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anemia (Also anemias) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to anemia

cystopteris

  • noun chiefly small perennial rock ferns: bladder ferns; in some classifications placed in Polypodiaceae
    genus Cystopteris.

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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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dynamic

  • noun an efficient incentive
    moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches
  • adjective characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
    dynamical.
    • a dynamic market
    • a dynamic speaker
    • the dynamic president of the firm

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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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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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paper_tiger

  • noun the nature of a person or organization that appears powerful but is actually powerless and ineffectual
    • he reminded Mao that the paper tiger had nuclear teeth

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acidemia

  • noun a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)

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uricaciduria

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

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gymnocarpium

  • noun oak ferns: in some classification systems included in genus Thelypteris
    genus Gymnocarpium.

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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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solanopteris

  • noun tropical American epiphytic ferns having rhizomes with tubers and roots as well as scales
    genus Solanopteris.

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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athyrium

  • noun temperate and tropical lady ferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or in the genus Asplenium
    genus Athyrium.

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genus_rumohra

  • noun leatherleaf ferns: in some classifications included in genus Polystichum
    Rumohra.

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neurofibromatosis

  • noun autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities
    von Recklinghausen's disease.

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amenia

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

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banti's_syndrome

  • noun a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis
    Banti's disease.

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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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frailty

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; frailness; feebleness; infirmity.
  • noun moral weakness
    vice.

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fanconi's_anemia

  • noun a rare congenital anemia characterized by pancytopenia and hypoplasia of the bone marrow
    Fanconi's anaemia; congenital pancytopenia.

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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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anemic

  • adjective satellite lacking vigor or energy
    anaemic.
    • an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • adjective relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
    anaemic.

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anemia

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

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genus_pleurosorus

  • noun small genus comprising terrestrial ferns; found in Chile and Spain and Morocco and Australia and New Zealand
    Pleurosorus.

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antianemia

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autosomal_dominant_disease

  • noun a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome
    autosomal dominant disorder.

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cystic_fibrosis

  • noun the most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; no cure is known
    mucoviscidosis; fibrocystic disease of the pancreas; CF; pancreatic fibrosis.

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idiopathic_thrombocytopenic_purpura

  • noun purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
    Werlhof's disease; thrombocytopenic purpura; purpura hemorrhagica.

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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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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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subaltern

  • noun a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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inanition

  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    slackness; lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun exhaustion resulting from lack of food

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slightness

  • noun the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
    pettiness; puniness; triviality.
  • noun smallness of stature
    delicacy.

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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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fatigability

  • noun susceptibility to fatigue; a tendency to get tired or lose strength

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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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genus_doryopteris

  • noun small to medium tropical tufted ferns; sometimes placed in family Adiantaceae
    Doryopteris.

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azolla

  • noun a genus of fern sometimes placed in its own family Azollaceae
    genus Azolla.

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frangibility

  • noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed
    frangibleness; fragility; breakability.

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asthenic

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; enervated; debilitated.
  • adjective satellite having a slender physique

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meningism

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

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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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glycosuria

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

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pancreas

  • noun a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin

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recessive

  • noun an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
    recessive allele.
  • adjective of or pertaining to a recession
    recessionary.

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vulnerability

  • noun the state of being vulnerable or exposed
    exposure.
    • his vulnerability to litigation
    • his exposure to ridicule
  • noun susceptibility to injury or attack

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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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inherited_disease

  • noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
    inherited disorder; genetic disorder; genetic disease; hereditary disease; hereditary condition; congenital disease; genetic abnormality; genetic defect.

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metaplastic

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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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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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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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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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von

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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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tumidity

  • noun slight swelling of an organ or part
    tumidness.

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expose

  • noun the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
    unmasking.
    • he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government
  • verb expose or make accessible to some action or influence
    • Expose your students to art
    • expose the blanket to sunshine

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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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leukocytosis

  • noun an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia)
    leucocytosis.

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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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tonsillitis

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

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leukopenia

  • noun an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
    leucopenia.

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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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apoplexy

  • noun a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
    stroke; CVA; cerebrovascular accident.

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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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mcardle's_disease

  • noun an inherited disease in which abnormal amounts of glycogen accumulate in skeletal muscle; results in weakness and cramping

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hemoglobin

  • noun a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues
    Hb; haemoglobin.
    • fish have simpler hemoglobin than mammals

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genus_pilularia

  • noun pillworts
    Pilularia.

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keratitis

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

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marble_bones_disease

  • noun an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
    osteopetrosis; Albers-Schonberg disease.

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powerfulness

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    power.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade

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achondroplasty

  • noun an inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism
    achondroplasia; osteosclerosis congenita; chondrodystrophy.

