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hypercholesterolemia (Also hypercholesterolemias) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to hypercholesterolemia

huntington's_chorea

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

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vldl

  • noun large lipoproteins rich in triglycerides; VLDLs circulate through the blood giving up their triglycerides to fat and muscle tissue until the VLDL remnants are modified and converted into LDL
    very low density lipoprotein.

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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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charley

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hypercholesterolemic

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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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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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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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stridor

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

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disc

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

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hypothyroidism

  • noun an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones

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higher

  • adjective satellite advanced in complexity or elaboration
    • higher finance
    • higher mathematics
  • adjective satellite of education beyond the secondary level
    • higher education
    • higher learning

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pyrectic

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

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stinging

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

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rhinitis

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

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evolocumab

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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withdrawal_symptom

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

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uricaciduria

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

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founder

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

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longstanding

  • adjective satellite having existed for a long time
    • a longstanding friendship
    • the longstanding conflict

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polyunsaturated

  • adjective satellite (of long-chain carbon compounds especially fats) having many unsaturated bonds

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physiological

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

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flash

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

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tetanilla

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

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appendicitis

  • noun inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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dry_socket

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

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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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epicondylitis

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

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crimson

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

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cervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the uterine cervix

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tonsillitis

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

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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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inflammation

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

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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transient_ischemic_attack

  • noun brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage
    TIA.

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hormone

  • noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
    endocrine; internal secretion.

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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torture

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

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amenia

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

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cardiomegaly

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

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ague

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

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asthmatic

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

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postnasal

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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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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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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peripheral

  • noun (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    peripheral device; computer peripheral.
    • disk drives and printers are important peripherals
  • adjective on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area
    • Russia's peripheral provinces
    • peripheral suburbs

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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floater

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

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artery

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
    arteria; arterial blood vessel.
  • noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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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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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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anemia

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

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hiccup

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

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plant_cell

  • noun a cell that is a structural and functional unit of a plant

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life_expectancy

  • noun an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities

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progression

  • noun a series with a definite pattern of advance
    patterned advance.
  • noun a movement forward
    progress; advance.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops

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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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anacetrapib

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shock

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

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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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furring

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

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hemothorax

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

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tenderness

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

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supplement

  • noun textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
    postscript; addendum.
  • noun a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)
    supplementation.

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eosinophilia

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

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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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balanoposthitis

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

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alveolitis

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

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costalgia

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

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the_trots

  • noun obscene terms for diarrhea
    the shits.

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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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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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hardening

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

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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enanthem

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

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radiation_syndrome

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

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skin

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

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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bococizumab

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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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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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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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colic

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

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hyperlipoproteinemia

  • noun any of various disorders of lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism that result in high levels of lipoprotein and cholesterol in the circulating blood

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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rachitis

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

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drepanocytic_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; crescent-cell anaemia; crescent-cell anemia; drepanocytic anemia; sickle-cell anemia.

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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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recommendation

  • noun something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
  • noun something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
    good word; testimonial.

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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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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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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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jaundice

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

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scar

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

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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retinoic

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meningism

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

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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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fallot

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

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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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deposition

  • noun the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    deposit.
  • noun (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

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china

  • noun high quality porcelain originally made only in China
  • noun a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Cathay; PRC; Communist China; mainland China; Red China; People's Republic of China.

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writer's_cramp

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

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congestion

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

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scalenus

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

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gargoylism

  • 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 disease; Hurler's syndrome; dysostosis multiplex.

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pancreas

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

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dry

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

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ramsay_hunt_syndrome

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

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raynaud's_sign

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

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vellication

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

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numbness

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

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healthy

  • adjective having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
    • a rosy healthy baby
    • staying fit and healthy
  • adjective satellite financially secure and functioning well
    • a healthy economy

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involved

  • adjective connected by participation or association or use
    • we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved
    • the problems involved
    • the involved muscles
    • I don't want to get involved
    • everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified
  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    involve; affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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iridocyclitis

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

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ketonuria

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

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periodic

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

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chloasma

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

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gilles_de_la_tourette_syndrome

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

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drepanocytic

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arcus

  • noun a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea
    arcus senilis.

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gene

  • noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
    cistron; factor.
    • genes were formerly called factors

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endarteritis

  • noun inflammation of the inner lining of an artery

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cystic

  • adjective of or relating to a normal cyst (as the gallbladder or urinary bladder)
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a cyst

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hemoglobinemia

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

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pancreatitis

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

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classification

  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; compartmentalization; compartmentalisation; assortment.
  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorisation; categorization.

