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vellication

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    twitching; twitch.

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hypocalcemia

  • noun abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
    hypocalcaemia.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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morning_sickness

  • noun nausea early in the day; a characteristic symptom in the early months of pregnancy

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causalgia

  • noun a burning pain in a limb along the course of a peripheral nerve; usually associated with skin changes

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hypercholesterolemia

  • noun the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis
    hypercholesteremia.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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disc

  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; record; disk.
  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disk; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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volitantes

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pyrectic

  • noun any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
    pyrogen.
  • adjective having or causing fever

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stinging

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    sting.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • verb cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
    bite; burn; sting.
    • The sun burned his face

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withdrawal_symptom

  • noun any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug

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uricaciduria

  • noun presence of abnormal amounts of uric acid in the urine; symptom of gout

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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tetanilla

  • noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis
    intermittent tetanus; tetany; intermittent cramp; apyretic tetanus.

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appendicitis

  • noun inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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dry_socket

  • noun inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
    alveolitis.

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epicondylitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the muscles and soft tissues around an epicondyle

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crimson

  • noun a deep and vivid red color
    ruby; deep red.
  • verb turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame
    blush; redden; flush.
    • The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by

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cervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the uterine cervix

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tonsillitis

  • noun inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

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deficit

  • noun the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
    shortfall; shortage.
    • new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit
  • noun a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning
    • the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory
    • they have serious linguistic deficits

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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torture

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; anguish.
  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torment.

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amenia

  • noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    amenorrhoea; amenorrhea.

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cardiomegaly

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    megacardia; enlarged heart; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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ague

  • noun a fit of shivering or shaking
  • noun successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
    chills and fever.

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asthmatic

  • noun a person suffering from asthma
    • she is a chronic asthmatic
    • the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic
  • adjective satellite relating to breathing with a whistling sound
    wheezing; wheezy.

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odynophagia

  • noun severe pain on swallowing due to a disorder of the esophagus

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hemoglobinuria

  • noun presence of hemoglobin in the urine
    haemoglobinuria.

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floater

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    spots; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)

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shiver

  • noun a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
    tremble; shake.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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proctitis

  • noun inflammation of the rectum; marked by bloody stools and a frequent urge to defecate; frequently associated with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis

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railway_station

  • noun terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods
    railroad station; train station; railroad terminal; train depot.

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anemia

  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anaemia.
  • noun a lack of vitality
    anaemia.

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shock

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    daze; stupor.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
    impact.
    • the armies met in the shock of battle

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furring

  • noun a furlike coating of matter as on the tongue
  • noun strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard
    furring strip.

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hemothorax

  • noun accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
    haemothorax.

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tenderness

  • noun a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    soreness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

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eosinophilia

  • noun a symptom of allergic states; increased eosinophils in the blood

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the_trots

  • noun obscene terms for diarrhea
    the shits.

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balanoposthitis

  • noun inflammation of both the head of the penis and the foreskin

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alveolitis

  • noun inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
    dry socket.
  • noun inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust; with repeated exposure the condition may become chronic

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costalgia

  • noun pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the muscles between the ribs
    pleurodynia; pleuralgia.

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diarrhoea

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness of the bowels; looseness; diarrhea.

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hardening

  • noun abnormal hardening or thickening of tissue
  • noun the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    solidifying; curing; set; solidification.
    • the hardening of concrete
    • he tested the set of the glue

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enanthem

  • noun eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease
    enanthema.

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radiation_syndrome

  • noun syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours
    radiation; radiation sickness.
    • he was suffering from radiation

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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referred_pain

  • noun pain that is felt at a place in the body different from the injured or diseased part where the pain would be expected
    • angina pectoris can cause referred pain in the left shoulder
    • pain in the right shoulder can be referred pain from gallbladder disease

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prostatitis

  • noun inflammation of the prostate gland characterized by perineal pain and irregular urination and (if severe) chills and fever

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colic

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; intestinal colic; gripes.

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rachitis

  • noun inflammation of the vertebral column
  • noun childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
    rickets.

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haematocoele

  • noun swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
    hematocoele; hematocele; haematocele.

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munchausen's_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found
    Munchausen syndrome.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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jaundice

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    icterus.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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scar

  • noun a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    cicatrix; cicatrice.
  • noun an indication of damage
    scratch; scrape; mark.

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meningism

  • noun symptoms that mimic those of meningitis but without inflammation of the meninges

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fallot

  • noun French physician who described cardiac anomalies including Fallot's tetralogy (1850-1911)
    Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot.

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keratomalacia

  • noun softening and drying and ulceration of the cornea resulting from vitamin A deficiency; symptom of cystic fibrosis or sprue

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xxy-syndrome

  • noun syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male
    Klinefelter syndrome; Klinefelter's syndrome.

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writer's_cramp

  • noun muscular spasms of thumb and forefinger while writing with a pen or pencil
    graphospasm.

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congestion

  • noun excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
  • noun excessive crowding
    over-crowding.
    • traffic congestion

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scalenus

  • noun any of four pairs of muscles extending from the cervical vertebrae to the second rib; involved in moving the neck and in breathing
    musculus scalenus; scalene muscle.

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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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ramsay_hunt_syndrome

  • noun syndrome resulting from infection by the herpes varicella zoster virus; characterized by vertigo and pain in the ears and facial nerve paralysis and sometimes hearing loss

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raynaud's_sign

  • noun cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion
    acrocyanosis.

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numbness

  • noun partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction
  • noun the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
    spiritlessness; apathy; indifference.

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iridocyclitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and ciliary body of the eye

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ketonuria

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
    acetonuria; ketoaciduria.

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periodic

  • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
    periodical.
    • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust
  • adjective satellite recurring or reappearing from time to time
    occasional.
    • periodic feelings of anxiety

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chloasma

  • noun a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
    melasma; mask of pregnancy.

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gilles_de_la_tourette_syndrome

  • noun neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
    Tourette's syndrome.

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volitans

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hydrophobia

  • noun a symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids
  • noun a morbid fear of water

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hemoglobinemia

  • noun presence of excessive hemoglobin in the blood plasma
    haemoglobinemia.

