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Progressive torsion spasm

progressive torsion spasm --> dystonia musculorum deformans A genetic, environmental, or idiopathic disorder, usually... Read More

Progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene

progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene --> Meleney's ulcer undermining ulcer of the skin and subcutaneous tissues,... Read More

Progressive staining

progressive staining A procedure in which staining is continued until the desired intensity of colouring of tissue elements... Read More


progressive Advancing, going forward, going from bad to worse, increasing in scope or... Read More

Degenerative disease

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

Genetics, drugs and environmental factors in parkinson’s disease (A case-control study)

Genetics, drugs and environmental factors in parkinson's disease A case-control study ANTONIO LUIZ DOS SANTOS WERNECK*,... Read More

Ecological succession

Definition noun (ecology) The progressive succession of a community or group of species in an ecosystem over... 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


Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More


wasting Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune. (Science: medicine)... Read More

MNGIE syndrome

Definition noun A multisystem disorder caused by a defective thymidine phosphorylase, and characterized by the main symptoms... Read More

Posadas disease

Posadas disease --> coccidioidomycosis (Science: chest medicine, microbiology) A fungal infection caused by the fungus... Read More


swarming A progressive spreading by motile bacteria over the surface of a solid medium. Origin: A.S.... Read More


Definition noun, plural: involutions (1) (biology) Reverting of the uterus and other genital organs to the pre-pregnant size... Read More

Wagners syndrome

Definition noun (1) A degenerative condition of the vitreous and retinal parts of the eye, and may eventually lead to... Read More

Hurler syndrome

Definition noun A type of lysosomal storage disease that is often caused by a deficiency of alpha-L iduronidase resulting in... Read More


ripening Denoting progressive oxidation of dye solutions, as in the ripening of haematoxylin solutions to haematein or of... Read More


Tumor --> tumour 1. (Science: oncology) An abnormal mass of tissue that results from excessive cell division that is... Read More

Subacute nephritis

subacute nephritis --> subacute glomerulonephritis Undesirable term for glomerulonephritis with proteinuria, haematuria... Read More

Night myopia

night myopia In dark adaptation the eye becomes more sensitive to shorter wave lengths (purkinje shift), and visual acuity... Read More

Essentials of Neural Science and Behavior by E.R. Kandel and others

Essentials of Neural Science and Behavior      ... Read More


Definition noun, plural: necroses Premature death of cells in a living tissue or organ caused by the progressive degradative... Read More


silica fine particulate dust from quartz rock that is known to cause a progressive lung injury over long-term. See:... Read More

Desert rheumatism

Desert rheumatism a fungal infection caused by the fungus coccidioides immitis. Exists in two forms: primary disease, which... Read More


Definition noun The physiological process in which the stroma of the cornea is kept relatively dehydrated to maintain normal... Read More

Diffuse interstitial fibrosis

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


Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Evolution Definition Evolution (evo‧lu‧tion, ˈɛvəluːʃ(ə)n) is... Read More


Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More


Calculus a calcium salt concretion which forms on your teeth. Calculus deposits form on the teeth in areas which you do not... Read More

Wagners disease

Definition noun (pathology) A degenerative condition of the vitreous and retinal parts of the eye, and may eventually lead... Read More


Atherosclerosis (Science: cardiology, pathology) The progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time. this is... Read More


Definition noun The asymptomatic, milder type of pneumonoconiosis as caused by the accumulation of carbon in the lungs... Read More


Benign (Science: oncology) Something that does not metastasise and treatment or removal is curative. Compare:... Read More


Grade a harsh scraping or cutting; a grating. The grade of hatchets fiercely thrown. On wigwam log, and tree, and stone.... Read More

Simons disease

Simons' disease --> progressive lipodystrophy A condition characterised by a complete loss of the subcutaneous fat of the... Read More

Parkinsons disease

Parkinson's disease (Science: neurology) A progressive, neurological disease first described in 1817 by James... Read More

Portuguese-azorean disease

Portuguese-Azorean disease --> Machado-Joseph A rare form of hereditary ataxia, characterised by onset in early adult... Read More

Primary succession

Primary succession definition Primary succession is an ecological succession where a newly formed area is colonized for the... Read More

A fatal rare disease can now be treated with a historic first FDA-approved gene-silencing drug

Scientists are excited over a gene-silencing drug that recently won approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).... Read More

Diagnosis and Management of Spinal Infections

Spinal infections increased since 1990’s due to aging populations, chronic debilitating diseases and higher number of... Read More