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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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hyperlipoidemia

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

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valetudinarianism

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    debility; frailness; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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adiantum

  • noun cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
    genus Adiantum.

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genus_cheilanthes

  • noun small evergreen ferns: lipferns; in some classifications placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
    Cheilanthes.

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genus_oreopteris

  • noun 3 species of ferns formerly included in genus Dryopteris or Thelypteris
    Oreopteris.

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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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damage

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

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genus_amauropelta

  • noun epiphytic or terrestrial ferns of America and Africa and Polynesia
    Amauropelta.

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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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tectaria

  • noun terrestrial or epilithic ferns of tropical rain forests
    genus Tectaria.

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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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cardiomegaly

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

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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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a

  • noun a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
    angstrom; angstrom unit.
  • noun any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
    axerophthol; vitamin A; antiophthalmic factor.

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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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oligodactyly

  • noun congenital condition in which some fingers or toes are missing

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genus_hymenophyllum

  • noun type genus of the Hymenophyllaceae: filmy ferns
    Hymenophyllum.

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frailness

  • noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    valetudinarianism; debility; feebleness; frailty; infirmity.

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breathlessness

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; SOB.

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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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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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genus_acrostichum

  • noun in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
    Acrostichum.

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hemophilia_a

  • noun hemophilia caused by a congenital deficiency of factor VIII; occurs almost exclusively in men
    classical haemophilia; haemophilia A; classical hemophilia.

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hemophilia_b

  • noun a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
    haemophilia B; Christmas disease.

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hypoglycaemia

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

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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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reduced

  • adjective made less in size or amount or degree
    decreased.
  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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pinkeye

  • noun inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
    conjunctivitis.

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tay-sachs

  • noun a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood
    infantile amaurotic idiocy; Sachs disease; Tay-Sachs disease.

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sickle

  • noun an edge tool for cutting grass or crops; has a curved blade and a short handle
    reaping hook; reap hook.

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jerry

  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent
    Boche; Hun; Krauthead; Kraut.

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oreopteris

  • noun 3 species of ferns formerly included in genus Dryopteris or Thelypteris
    genus Oreopteris.

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gastrointestinal

  • adjective of or relating to the stomach and intestines
    GI.
    • a gastrointestinal disorder

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megalocytosis

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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production

  • noun the act or process of producing something
    • Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous
    • the production of white blood cells
  • noun a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television
    • have you seen the new production of Hamlet?

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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weakness

  • noun a flaw or weak point
    failing.
    • he was quick to point out his wife's failings
  • noun powerlessness revealed by an inability to act
    impuissance; helplessness.
    • in spite of their weakness the group remains active

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diacalpa

  • noun one species: delicate fern of foothills of Himalayas
    genus Diacalpa.

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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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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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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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infantile_amaurotic_idiocy

  • noun a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood
    Tay-Sachs; Sachs disease; Tay-Sachs disease.

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muscularity

  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle.

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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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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vesiculitis

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

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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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attenuation

  • noun weakening in force or intensity
    fading.
    • attenuation in the volume of the sound
  • noun the property of something that has been weakened or reduced in thickness or density

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purpura_hemorrhagica

  • noun purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
    Werlhof's disease; thrombocytopenic purpura; idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

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thalassemia_major

  • noun a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged
    Cooley's anaemia; Cooley's anemia; thalassaemia major.

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genus_phlebodium

  • noun chiefly epiphytic tropical ferns with free veins bearing sori
    Phlebodium.

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sturdiness

  • noun the state of being vigorous and robust
  • noun the property of something that is strongly built

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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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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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hypervolemia

  • noun a blood disorder consisting of an increase in the volume of circulating blood
    hypervolaemia.

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genus_ophioglossum

  • noun the type genus of the fern family Ophioglossaceae
    Ophioglossum.

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genus_psilophyton

  • noun type genus of the Psilophytaceae: genus of small wiry herbaceous Paleozoic plants with underground rhizomes and apical sporangia

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exanthem

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

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genus_ceratopteris

  • noun water ferns
    Ceratopteris.

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lameness

  • noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    claudication; gameness; limping; gimpiness; gimp.
  • noun an imperfection or defectiveness
    • a stylist noted for the lameness of his plots

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spermatocele

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

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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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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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monogenic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by a single pair of genes

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labor_pain

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

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meniscium

  • noun terrestrial ferns of tropical Americas
    genus Meniscium.

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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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genus_arthropteris

  • noun tropical and subtropical Old World epiphytic or lithophytic ferns
    Arthropteris.

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thrombocytopenic_purpura

  • noun purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
    Werlhof's disease; idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura; purpura hemorrhagica.