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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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chinese_restaurant_syndrome

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

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anorexia_nervosa

  • noun (psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated

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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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epididymitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the epididymis

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decrease

  • noun a change downward
    drop-off; lessening.
    • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
    • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrement.

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limb

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

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phrenitis

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

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attention_deficit_disorder

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

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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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impaction

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

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wasting_away

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

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fibrates

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conventional

  • adjective following accepted customs and proprieties
    • conventional wisdom
    • she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior
    • conventional forms of address
  • adjective satellite conforming with accepted standards
    established.
    • a conventional view of the world

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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consumption

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    intake; ingestion; uptake.
  • noun involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
    white plague; phthisis; pulmonary tuberculosis; wasting disease.

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festination

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

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faint

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

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zollinger-ellison_syndrome

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

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guideline

  • noun a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters
  • noun a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action
    road map.
    • the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam

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heart_murmur

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

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classically

  • adverb in the manner of Greek and Roman culture
    • this exercise develops a classically shaped body

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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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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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alirocumab

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shit

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

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jejunitis

  • noun inflammation of the jejunum of the small intestine

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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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friedewald

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calf

  • noun young of domestic cattle
  • noun the muscular back part of the shank
    sura.

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lowering

  • noun the act of causing to become less
  • noun the act of causing something to move to a lower level
    letting down.

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enanthema

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

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oesophagitis

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

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cardiology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

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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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growing_pains

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

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skin_eruption

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

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hurt

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

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cellulitis

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

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transient

  • noun one who stays for only a short time
    • transient laborers
  • noun (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load

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iia

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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tetralogy

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

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qualm

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

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sample

  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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hurry

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

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iii

  • adjective satellite being one more than two
    3; three.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; trinity; terzetto.

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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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intumescency

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

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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intake

  • noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
    ingestion; uptake; consumption.
  • noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
    inlet.

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hypoglycaemia

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

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laminitis

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

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trot

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

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myodynia

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

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waterhouse-friderichsen_syndrome

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

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yellowish

  • adjective satellite of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
    xanthous; yellow.

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sudden

  • adjective happening without warning or in a short space of time
    • a sudden storm
    • a sudden decision
    • a sudden cure

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have

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

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elbow

  • noun hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
    elbow joint; cubitus; human elbow; articulatio cubiti; cubital joint.
  • noun a sharp bend in a road or river

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uratemia

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

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bile_acid

  • noun any of the steroid acids generated in the liver and stored with bile

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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natriuresis

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

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claim

  • noun an assertion of a right (as to money or property)
    • his claim asked for damages
  • noun an assertion that something is true or factual
    • his claim that he was innocent
    • evidence contradicted the government's claims

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callosity

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

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hypercalcinuria

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

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fallot's_tetralogy

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

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keratitis

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

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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crick

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

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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liter

  • noun a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
    litre; cubic decimeter; l; cubic decimetre.

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xanthelasma

  • noun xanthoma of the eyelids; occurs chiefly in the elderly

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hydrothorax

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

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hyponatremia

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

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cushing

  • noun United States neurologist noted for his study of the brain and pituitary gland and who identified Cushing's syndrome (1869-1939)
    Harvery Williams Cushing; Harvey Cushing.

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serum

  • noun an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
    blood serum.

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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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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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hyperlipoidemia

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

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dyspnoea

  • noun difficult or labored respiration
    dyspnea.

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monitoring

  • noun the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
    • the monitoring of enemy communications plays an important role in war times
  • verb keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
    monitor; supervise.
    • we are monitoring the air quality
    • the police monitor the suspect's moves

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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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dialysis

  • noun separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes

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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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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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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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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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vaccinatum

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kinetosis

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

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aching

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

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toxic

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

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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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coronary_heart_disease

  • noun a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart

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lymphuria

  • noun the presence of lymph in the urine

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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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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fluvastatin

  • noun least expensive statin drug (trade name Lescol); usually taken orally at bedtime
    Lescol.

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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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ketonemia

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

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menorrhagia

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

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breathlessness

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    shortness of breath; SOB.

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nephrotic_syndrome

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

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lump

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

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stomach_upset

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

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ochronosis

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

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cardiovascular_disease

  • noun a disease of the heart or blood vessels

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intumescence

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

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stanol

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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flutter

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

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monocytosis

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

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syndrome

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

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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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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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jacquemier's_sign

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

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aftereffect

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

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bind

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

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keratoscleritis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and sclera of the eye

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minimal_brain_damage

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

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peritonitis

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritoneal inflammation.

