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tourette

  • noun French neurologist (1857-1904)
    Georges Gilles de la Tourette; Gilles de la Tourette.

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rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Peyton Rous; Francis Peyton Rous.

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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datril

  • noun an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
    Anacin III; acetaminophen; Tylenol; Tempra; Panadol; Phenaphen.

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propoxyphene_hydrochloride

  • noun a mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive
    propoxyphene; Darvon.

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procardia

  • noun calcium blocker (trade name Procardia); appears to increase the risk of recurrent heart attacks
    nifedipine.

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appetite

  • noun a feeling of craving something
    appetence; appetency.
    • an appetite for life
    • the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks

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encainide

  • noun antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Enkaid) used to treat life-threatening arrhythmias but increases the risk of sudden death in heart attack patients
    Enkaid.

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mentally_ill

  • adjective satellite suffering from severe mental illness
    unsound; unstable.
    • of unsound mind

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non_compos_mentis

  • adjective satellite not of sound mind, memory, or understanding; in law, not competent to go to trial
    of unsound mind.

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klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Felix Klein.
  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Melanie Klein.

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prescription_drug

  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription medicine; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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under

  • adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
    nether.
    • nether garments
    • the under parts of a machine
  • adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
    • an under secretary

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postmortem

  • noun discussion of an event after it has occurred
    post-mortem.
  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; autopsy; PM.

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chrisom

  • noun a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
    sacramental oil; holy oil; chrism.

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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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physician

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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dispense

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; distribute; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb grant a dispensation; grant an exemption
    • I was dispensed from this terrible task

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regional

  • adjective characteristic of a region
    • regional flora
  • adjective satellite related or limited to a particular region
    • a regional dialect

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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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prostigmin

  • noun a cholinergic drug (trade name Prostigmin) used to treat some ophthalmic conditions and to treat myasthenia gravis
    neostigmine.

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manic

  • adjective satellite affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason
    frenzied.
    • a frenzied attack
    • a frenzied mob
    • the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter
    • outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity

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medicament

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medication; medicinal drug.

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examen

  • noun a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    examination.
  • noun a critical study (as of a writer's work)

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chloramine

  • noun any of several compounds containing chlorine and nitrogen; used as an antiseptic in wounds
    chloramine-T.

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wooden

  • adjective satellite made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood
    • a wooden box
    • an ancient cart with wooden wheels
  • adjective satellite lacking ease or grace
    • the actor's performance was wooden
    • a wooden smile

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sydenham

  • noun English physician (1624-1689)
    Thomas Sydenham; English Hippocrates.

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zinc

  • noun a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende
    atomic number 30; Zn.
  • verb coat or cover with zinc

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calcium-channel_blocker

  • noun any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine
    calcium blocker.

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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flatus

  • noun a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    fart; farting; breaking wind; wind.

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tactile

  • adjective of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    tactual; haptic.
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
  • adjective satellite producing a sensation of touch
    tactual.
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair

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relieve

  • verb provide physical relief, as from pain
    assuage; palliate; alleviate.
    • This pill will relieve your headaches
  • verb free someone temporarily from his or her obligations
    take over.

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tetrachlorethylene

  • noun anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes
    tetrachloroethylene; carbon dichloride; ethylene tetrachloride.

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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postoperative

  • adjective satellite happening or done after a surgical operation
    • postoperative complications
    • postoperative care

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hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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pharmacy

  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
    pharmaceutics.
  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; drugstore; chemist's.

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chloral

(Chem.) A colorless oily liquid, CCl3.CHO, of a pungent odor and harsh taste, obtained by the action of chlorine upon ordinary or ethyl alcohol.

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x-raying

  • noun obtaining images by the use of X rays
    X-radiation.
  • verb examine by taking x-rays
    x-ray.

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reviving

  • adjective satellite tending to impart new life and vigor to
    revitalising; renewing; revitalizing; restorative.
    • the renewing warmth of the sunshine
  • verb cause to regain consciousness
    resuscitate; revive.
    • The doctors revived the comatose man

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specialist

  • noun an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
    specializer; specialiser.
  • noun practices one branch of medicine
    medical specialist.

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psychopathic

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathologic; psychopathological.

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triiodomethane

  • noun a yellowish crystalline solid with a penetrating odor; sometimes used as an antiseptic dressing
    iodoform.

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therapeutics

  • noun branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease
  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; cure; therapeutic.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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detoxification

  • noun a treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances
  • noun treatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver)

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interne

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; medical intern.