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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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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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dysostosis

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autosomal_recessive_defect

  • noun a disease caused by the presence of two recessive mutant genes on an autosome
    autosomal recessive disease.

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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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milk_intolerance

  • noun congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose
    lactase deficiency; lactose intolerance.

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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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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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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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genus_regnellidium

  • noun one species of aquatic or semiaquatic fern

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b

  • noun aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
    bacillus.
  • noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
    B vitamin; vitamin B; vitamin B complex; B-complex vitamin; B complex.

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pyuria

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

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chorditis

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

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parasitemia

  • noun a condition in which parasites are present in the blood
    parasitaemia.

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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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oleandra

  • noun or family Polypodiaceae: tropical epiphytic or terrestrial ferns
    genus Oleandra.

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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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peril

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; risk; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a state of danger involving risk
    riskiness.

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genus_macrothelypteris

  • noun medium to large terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia to Polynesia and Australia; naturalized in Americas
    Macrothelypteris.

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pneumonia

  • noun respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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septicemia

  • noun invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
    blood poisoning; septicaemia.

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montezuma's_revenge

  • noun diarrhea contracted in Mexico or Central America

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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metaplastic_anaemia

  • noun pernicious anemia in which the various formed elements in the blood are changed
    metaplastic anemia.

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genus_sticherus

  • noun umbrella ferns; warm regions of Australia and New Zealand
    Sticherus.

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polygenic_disorder

  • noun an inherited disease controlled by several genes at once
    polygenic disease.

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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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genus_angiopteris

  • noun one species: tree fern

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enervation

  • noun lack of vitality
    • an enervation of mind greater than any fatigue
  • noun serious weakening and loss of energy
    debilitation; exhaustion; enfeeblement.

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coniogramme

  • noun terrestrial ferns of Pacific islands and Asia
    genus Coniogramme.

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breakability

  • noun quality of being easily damaged or destroyed
    frangibleness; fragility; frangibility.

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fibromyositis

  • noun local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue

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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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marsilea

  • noun clover ferns
    genus Marsilea.

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cerebrovascular_accident

  • noun a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
    stroke; CVA; apoplexy.

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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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pyrexia

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

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genus_woodsia

  • noun genus of small to medium-sized usually rock-inhabiting ferns of temperate and cold regions; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae

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genus_adiantum

  • noun cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
    Adiantum.

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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drynaria

  • noun large robust epiphytic ferns of tropical forest and scrub; Africa and Asia and Australia
    genus Drynaria.

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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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drepanocytic

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hand-schuller-christian_disease

  • noun inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
    Schuller-Christian disease.

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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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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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genus_goniopteris

  • noun terrestrial ferns of Florida and West Indies to Central and South America
    Goniopteris.

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heftiness

  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; sinew; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.
  • noun the property of being large in mass
    ponderousness; massiveness; heft; ponderosity.

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chest_pain

  • noun pain in the chest

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metaplastic_anemia

  • noun pernicious anemia in which the various formed elements in the blood are changed
    metaplastic anaemia.

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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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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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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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uraturia

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

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pastel

  • noun any of various pale or light colors
  • adjective satellite lacking in body or vigor
    • faded pastel charms of the naive music

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capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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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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blood_poisoning

  • noun invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
    septicaemia; septicemia.

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leucocytosis

  • noun an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the blood as a result of infection (as in leukemia)
    leukocytosis.

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tolerance

  • noun the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • noun a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
    permissiveness.

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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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confusion

  • noun disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
    • the army retreated in confusion
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    disarray; confusedness; mental confusion; muddiness.
    • a confusion of impressions

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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vitamin

  • noun any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism

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namby

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accident

  • noun an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
  • noun anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
    fortuity; stroke; chance event.
    • winning the lottery was a happy accident
    • the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck
    • it was due to an accident or fortuity

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loxoma

  • noun one species of terrestrial ferns of New Zealand
    genus Loxoma.

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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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megaloblastic_anaemia

  • noun anemia characterized by many large immature and dysfunctional red blood cells (megaloblasts) in the bone marrow; associated with pernicious anemia
    megaloblastic anemia.

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pamby

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genus_isoetes

  • noun type and genus of the Isoetaceae and sole extant genus of the order Isoetales
    Isoetes.

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uratemia

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

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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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laryngitis

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

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supplementation

  • noun a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
    supplement.
  • noun the act of supplementing
    subjoining; subjunction.

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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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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infirm

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adjective satellite lacking firmness of will or character or purpose; give me the daggers" - Shakespeare
    • infirm of purpose

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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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hereditary_disease

  • noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
    inherited disorder; genetic disorder; genetic disease; inherited disease; hereditary condition; congenital disease; genetic abnormality; genetic defect.