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pancreatitis

  • noun inflammation of the pancreas; usually marked by abdominal pain

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chinese_restaurant_syndrome

  • noun headache and tingling or burning feelings and sweating caused by eating food that contains monosodium glutamate

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epididymitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the epididymis

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stridor

  • noun a whistling sound when breathing (usually heard on inspiration); indicates obstruction of the trachea or larynx

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limb

  • noun one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  • noun any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
    tree branch.

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phrenitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
    encephalitis; cephalitis.

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attention_deficit_disorder

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; ADD; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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impaction

  • noun the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed
  • noun a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

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wasting_away

  • noun a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
    atrophy; wasting.

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festination

  • noun involuntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease)

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faint

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    swoon; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; conk.

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zollinger-ellison_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity

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heart_murmur

  • noun an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
    cardiac murmur; murmur.

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keratoconjunctivitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

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reye's_syndrome

  • noun acquired encephalopathy following acute viral infections (especially influenza or chicken pox) in young children; characterized by fever, vomiting, disorientation, coma, and fatty infiltration of the liver

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shit

  • noun obscene terms for feces
    poop; crap; dirt; shite; turd.
  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; horseshit; Irish bull; dogshit; bull; bullshit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull

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rick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; kink; crick.
  • noun a stack of hay
    hayrick; haystack.

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enanthema

  • noun eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease
    enanthem.

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oesophagitis

  • noun inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux
    esophagitis.

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growing_pains

  • noun pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth
  • noun emotional distress arising during adolescence

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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cellulitis

  • noun an inflammation of body tissue (especially that below the skin) characterized by fever and swelling and redness and pain

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tetralogy

  • noun a series of four related works (plays or operas or novels)

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qualm

  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    scruple; misgiving.
  • noun a mild state of nausea
    squeamishness; queasiness.

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hurry

  • noun a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
    haste.
    • in a hurry to lock the door
  • noun overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
    precipitation; hastiness; haste; hurriedness.
    • he soon regretted his haste

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vasovesiculitis

  • noun inflammation of the vas deferens and seminal vesicles; usually occurring with prostatitis

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socket

  • noun a bony hollow into which a structure fits
  • noun receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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parametritis

  • noun inflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus

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postnasal

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laminitis

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    founder.

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trot

  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; jog.
  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trotskyist.

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myodynia

  • noun pain in a muscle or group of muscles
    myalgia.

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waterhouse-friderichsen_syndrome

  • noun syndrome associated with bacterial meningitis; marked by sudden high fever and skin discoloration and petechiae with hemorrhage into the adrenal glands and cardiovascular collapse

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smarting

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smart.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; smart; hurt.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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uratemia

  • noun presence of abnormal amounts of uric acid salts in the blood; symptom of gout

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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natriuresis

  • noun the presence of abnormally large amounts of sodium in the urine

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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callosity

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callus.
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; insensibility; hardness; unfeelingness.

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hypercalcinuria

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis
    hypercalciuria.

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fallot's_tetralogy

  • noun a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle
    Fallot's syndrome; tetralogy of Fallot.

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keratitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision

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crick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; rick; kink.
  • noun English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
    Francis Crick; Francis Henry Compton Crick.

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hydrothorax

  • noun accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys

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hyponatremia

  • noun abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration

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kernicterus

  • noun an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage

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redness

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; inflammation.
  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    red.

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hyperlipoidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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dyspnoea

  • noun difficult or labored respiration
    dyspnea.

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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jacquemier's_sign

  • noun a purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy

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rawness

  • noun a chilly dampness
    • the rawness of the midnight air
  • noun the state of being crude and incomplete and imperfect
    incompleteness.
    • the study was criticized for incompleteness of data but it stimulated further research
    • the rawness of his diary made it unpublishable

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anguish

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; torture.
  • noun extreme distress of body or mind

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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kinetosis

  • noun the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
    motion sickness.

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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lymphuria

  • noun the presence of lymph in the urine

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hypercalciuria

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis
    hypercalcinuria.

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ketonemia

  • noun an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
    acetonemia; ketosis.

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menorrhagia

  • noun abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
    hypermenorrhea.

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breathlessness

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; SOB.

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nephrotic_syndrome

  • noun a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
    nephrosis.

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lump

  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; clump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder
  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; puffiness.

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stomach_upset

  • noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
    indigestion; dyspepsia; upset stomach.

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ochronosis

  • noun an accumulation of dark pigment in cartilage and other connective tissue; usually a symptom of alkaptonuria or phenol poisoning

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spelling

  • noun forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
  • verb orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    spell out; spell.
    • How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer

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monocytosis

  • noun increase in the number of monocytes in the blood; symptom of monocytic leukemia

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branched_chain_ketoaciduria

  • noun an inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood
    maple syrup urine disease.

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aftereffect

  • noun any result that follows its cause after an interval
  • noun a delayed effect of a drug or therapy
    • the drug had unexpected aftereffects

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hypoglycaemia

  • noun abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
    hypoglycemia.

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keratoscleritis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and sclera of the eye

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minimal_brain_damage

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; ADD; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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peritonitis

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritoneal inflammation.

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vaccination

  • noun taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
    inoculation.
  • noun the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine

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cervical_root_syndrome

  • noun an abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia
    cervical disc syndrome.

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myoglobinuria

  • noun the presence of myoglobin in the urine

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branched

  • adjective satellite resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    bifurcate; pronged; forficate; prongy; biramous; fork-like; forked.
    • the biramous appendages of an arthropod
    • long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects
    • a forked river
    • a forked tail
    • forked lightning
    • horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots
  • verb grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    ramify; branch.
    • these plants ramify early and get to be very large

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episcleritis

  • noun inflammation of the sclera of the eye

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agony

  • noun intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
    torment; torture.
    • an agony of doubt
    • the torments of the damned
  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; suffering.

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stuffiness

  • noun state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat
  • noun the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    closeness.

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irregularity

  • noun behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
    abnormality.
  • noun not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
    unregularity.

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pinkeye

  • noun inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
    conjunctivitis.

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urine

  • noun liquid excretory product
    weewee; piddle; water; pee; piss.
    • there was blood in his urine
    • the child had to make water

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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epiglottitis

  • noun inflammation of the epiglottis; characterized by fever and a severe sore throat and difficulty in swallowing

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pang

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    twinge; stab.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    sting.
    • a pang of conscience

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dyspeptic

  • noun a person suffering from indigestion
  • adjective satellite suffering from dyspepsia

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trouble

  • noun a source of difficulty
    problem.
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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tracheobronchitis

  • noun common respiratory infection characterized by inflammation of the trachea and the bronchi

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areflexia

  • noun absence of a reflex; a sign of possible nerve damage

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hyperkalemia

  • noun higher than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood; associated with kidney failure or sometimes with the use of diuretic drugs

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shudder

  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him
  • noun an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
    tremor.