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otology

  • noun the branch of medicine concerned with the ear

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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myotic

  • noun a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
    miotic drug; myotic drug; miotic.
  • adjective of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye
    miotic.
    • a miotic drug

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etiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    aetiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    aetiology.

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reassessment

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    review; reappraisal; revaluation.

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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exodontist

  • noun a dentist specializing in the extraction of teeth

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neurologist

  • noun a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
    brain doctor.

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work_study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; motion study; time-motion study; time study; time-and-motion study.

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trend_analysis

  • noun analysis of changes over time

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paget

  • noun English pathologist who discovered the cause of trichinosis (1814-1899)
    Sir James Paget.

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clonidine

  • noun an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
    Catapres.

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harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

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quinidine

  • noun cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias
    Quinora; Quinidex.

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highly

  • adverb to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
    extremely.
    • highly successful
    • He spoke highly of her
    • does not think highly of his writing
    • extremely interesting
  • adverb at a high rate or wage
    • highly paid workers

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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aeromedicine

  • noun the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)
    aerospace medicine; aviation medicine.

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prescription_medicine

  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription drug; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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naprapathy

  • noun a drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues

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proctologist

  • noun a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus

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panacea

  • noun hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
    catholicon; cure-all; nostrum.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia

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botanical_medicine

  • noun the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)
    phytotherapy; herbal therapy.

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atrovent

  • noun an inhaled bronchodilator (trade name Atrovent)
    ipratropium bromide.

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tranquillising

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; sedative; tranquillizing; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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anti-impotence_drug

  • noun drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction
    virility drug.

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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cardiology

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

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loony

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    weirdo; crazy; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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glass

  • noun a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  • noun a container for holding liquids while drinking
    drinking glass.

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antibacterial_drug

  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    bactericide; antibacterial.

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metchnikov

  • noun Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
    Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikov; Ilya Ilich Metchnikov.

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me

  • noun a state in New England
    Pine Tree State; Maine.

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germicidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    disinfectant; bactericidal.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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daft

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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coue

  • noun French psychotherapist who claimed that if one imagined one was getting better, one would get better (1857-1926)
    Emile Coue.

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otorrhea

  • noun discharge from the external ear

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suppository

  • noun a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

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crackers

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
    cracker.

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propoxyphene

  • noun a mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive
    Darvon; propoxyphene hydrochloride.

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antisyphilitic

  • noun a drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis

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medical_science

  • noun the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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purgative

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite strongly laxative
    cathartic; evacuant.

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headache_powder

  • noun a powdered form of aspirin
    aspirin powder.

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ascites

  • noun accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

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surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

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salk

  • noun United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)
    Jonas Salk; Jonas Edward Salk.

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valproic_acid

  • noun anticonvulsant (trade name Depokene) used to prevent some kinds of seizures
    Depokene.

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azotemia

  • noun accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
    azotaemia; uraemia; uremia.

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gentian

  • noun any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis

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bandaging

  • noun the act of applying a bandage
    binding; dressing.
  • verb wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
    bind; bandage.

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morbid

  • adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • morbid interest in death
    • morbid curiosity
  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    ghoulish.
    • morbid details

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ataraxic

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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mercaptopurine

  • noun a drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia
    Purinethol.

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haematological

  • adjective of or relating to or involved in hematology
    hematological; hematologic.

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heliotherapy

  • noun therapeutic exposure to sunlight
    insolation.

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alupent

  • noun a bronchodilator (trade name Alupent) used to treat asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects include tachycardia and shakiness
    metaproterenol.

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hytrin

  • noun antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
    terazosin.

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cauterisation

  • noun the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
    cauterization; cautery.

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phlebotomise

  • verb draw blood
    phlebotomize; bleed; leech.
    • In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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topical_anaesthesia

  • noun loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
    topical anesthesia.

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friedrich_anton_mesmer

  • noun Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815)
    Mesmer; Franz Anton Mesmer.

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cartilaginification

  • noun abnormal formation of cartilage from other tissues; observed in some Asians

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antidiuretic

  • noun a drug that limits the formation of urine
    antidiuretic drug.

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rifampin

  • noun an antibacterial drug (trade names Rifadin and Rimactane) used to treat tuberculosis
    Rifadin; Rimactane.

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hypnotic

  • noun a drug that induces sleep
    soporific.
  • adjective of or relating to hypnosis

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george_huntington

  • noun United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea
    Huntington.