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drepanocytic_anemia

  • noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
    sickle-cell disease; sickle-cell anaemia; crescent-cell anaemia; drepanocytic anaemia; crescent-cell anemia; sickle-cell anemia.

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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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triviality

  • noun the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
    pettiness; puniness; slightness.
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    trifle; technicality.

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neonatorum

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crescent-cell_anemia

  • noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
    sickle-cell disease; sickle-cell anaemia; crescent-cell anaemia; drepanocytic anaemia; drepanocytic anemia; sickle-cell anemia.

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fowl

  • noun a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
    poultry; domestic fowl.
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    bird.

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phlebodium

  • noun chiefly epiphytic tropical ferns with free veins bearing sori
    genus Phlebodium.

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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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faintness

  • noun a feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon
  • noun the property of being without strength
    • the faintness or potency of the feeling

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crescent-cell_anaemia

  • noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
    sickle-cell disease; sickle-cell anaemia; drepanocytic anaemia; crescent-cell anemia; drepanocytic anemia; sickle-cell anemia.

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decrepit

  • adjective satellite worn and broken down by hard use
    run-down; woebegone; creaky; derelict; flea-bitten.
    • a creaky shack
    • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
    • a flea-bitten sofa
    • a run-down neighborhood
    • a woebegone old shack
  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless

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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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fowl_cholera

  • noun an acute diarrheal disease (especially of chickens) caused by the microorganism that causes hemorrhagic septicemia

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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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sickle-cell_anemia

  • noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
    sickle-cell disease; sickle-cell anaemia; crescent-cell anaemia; drepanocytic anaemia; crescent-cell anemia; drepanocytic anemia.

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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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genus_coniogramme

  • noun terrestrial ferns of Pacific islands and Asia
    Coniogramme.

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ail

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

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hemoglobinopathy

  • noun a blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood
    haemoglobinopathy.

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phegopteris

  • noun beech ferns: genus is variously classified: considered alternative name for genus Dryopteris or included in genus Thelypteris
    genus Phegopteris.

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polypodium

  • noun a genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae and having rounded naked sori
    genus Polypodium.

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shin_splints

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

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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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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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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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genus_lycopodium

  • noun type and sole genus of the Lycopodiaceae; erect or creeping evergreen plants often used for Christmas decorations
    Lycopodium.

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cva

  • noun a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain
    stroke; apoplexy; cerebrovascular accident.

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abscess

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

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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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pernicious_anemia

  • noun a chronic progressive anemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor (a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12)
    pernicious anaemia; malignant anaemia; malignant anemia.

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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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genus_lomogramma

  • noun large scandent ferns of southeastern Asia
    Lomogramma.

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genus_horneophyton

  • noun Devonian fossil plant considered one of the earliest forms of vascular land plants; similar to genus Rhynia but smaller
    Horneophyton.

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weak_part

  • noun a place of especial vulnerability
    soft spot; weak spot.

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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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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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mucopolysaccharidosis

  • noun any of a group of genetic disorders involving a defect in the metabolism of mucopolysaccharides resulting in greater than normal levels of mucopolysaccharides in tissues

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genus_danaea

  • noun fairly small terrestrial ferns of tropical America
    Danaea.

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methemoglobinemia

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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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fanconi's_anaemia

  • noun a rare congenital anemia characterized by pancytopenia and hypoplasia of the bone marrow
    congenital pancytopenia; Fanconi's anemia.

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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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histiocytosis

  • noun a blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages

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debile

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weakly; weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless

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slackness

  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    inanition; lethargy; lassitude.
  • noun the quality of being loose (not taut)
    slack.
    • he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope

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genus_phegopteris

  • noun beech ferns: genus is variously classified: considered alternative name for genus Dryopteris or included in genus Thelypteris
    Phegopteris.

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huntington's_disease

  • noun hereditary disease; develops in adulthood and ends in dementia
    Huntington's chorea.

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kraurosis

  • noun atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane

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genetic_disorder

  • noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
    inherited disorder; genetic disease; inherited disease; hereditary disease; hereditary condition; congenital disease; genetic abnormality; genetic defect.

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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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neoplasm

  • noun an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
    tumor; tumour.

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radiculitis

  • noun inflammation of the radicle of a nerve

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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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doryopteris

  • noun small to medium tropical tufted ferns; sometimes placed in family Adiantaceae
    genus Doryopteris.

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genus_diplopterygium

  • noun scandent thicket-forming ferns of Asia to western Pacific
    Diplopterygium.

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abscessed

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

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genus_todea

  • noun a genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae
    Todea.

