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


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


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


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


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

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

Balantidium coli

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

Simple squamous epithelium

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

Neisseria mucosa

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


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


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


Definition 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

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


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


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


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


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

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

Deafferentation pain

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


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


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


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


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


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

coronavirus COVID-19

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