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gynaecologist

  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    woman's doctor; gynecologist.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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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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operate

  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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drip_feed

  • noun the administration of a solution (blood or saline or plasma etc.) one drop at a time

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tranquilizing

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    ataractic; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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macrocytosis

  • noun the presence of macrocytes in the blood

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surface_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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lenitive

  • noun remedy that eases pain and discomfort
  • adjective satellite moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    mitigative; mitigatory; alleviative; alleviatory; palliative.

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styptic

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; astringent.
  • adjective satellite tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
    hemostatic.

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dermatologic

  • adjective of or relating to or practicing dermatology
    dermatological.

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anaesthetic_agent

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic; anesthetic agent; anaesthetic.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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gerontological

  • adjective of or relating to or practicing geriatrics
    geriatric.
    • geriatric hospital

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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hakim

  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician
    hakeem.

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acupuncture

  • noun treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
    stylostixis.

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antabuse

  • noun a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested
    disulfiram.

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medical_examination

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical; medical exam.

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intelligence_analyst

  • noun a government analyst of information about an enemy or potential enemy

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cardiopulmonary_arrest

  • noun absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
    asystole; cardiac arrest.

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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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neurological

  • adjective of or relating to or used in or practicing neurology
    neurologic.
    • neurological evidence

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alexandre_yersin

  • noun French bacteriologist born in Switzerland; was a student of Pasteur; discovered the plague bacillus (1863-1943)
    Yersin; Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin.

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therapy

  • noun (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
    • the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury
    • he tried every treatment the doctors suggested
    • heat therapy gave the best relief

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thrombolytic

  • noun a kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle
    thrombolytic agent; clot buster.

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manicure

  • noun professional care for the hands and fingernails
  • verb trim carefully and neatly
    • manicure fingernails

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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apothecary's_shop

  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; drugstore; chemist's; pharmacy.

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isuprel

  • noun drug (trade name Isuprel) used to treat bronchial asthma and to stimulate the heart
    isoproterenol.

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active_placebo

  • noun a placebo used in experimental tests of a drug that has noticeable side effects
    • an active placebo mimics the side effects of the experimental drug

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acoustic

  • noun a remedy for hearing loss or deafness
  • adjective of or relating to the science of acoustics
    acoustical.
    • acoustic properties of a hall

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peyton_rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Rous; Francis Peyton Rous.

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cardiopulmonary

  • adjective of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions
    cardiorespiratory.
    • cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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beta_blocker

  • noun any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
    beta-blocking agent; beta-adrenergic blocking agent; beta-adrenergic blocker.

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psychopathological

  • adjective satellite suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
    psychopathic; psychopathologic.

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oncological

  • adjective of or relating to or practicing oncology
    oncologic.
    • oncological nurse

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street_drug

  • noun a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
    drug of abuse.

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certifiable

  • adjective satellite fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)
    certified.
  • adjective satellite capable of being guaranteed or certified
    • a certifiable fact

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merthiolate

  • noun a light-colored crystalline powder (trade name Merthiolate) used as a surgical antiseptic
    thimerosal; sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate.

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adhesion

  • noun abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
  • noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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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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pedology

  • noun the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children
    pediatric medicine; pediatrics; paediatrics.

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resume

  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; survey.
  • noun a summary of your academic and work history
    curriculum vitae; CV.

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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theophrastus_philippus_aureolus_bombastus_von_hohenheim

  • noun Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical remedies (1493-1541)
    Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus; Paracelsus.

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collation

  • noun a light informal meal
    bite; snack.
  • noun assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence

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substantiation

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    confirmation; verification; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
    validation; proof.

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certified

  • adjective endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements
    • a certified public accountant
  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; certify; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

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alpha-adrenergic_blocker

  • noun any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
    alpha-adrenergic blocking agent; alpha-blocker; alpha blocker.

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sedative_drug

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative; depressant.

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maniac

  • noun an insane person
    madman; lunatic.
  • noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something

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atromid-s

  • noun a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases
    clofibrate.

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disturbed

  • adjective satellite having the place or position changed
    • the disturbed books and papers on her desk
    • disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed
  • verb move deeply
    disturb; upset; trouble.
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought

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preoperative

  • adjective satellite happening or done before and in preparation for a surgical operation

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quinora

  • noun cardiac drug (trade names Quinidex and Quinora) used to treat certain heart arrhythmias
    quinidine; Quinidex.

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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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karen_horney

  • noun United States psychiatrist (1885-1952)
    Horney; Karen Danielsen Horney.