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cheapjack

  • noun a peddler of inferior goods
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    shoddy; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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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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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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sickle-cell_disease

  • noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
    sickle-cell anaemia; crescent-cell anaemia; drepanocytic anaemia; crescent-cell anemia; drepanocytic anemia; sickle-cell anemia.

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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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lymphocytopenia

  • noun an abnormally small number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood
    lymphopenia.

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genus_lastreopsis

  • noun tropical terrestrial shield ferns
    Lastreopsis.

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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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sternutation

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

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greensickness

  • noun iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin
    chlorosis.

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fibrocystic_disease_of_the_pancreas

  • noun the most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; no cure is known
    mucoviscidosis; CF; cystic fibrosis; pancreatic fibrosis.

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esophagitis

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

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brawn

  • noun possessing muscular strength
    heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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genus_platycerium

  • noun often epiphytic tropical Old World ferns
    Platycerium.

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roseola

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

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chafe

  • noun soreness and warmth caused by friction
    • he had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    annoyance; vexation.

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actiniopteris

  • noun terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia and Africa
    genus Actiniopteris.

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jamesonia

  • noun xerophytic ferns of South America
    genus Jamesonia.

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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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angiohemophilia

  • noun a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding
    von Willebrand's disease; vascular hemophilia.

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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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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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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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fern

  • noun any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores

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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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hepatolenticular

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wan

  • verb become pale and sickly
  • noun a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    wide area network.

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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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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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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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brawniness

  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; muscle; muscularity.

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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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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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metabolism

  • noun the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
    metamorphosis.
  • noun the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
    metabolic process.

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intolerance

  • noun impatience with annoyances
    • his intolerance of interruptions
  • noun unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

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thrombopenia

  • noun a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
    thrombocytopenia.

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peginesatide

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haemorrhoid

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

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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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hypoplastic

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genus_ceterach

  • noun small genus of Old World ferns; superseded in some classification systems which place plants of this genus in e.g. genera Asplenium and Pleurosorus
    Ceterach.

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sadleria

  • noun low tree ferns with large fronds; in rain forests and on lava flows of Hawaiian Islands
    genus Sadleria.

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the_shits

  • noun obscene terms for diarrhea
    the trots.

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juvenile

  • noun a young person, not fully developed
    juvenile person.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
    • juvenile diabetes
    • juvenile fashions

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medication

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medicament; medicinal drug.
  • noun the act of treating with medicines or remedies

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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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neuritis

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

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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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congenita

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muscular

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of muscle
    • muscular contraction
  • adjective having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
    mesomorphic.

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disease

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

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pellaea

  • noun genus of chiefly small rock-loving ferns; in some classification systems it is placed in the family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae
    genus Pellaea.

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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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inborn

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    congenital; innate.
  • adjective satellite normally existing at birth
    inbred; connatural.
    • mankind's connatural sense of the good

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cyclophorus

  • noun tropical Old World ferns having closely crowded circular sori and no indusia
    genus Cyclophorus.

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littleness

  • noun the property of having a relatively small size
    smallness.
  • noun the property of having relatively little strength or vigor
    smallness.
    • the smallness of her voice

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genus_pteris

  • noun large genus of terrestrial ferns of tropics and subtropics; sometimes placed in family Polypodiaceae
    Pteris.

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cyrtomium

  • noun small genus of tropical Asiatic greenhouse ferns; in some classifications placed in Polypodiaceae
    genus Cyrtomium.

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ammonium

  • noun the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
    ammonium ion.

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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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hymenophyllum

  • noun type genus of the Hymenophyllaceae: filmy ferns
    genus Hymenophyllum.

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hemophilia

  • noun congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
    haemophilia; bleeder's disease.

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iridoncus

  • noun swelling of the iris of the eye

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orchitis

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

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malignant_anemia

  • noun a chronic progressive anemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor (a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12)
    pernicious anemia; pernicious anaemia; malignant anaemia.

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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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epicondylitis

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

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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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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milk

  • noun a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  • noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

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good_part

  • noun a place of especial strength

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flash

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

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iron_deficiency_anemia

  • noun a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding
    iron deficiency anaemia.

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gutless

  • adjective lacking courage or vitality
    • he was a yellow gutless worm
    • a spineless craven fellow
  • adjective satellite weak in willpower, courage or vitality
    wishy-washy; namby-pamby; spineless.

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appendicitis

  • noun inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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albers-schonberg_disease

  • noun an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
    osteopetrosis; marble bones disease.

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isavirus

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congenital_afibrinogenemia

  • noun a rare congenital disorder of blood coagulation in which no fibrinogen is found in the blood plasma

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abetalipoproteinemia

  • noun a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels

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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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fibrocystic

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odynophagia

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

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ceterach

  • noun small genus of Old World ferns; superseded in some classification systems which place plants of this genus in e.g. genera Asplenium and Pleurosorus
    genus Ceterach.