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predictor

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; soothsayer; prognosticator.
  • noun information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events
    • the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance

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cervical_root_syndrome

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

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myoglobinuria

  • noun the presence of myoglobin in the urine

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branched

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

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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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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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preventive

  • noun remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
    preventative; prophylactic.
    • the doctor recommended several preventatives
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; hindrance; hinderance.

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volitantes

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irregularity

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

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pinkeye

  • noun inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
    conjunctivitis.

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persian_gulf_illness

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

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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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blocker

  • noun a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
    blocking agent.

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hemoglobinuria

  • noun presence of hemoglobin in the urine
    haemoglobinuria.

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urine

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

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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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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palpebrarum

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epiglottitis

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

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pang

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

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committee

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    commission.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a self-constituted organization to promote something
    citizens committee.

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alternative_medicine

  • noun the practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self-awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture

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dyspeptic

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

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diabetes_mellitus

  • noun diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
    DM.
    • when doctors say `diabetes' they usually mean `diabetes mellitus'

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coronary

  • noun obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
    coronary thrombosis.
  • adjective surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart)
    • coronary arteries

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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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cardiovascular

  • adjective of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels
    • cardiovascular conditioning

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observational

  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    data-based; experimental.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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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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tracheobronchitis

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

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areflexia

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

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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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shudder

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

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mellitus

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bummer

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

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charley-horse

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

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endometritis

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

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intermittent_cramp

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

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nausea

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

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hurting

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

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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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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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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xxy-syndrome

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

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atherosclerosis

  • noun a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
    coronary artery disease.

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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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modification

  • noun the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    adjustment; alteration.
  • noun slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
    • a modification of last year's model

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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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withdrawal

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

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jaundice_of_the_newborn

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

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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musca_volitans

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

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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funiculitis

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

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progressive

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect; imperfect tense; continuous tense.
  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    liberal; liberalist.

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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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pregnant

  • adjective carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
  • adjective satellite rich in significance or implication
    meaning; significant.
    • a meaning look

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bunion

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

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paraesthesia

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

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label

  • noun a brief description given for purposes of identification
    • the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture
  • noun trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
    recording label.
    • the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent

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hemoptysis

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

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fructosuria

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

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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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receptor

  • noun a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response
  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    sensory receptor; sense organ.

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hyperglycaemia

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

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haemosiderosis

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

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encephalitis

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

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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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expectancy

  • noun an expectation
    anticipation.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    anticipation.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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keratoconjunctivitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

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eyelid

  • noun either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
    lid; palpebra.
    • his lids would stay open no longer

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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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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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monogenic_disorder

  • noun an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
    monogenic disease.

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cervical_disc_syndrome

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

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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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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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dyslipidemia

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photalgia

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

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dyschezia

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

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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hypercalciuria

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

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pleuralgia

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

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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statin

  • noun a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
    lipid-lowering medication; lipid-lowering medicine; statin drug.

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callus

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

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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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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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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canada

A small cañon; a narrow valley or glen; also, but less frequently, an open valley. Local, Western U. S.

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upper_limit

  • noun the largest possible quantity
    maximum.
  • noun the limit on the upper (or northernmost) side of something

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underactive

  • adjective satellite abnormally inactive
    hypoactive.

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alcohol

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

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hyperlipidaemia

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

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morbidity

  • noun the relative incidence of a particular disease
  • noun an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind
    morbidness.
    • his fear of being alone verges on morbidity

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nicotinic_acid

  • noun a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
    niacin.

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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increase

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; gain.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun a change resulting in an increase
    • the increase is scheduled for next month

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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maple

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

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cardiac_murmur

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

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medicine

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

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excellence

  • noun the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
  • noun an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels
    excellency.
    • a center of manufacturing excellence
    • the use of herbs is one of the excellencies of French cuisine

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bubo

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

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swell

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

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red

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

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vaginitis

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

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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gulf_war_syndrome

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

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monogenic_disease

  • noun an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
    monogenic disorder.

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circumstance

  • noun a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; context.
    • the historical context

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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cholesterol

  • noun an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
    cholesterin.

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wrick

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

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exanthem

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

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melagra

  • noun rheumatic or myalgic pains in the arms or legs

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murmur

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

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myocardial_infarction

  • noun destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
    MI; myocardial infarct.

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stomach

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

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cough

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

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acetonuria

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

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looseness

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

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spermatocele

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

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hdl_cholesterol

  • noun the cholesterol in high-density lipoproteins; the `good' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to lower the risk of coronary artery disease

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severe_combined_immunodeficiency_disease

  • 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; SCID.

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motion

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

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premenstrual

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

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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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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nephrotic

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consequence

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; result; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
    aftermath.