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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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neuromuscular

  • adjective affecting or characteristic of both neural and muscular tissue

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psychotic

  • noun a person afflicted with psychosis
    psychotic person; psycho.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suffering from psychosis

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tetrachloroethylene

  • noun anthelmintic agent used against hookworm and other nematodes
    tetrachlorethylene; carbon dichloride; ethylene tetrachloride.

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antispasmodic

  • noun a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
    spasmolytic; antispasmodic agent.

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woman's_doctor

  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    gynaecologist; gynecologist.

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counterpoison

  • noun a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
    antidote.

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nalidixic_acid

  • noun antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections
    NegGram.

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dicumarol

  • noun an anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin
    dicoumarol.

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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bitter

  • noun English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)
  • noun the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth
    bitterness.

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gemfibrozil

  • noun medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood
    Lopid.

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oradexon

  • noun a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
    Decadron; Hexadrol; Dexamethasone Intensol; Dexone; dexamethasone.

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thoracic

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

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prosthetic

  • adjective of or relating to prosthetics
  • adjective relating to or serving as a prosthesis

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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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cardiac_arrest

  • noun absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
    cardiopulmonary arrest; asystole.

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inocor

  • noun a drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium
    amrinone.

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exodontia

  • noun the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth
    exodontics.

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exodontic

  • adjective of or relating to or involving exodontics
    • exodontic surgeon

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fluorosis

  • noun a pathological condition resulting from an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water)

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systems_analysis

  • noun analysis of all aspects of a project along with ways to collect information about the operation of its parts

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scrutineer

  • noun someone who examines votes at an election
    canvasser.

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desexualise

  • verb direct one's libidinous urges into another direction
    desexualize.
  • verb make infertile
    sterilise; desex; sterilize; unsex; desexualize; fix.
    • in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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iron

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

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diuril

  • noun a diuretic drug (trade name Diuril) used in the treatment of edema and hypertension
    chlorothiazide.

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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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systems_analyst

  • noun a person skilled at systems analysis

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codeine

  • noun derivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relieve pain)

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maniclike

  • adjective satellite resembling the mania of manic-depressive illness

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screwy

  • adjective satellite not behaving normally
    screw-loose.

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operate_on

  • verb perform surgery on
    operate.
    • The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life

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otorhinolaryngologist

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; ENT man; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor.

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wholesome

  • adjective conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
    • wholesome attitude
    • wholesome appearance
    • wholesome food
  • adjective satellite sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind
    • exercise develops wholesome appetites
    • a grin on his ugly wholesome face

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topical_anesthesia

  • noun loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
    topical anaesthesia.

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toothed

  • adjective having teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination
    • saw-toothed
  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    serrated; notched; saw-toothed; serrate.

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hyperventilation

  • noun an increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs; can cause dizziness and tingling of the fingers and toes and chest pain if continued

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baby_oil

  • noun an ointment for babies

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bank_examination

  • noun an examination of the affairs and records of a bank by a state or federal bank examiner

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chiropodist

  • noun a specialist in care for the feet
    podiatrist; foot doctor.

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english_hippocrates

  • noun English physician (1624-1689)
    Sydenham; Thomas Sydenham.

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hideyo_noguchi

  • noun United States bacteriologist (born in Japan) who discovered the cause of yellow fever and syphilis (1876-1928)
    Noguchi.

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selective-serotonin_reuptake_inhibitor

  • noun an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
    SSRI.

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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autopsy

  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; post-mortem examination; postmortem; PM.
  • verb perform an autopsy on a dead body; do a post-mortem

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doc

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce; Commerce Department; Department of Commerce.

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medical

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

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urogenital

  • adjective of or relating to the urinary and reproductive systems

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antidepressant

  • noun any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
    antidepressant drug.

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skin_doctor

  • noun a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin
    dermatologist.

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rudolf_virchow

  • noun German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902)
    Rudolf Karl Virchow; Virchow.

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hematinic

  • noun a medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia
    haematinic.

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edward_jenner

  • noun English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)
    Jenner.

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antidiarrheal_drug

  • noun a drug used to control or stop diarrhea
    antidiarrheal.

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elie_metchnikoff

  • noun Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
    Metchnikoff; Elie Metchnikov; Metchnikov; Ilya Ilich Metchnikov.

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infrared

  • noun the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range
    infrared frequency.
    • they could sense radiation in the infrared
  • noun electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
    infrared light; infrared radiation; infrared emission.

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sedative-hypnotic_drug

  • noun a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep
    sedative-hypnotic.

