounding tissues in consequence of rupture of its... Read More

Diffuse waxy spleen

Diffuse waxy spleen a condition of amyloid degeneration of the spleen, affecting chiefly the extrasinusoidal tissue spaces... Read More

Diffuses

Diffuse small bowel disease (Science: radiology) swell games, s sprue, dilatation, dilution, moulage, reversal of jejunal... Read More

Simple diffusion

Simple Diffusion Definition What is simple diffusion? In biology, simple diffusion is a form of diffusion that does not... Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury may lead to Seizure

Traumatic Brain Injury May Lead to Seizure Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called... Read More

Diffusion

Diffusion Definition Diffusion is the net passive movement of molecules or particles from regions of higher to regions of... Read More

Concentration gradient

Concentration gradient definition Concentration gradient refers to the gradual change in the concentration of solutes in a... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Facilitated diffusion

Facilitated diffusion is the transport of substances across a biological membrane from an area of higher concentration to an... Read More

Chemiosmotic coupling hypothesis

Definition noun A theory postulated by the biochemist Peter Mitchell in 1961 to describe ATP synthesis by way of a proton... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Carrier protein

Carrier protein is a type of cell membrane protein involved in facilitated diffusion and active transport of substances out... Read More

A-v malformation

Definition noun Abbreviation for arteriovenous malformation, a localized or diffuse vascular lesion characterized by a... Read More

Synaptic cleft

Definition noun The minute gap between presynaptic cell and postsynaptic cell in a chemical synapse, across which the... Read More

Brown adipose tissue

Definition noun, plural: brown adipose tissues A type of adipose tissue found in mammals that is brownish as opposed to... Read More

Leishmania braziliensis

Leishmania braziliensis a parasitic haemoflagellate of the subgenus leishmania viannia that infects man and animals. It... Read More

Prostate carcinoma

prostate carcinoma (Science: radiology) treatment: stages A and B: radical prostatectomy (prostate, seminal vesicles, part... Read More

Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Adult respiratory distress syndrome (Science: chest medicine, syndrome) a clinical syndrome that includes pulmonary... Read More

Chemiosmotic theory

Definition noun A theory postulated by the biochemist Peter Mitchell in 1961 to describe ATP synthesis by way of a proton... Read More

Chemiosmotic hypothesis

Definition noun A theory postulated by the biochemist Peter Mitchell in 1961 to describe ATP synthesis by way of a proton... Read More

Spreads

spread 1. To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent;... Read More

Ecchymosis

Definition noun, plural: ecchymoses (1) An effusion of blood underneath the skin due to ruptured blood vessel (2) A... Read More

Swimbladder Disease

by Vincent Ling "Why does my goldfish tend to float at the surface of the water and have a hard time going to the... Read More

Spread

Spread 1. To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent;... Read More

Increased Amount Of Enzyme In Brain May Be Marker Of Alzheimer’s Disease

CHICAGO --- An enzyme present in extremely low quantities in normal brains has been found to be greatly increased in the... Read More

Generalized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis affecting the entire abdomen, and in which the abdominal tenderness is diffuse and the... Read More

Elephantiasis neuromatosa

Elephantiasis neuromatosa enlargement of a limb due to diffuse neurofibromatosis of the skin and subcutaneous... Read More

Fabry disease

Definition noun A type of sphingolipidosis that is often caused by a deficiency in α-galactosidase A resulting in the... Read More

Mitochondrion

Definition noun, plural: mitochondria A spherical or rod-shaped organelle with its own genome, and is responsible for the... Read More

Symplasty

Definition noun (botany) Symplastic pathway; i.e. the pathway formed by a system of interconnected protoplasts and made... Read More

Fatigue syndrome chronic

Fatigue syndrome, chronic syndrome of unknown cause, characterised by clinically evaluated, unexplained persistent or... Read More