(Science: symptom) without obvious signs or symptoms of disease. Cancer may cause symptoms and warning signs,... Read More
1. Pertaining to or of the nature of a symptom.
2. Indicative (of a particular disease or disorder).
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Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More
noun, plural: oedemas or oedemata
The excessive accumulation of fluid, such as in the intercellular tissue... Read More
A condition marked by symptoms such as vomiting, pain, and shock associated with the inflammation of the... Read More
A better understanding of human perception unlocks the key to how the mind works, an advantage when working with people with... Read More
The Definition of Mad
When someone says 'mental disorder' many people associate it with madness. This is truly not the... Read More
A parasitic ciliate belonging to the family Balantiididae, and the causative agent of the balantidiasis... Read More
Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition
Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More
A gram-negative mucoid cocci bacterium involved in several human infections including cerebrospinal fluid... Read More
(physiology) The act or process of taking (food or drink) to the mouth and then conveying it through the... Read More
sudden arrest of a movement just before its intended termination, then after a pause it is completed... Read More
Purpura fulminans is a severe and acute form of purpura haemorrhagica. It can be fatal as the blood coagulates in small... Read More
noun, plural: elephantiases
A disease of the skin characterized by being thick, rough, hard, and fissured, like... Read More
Diuresis is the increased secretion of urine. It may also be defined as the physiologic process involved in the excessive... Read More
Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More
(Science: symptom) The excessive urination at night.
Origin: L. Nox = night, Gr. Ouron =... Read More
1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected.
2. An attribute; a quality or property; a... Read More
1. A sensation of cold.
2. A feeling of cold with shivering and pallor, accompanied by an elevation of temperature in... Read More
(Science: clinical sign) Yellowing of the skin (and whites of eyes) by bilirubin, a bile pigment. Frequently... Read More
(Science: symptom) abnormal drowsiness or stupor, a condition of indifference.
Origin: gr. Lethargia =... Read More
The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More
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The inability to either stand or walk in a normal manner; the gait is bizarre and is... Read More
(Science: symptom) pain due to loss of sensory input into the central nervous system, as occurs with... Read More
1. (Science: symptom) tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; said of the body or... Read More
Something that precedes.
1. (Science: biochemistry) In biological processes, a substance from which another,... Read More
a disorder, disease, or symptom, or the description of it.
Origin: O. Fr. Complainte, fr. L. Complango, to... Read More
(Science: symptom) An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or... Read More
(Science: symptom) A state of severe distress associated with events that threaten the intactness of the... Read More
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More