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bummer

  • noun an experience that is irritating or frustrating or disappointing
    • having to stand in line so long was a real bummer
  • noun a bad reaction to a hallucinogenic drug

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charley-horse

  • noun a muscular cramp (especially in the thigh or calf) following vigorous exercise
    charley horse.

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endometritis

  • noun inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)
    metritis.

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intermittent_cramp

  • noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis
    intermittent tetanus; tetany; tetanilla; apyretic tetanus.

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nausea

  • noun the state that precedes vomiting
    sickness.
  • noun disgust so strong it makes you feel sick

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hurting

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; smart; hurt.

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sword

  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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lightheadedness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; vertigo.
  • noun a frivolous lack of prudence

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steatorrhea

  • noun the presence of greater than normal amounts of fat in the feces which are frothy and foul smelling and floating; a symptom of disorders of fat metabolism and malabsorption syndrome

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charley_horse

  • noun a muscular cramp (especially in the thigh or calf) following vigorous exercise
    charley-horse.

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musca_volitans

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    floater; spots; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision

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funiculitis

  • noun inflammation of a funiculus (especially an inflammation of the spermatic cord)

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hiccough

  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    hiccup; singultus.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    hiccup.
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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bunion

  • noun a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe

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paraesthesia

  • noun abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
    paresthesia.

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hemoptysis

  • noun coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs
    haemoptysis.

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fructosuria

  • noun the presence of levulose is the urine
    • fructosuria is a harmless condition

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hyperglycaemia

  • noun abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
    hyperglycemia.

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encephalitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
    phrenitis; cephalitis.

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refer

  • verb make reference to
    name; bring up; advert; mention; cite.
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; relate; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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radiation_sickness

  • noun syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours
    radiation; radiation syndrome.
    • he was suffering from radiation

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constipation

  • noun irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis
    irregularity.
  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    stultification; deadening; impairment.

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cervical_disc_syndrome

  • noun an abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia
    cervical root syndrome.

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persian_gulf_illness

  • noun a medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War; characterized by fatigue and headache and dizziness and nausea and rashes and joint pain and respiratory disorders
    Gulf War syndrome.

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hyperlipaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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looseness_of_the_bowels

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness; diarrhea; diarrhoea.

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photalgia

  • noun pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)
    photophobia.

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dyschezia

  • noun difficulty in defecating (usually as a consequence of long continued voluntary suppression of the urge to defecate)

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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pleuralgia

  • noun pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the muscles between the ribs
    pleurodynia; costalgia.

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callus

  • noun an area of skin that is thick or hard from continual pressure or friction (as the sole of the foot)
    callosity.
  • noun bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone

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oedema

  • noun swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
    dropsy; hydrops; edema.

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vertigo

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; dizziness; lightheadedness.

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alcohol

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; intoxicant; alcoholic drink; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  • noun any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

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noonan's_syndrome

  • noun syndrome seen only in males; marked by short stature and lowset ears and subnormal fertility

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pock

  • noun a pustule in an eruptive disease
  • verb mark with a scar
    scar; pit; mark.
    • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

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cardiac_murmur

  • noun an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
    heart murmur; murmur.

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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tumidness

  • noun slight swelling of an organ or part
    tumidity.

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bubo

  • noun a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis
  • noun a genus of Strigidae
    genus Bubo.

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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vaginitis

  • noun inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)

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gulf_war_syndrome

  • noun a medical condition of uncertain origin that affected many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War; characterized by fatigue and headache and dizziness and nausea and rashes and joint pain and respiratory disorders
    Persian Gulf illness.

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wrick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    rick; kink; crick.
  • verb twist suddenly so as to sprain
    twist; turn; rick; sprain; wrench.
    • wrench one's ankle
    • The wrestler twisted his shoulder
    • the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
    • I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days

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exanthem

  • noun eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
    exanthema; skin eruption.

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melagra

  • noun rheumatic or myalgic pains in the arms or legs

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york

  • noun the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
    House of York.

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murmur

  • noun a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech
    murmuring; muttering; mutter; murmuration; mussitation.
  • noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
    murmur vowel.

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cough

  • noun a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
    coughing.
  • verb exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
    • The smoker coughs all day

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acetonuria

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
    ketonuria; ketoaciduria.

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looseness

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness of the bowels; diarrhea; diarrhoea.
  • noun freedom from restraint
    • the flexibility and looseness of the materials from which mythology is made

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spermatocele

  • noun a swelling on the epididymis or the testis; usually contains spermatozoa

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clubbing

  • noun a condition in which the ends of toes and fingers become wide and thick; a symptom of heart or lung disease
  • verb unite with a common purpose
    club.
    • The two men clubbed together

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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premenstrual

  • adjective of or relating to or occurring during the period just before menstruation

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melasma

  • noun a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
    chloasma; mask of pregnancy.

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nephrotic

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labor_pain

  • noun pain and discomfort associated with contractions of the uterus during labor

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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tabes

  • noun wasting of the body during a chronic disease

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indigestion

  • noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
    dyspepsia; upset stomach; stomach upset.

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sneezing

  • noun a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
    sternutation; sneeze.
  • verb exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose
    sneeze.
    • Pepper makes me sneeze

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haematocyturia

  • noun the presence of red blood cells in the urine
    hematocyturia.

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oscheocoele

  • noun swelling of the scrotum
    oscheocele.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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enlarged

  • adjective (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells
    hypertrophied.
    • hypertrophied myocardial fibers
  • verb make larger
    enlarge.
    • She enlarged the flower beds

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spots

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    floater; musca volitans; muscae volitantes.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision
  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet

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icterus_neonatorum

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    jaundice of the newborn; physiological jaundice of the newborn.

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spondylitis

  • noun inflammation of a spinal joint; characterized by pain and stiffness

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maple

  • noun wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring
  • noun any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone

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dysfunction

  • noun (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
    disfunction.
    • erectile dysfunction
    • sexual relationship dysfunction

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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egpytian

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hyperlipoidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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puffiness

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    swelling; lump.
  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; pretentiousness; ostentation; inflation; pomposity; ostentatiousness.

