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Search Results for: wasting

Wasting

wasting Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune. (Science: medicine)... Read More

Volatile

volatile 1. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly. 2.... Read More

Runt disease

runt disease A graft versus host reaction in mice first observed following intravenous injection of allogeneic spleen cells... Read More

Consumption

Consumption 1. The using up of something, especially the rate at which it is used. 2. Obsolete term for a wasting of the... Read More

Ape hand

Definition noun A deformity marked by the extension of the thumb in the same plane as the palm and fingers or the failure to... Read More

Atrophy

Atrophy (Science: pathology) a wasting Away, a diminution in the size of a cell, tissue, organ or part. Origin: L., gr.... Read More

Visna maedi virus

Visna maedi virus (Science: virology) A retrovirus of sheep and goats. A member of the lentivirus subfamily related to... Read More

Onychatrophia

Onychatrophia Onychatrophy atrophy of the nails. Origin: onycho-- g. Atrophia, atrophy onychatrophia is an atrophy or... Read More

Shoulder-girdle syndrome

Definition noun A neurologic disorder generally of unknown cause and characterized by the acute onset of shoulder pain... Read More

Efferent nerve

Definition noun, plural: efferent nerves The type of nerve that carries nerve impulses away from the central nervous system... Read More

Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More