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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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feeble

  • adjective satellite pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
    lame.
    • a feeble excuse
    • a lame argument
  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    faint.
    • damning with faint praise
    • faint resistance
    • feeble efforts
    • a feeble voice

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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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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genus_gleichenia

  • noun type genus of Gleicheniaceae: leptosporangiate ferns with sessile sporangia; South Africa to Malaysia and New Zealand
    Gleichenia.

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eosinophilia

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

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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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nevoid_elephantiasis

  • noun thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction
    pachyderma.

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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long-suffering

  • noun patient endurance of pain or unhappiness
    long-sufferance.
  • adjective satellite patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble
    enduring.
    • an enduring disposition
    • a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife

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crescent

  • noun any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; lunate; semilunar.

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ferrinol

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colic

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

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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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upset_stomach

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

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genus_loxoma

  • noun one species of terrestrial ferns of New Zealand
    Loxoma.

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genus_pteridium

  • noun a genus of ferns belonging to the family Dennstaedtiaceae
    Pteridium.

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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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rumohra

  • noun leatherleaf ferns: in some classifications included in genus Polystichum
    genus Rumohra.

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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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amenorrhoea

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

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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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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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unprotectedness

  • noun the property of being helpless in the face of attack
    defenselessness; defencelessness.

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ineffectiveness

  • noun lacking the power to be effective
    ineffectuality; ineffectualness.

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pancreatitis

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

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epididymitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the epididymis

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rhynia

  • noun type genus of the Rhyniaceae; small leafless dichotomously branching fossil plants with terminal sporangia and smooth branching rhizomes
    genus Rhynia.

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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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vascular_hemophilia

  • noun a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding
    von Willebrand's disease; angiohemophilia.

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anemial

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macrocytic

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zollinger-ellison_syndrome

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

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vigour

  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; energy; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip
  • noun active strength of body or mind
    vigor; dynamism; heartiness.

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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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agranulosis

  • noun an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes
    agranulocytosis; granulocytopenia.

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anemia

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

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banti's_disease

  • noun a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis
    Banti's syndrome.

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validity

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; cogency.
  • noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
    validness.

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enervated

  • adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
    adynamic; asthenic; debilitated.
  • verb weaken mentally or morally
    enervate.

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parametritis

  • noun inflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus

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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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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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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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genus_jamesonia

  • noun xerophytic ferns of South America
    Jamesonia.

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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genus_equisetum

  • noun horsetails; coextensive with the family Equisetaceae
    Equisetum.

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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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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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lactase

  • noun any of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose
    Lactaid.

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hyponatremia

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

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infantile

  • adjective satellite indicating a lack of maturity
    childish.
    • childish tantrums
    • infantile behavior
  • adjective of or relating to infants or infancy
    • infantile paralysis

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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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hypoplastic_anaemia

  • noun anemia resulting from inadequately functioning bone marrow; can develop into aplastic anemia
    hypoplastic anemia.

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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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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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lymphuria

  • noun the presence of lymph in the urine

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stay

  • noun continuing or remaining in a place or state
    • they had a nice stay in Paris
    • a lengthy hospital stay
    • a four-month stay in bankruptcy court
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; hitch; arrest; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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toxaemia

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia; toxemia of pregnancy; toxaemia of pregnancy.
  • noun blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
    toxemia.

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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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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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lygodium

  • noun chiefly tropical climbing ferns
    genus Lygodium.

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macrothelypteris

  • noun medium to large terrestrial ferns of tropical Asia to Polynesia and Australia; naturalized in Americas
    genus Macrothelypteris.

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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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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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microcytic_anemia

  • noun anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal
    microcytic anaemia.

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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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dyspeptic

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

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genus_davallia

  • noun Old World tropical fern; in some classification systems placed directly in family Polypodiaceae

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voicelessness

  • noun a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
    aphonia.
  • noun speaking softly without vibration of the vocal cords
    whispering; whisper; susurration.

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mediterranean_anaemia

  • noun an inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin
    Mediterranean anemia; thalassemia; thalassaemia.

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inborn_error_of_metabolism

  • noun any of a number of diseases in which an inherited defect (usually a missing or inadequate enzyme) results in an abnormality of metabolism

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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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charley-horse

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

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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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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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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genus_salvinia

  • noun type genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns
    Salvinia.

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onychorrhexis

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hurler's_disease

  • noun hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation
    lipochondrodystrophy; Hurler's syndrome; gargoylism; dysostosis multiplex.