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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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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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indigestion

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

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sneezing

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

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haematocyturia

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

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vasovesiculitis

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

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oscheocoele

  • noun swelling of the scrotum
    oscheocele.

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primary

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

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xanthomata

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restrict

  • verb place restrictions on
    curtail; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb place under restrictions; limit access to
    • This substance is controlled

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enlarged

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

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spots

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

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family_history

  • noun part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases

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millimoles

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calorie

  • noun unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
    small calorie; gram calorie.
  • noun a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
    large calorie; nutritionist's calorie; kilogram calorie; kilocalorie.

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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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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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spondylitis

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

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genetic_abnormality

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

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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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tingling

  • noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
    prickling; tingle.
  • verb cause a stinging or tingling sensation
    tingle; prickle.

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horse

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

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management

  • noun the act of managing something
    direction.
    • he was given overall management of the program
    • is the direction of the economy a function of government?
  • noun those in charge of running a business

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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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squeamishness

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

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dysostosis

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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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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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discoloration

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; stain.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
    discolouration.

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mutation

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    mutant; sport; variation.
  • noun (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
    chromosomal mutation; genetic mutation.

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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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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anaemia

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

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glucocorticoid

  • noun a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity

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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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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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mainstay

  • noun a prominent supporter
    pillar.
    • he is a pillar of the community
  • noun a central cohesive source of support and stability
    backbone; linchpin; lynchpin; keystone; anchor.
    • faith is his anchor
    • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money
    • he is the linchpin of this firm

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intestine

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

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goiter

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

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radiation

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

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chorditis

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

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bowel

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

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thoracic

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

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pancreatic_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; cystic fibrosis.

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prediction

  • noun the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
    anticipation; prevision.
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prognostication; foretelling.

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statin_drug

  • noun a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
    statin; lipid-lowering medication; lipid-lowering medicine.

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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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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review

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation.
  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critique; critical review; review article.

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oliguria

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

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graves'_disease

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

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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bloat

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

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shortness_of_breath

  • noun a dyspneic condition
    breathlessness; SOB.

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kink

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

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hyperlipidemia

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

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compensation

  • noun something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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haemoglobinemia

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

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outcome

  • noun something that results
    final result; termination; result; resultant.
    • he listened for the results on the radio
  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; result; consequence; upshot; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event

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diuretic

  • noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
    diuretic drug; water pill.

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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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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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ammoniuria

  • noun excessive ammonia in the urine

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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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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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attention_deficit_hyperactivity_disorder

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

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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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torment

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

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icterus

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

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hypersplenism

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

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pyuria

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

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aged

  • noun people who are old collectively
    elderly.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • verb begin to seem older; get older
    age.
    • The death of his wife caused him to age fast

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vulvovaginitis

  • noun inflammation of the vulva and the vagina

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twitching

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

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apolipoproteins

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lipemia

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

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onset

  • noun the beginning or early stages
    oncoming.
    • the onset of pneumonia
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    attack; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn

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hurler's_syndrome

  • 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 disease; gargoylism; dysostosis multiplex.

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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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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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sternutation

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

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febrility

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

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fecal_impaction

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

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finding

  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    determination.
    • the determination of molecular structures
  • noun the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

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episcleritis

  • noun inflammation of the sclera of the eye

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stenosis

  • noun abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
    stricture.

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hyperemia

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

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impairment

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; damage.
  • noun a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    deterioration.

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laryngopharyngitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and pharynx

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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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fibrositis

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

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blood_plasma

  • noun the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
    plasm; plasma.

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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dysostosis_multiplex

  • 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 disease; Hurler's syndrome; gargoylism.

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sialadenitis

  • noun inflammation of the salivary glands

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eruption

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

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tay-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; Sachs disease.

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glucosuria

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

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specialty

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

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beta

  • noun the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun beets
    genus Beta.

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subfractions

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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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eat

  • verb take in solid food
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?
  • verb eat a meal; take a meal
    • We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    • I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation

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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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abscessed_tooth

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

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parametritis

  • noun inflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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tendon

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    sinew.

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muscle

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

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enlarged_heart

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

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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haematocoele

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

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flow

  • noun the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
    flowing.
  • noun the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
    flow rate; rate of flow.

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disease

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

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tooth

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

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glossalgia

  • noun pain in the tongue
    glossodynia.