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anesthetize

  • verb administer an anesthetic drug to
    anesthetise; anaesthetise; put under; anaesthetize; put out.
    • The patient must be anesthetized before the operation
    • anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth

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lethal

  • adjective satellite of an instrument of certain death
    deadly.
    • deadly poisons
    • lethal weapon
    • a lethal injection

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thermochemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies the relation between chemical action and the amount of heat absorbed or generated

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patent_medicine

  • noun medicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription

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sodium_ethylmercurithiosalicylate

  • noun a light-colored crystalline powder (trade name Merthiolate) used as a surgical antiseptic
    thimerosal; Merthiolate.

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kinase

  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of a proenzyme to an active enzyme

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benjamin_spock

  • noun United States pediatrician whose many books on child care influenced the upbringing of children around the world (1903-1998)
    Spock.

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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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medical_intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; interne.

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palliative

  • noun remedy that alleviates pain without curing
    alleviant; alleviator.
  • adjective satellite moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear
    lenitive; mitigative; mitigatory; alleviative; alleviatory.

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primidone

  • noun an anticonvulsant (trade name Mysoline) used to treat grand mal seizures and essential tremor
    Mysoline.

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stasis

  • noun an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
  • noun inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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hematology

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
    haematology.

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accident_surgery

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents
    traumatology.

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tranquillizing

  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; sedative; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
  • verb make calm or still
    still; tranquilize; tranquillize; calm down; quiet; calm; tranquillise; quieten; lull.
    • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

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aetiology

  • noun the cause of a disease
    etiology.
  • noun the philosophical study of causation
    etiology.

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endodontics

  • noun the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp
    endodontia.

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mepacrine

  • noun a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria
    quinacrine hydrochloride; quinacrine; Atabrine.

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famotidine

  • noun a histamine blocker (trade name Pepcid) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
    Pepcid.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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nurse

  • noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nursemaid; nanny.

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rhinolaryngology

  • noun the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the ear, nose and throat
    otorhinolaryngology; otolaryngology.

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chrism

  • noun a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
    sacramental oil; chrisom; holy oil.

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idiotic

  • adjective satellite insanely irresponsible
    crackbrained.
    • an idiotic idea
  • adjective satellite incongruous; inviting ridicule
    derisory; ludicrous; preposterous; cockeyed; ridiculous; absurd; laughable; nonsensical.
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
    • a contribution so small as to be laughable
    • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
    • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
    • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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analytical

  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytic.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind
  • adjective of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    analytic.
    • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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fertility

  • noun the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
    birthrate; birth rate; fertility rate; natality.
  • noun the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
    fecundity.

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calan

  • noun a drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine
    verapamil; Isoptin.

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ethical

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics
    • ethical codes
    • ethical theories
  • adjective conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior
    • an ethical lawyer
    • ethical medical practice
    • an ethical problem
    • had no ethical objection to drinking
    • Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley

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podiatrist

  • noun a specialist in care for the feet
    foot doctor; chiropodist.

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testing

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

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probenecid

  • noun a uricosuric drug that reduces the level of uric acid in the blood; used to treat gout

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demented

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; brainsick; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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forensic_pathology

  • noun the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes
    forensic medicine.
    • forensic pathology provided the evidence that convicted the murderer

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paracelsus

  • noun Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical remedies (1493-1541)
    Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus; Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim.

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electrical_shock

  • noun a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body
    electric shock; shock.
    • subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response
    • electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks

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pedicure

  • noun professional care for the feet and toenails
  • verb care for one's feet by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.

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pyridium

  • noun analgesic (trade name Pyridium) used to treat urinary tract infections
    phenazopyridine.

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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odontology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
    dental medicine; dentistry.

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occupational

  • adjective of or relating to the activity or business for which you are trained
    • occupational hazard

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highly_active_antiretroviral_therapy

  • noun a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
    HAART; drug cocktail.

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regional_anesthesia

  • noun loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)
    regional anaesthesia.

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didanosine

  • noun an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
    DDI; dideoxyinosine.

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haircare

  • noun care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair
    hair care; hairdressing.

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exodontics

  • noun the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth
    exodontia.

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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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amidopyrine

  • noun a white crystalline substance used as an analgesic and antipyretic
    aminopyrine.

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lotion

  • noun any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
  • noun liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
    application.
    • a lotion for dry skin

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medical_care

  • noun professional treatment for illness or injury
    medical aid.

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aviation_medicine

  • noun the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)
    aerospace medicine; aeromedicine.

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orthodontist

  • noun a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth

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karen_danielsen_horney

  • noun United States psychiatrist (1885-1952)
    Horney; Karen Horney.

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flatus-relieving

  • adjective satellite relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)
    carminative.

