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Symptomatic

symptomatic 1. Pertaining to or of the nature of a symptom. 2. Indicative (of a particular disease or disorder). 3.... Read More

Asymptomatic

Asymptomatic (Science: symptom) without obvious signs or symptoms of disease. Cancer may cause symptoms and warning signs,... Read More

Oedema

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

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More

Infection

Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Peritonism

Definition noun A condition marked by symptoms such as vomiting, pain, and shock associated with the inflammation of the... Read More

Diuresis

Diuresis is the increased secretion of urine. It may also be defined as the physiologic process involved in the excessive... Read More

Elephantiasis

Definition noun, plural: elephantiases A disease of the skin characterized by being thick, rough, hard, and fissured, like... Read More

Purpura fulminans

Purpura fulminans is a severe and acute form of purpura haemorrhagica. It can be fatal as the blood coagulates in small... Read More

Bradyteleocinesia

Bradyteleocinesia sudden arrest of a movement just before its intended termination, then after a pause it is completed... Read More

Perpetuating factors

Definition noun Factors or conditions that maintain the disabling symptoms in an individual. Supplement The presence of a... Read More

Protective factors

Definition noun Factors or traits of an individual that serve as strengths or assets that can be accessed to promote a... Read More

Deglutition

Definition noun (physiology) The act or process of taking (food or drink) to the mouth and then conveying it through the... 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

Neisseria mucosa

Definition Noun A gram-negative mucoid cocci bacterium involved in several human infections including cerebrospinal fluid... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Patau syndrome

Definition noun A genetic disorder caused by genetic changes in chromosome 13, such as an extra copy of chromosome 13... Read More

Balantidium coli

Definition noun A parasitic ciliate belonging to the family Balantiididae, and the causative agent of the balantidiasis... Read More

Psychiatry & Mental Disorders

The Definition of Mad When someone says 'mental disorder' many people associate it with madness. This is truly not the... Read More

Human Perception – Neurology

A better understanding of human perception unlocks the key to how the mind works, an advantage when working with people with... Read More

Trichomoniasis

Definition noun (pathology) A sexually transmitted infection caused by a trichomonad species, especially Trichomonas... Read More

The Psychobiology of Hysteria

Editorial Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More

Nycturia

nycturia --> nocturia (Science: symptom) The excessive urination at night. Origin: L. Nox = night, Gr. Ouron =... Read More

Deafferentation pain

Deafferentation pain (Science: symptom) pain due to loss of sensory input into the central nervous system, as occurs with... Read More

Suffering

suffering (Science: symptom) A state of severe distress associated with events that threaten the intactness of the... Read More

Disease

Definition noun, plural: diseases An abnormal condition of an organism which interrupts the normal bodily functions that... Read More

Pain

pain (Science: symptom) An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or... Read More

Complaint

Complaint a disorder, disease, or symptom, or the description of it. Origin: O. Fr. Complainte, fr. L. Complango, to... Read More

Precursor

precursor Something that precedes. 1. (Science: biochemistry) In biological processes, a substance from which another,... Read More

Sore

sore 1. (Science: symptom) tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; said of the body or... Read More

Blocqs disease

Blocqs disease --> astasia-abasia The inability to either stand or walk in a normal manner; the gait is bizarre and is... Read More

Affection

Affection 1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected. 2. An attribute; a quality or property; a... Read More

Drug

Definition noun, plural: drugs (1) Any chemical substance administered for therapeutic purposes, diagnosis, prevention of... Read More

Smooth muscle

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

Lethargy

Lethargy (Science: symptom) abnormal drowsiness or stupor, a condition of indifference. Origin: gr. Lethargia =... Read More

Prodromal stage

Definition noun The stage in which the early signs and symptoms of a disease appear but not yet clinically specific nor... Read More

Jaundice

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

Rebound phenomenon

Definition noun (1) A temporary deviation from a normal state in the opposite direction following an abrupt removal or... Read More

Chills

Chill 1. A sensation of cold. 2. A feeling of cold with shivering and pallor, accompanied by an elevation of temperature in... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More