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Traumatic dermatitis

Definition noun A form of dermatitis that is caused by a physical agent or an irritant Supplement Dermatitis is a condition... Read More

Extrinsic pathway

Definition noun (1) (hematology) One of the two initial pathways for the conversion of the prothrombin to thrombin in the... Read More

Peritonitis

Definition noun, plural: peritonites (pathology) The inflammation of the peritoneum Supplement Peritonitis pertains to the... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Hemorrhagic exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is bloody because of the large component of red blood cells released from ruptured... Read More

Dohle body

Definition noun, plural: Dohle bodies Round or oval cytoplasmic inclusion of neutrophils containing remnants of rough... Read More

Arteriovenous shunt

Definition noun A passageway between an artery and vein, which may be congenital, surgically joined (as in for hemodialysis... Read More

Xerophthalmia

Definition noun Excessive dryness of the cornea and conjunctiva Supplement The dryness of the eyes is associated with the... Read More

Synechia

Definition noun, plural: synechiae Adhesion of parts, usually of the iris to the cornea or the lens of the... Read More

Purulence

Definition noun The state of forming of pus at the site of injury or infection, or the pus itself Supplement Inflammation is... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Injury

Injury The damage or wound of trauma. Origin: L. Injuria, fr. In-neg. - jus (jur-),... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Inflammatory response

Definition noun, plural: inflammatory responses (medicine) A response of the body to an injurious agent, characterized by... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Dehiscence

Dehiscence a premature bursting open or splitting along natural or surgical suture lines. A complication of surgery that... Read More

Insults

Insult injury or trauma, attack. Origin: L. Insultus =... Read More

Necrosis

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

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Haematoma

Definition noun, plural: haematomas or haematomata or haematomae A localised collection of blood, usually clotted, in an... Read More

Insult

Insult injury or trauma, attack. Origin: L. Insultus =... Read More

Compartments

Compartment syndrome (Science: syndrome) a group of symptoms which indicate a nerve, blood vessel or tendon is being... Read More

Scientists brought dead pig brain partly back to life

Death is inevitable to any entity that has life. When there is a beginning there ought to be an end.  However, the recent... Read More