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holy_oil

  • noun a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
    sacramental oil; chrisom; chrism.

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accident

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

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tablet

  • noun a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; pad.

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agonist

  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    protagonist.
  • noun someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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bronzed

  • adjective satellite (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun
    tanned; suntanned.
    • a young bronzed Apollo
  • verb give the color and appearance of bronze to something
    bronze.
    • bronze baby shoes

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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diuretic_drug

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

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allopurinol

  • noun a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid
    Zyloprim.

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medical_specialty

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

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acetylsalicylic_acid

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    Empirin; St. Joseph; Bayer; aspirin.

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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harold_hirschsprung

  • noun Danish pediatrician (1830-1916)
    Hirschsprung.

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physical_therapy

  • noun therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
    physiotherapy; physiatrics.

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dimetapp

  • noun trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to relieve nasal congestion and to treat rhinitis

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hygiene

  • noun a condition promoting sanitary practices
    • personal hygiene
  • noun the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health
    hygienics.

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chlorpheniramine

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refill

  • noun a prescription drug that is provided again
    • he got a refill of his prescription
    • the prescription specified only one refill
  • noun a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents
    • he got a refill for his ball-point pen
    • he got a refill for his notebook

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brainsick

  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    crazy; unhinged; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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autogenic_training

  • noun training patients in self-induced relaxation
    autogenic therapy; autogenics.

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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anacin_iii

  • noun an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
    Datril; acetaminophen; Tylenol; Tempra; Panadol; Phenaphen.

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frisk

  • noun the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    frisking.
    • he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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flexible

  • adjective capable of being changed
    • flexible schedules
  • adjective able to flex; able to bend easily
    flexile.
    • slim flexible birches

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sir_james_young_simpson

  • noun Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)
    Simpson.

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correction

  • noun the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
    rectification.
  • noun a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
    fudge factor.

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leech

  • noun carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
    bloodsucker; hirudinean.
  • noun a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    sponge; sponger; parasite.

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iontophoresis

  • noun therapy that uses a local electric current to introduce the ions of a medicine into the tissues
    ionic medication; iontotherapy; EMDA; electromotive drug administration.

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allergist

  • noun a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies

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katharsis

  • noun purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels
    catharsis; purgation.
  • noun (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
    abreaction; catharsis.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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general_practitioner

  • noun a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses
    GP.

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cat_scan

  • noun an image produced by scanning
    scan.
    • he analyzed the brain scan
    • you could see the tumor in the CAT scan

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aviation

  • noun the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
    air power.
  • noun the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

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antiretroviral

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karl_wernicke

  • noun German neurologist best known for his studies of aphasia (1848-1905)
    Wernicke.

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arnica

  • noun used especially in treating bruises
  • noun any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica

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ibn-sina

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina; Avicenna.

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skin_care

  • noun care for the skin
    skincare.

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calcium

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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mentis

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aid

  • noun a resource
    assistance; help.
    • visual aids in teaching
  • noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistance; assist; help.
    • he gave me an assist with the housework
    • could not walk without assistance
    • rescue party went to their aid
    • offered his help in unloading

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cracked

  • adjective satellite used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
    roughened; chapped.
    • chapped lips
  • verb become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    break; check; crack.
    • The glass cracked when it was heated

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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lip_balm

  • noun a balm applied to the lips

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azathioprine

  • noun an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ
    Imuran.

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serzone

  • noun an antidepressant drug (trade name Serzone)
    nefazodone.

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pleximetry

  • noun tapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes
    percussion.

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medica

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isordil

  • noun drug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure
    isosorbide.

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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pathology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
  • noun any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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transfuse

  • verb impart gradually
    instill.
    • Her presence instilled faith into the children
    • transfuse love of music into the students
  • verb pour out of one vessel into another

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thrombolytic_agent

  • noun a kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle
    clot buster; thrombolytic.

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thomas_hodgkin

  • noun English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
    Hodgkin.

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succussion

  • noun shaking a person to determine whether a large amount of liquid is present in a body cavity

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patent

  • noun a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    patent of invention.
  • noun an official document granting a right or privilege
    letters patent.

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arteriectasia

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasis.

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occupational_therapy

  • noun therapy based on engagement in meaningful activities of daily life, especially to enable or encourage participation in such activities in spite of impairments or limitations in physical or mental functions

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arteriectasis

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasia.

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raid

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; foray.
  • noun an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

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post-mortem_examination

  • noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
    postmortem examination; post-mortem; necropsy; postmortem; autopsy; PM.

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verapamil

  • noun a drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine
    Isoptin; Calan.

