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Intravenous injection

Intravenous injection (Science: pharmacology) The giving of drugs into a vein through a... Read More

Intravenous

Intravenous within a vein or... Read More

Saline solution

Saline Solution Definition Saline solution is one the most medically-used solution, which contains sodium chloride... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Bolus injection

Definition noun The injection of drug in a bolus, i.e. a large volume, at once Supplement A bolus injection is the... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Antecubital fossa

Antecubital Fossa Definition The antecubital fossa or the cubital fossa is the triangular-shaped hollow depression between... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Contrast enhancement

Contrast enhancement The intravenous administration of water-soluble iodinated contrast material, which increases the CT... Read More

Parenteral

Definition adjective Relating to or describing the method or route of administration not through the gastrointestinal tract... Read More

Opportunistic pathogen

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

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Antibiotic

Definition noun, plural: antibiotics Antimicrobial agent made from microorganisms, and can kill and inhibit the growth of... Read More

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity Definition Hypersensitivity is the exaggerated immune response to protect the human from foreign bodies... Read More

Anaesthetic

Definition noun, plural: anesthetics (pharmacology) A drug or an agent that is used to produce temporary and partial loss of... Read More

Aqueous solution

Definition noun, plural: aqueous solutions A solution wherein water is the dissolving medium or solvent Supplement Solution,... Read More

Runt disease

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

Port

port This is an implated access device which allows professional carers to draw blood and make intravenous (or... Read More

Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More