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flutter

  • noun the act of moving back and forth
    flicker; waver.
  • noun abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

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palpitation

  • noun a rapid and irregular heart beat
  • noun a shaky motion
    quiver; quivering; vibration; trembling; shakiness; shaking.
    • the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

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jaundice_of_the_newborn

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    icterus neonatorum; physiological jaundice of the newborn.

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anaemia

  • noun a lack of vitality
    anemia.
  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anemia.

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pains

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; nisus.
  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting; pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension

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legs

  • noun staying power
    • that old Broadway play really has legs
  • noun a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
    leg.

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pyuria

  • noun presence of white blood cells in the urine; symptom of urinary tract infection

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goiter

  • noun abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
    goitre; thyromegaly; struma.

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kayser-fleischer_ring

  • noun a pigmented ring at the outer edge of the cornea of the eye; a symptom of Wilson's disease

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bowel

  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    intestine; gut.

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thoracic

  • adjective of or relating to the chest or thorax
    pectoral.
    • pectoral organ

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cheilitis

  • noun inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips

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palsy

  • noun loss of the ability to move a body part
    paralysis.
  • noun a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor

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oliguria

  • noun abnormally small production of urine; can be a symptom of kidney disease or obstruction of the urinary tract or edema or an imbalance of fluids and electrolytes in the body
  • noun production of an abnormally small amount of urine

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graves'_disease

  • noun exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
    exophthalmic goiter.

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bloat

  • noun swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas
  • verb become bloated or swollen or puff up
    • The dead man's stomach was bloated

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shortness_of_breath

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    breathlessness; SOB.

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kink

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; rick; crick.
  • noun a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    twist; twirl.

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hyperlipidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York City; Greater New York.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    NY; Empire State; New York State.

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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haemoglobinemia

  • noun presence of excessive hemoglobin in the blood plasma
    hemoglobinemia.

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diverticulitis

  • noun inflammation of a diverticulum in the digestive tract (especially the colon); characterized by painful abdominal cramping and fever and constipation

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north_dakota

  • noun a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
    Peace Garden State; ND.

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ammoniuria

  • noun excessive ammonia in the urine

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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montezuma's_revenge

  • noun diarrhea contracted in Mexico or Central America

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attention_deficit_hyperactivity_disorder

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; ADD; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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torment

  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torture.
  • noun extreme mental distress
    anguish; torture.

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icterus

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    jaundice.
  • noun type genus of the Icteridae
    genus Icterus.

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hypersplenism

  • noun enlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells; associated with many disorders

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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hypermenorrhea

  • noun abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
    menorrhagia.

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lipemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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crepitation_rale

  • noun the crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure

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pulmonary_congestion

  • noun congestion in the lungs

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chorditis

  • noun inflammation of the spermatic cord
  • noun inflammation of the vocal cords

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chest

  • noun the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
    pectus; thorax.
  • noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

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febrility

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; fever; feverishness; pyrexia.

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fecal_impaction

  • noun accumulation of hardened feces in the rectum or lower colon which the person cannot move

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inflammatory_bowel_disease

  • noun inflammation of the colon
    colitis.

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hyperemia

  • noun increased blood in an organ or other body part
    hyperaemia.

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laryngopharyngitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and pharynx

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fibrositis

  • noun inflammation of white fibrous tissues (especially muscle sheaths)

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queasiness

  • noun a mild state of nausea
    qualm; squeamishness.
  • noun inability to rest or relax or be still
    uneasiness; restlessness.

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fibromyositis

  • noun local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue

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sialadenitis

  • noun inflammation of the salivary glands

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eruption

  • noun the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
    volcanic eruption.
  • noun symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible

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glucosuria

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of glucose in the urine

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specialty

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; long suit; forte; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun a distinguishing trait
    peculiarity; distinctiveness; speciality; specialness.

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bowels

  • noun the center of the Earth
  • noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
    bowel; intestine; gut.

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hypercholesteremia

  • noun the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis
    hypercholesterolemia.

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phalangitis

  • noun inflammation of a finger or toe

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enlarged_heart

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly; megacardia; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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munchausen_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found
    Munchausen's syndrome.

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posthitis

  • noun inflammation of the foreskin of the penis; usually caused by bacterial infection

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horemheb

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tooth

  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
  • noun something resembling the tooth of an animal

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glossalgia

  • noun pain in the tongue
    glossodynia.

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dacryocystitis

  • noun inflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose

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kaliuresis

  • noun the presence of excess potassium in the urine
    kaluresis.

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charley

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upset_stomach

  • noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
    indigestion; dyspepsia; stomach upset.

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kaluresis

  • noun the presence of excess potassium in the urine
    kaliuresis.

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swelling

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    puffiness; lump.
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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hamlet

  • noun a community of people smaller than a village
    crossroads.
  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father

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amenorrhoea

  • noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    amenorrhea; amenia.

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laryngotracheobronchitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways

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restless_legs_syndrome

  • noun feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs
    restless legs; Ekbom syndrome.

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lipaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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conn's_syndrome

  • noun disturbances in saltwater balance and symptoms of weakness and muscular cramps and twitching and convulsions and sometimes paralysis; usually caused by a benign tumor of the cortex of the adrenal gland that leads to excess secretion of aldosterone

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gastritis

  • noun inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating

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malabsorption

  • noun abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract

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rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; efflorescence.
  • noun a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
    blizzard.
    • a rash of bank robberies
    • a blizzard of lawsuits

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coryza

  • noun an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
    rhinitis.

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acrocyanosis

  • noun cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion
    Raynaud's sign.

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thrombocytosis

  • noun increase in the number of platelets in the blood which tends to cause clots to form; associated with many neoplasms and chronic infections and other diseases

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squeamishness

  • noun a mild state of nausea
    qualm; queasiness.
  • noun the trait of being excessively fastidious and easily shocked
    • the program was withdrawn because of the squeamishness of some viewers
    • he refused to allow squeamishness to deter him from his duty

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tinnitus

  • noun a ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears; a symptom of an ear infection or Meniere's disease

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peritoneal

  • adjective of or relating to or affecting the peritoneum
    • peritoneal cancer

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chest_pain

  • noun pain in the chest

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outlet

  • noun a place of business for retailing goods
    mercantile establishment; sales outlet; retail store.
  • noun receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
    electrical outlet; electric outlet; wall plug; electric receptacle; wall socket.

