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Jaundice

Jaundice (Science: clinical sign) Yellowing of the skin (and whites of eyes) by bilirubin, a bile pigment. Frequently... Read More

Courvoisiers law

Courvoisiers law This states that: in the presence of (obstructive)jaundice, if the gall Bladder is palpable, then the... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Liver

Definition noun The glandular organ that stores and metabolizes nutrients, detoxifies, and produces bile Supplement In human... Read More

Serum

Definition noun, plural: sera, serums (1) The clear portion of any bodily fluid (2) Blood serum: the clear liquid devoid of... Read More

Erythroblastosis fetalis

Definition noun A medical condition in the fetus or newborn in which many erythroblasts are released in fetal blood from the... Read More

Tight junction

What are tight junctions? Tight junctions are the intercellular barrier between two neighboring endothelial and epithelial... Read More

Yellow fever virus

Definition noun, plural: yellow fever viruses A Flavivirus species containing positive-sense, single-stranded RNA with about... Read More