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dacryocystitis

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

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plaque

  • noun (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
  • noun a memorial made of brass
    brass; memorial tablet.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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kaliuresis

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

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minimal

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

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phytostanol

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advisory

  • noun an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat
    • a frost advisory
  • adjective satellite giving advice
    consultive; consultatory; consultative.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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upset_stomach

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

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kaluresis

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

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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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cornea

  • noun the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the iris and pupil and is continuous with the sclera

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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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dietary_supplement

  • noun something added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency

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soluble

  • adjective (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
  • adjective susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
    • the puzzle is soluble

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intermittent_tetanus

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

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triglyceride

  • noun glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule; an important energy source forming much of the fat stored by the body

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fibre

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fiber.
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    fiber.

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indicator

  • noun a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    index number; index; indicant.
  • noun a signal for attracting attention

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amenorrhoea

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

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laryngotracheobronchitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways

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restless_legs_syndrome

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

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lipaemia

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

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cholestyramine

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conn's_syndrome

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

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gastritis

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

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malabsorption

  • noun abnormal absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract

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inflammatory_bowel_disease

  • noun inflammation of the colon
    colitis.

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rash

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

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electrophoresis

  • noun the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode
    cataphoresis; dielectrolysis; ionophoresis.

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enzyme

  • noun any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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rural

  • adjective living in or characteristic of farming or country life
    • rural people
    • large rural households
    • unpaved rural roads
    • an economy that is basically rural
  • adjective of or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city
    • rural electrification
    • rural free delivery

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coryza

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

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acrocyanosis

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

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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thrombocytosis

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

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apheresis

  • noun (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'
    aphaeresis.
  • noun a procedure in which blood is drawn and separated into its components by dialysis; some are retained and the rest are returned to the donor by transfusion
    pheresis.

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mortality

  • noun the quality or state of being mortal
  • noun the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
    fatality rate; deathrate; mortality rate; death rate.

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visual

  • adjective relating to or using sight
    ocular; optical; optic.
    • ocular inspection
    • an optical illusion
    • visual powers
    • visual navigation
  • adjective satellite visible; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare
    ocular.
    • be sure of it
    • a visual presentation
    • a visual image

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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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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routine

  • noun an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
    modus operandi.
  • noun a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    turn; bit; number; act.
    • he did his act three times every evening
    • she had a catchy little routine
    • it was one of the best numbers he ever did

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saturated

  • adjective being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance
    concentrated.
    • a saturated solution
  • verb cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance
    saturate.

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peritoneal

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

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steroid_hormone

  • noun any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
    steroid; sex hormone.

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chest_pain

  • noun pain in the chest

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outlet

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

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prostatitis

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

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familial

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

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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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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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dyspepsia

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

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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hemorrhoid

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

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motion_sickness

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

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morning

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

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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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gram

  • noun a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
    gramme; gm; g.
  • noun Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)
    Hans C. J. Gram.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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nephrosis

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

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jejunoileitis

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

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dizziness

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

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hypercalcaemia

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

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ketoaciduria

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

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cramp

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

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exist

  • verb have an existence, be extant
    be.
    • Is there a God?
  • verb support oneself
    survive; live; subsist.
    • he could barely exist on such a low wage
    • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
    • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

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heartburn

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

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megacardia

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

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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college

  • noun the body of faculty and students of a college
  • noun an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

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exophthalmic_goiter

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

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japan

  • noun lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
  • noun a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    Japanese Islands; Japanese Archipelago.

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angina

  • noun any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
  • noun a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
    angina pectoris.

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restless_legs

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

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phantom_limb_syndrome

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

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oophoritis

  • noun inflammation of one or both ovaries

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uraturia

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

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phytostanols

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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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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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apob

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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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toxic_shock_syndrome

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

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away

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

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nebula

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

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label

  • noun a brief description given for purposes of identification
    • the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture
  • noun trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
    recording label.
    • the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent

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keratoiritis

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

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quartan

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

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various

  • adjective satellite of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
    assorted.
    • assorted sizes
    • his disguises are many and various
    • various experiments have failed to disprove the theory
    • cited various reasons for his behavior
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; several.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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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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williams_syndrome

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

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membrane

  • noun a thin pliable sheet of material
  • noun a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
    tissue layer.

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intestinal_colic

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

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ldlrap1

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amyotrophy

  • noun progressive wasting of muscle tissues
    amyotrophia.

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efflorescence

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

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hemosiderosis

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

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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giddiness

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

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neuritis

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

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attention

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

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hyperaemia

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

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megalocardia

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

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steroid

  • noun any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects
  • noun any hormone affecting the development and growth of sex organs
    steroid hormone; sex hormone.

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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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soreness

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

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iridokeratitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and cornea of the eye

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oscheocele

  • noun swelling of the scrotum
    oscheocoele.