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lycopodium

  • noun type and sole genus of the Lycopodiaceae; erect or creeping evergreen plants often used for Christmas decorations
    genus Lycopodium.

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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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hyperbetalipoproteinemia

  • noun a genetic disorder characterized by high levels of beta-lipoproteins and cholesterol; can lead to atherosclerosis at an early age

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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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quarter

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; fourth part; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth.
    • a quarter of a pound
  • noun a district of a city having some distinguishing character
    • the Latin Quarter

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cooley's_anaemia

  • noun a fatal form of homozygous thalassemia (inherited from both parents) in which there is no hemoglobin; skeletal deformations; heart and spleen and liver enlarged
    Cooley's anemia; thalassemia major; thalassaemia major.

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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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dyschezia

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

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genus_cystopteris

  • noun chiefly small perennial rock ferns: bladder ferns; in some classifications placed in Polypodiaceae
    Cystopteris.

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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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genus_vittaria

  • noun tropical epiphytic ferns with straplike fronds
    Vittaria.

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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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anogramma

  • noun a genus of ferns belonging to the family Pteridaceae
    genus Anogramma.

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thirst

  • noun a physiological need to drink
    thirstiness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; hunger.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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trauma

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; hurt.
  • noun an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects
    psychic trauma.

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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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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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the_trots

  • noun obscene terms for diarrhea
    the shits.

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vaginitis

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

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dicksonia

  • noun tree ferns of temperate Australasia having bipinnatifid or tripinnatifid fronds and usually marginal sori; in some classification systems placed in family Cyatheaceae
    genus Dicksonia.

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hyperchromic_anemia

  • noun anemia characterized by an increase in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin
    hyperchromic anaemia.

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huskiness

  • noun the property of being big and strong
    ruggedness; toughness.
  • noun a throaty harshness
    hoarseness; gruffness.

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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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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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nephrotic

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leucopenia

  • noun an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
    leukopenia.

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sufferance

  • noun patient endurance especially of pain or distress
  • noun a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    toleration; acceptance.
    • all people should practice toleration and live together in peace

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puny

  • adjective satellite inferior in strength or significance
    • a puny physique
    • puny excuses
  • adjective satellite (used especially of persons) of inferior size
    shrimpy; runty.

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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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hot_flash

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

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chlorosis

  • noun iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin
    greensickness.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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acanthocytosis

  • noun the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)

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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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pyropoikilocytosis

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gaudy

  • noun (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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refractory_anaemia

  • noun any of various anemic conditions that are not successfully treated by any means other than blood transfusions (and that are not associated with another primary disease)
    refractory anemia.

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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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phyllitis

  • noun a genus of ferns belonging to the family Polypodiaceae (in some classification systems included in genus Asplenium)
    genus Scolopendrium; genus Phyllitis.

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poisoning

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; intoxication.
  • noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill

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haemoglobinemia

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

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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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stoutness

  • noun the property of being strong and resolute
    stalwartness.
  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    corpulence; overweight; adiposis.

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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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drymoglossum

  • noun epiphytic ferns of Madagascar to tropical Asia and New Guinea
    genus Drymoglossum.

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lactase_deficiency

  • noun congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose
    milk intolerance; lactose intolerance.

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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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autoimmune_disease

  • noun any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
    autoimmune disorder.

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pulmonary_congestion

  • noun congestion in the lungs

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neutropenia

  • noun leukopenia in which the decrease is primarily in number of neutrophils (the chief phagocytic leukocyte)

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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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dryopteris

  • noun large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae
    genus Dryopteris.

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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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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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glucosuria

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

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bursitis

  • noun inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder

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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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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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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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megalocardia

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

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phalangitis

  • noun inflammation of a finger or toe

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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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microcytic_anaemia

  • noun anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal
    microcytic anemia.

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haemophilia_b

  • noun a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
    Christmas disease; hemophilia B.

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haemophilia_a

  • noun hemophilia caused by a congenital deficiency of factor VIII; occurs almost exclusively in men
    classical haemophilia; hemophilia A; classical hemophilia.

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pernicious

  • adjective satellite exceedingly harmful
    deadly; baneful; pestilent.
  • adjective satellite working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
    subtle; insidious.
    • glaucoma is an insidious disease
    • a subtle poison

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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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scid

  • noun a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes; children with it are susceptible to infectious disease; if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life
    severe combined immunodeficiency; severe combined immunodeficiency disease.

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genus_dicksonia

  • noun tree ferns of temperate Australasia having bipinnatifid or tripinnatifid fronds and usually marginal sori; in some classification systems placed in family Cyatheaceae
    Dicksonia.