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anesthesiology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics

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isoniazid

  • noun antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis
    INH; Nydrazid.

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blocking_agent

  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
    blocker.

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fertility_drug

  • noun a drug used to increase a woman's fertility

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elixophyllin

  • noun a colorless crystalline alkaloid derived from tea leaves or made synthetically; used in medicine as a bronchial dilator
    Slo-Bid; Theobid; theophylline.

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paediatrician

  • noun a specialist in the care of babies
    baby doctor; pediatrist; pediatrician.

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audiometric

  • adjective of or relating to audiometry

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haywire

  • noun wire for tying up bales of hay
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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nydrazid

  • noun antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis
    isoniazid; INH.

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audited_account

  • noun an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
    audit.

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possessed

  • adjective satellite influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion
    obsessed.
    • by love possessed
  • verb have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill
    possess.
    • he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East

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drip

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

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pick-me-up

  • noun anything with restorative powers
    pickup.
    • she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her
  • noun a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
    bracer.

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endometriosis

  • noun the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
    adenomyosis.

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chlor-trimeton

  • noun an antihistamine (trade names Coricidin and Chlor-Trimeton)
    chlorpheniramine maleate; Coricidin.

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interferon

  • noun an antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus

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consciousness

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

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meticorten

  • noun a dehydrogenated analogue of cortisol (trade names Orasone or Deltasone or Liquid Pred or Meticorten); used as an anti-inflammatory drug in the treatment of arthritis and as an immunosuppressant
    Liquid Pred; Orasone; prednisone; Deltasone.

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caregiver

  • noun a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
    PCP; primary care provider; health care provider; health professional.
  • noun a person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult

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ent_man

  • noun a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
    otolaryngologist; rhinolaryngologist; ear-nose-and-throat doctor; otorhinolaryngologist.

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crackbrained

  • adjective satellite insanely irresponsible
    idiotic.
    • an idiotic idea

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alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; ammonium alum.
  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    potash alum; potassium alum.

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remedial

  • adjective satellite tending or intended to rectify or improve
    • a remedial reading course
    • remedial education
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; healing; sanative; curative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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acetylsalicylic

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green_goddess

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; dope; locoweed.

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tricyclic_antidepressant_drug

  • noun an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
    tricyclic; tricyclic antidepressant.

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dicoumarol

  • noun an anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin
    dicumarol.

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topical

  • adjective satellite pertaining to the surface of a body part
    • a drug for topical (or local) application
    • a topical anesthesia
  • adjective of or relating to or arranged by topics
    • a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis

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dover's_powder

  • noun a medicinal powder made essentially of ipecac and opium; formerly used to relieve pain and induce perspiration

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general_medicine

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)
    internal medicine.

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sulfa

  • noun antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
    sulfa drug; sulfonamide; sulpha.

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amok

  • adjective satellite frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    possessed; demoniac; amuck; berserk; demoniacal.
    • the soldier was completely amuck
    • berserk with grief
    • a berserk worker smashing windows
  • adverb wildly; without self-control
    amuck.
    • when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit

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prosthodontist

  • noun a dentist who is expert in prosthodontics

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phlebotomize

  • verb draw blood
    phlebotomise; bleed; leech.
    • In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment

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francis_peyton_rous

  • noun United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
    Rous; Peyton Rous.

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orthodontic

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or practicing orthodontics
    • orthodontic braces

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orthodontia

  • noun the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
    orthodontics; dental orthopedics; dental orthopaedics; orthodonture.

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sanitary

  • adjective free from filth and pathogens
    healthful.
    • sanitary conditions for preparing food
    • a sanitary washroom

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cuprimine

  • noun a drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis
    penicillamine.

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levallorphan

  • noun drug (trade name Lorfan) that is related to morphine but that counteracts the respiratory depression produced by morphine poisoning but without affecting its analgesic effects
    Lorfan.

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scan

  • noun the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
    • he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars
  • noun an image produced by scanning
    CAT scan.
    • he analyzed the brain scan
    • you could see the tumor in the CAT scan

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mydriatic_drug

  • noun a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
    mydriatic.

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hunt

  • noun an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    hunt club.
  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Holman Hunt.

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scrutiniser

  • noun a careful examiner; someone who inspects with great care
    scrutinizer.

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comparability

  • noun qualities that are comparable
    comparison; compare; equivalence.
    • no comparison between the two books
    • beyond compare

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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dideoxycytosine

  • noun an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
    DDC; zalcitabine.