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familial

  • adjective relating to or having the characteristics of a family
    • children of the same familial background
    • familial aggregation
  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; hereditary; genetic; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features

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amenorrhoeic

  • adjective related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy
    amenorrheal; amenorrheic; amenorrhoeal.

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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dyspepsia

  • noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
    indigestion; upset stomach; stomach upset.

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skin_rash

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    roseola; efflorescence; rash.

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hemorrhoid

  • noun pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
    haemorrhoid; piles.

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motion_sickness

  • noun the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
    kinetosis.

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morning

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morn.
    • I spent the morning running errands
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good morning.

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soreness

  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    tenderness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on
  • noun an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
    discomfort; irritation.

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eczema_vaccinatum

  • noun a now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles
    Kaposi's varicelliform eruption.

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withdrawal

  • noun a retraction of a previously held position
    backdown; climb-down.
  • noun the act of taking out money or other capital

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nephrosis

  • noun a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
    nephrotic syndrome.
  • noun a disease affecting the kidneys
    kidney disease; renal disorder; nephropathy.

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jejunoileitis

  • noun inflammation of the jejunum and the ileum of the small intestine

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dizziness

  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    giddiness; vertigo; lightheadedness.

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hypercalcaemia

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
    hypercalcemia.

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ketoaciduria

  • noun excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
    ketonuria; acetonuria.

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cramp

  • noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    muscle spasm; spasm.
  • noun a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

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heartburn

  • noun a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder
    pyrosis.

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megacardia

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly; enlarged heart; megalocardia.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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muscae_volitantes

  • noun spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens
    floater; spots; musca volitans.
    • floaters seem to drift through the field of vision

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muscle_spasm

  • noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    cramp; spasm.

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exophthalmic_goiter

  • noun exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
    Graves' disease.

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restless_legs

  • noun feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs
    restless legs syndrome; Ekbom syndrome.

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phantom_limb_syndrome

  • noun syndrome consisting of discomfort or pain in a limb that has been amputated

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oophoritis

  • noun inflammation of one or both ovaries

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uraturia

  • noun presence of abnormally large amounts of uric acid in the urine; symptom of gout

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ketosis

  • noun an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
    acetonemia; ketonemia.

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abscessed_tooth

  • noun an abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth

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lipidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia.

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amenia

  • noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    amenorrhoea; amenorrhea.

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toxic_shock_syndrome

  • noun syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons
    toxic shock; TSS.

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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nebula

  • noun a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
  • noun cloudiness of the urine

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keratoiritis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and the iris of the eye

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quartan

  • noun a malarial fever that recurs every fourth day
  • adjective occurring every fourth day (especially the fever and weakness of malaria)
    • quartan malaria

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amenorrheic

  • adjective related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy
    amenorrhoeic; amenorrheal; amenorrhoeal.

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williams_syndrome

  • noun a rare congenital disorder associated with deletion of genetic material in chromosome 7; characterized by mental deficiency and some growth deficiency and elfin faces but an overly social personality and a remarkable gift for vocabulary

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intestinal_colic

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; gripes; colic.

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amyotrophy

  • noun progressive wasting of muscle tissues
    amyotrophia.

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efflorescence

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.
  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; roseola; rash.

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hemosiderosis

  • noun abnormal deposit of hemosiderin; often a symptom of thalassemia or hemochromatosis
    haemosiderosis.

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giddiness

  • noun an impulsive scatterbrained manner
    silliness.
  • noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
    dizziness; vertigo; lightheadedness.

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neuritis

  • noun inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function

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attention

  • noun the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
    attending.
  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; care.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention

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hyperaemia

  • noun increased blood in an organ or other body part
    hyperemia.

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megalocardia

  • noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart
    cardiomegaly; megacardia; enlarged heart.
    • mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes

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armenia

  • noun a landlocked republic in southwestern Asia; formerly an Asian soviet; modern Armenia is but a fragment of ancient Armenia which was one of the world's oldest civilizations; throughout 2500 years the Armenian people have been invaded and oppressed by their neighbors
    Hayastan; Republic of Armenia.

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lipidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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exophthalmic

Of or pertaining to, or characterized by, exophthalmia.

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cervical

  • adjective of or relating to the cervix of the uterus
    • cervical cancer
  • adjective relating to or associated with the neck

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iridokeratitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and cornea of the eye

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oscheocele

  • noun swelling of the scrotum
    oscheocoele.

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periodic_apnea_of_the_newborn

  • noun irregular breathing of newborns; periods of rapid breathing followed by apnea; believed to be associated with sudden infant death syndrome

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sword-cut

  • noun a scar from a cut made by a sword

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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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hypoglycemia

  • noun abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
    hypoglycaemia.

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the_shits

  • noun obscene terms for diarrhea
    the trots.

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medical_specialty

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medicine.

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aura

  • noun a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure
  • noun an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    glory; gloriole; nimbus; aureole; halo.

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blepharospasm

  • noun spasm of the eyelid muscle resulting in closure of the eye

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acetonemia

  • noun an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus
    ketosis; ketonemia.

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genus

  • noun a general kind of something
    • ignore the genus communism
  • noun (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

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haemoglobinuria

  • noun presence of hemoglobin in the urine
    hemoglobinuria.

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laryngitis

  • noun inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx; characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice and coughing

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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inflammatory

  • adjective satellite characterized or caused by inflammation
    • an inflammatory process
    • an inflammatory response
  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; incitive; incendiary; instigative; seditious.

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distress

  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; hurt.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress
  • noun a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)
    • a ship in distress
    • she was the classic maiden in distress

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synovitis

  • noun inflammation of the synovial membrane that lines a synovial joint; results in pain and swelling

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keloid

  • noun raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair
    cheloid.

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alkaluria

  • noun a condition in which the urine (which is normally slightly acidic) is alkaline
    alkalinuria.

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newborn

  • noun a baby from birth to four weeks
    newborn baby; newborn infant; neonate.
  • adjective satellite recently born
    • a newborn infant

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colpocystitis

  • noun inflammation of the vagina and bladder

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pregnancy

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    maternity; gestation.