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sickle-cell_anaemia

  • noun a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
    sickle-cell disease; crescent-cell anaemia; drepanocytic anaemia; crescent-cell anemia; drepanocytic anemia; sickle-cell anemia.

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haemoglobinopathy

  • noun a blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood
    hemoglobinopathy.

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genus_lygodium

  • noun chiefly tropical climbing ferns
    Lygodium.

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haemolytic_anaemia

  • noun anemia resulting from destruction of erythrocytes
    hemolytic anemia.

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volitantes

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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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apyretic

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

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peritoneal

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

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erythroblastosis_fetalis

  • noun severe anemia in newborn babies; the result of Rh incompatibility between maternal and fetal blood; typically occurs when the child of an Rh-negative mother inherits Rh-positive blood from the father; can be diagnosed before birth by amniocentesis

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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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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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angiodysplasia

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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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lethargy

  • noun a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    sluggishness; lassitude.
  • noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
    slackness; inanition; lassitude.

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microsorium

  • noun tropical usually epiphytic ferns; Africa to Asia and Polynesia to Australia
    genus Microsorium.

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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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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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diplopterygium

  • noun scandent thicket-forming ferns of Asia to western Pacific
    genus Diplopterygium.

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spherocytosis

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muscular_dystrophy

  • noun any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
    dystrophy.

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nonthrombocytopenic_purpura

  • noun purpura resulting from a defect in the capillaries caused by bacteria or drugs

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intestinal_colic

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

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genetic_defect

  • noun a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
    inherited disorder; genetic disorder; genetic disease; inherited disease; hereditary disease; hereditary condition; congenital disease; genetic abnormality.

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amyotrophy

  • noun progressive wasting of muscle tissues
    amyotrophia.

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muscle_spasm

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

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hemosiderosis

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

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von_recklinghausen's_disease

  • noun autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities
    neurofibromatosis.

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hyperaemia

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

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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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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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insubstantiality

  • noun lack of solid substance and strength
  • noun lacking substance or reality

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iridokeratitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and cornea of the eye

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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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hypoglycemia

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

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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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sideroblastic_anaemia

  • noun refractory anemia characterized by sideroblasts in the bone marrow
    sideroblastic anemia; siderochrestic anaemia; siderochrestic anemia.

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haemoglobinuria

  • noun presence of hemoglobin in the urine
    hemoglobinuria.

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genus_drymoglossum

  • noun epiphytic ferns of Madagascar to tropical Asia and New Guinea
    Drymoglossum.

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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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skin_eruption

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

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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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dyspnea

  • noun difficult or labored respiration
    dyspnoea.

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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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blood_disorder

  • noun a disease or disorder of the blood
    blood disease.

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immunodeficiency

  • noun immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

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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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combined

  • adjective made or joined or united into one
  • verb have or possess in combination
    combine; unite.
    • she unites charm with a good business sense

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exanthema

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

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genus_helminthostachys

  • noun one species: terrestrial fern of southeastern Asia and Australia
    Helminthostachys.

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agranulocytosis

  • noun an acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes
    agranulosis; granulocytopenia.

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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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tiger

  • noun a fierce or audacious person
    • he's a tiger on the tennis court
    • it aroused the tiger in me
  • noun large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    Panthera tigris.

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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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indomitability

  • noun the property being difficult or impossible to defeat
    invincibility.

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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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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danaea

  • noun fairly small terrestrial ferns of tropical America
    genus Danaea.

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pettiness

  • noun narrowness of mind or ideas or views
  • noun the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
    puniness; slightness; triviality.

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genus_stenochlaena

  • noun large tropical ferns; some epiphytic climbers and some terrestrial bog ferns; Africa; Asia; Australasia
    Stenochlaena.

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enteritis

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

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refractory

  • noun lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
    furnace lining.
  • adjective satellite not responding to treatment
    stubborn.
    • a stubborn infection
    • a refractory case of acne
    • stubborn rust stains

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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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juvenile_amaurotic_idiocy

  • noun a congenital progressive disorder of lipid metabolism having an onset at age 5 and characterized by blindness and dementia and early death
    Spielmeyer-Vogt disease.

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hemoglobinemia

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

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sachs_disease

  • noun a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood
    Tay-Sachs; infantile amaurotic idiocy; Tay-Sachs disease.

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shipping_pneumonia

  • noun a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)
    shipping fever.

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pyaemia

  • noun septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess
    pyemia.

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afibrinogenemia

  • noun the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding

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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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breakdown

  • noun the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
    dislocation.
    • the social dislocations resulting from government policies
    • his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London
  • noun a mental or physical breakdown
    crack-up.

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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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amauropelta

  • noun epiphytic or terrestrial ferns of America and Africa and Polynesia
    genus Amauropelta.

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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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