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Search Results for: examination

Examination

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

Trials

trial 1. The act of trying or testing in any manner. Specifically: Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of... Read More

Metaphase

Metaphase Definition Metaphase is the third phase of mitosis after prophase and before anaphase. Mitosis is the process by... Read More

Postmortem

postmortem 1. After death; as, postmortem rigidity. Pertaining to or occurring during the period after death. 2.... Read More

Clinical medicine

Definition noun (medicine) The study and practice of medicine that is founded on the direct observation of... Read More

Cytology

The biological world is so diverse that studying it under a single umbrella as a subject is next to impossible. Hence,... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... 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

Direct percussion

Direct percussion --> immediate percussion The striking of the part under examination directly with the finger or a... Read More

Trichomoniasis

Definition noun (pathology) A sexually transmitted infection caused by a trichomonad species, especially Trichomonas... Read More

Omnivore

Organisms need to eat food in order to gain energy and survive in the ecosystem. Often, living things are categorized by how... Read More

Nasal speculum

to assess the ear during,ear... Read More

Rovsings sign

Rovsing's Sign Definition Rovsing's sign is when palpation on the left lower quadrant of the abdomen results in pain in the... Read More

Soapsuds enema

Definition The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon. Supplement The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... Read More

Muscular system

Muscular System Definition What is the muscular system? The muscular system is a system that includes muscle cells and... Read More

Ecosystem diversity

Ecosystem Diversity Definition What is ecosystem diversity? Ecosystem diversity deals with the study of different... 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

Quinacrine banding

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

Trichomonas vaginalis

Definition noun A parasitic flagellated protozoan that may infect the vagina and the urethra of women and the urethra and... Read More

Patellar reflex

Definition noun, plural: patellar reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the anterior muscles of the thigh contracts by reflex as... Read More

Peritoneoscopy

peritoneoscopy examination of the contents of the peritoneum with a peritoneoscope passed through the abdominal wall. See:... Read More

Whole mount

whole mount (Science: procedure) Placing a whole organism or specimen on a slide for microscopic... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

In situ

When we talk about an experiment, human intervention, a protocol, or its step or any x, y, z call-of-action, it can be... Read More

Proof

proof 1. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a... Read More

Galactose

Definition noun plural: galactoses ga·lac·tose, ɡəˈlæktəʊz An aldohexose monosaccharide (chemical formula:... Read More

Tenderness to palpation

tenderness to palpation (Science: clinical sign) A physical examination finding that is characterised by the development of... Read More

Patent

patent 1. 2. Open to public perusal; said of a document conferring some right or privilege; as, letters patent. See Letters... Read More

Specimen

specimen (Science: microscopy) A piece or portion of a sample selected for examination. The specimen may, or may not be... Read More

Problem

problem 1. A question proposed for solution; a matter stated for examination or proof; hence, a matter difficult of solution... Read More

India ink capsule stain

Definition noun (microbiology) A negative staining technique wherein the presence of unstained capsule renders a 'halo'... Read More

Prevalent

Prevalent Definition We can define "prevalent" as the most commonly found, being dominant or widespread, or describing the... Read More

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition Chromosomes are the thread-like structure present in the nucleus of plant and animal cells.... Read More

Test

Definition noun, plural: tests (1) An examination or evaluation. (2) (zoology) The external, protective shell, covering or... Read More

Manual

Manual Of or pertaining to the hand; done or made by the hand; as, manual labour; the kings sign manual. Manual and ocular... Read More

Doerfler-stewart test

Doerfler-stewart test examination of the patients ability to respond to spondee words in the presence of a masking noise of... Read More

Leapfrog position

Leapfrog position a stooping position, such as that taken by children in playing leapfrog, assumed for rectal... Read More

The interstitium – a new biological organ?

Scientists found, apparently by accident, a new biological organ and they want it called "interstitium". The discovery was... Read More