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koplik's_spots

  • noun small red spots with white centers found on the mucous membranes of the mouth and tongue; symptom of measles that appears one or two days before the measles rash appears

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pulmonary

  • adjective relating to or affecting the lungs
    pneumonic; pulmonic.
    • pulmonary disease

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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dyspnea

  • noun difficult or labored respiration
    dyspnoea.

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primary_amenorrhea

  • noun delay of menarche beyond age 18

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hematocoele

  • noun swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
    hematocele; haematocele; haematocoele.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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hyperlipidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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reiter's_syndrome

  • noun an inflammatory syndrome (etiology unknown) predominantly in males; characterized by arthritis and conjunctivitis and urethritis
    Reiter's disease.

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neonatorum

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mark

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; score.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a distinguishing symbol
    marker; marking.
    • the owner's mark was on all the sheep

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breath

  • noun the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
    • he took a deep breath and dived into the pool
    • he was fighting to his last breath
  • noun the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
    • his sour breath offended her

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hematocele

  • noun swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
    hematocoele; haematocele; haematocoele.

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exanthema

  • noun eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
    exanthem; skin eruption.

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systolic_murmur

  • noun a murmur heard during systole

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north_dakota

  • noun a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
    Peace Garden State; ND.

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coughing

  • noun a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis
    cough.
  • verb exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
    cough.
    • The smoker coughs all day

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hydrarthrosis

  • noun inflammation and swelling of a movable joint because of excess synovial fluid

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side_effect

  • noun a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy
    • severe headaches are one of the side effects of the drug
  • noun any adverse and unwanted secondary effect
    fallout.
    • a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal

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alkalinuria

  • noun a condition in which the urine (which is normally slightly acidic) is alkaline
    alkaluria.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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haemoptysis

  • noun coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicates a severe infection of the bronchi or lungs
    hemoptysis.

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chill

  • noun coldness due to a cold environment
    iciness; gelidity.
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; tingle.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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chiralgia

  • noun a pain in the hand that is not traumatic

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griping

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    intestinal colic; gripes; colic.
  • verb complain
    squawk; bellyache; grouse; beef; gripe; holler; bitch; crab.
    • What was he hollering about?

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klinefelter_syndrome

  • noun syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male
    XXY-syndrome; Klinefelter's syndrome.

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smartness

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smarting; smart.
  • noun intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
    cleverness; brightness.

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enteritis

  • noun inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea

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amena

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orthopnea

  • noun form of dyspnea in which the person can breathe comfortably only when standing or sitting erect; associated with asthma and emphysema and angina pectoris

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ail

  • noun aromatic bulb used as seasoning
    garlic.
  • verb be ill or unwell

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hyperkinetic_syndrome

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; ADD; minimal brain damage; ADHD.

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pleurodynia

  • noun pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the muscles between the ribs
    costalgia; pleuralgia.

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glycosuria

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of sugar in the urine

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shin_splints

  • noun painful inflammation of the muscles around the shins; frequent among runners

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photophobia

  • noun a morbid fear of light
  • noun pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)
    photalgia.

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sting

  • noun a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    stinging.
    • the sting of death
    • he felt the stinging of nettles
  • noun a mental pain or distress
    pang.
    • a pang of conscience

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endocervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the mucous lining of the uterine cervix

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premenstrual_syndrome

  • noun a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
    PMS.

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eczema

  • noun generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages

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jejunitis

  • noun inflammation of the jejunum of the small intestine

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abscess

  • noun symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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sob

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; breathlessness.
  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; bastard; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.

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excruciation

  • noun a state of acute pain
    agony; suffering.
  • noun the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
    crucifixion.

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postnasal_drip

  • noun chronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx

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radiation

  • noun energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
  • noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

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ekbom_syndrome

  • noun feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs
    restless legs syndrome; restless legs.

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rhinorrhea

  • noun persistent watery mucus discharge from the nose (as in the common cold)

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intermittent_tetanus

  • noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis
    tetany; intermittent cramp; tetanilla; apyretic tetanus.

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haemosiderosis

  • noun abnormal deposit of hemosiderin; often a symptom of thalassemia or hemochromatosis
    hemosiderosis.

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cheloid

  • noun raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair
    keloid.

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aminoaciduria

  • noun abnormal presence of amino acids in the urine; usually a symptom of metabolic defects

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sickness

  • noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
    malady; illness; unwellness.
  • noun defectiveness or unsoundness
    • drugs have become a sickness they cannot cure
    • a great sickness of his judgment

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pockmark

  • noun a scar or pit on the skin that is left by a pustule of smallpox or acne or other eruptive disease
  • verb mark with or as if with pockmarks
    • Her face was pockmarked by the disease

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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hematocyturia

  • noun the presence of red blood cells in the urine
    haematocyturia.

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graphospasm

  • noun muscular spasms of thumb and forefinger while writing with a pen or pencil
    writer's cramp.

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corditis

  • noun inflammation of the spermatic cord

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kernig's_sign

  • noun symptom of meningitis; patient cannot extend the leg at the knee when the thigh is flexed because of stiffness in the hamstrings

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new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York City; Greater New York.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    NY; Empire State; New York State.

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calcification

  • noun a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)
  • noun tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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railway

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railroad.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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intermittent

  • adjective satellite stopping and starting at irregular intervals
    • intermittent rain showers

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prodroma

  • noun an early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur
    prodrome.

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endarteritis

  • noun inflammation of the inner lining of an artery

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prodrome

  • noun an early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur
    prodroma.

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drip

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; dribble.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop
    dripping.
    • the constant sound of dripping irritated him

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systolic

  • adjective of or relating to a systole or happening during a systole

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haematocele

  • noun swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
    hematocoele; hematocele; haematocoele.

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haemothorax

  • noun accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
    hemothorax.

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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fetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    foetal.
    • fetal development

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edema

  • noun swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
    dropsy; oedema; hydrops.

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shivering

  • noun a sensation of cold that often marks the start of an infection and the development of a fever
    chill.
  • verb tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
    shudder; throb; shiver; thrill.

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dakota

  • noun a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux
  • noun the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

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reiter's_disease

  • noun an inflammatory syndrome (etiology unknown) predominantly in males; characterized by arthritis and conjunctivitis and urethritis
    Reiter's syndrome.

