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Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Monogenic disease

Definition noun An inherited disease determined by the interaction of a single pair of genes Supplement A monogenic disease... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

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

Polygenic disease

Definition noun An inherited disease determined by the effects of the simultaneous action or interaction of several... Read More

Autoimmune disease

Definition noun, plural: autoimmune diseases A type of disease as a result of an immune response of the body against own... Read More

Austin disease

Definition noun A type of lysosomal storage disease that is often caused by a deficiency in multiple sulfatase enzymes, or... Read More

Sexually transmitted disease

Definition noun, plural: sexually transmitted diseases (pathology) A disease that is primarily contracted through sexual... Read More

Predisposing factors

All organisms can be born with or develop a disease at any point in their lifetime. When someone is born with a disease, it... Read More

Ranikhet disease

Definition noun A disease of domestic fowl and other birds caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Rubulavirus. The disease... Read More

How Celiac Disease Affects The Digestive System

Celiac disease is a condition that affects the digestive systems of many individuals all over the world, and in this... Read More

Precipitating factors

Precipitating Factor Definition Precipitating factors are factors that initiate or promote the onset of any illness,... Read More

Communicable disease

Definition noun, plural: communicable diseases A type of disease that is contagious since the agent of the disease may be... Read More

Transmissible disease

Definition noun A contagious disease wherein the pathogen is transmissible from one host to another. Supplement A... Read More

Disease

Definition noun, plural: diseases An abnormal condition of an organism which interrupts the normal bodily functions that... Read More

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (7th Ed) by V. Kumar et al.

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Seventh Edition  ... Read More

Infectious disease

Definition noun A disease due to the presence of an infective particle, especially a microbial pathogenic agent that is... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Flax-dressers disease

Flax-dressers disease (Science: disease) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused by inhalation of particles of... Read More

Diseases

Disease, sixth a viral disease of infants and young children with sudden onset of high fever which lasts several days and... Read More

Mosaic disease

Definition noun An infectious disease in plants characterized by the speckled appearance in leaves due to mottling and... Read More

Contagious disease

Definition noun A disease in which the pathogen is transmissible from one host to another. Supplement A contagious disease... Read More

Bangs disease

Bangs disease --> bovine brucellosis a disease in cattle caused by brucella abortus; in pregnant cows, characterised by... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Glycogen

Definition noun plural: glycogens gly·co·gen, glī′kə-jən A multi-branched polymer of glucose, mainly produced in... Read More

Runt disease

runt disease A graft versus host reaction in mice first observed following intravenous injection of allogeneic spleen cells... Read More

Lysosome

Lysosome Definition noun plural: lysosomes ly·so·some, ˈlaɪsəˌsoʊm (cell biology) Organelle containing a large... Read More

Sphingolipidosis

Definition noun, plural: sphingolipidoses A lysosomal disease due to an abnormal sphingolipid... Read More

Lysosomal enzyme

Definition noun plural: lysosomal enzymes ly·so·somal en·zyme, ˈlaɪsəˌsoʊm əl ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) Any of... Read More

Baelz disease

Baelz disease --> cheilitis glandularis An acquired disorder, of unknown aetiology, of the lower lip characterised by... Read More

Zoonosis

Zoonosis Definition Zoonosis is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from an animal to a human host. Originally a... Read More

Vector

Vector Definition When one thinks of vectors one may think of many different things. This is because a vector can be... Read More

Virulence

Virulence Definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree to which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More

Organelle

The cell is regarded as the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure... Read More

Incubation period

Incubation Period Definition The incubation period is the time duration between exposure to the pathogen and the appearance... Read More

Density dependent factor

Density-dependent factors are the limiting factors of an ecosystem that regulate population growth in a density-dependent... Read More

Opportunistic pathogen

Opportunistic Pathogen Definition How do we define opportunistic pathogen? The opportunistic pathogen is an infectious... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

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

Glycogenosis

Definition noun, plural: glycogenoses A metabolic disorder caused by a defective glycogen metabolism resulting in the extra... Read More

Plaster of paris disease

plaster of Paris disease atrophy of bone in a limb which has been encased for some time in a plaster of paris... Read More