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Subcutaneous filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by adult filarial worms that dwell in the subcutaneous layer of the... Read More

Loa loa

Definition noun A filarial species of the superfamily Filarioidea; the causative agent of Loa loa filariasis Supplement Loa... Read More

Big hips, big belly? It’s in your genes

Big hips, big belly? It's in your genes, Joslin-led study shows Obesity, body fat distribution more in your genes than... Read More

Serous cavity filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by filarial worms that typically occupy the serous cavity of the abdomen of... Read More

Location of body fat associated with cardiovascular risk even at normal body weight

CHICAGO – The distribution of body fat in older men and women is associated with metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for... Read More

Filarioidea

Definition noun (taxonomy) A superfamily of the phylum Nematoda and is comprised of small, threadlike parasitic nematodes... Read More

Filaria

Definition noun, plural: filariae Any of the small, threadlike parasitic nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea that... Read More

Proprioceptor

Definition noun, plural: proprioceptors A sensory receptor located in the subcutaneous tissues, and is capable of detecting... Read More

Night eating and obesity in the EP3R-deficient mouse

   EP3R–/– Mice Showed Increased Body Weight Caused by Increased Fat Storage. Male EP3R–/– mice fed ad libitum on... Read More

Haemophilia

Definition noun A condition that is characterized by uncontrolled bleeding from the mouth, gums, lips, and tongue,... Read More

Oedema

Definition noun, plural: oedemas or oedemata The excessive accumulation of fluid, such as in the intercellular tissue... Read More

2007 Physicians’ Desk Reference: Your Complete Print And Electonic Drug Information Solution (Physicians’ Desk Reference (Bookstore Version))

2007 Physicians' Desk Reference: Your Complete Print And Electonic Drug Information Solution (Physicians' Desk Reference... Read More

Simons disease

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

Dermis

Definition noun Mesodermally-derived connective tissue underlying the epithelium of the skin Supplement In humans, the skin... Read More

Pacinian corpuscles

pacinian corpuscles Rapidly adapting mechanoreceptors found in subcutaneous tissue beneath both hairy and glabrous skin.... Read More

Pellets

pellet 1. A pilule, or very small pill. 2. A small rod-shaped or ovoid dosage form that is sterile and is composed... Read More

Flegmon

Flegmon --> phlegmon 1. (Science: dermatology) a spreading, diffuse inflammatory reaction to infection with... Read More

Parenteral

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

Urticaria tuberosa

urticaria tuberosa --> angioedema A vascular reaction involving the deep dermis or subcutaneous or submucal tissues,... Read More

Sc

sc (Science: abbreviation) subcutaneous;... Read More

Brawny oedema

Brawny oedema --> nonpitting oedema swelling of subcutaneous tissues which cannot be indented by compression easily.... Read More

Injection

Injection (Science: procedure) The act of forcing a liquid into a part, as into the subcutaneous tissues, the vascular tree... Read More

Pellet

pellet 1. A pilule, or very small pill. 2. A small rod-shaped or ovoid dosage form that is sterile and is composed... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Adipose tissue

Definition noun, plural: adipose tissues A special connective tissue made up mainly of adipocytes that synthesize and store... Read More

How calorie-restricted diets fight obesity and extend life span

Scientists searching for the secrets of how calorie-restricted diets increase longevity are reporting discovery of proteins... Read More

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-resistant Staph Infection

January 31, 2009 — Two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, were... Read More

A system that makes the work of animal farming easier

The INKOA company has devised an intelligent system for the electronic identification of animals which eliminates the... Read More

Doctors treating pain from circumcision more seriously

One of the first things most little boys in the U.S. experience is something they'll never remember - circumcision - but... Read More

Genetics Of Obesity And Of The Response To Chronic Overfeeding

Presentation by Claude Bouchard, M.D., Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada, at AAAS symposium on "Gene-Diet Interactions... Read More

A system that makes the work of animal farming easier

The INKOA company has devised an intelligent system for the electronic identification of animals which eliminates the... Read More

No Medical Benefit from Liposuction: Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk is Unchanged After Fat is Removed

St. Louis, June 17, 2004 — Liposuction is no substitute for dieting when it comes to preventing diabetes, hypertension... Read More

Abdominal fat linked to higher death rate in men, new study shows

Abdominal fat linked to higher death rate in men, new study shows KINGSTON, Ont. - A new study by Queen's University... Read More

Exercise Important in Reducing Size of Abdominal Fat Cells, Research Shows

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Reducing the size of abdominal fat cells – which are a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease... Read More

Different inflammatory mediators induce inflammation and pain after application of liquid nitrogen to the skin

de Souza RC, Cunha JM, Ferreira SH, Cunha FQ, Lima HC Faculdade Evangelica de Medicina-FEPAR, Curitiba, PR 80060-110,... Read More

New Study Seeks To Establish Mechanism Between Areas Of The Brain And Continence

BETHESDA, MD (February 25, 2004) When we want to go, why can we "wait"? In other words, when we sense that a... Read More

Haemophilia A

Definition noun A form of haemophilia that is caused by a deficiency in blood clotting factor VIII due to a gene defect in... Read More