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thoracic_outlet_syndrome

  • noun tingling sensations in the fingers; caused by compression on a nerve supplying the arm

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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kraurosis

  • noun atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane

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amenorrhoeal

  • adjective related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy
    amenorrhoeic; amenorrheal; amenorrheic.

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cephalitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
    phrenitis; encephalitis.

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tetany

  • noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis
    intermittent tetanus; intermittent cramp; tetanilla; apyretic tetanus.

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nephralgia

  • noun pain in the kidney (usually felt in the loins)

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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tietze's_syndrome

  • noun syndrome characterized by swelling of rib cartilage (causing pain)

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catarrh

  • noun inflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus

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trismus

  • noun prolonged spasm of the jaw muscles

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radiculitis

  • noun inflammation of the radicle of a nerve

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haematuria

  • noun the presence of blood in the urine; often a symptom of urinary tract disease
    hematuria.

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purulency

  • noun symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
    purulence.

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eosinopenia

  • noun a decrease in the number of eosinophils in the blood

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cicatrix

  • noun a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    cicatrice; scar.

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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blepharitis

  • noun inflammation of the eyelids characterized by redness and swelling and dried crusts

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purulence

  • noun symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
    purulency.
  • noun a fluid product of inflammation
    festering; sanies; suppuration; ichor; pus.

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atrophy

  • noun a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
    wasting; wasting away.
  • noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
    withering.

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kaposi's_varicelliform_eruption

  • noun a now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles
    eczema vaccinatum.

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febricity

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    fever; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.

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skin_eruption

  • noun eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease
    exanthem; exanthema.

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thyroiditis

  • noun inflammation of the thyroid gland

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lipoidaemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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abscessed

  • adjective satellite infected and filled with pus
    • an abscessed tooth

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peritoneal_inflammation

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritonitis.

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mask_of_pregnancy

  • noun a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
    melasma; chloasma.

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disorder

  • noun a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    upset.
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorderliness.
    • the files are in complete disorder

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intestinal

  • adjective of or relating to or inside the intestines
    enteric; enteral.
    • intestinal disease

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musca

(Zoöl.) A genus of dipterous insects, including the common house fly, and numerous allied species. ✍ Formerly, a large part of the Diptera were included under the genus Musca.

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opisthotonos

  • noun severe spasm in which the back arches and the head bends back and heels flex toward the back

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albuminuria

  • noun the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder
    proteinuria.

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amyotrophia

  • noun progressive wasting of muscle tissues
    amyotrophy.

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feverishness

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; fever; febrility; pyrexia.

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rhinitis

  • noun an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
    coryza.

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renal_colic

  • noun sharp pain in the lower back that radiates into the groin; associated with the passage of a renal calculus through the ureter

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amenorrheal

  • adjective related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy
    amenorrhoeic; amenorrheic; amenorrhoeal.

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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secondary_amenorrhea

  • noun cessation of menstruation in a woman who had previously menstruated

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spasm

  • noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    cramp; muscle spasm.
  • noun (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)

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valvulitis

  • noun inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)

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apyretic_tetanus

  • noun clinical neurological syndrome characterized by muscular twitching and cramps and (when severe) seizures; associated with calcium deficiency (hypoparathyroidism) or vitamin D deficiency or alkalosis
    intermittent tetanus; tetany; intermittent cramp; tetanilla.

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hypoproteinemia

  • noun abnormally low level of protein in the blood; can indicate inadequate diet or intestinal or renal disorders

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muscae

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salpingitis

  • noun inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube

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inflammation

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    rubor; redness.
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; fervor; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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rale

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rattling.
    • the death rattle

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minimal

  • adjective the least possible
    minimum.
    • needed to enforce minimal standards
    • her grades were minimal
    • minimum wage
    • a minimal charge for the service

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esophagitis

  • noun inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux
    oesophagitis.

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throb

  • noun a deep pulsating type of pain
  • noun an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
    throbbing; pounding.
    • he felt a throbbing in his head

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scalenus_syndrome

  • noun discomfort and vascular symptoms and loss of sensation in a shoulder and arm; caused by a scalene muscle compressing the subclavian artery and part of the brachial plexus

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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wheeziness

  • noun presence of abnormal high-pitched sound heard with a stethoscope when an airway is blocked (as in asthma or chronic bronchitis)

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ache

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    aching.
  • verb feel physical pain
    suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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roseola

  • noun any red eruption of the skin
    skin rash; efflorescence; rash.

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obstipation

  • noun severe constipation resulting from an obstruction in the intestines

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add

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.
  • verb make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
    • We added two students to that dorm room
    • She added a personal note to her letter
    • Add insult to injury
    • Add some extra plates to the dinner table

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nycrr

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intumescency

  • noun swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
    intumescence.
  • noun the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)
    intumescence; swelling.

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piles

  • noun pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
    haemorrhoid; hemorrhoid.
  • noun a large number or amount
    heaps; rafts; wads; lots; scads; slews; tons; gobs; scores; oodles; loads; dozens; stacks; lashings.
    • made lots of new friends
    • she amassed stacks of newspapers

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hyperlipemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipoidemia; lipidemia.

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hypernatremia

  • noun excessive amounts of sodium in the blood; possibly indicating diabetes insipidus

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hydrops

  • noun swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
    dropsy; oedema; edema.

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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horner's_syndrome

  • noun a pattern of symptoms occurring as a result of damage to nerves in the cervical region of the spine (drooping eyelids and constricted pupils and absence of facial sweating)

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tendonitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon
    tenonitis; tendinitis.

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vaccinatum

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intumescence

  • noun swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
    intumescency.
  • noun the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water)
    intumescency; swelling.

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tenesmus

  • noun painful spasm of the anal sphincter along with an urgent desire to defecate without the significant production of feces; associated with irritable bowel syndrome

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twitch

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    vellication; twitching.
  • verb make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    jerk.
    • his face is twitching

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twitching

  • noun a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
    vellication; twitch.
  • verb make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    twitch; jerk.
    • his face is twitching

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formication

  • noun hallucinated sensation that insects or snakes are crawling over the skin; a common side-effect of extensive use of cocaine or amphetamines

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tourette's_syndrome

  • noun neurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
    Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.

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tetanus

  • noun an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages
    lockjaw.
  • noun a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses

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burning

  • noun the act of burning something
    combustion.
    • the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance
  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burn.

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wasting

  • noun any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
    cachexy; cachexia.
  • noun a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
    atrophy; wasting away.

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pussy

  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; snatch; twat; slit; cunt.
  • noun informal terms referring to a domestic cat
    pussycat; kitty-cat; kitty; puss.

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familial_hypercholesterolemia

  • noun congenital disorder characterized by high levels of cholesterol and early development of atherosclerosis

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proteinuria

  • noun the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder
    albuminuria.

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adhd

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; ADD; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome.

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fallot's_syndrome

  • noun a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle
    Fallot's tetralogy; tetralogy of Fallot.

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maple_syrup_urine_disease

  • noun an inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood
    branched chain ketoaciduria.

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hyperglycemia

  • noun abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
    hyperglycaemia.

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rubor

  • noun a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
    inflammation; redness.

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restless

  • adjective satellite worried and uneasy
    unsatisfied; ungratified.
  • adjective satellite ceaselessly in motion
    • the restless sea
    • the restless wind

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diuresis

  • noun increased secretion of urine; if not due to increased liquid intake or to the action of a diuretic drug it can be a symptom of diabetes mellitus

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physiological_jaundice_of_the_newborn

  • noun yellowish appearance in newborn infants; usually subsides spontaneously
    jaundice of the newborn; icterus neonatorum.

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cicatrice

  • noun a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    cicatrix; scar.

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neuralgia

  • noun acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
    neuralgy.

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hot_flash

  • noun sudden brief sensation of heat (associated with menopause and some mental disorders)
    flush.

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pneumonitis

  • noun inflammation of the lungs; caused by a virus or an allergic reaction

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klinefelter's_syndrome

  • noun syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male
    XXY-syndrome; Klinefelter syndrome.

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vesiculitis

  • noun inflammation of a seminal vesicle (usually in conjunction with prostatitis)

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minimal_brain_dysfunction

  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; MBD; attention deficit disorder; ADD; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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vasculitis

  • noun inflammation of a blood vessel

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bursitis

  • noun inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder

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gripes

  • noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
    griping; intestinal colic; colic.
  • noun informal terms for objecting
    squawk; gripe; beef; kick; bitch.
    • I have a gripe about the service here

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sleep_apnea

  • noun apnea that occurs during sleep

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haemorrhoid

  • noun pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
    piles; hemorrhoid.

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hiccup

  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    singultus; hiccough.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?
  • verb breathe spasmodically, and make a sound
    hiccough.
    • When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water

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sternutation

  • noun a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
    sneezing; sneeze.

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exophthalmos

  • noun protrusion of the eyeball from the socket

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apyretic

(Med.) Without fever; -- applied to days when there is an intermission of fever. Dunglison.

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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characteristic

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    feature.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun a distinguishing quality

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chills_and_fever

  • noun successive stages of chills and fever that is a symptom of malaria
    ague.

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osteitis

  • noun inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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splint

  • noun a thin sliver of wood
    • he lit the fire with a burning splint
  • noun an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)

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fas

  • noun a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy
    fetal alcohol syndrome.
  • noun the syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization
    fa.

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pyrexia

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; fever; feverishness; febrility.

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shin

  • noun the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
  • noun a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
    shin bone.

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dropsy

  • noun swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
    oedema; hydrops; edema.

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upset

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; disturbance.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    overthrow; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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metritis

  • noun inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)
    endometritis.

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hypercalcemia

  • noun the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease
    hypercalcaemia.

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pyrosis

  • noun a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder
    heartburn.

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pit

  • noun a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
    cavity.
    • they dug a pit to bury the body
  • noun a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
    fossa.

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autism

  • noun (psychiatry) an abnormal absorption with the self; marked by communication disorders and short attention span and inability to treat others as people

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phantom

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun something existing in perception only
    fantasm; apparition; phantasma; shadow; phantasm.
    • a ghostly apparition at midnight

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toxic_shock

  • noun syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons
    toxic shock syndrome; TSS.

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diarrhea

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness of the bowels; looseness; diarrhoea.

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illinois

(Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.

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fetal_alcohol_syndrome

  • noun a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy
    FAS.

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sick

  • noun people who are sick
    • they devote their lives to caring for the sick
  • verb eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    retch; regorge; be sick; disgorge; spew; vomit up; puke; honk; cat; purge; cast; spue; upchuck; vomit; barf; regurgitate; throw up; chuck.
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

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hematuria

  • noun the presence of blood in the urine; often a symptom of urinary tract disease
    haematuria.

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hypokalemia

  • noun abnormally low level of potassium in the circulating blood leading to weakness and heart abnormalities; associated with adrenal tumors or starvation or taking diuretics

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hypocalcaemia

  • noun abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
    hypocalcemia.

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cyanosis

  • noun a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning)

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singultus

  • noun (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
    hiccup; hiccough.
    • how do you cure the hiccups?

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sneeze

  • noun a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
    sternutation; sneezing.
  • verb exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose
    • Pepper makes me sneeze

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stitch

  • noun a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
  • noun a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running

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tenonitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon
    tendonitis; tendinitis.

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balanitis

  • noun inflammation of the head of the penis

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wife

  • noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    married woman.

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iridoncus

  • noun swelling of the iris of the eye

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tumidity

  • noun slight swelling of an organ or part
    tumidness.

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mask

  • noun a covering to disguise or conceal the face
  • noun activity that tries to conceal something
    • no mask could conceal his ignorance
    • they moved in under a mask of friendship

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orchitis

  • noun inflammation of one or both testes; characterized by pain and swelling

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vulvovaginitis

  • noun inflammation of the vulva and the vagina

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neuralgy

  • noun acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
    neuralgia.

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paresthesia

  • noun abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
    paraesthesia.

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amenorrhea

  • noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    amenorrhoea; amenia.

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lipoidemia

  • noun presence of excess lipids in the blood
    hyperlipoidemia; hyperlipaemia; hyperlipidaemia; lipoidaemia; hyperlipoidaemia; lipaemia; hyperlipemia; lipidaemia; lipemia; hyperlipidemia; lipidemia.

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tetralogy_of_fallot

  • noun a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle
    Fallot's syndrome; Fallot's tetralogy.

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malabsorption_syndrome

  • noun a pattern of symptoms including loss of appetite and bloating and weight loss and muscle pain and steatorrhea; associated with celiac disease and sprue and cystic fibrosis

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costochondritis

  • noun inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage

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