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immunosuppressive

  • noun a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
    immunosuppressive drug; immunosuppressant; immune suppressant drug; immunosuppressor.
  • adjective of or relating to a substance that lowers the body's normal immune response and induces immunosuppression

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bonkers

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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vomitive

  • noun a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    nauseant; vomit; emetic.

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elderly

  • noun people who are old collectively
    aged.
    • special arrangements were available for the aged
  • adjective satellite advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
    senior; aged; older.
    • aged members of the society
    • elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper
    • senior citizen

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intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; medical intern; interne.
  • verb deprive of freedom
    • During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West

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fingering

  • noun the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
  • noun touching something with the fingers

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neomycin

  • noun an antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate under the trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery
    fradicin; Neobiotic.

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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autogenics

  • noun training patients in self-induced relaxation
    autogenic training; autogenic therapy.

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bayer

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; St. Joseph; aspirin.

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palaeopathology

  • noun the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)
    paleopathology.

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phytotherapy

  • noun the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)
    botanical medicine; herbal therapy.

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anoxemia

  • noun abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood

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demulcent

  • noun a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
  • adjective satellite having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
    emollient; salving; softening.

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diltiazem

  • noun a calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure
    Cardizem.

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dental

  • noun a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    alveolar; dental consonant; alveolar consonant.
  • adjective of or relating to the teeth
    • dental floss

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burn

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

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nauseant

  • noun a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
    vomit; vomitive; emetic.

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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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nsaid

  • noun an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory.
    • NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes

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diagnostician

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    pathologist.

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digitalize

  • verb put into digital form, as for use in a computer
    digitise; digitalise; digitize.
    • he bought a device to digitize the data
  • verb administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects

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heparin

  • noun a polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood; it (trade names Lipo-Hepin and Liquaemin) is used as an anticoagulant in the treatment of thrombosis and in heart surgery
    Lipo-Hepin; Liquaemin.

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glass_eye

  • noun prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass

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antispasmodic_agent

  • noun a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
    antispasmodic; spasmolytic.

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dotty

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • adjective satellite intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
    wild; crazy; gaga.
    • crazy about cars and racing
    • he is potty about her

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charles_menninger

  • noun United States psychiatrist who with his sons founded a famous psychiatric clinic in Topeka (1862-1953)
    Charles Frederick Menninger; Menninger.

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gastroscopy

  • noun visual examination of the stomach by means of a gastroscope inserted through the esophagus

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franz_anton_mesmer

  • noun Austrian physician who tried to treat diseases with a form of hypnotism (1734-1815)
    Mesmer; Friedrich Anton Mesmer.

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nerve

  • noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    nervus.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; mettle.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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hermann_snellen

  • noun Dutch ophthalmologist who introduced the Snellen chart to study visual acuity (1834-1908)
    Snellen.

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time_study

  • noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
    time and motion study; work study; motion study; time-motion study; time-and-motion study.

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profession

  • noun the body of people in a learned occupation
    • the news spread rapidly through the medical profession
    • they formed a community of scientists
  • noun an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

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antiarrhythmic_drug

  • noun a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
    antiarrhythmic medication; antiarrhythmic.

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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bats

  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy
  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran; bat.

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sir_patrick_manson

  • noun Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922)
    Manson.

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diverticulosis

  • noun presence of multiple diverticula in the walls of the colon

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internal_medicine

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)
    general medicine.

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fradicin

  • noun an antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate under the trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery
    Neobiotic; neomycin.

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colchicine

  • noun an analgesic drug derived from the saffron plant and used to treat gout

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endodontic

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or practicing endodontics
    • an endodontic specialist

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endodontia

  • noun the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp
    endodontics.

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clinical

  • adjective relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
    • clinical observation
    • clinical case study
  • adjective satellite scientifically detached; unemotional
    • he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony

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reserpine

  • noun antihypertensive consisting of an alkaloid extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina (trade names Raudixin or Rau-Sed or Sandril or Serpasil)
    Rau-Sed; Sandril; Raudixin; Serpasil.

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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intoxicant

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; alcohol; alcoholic drink; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  • noun a drug that can produce a state of intoxication

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physiatrics

  • noun therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
    physiotherapy; physical therapy.

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avicenna

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina; ibn-Sina.

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karl_jaspers

  • noun German psychiatrist (1883-1969)
    Jaspers; Karl Theodor Jaspers.

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health_check

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; medical examination; medical; medical exam.

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analyse

  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives
  • verb break down into components or essential features
    analyze.
    • analyze today's financial market

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ephedrine

  • noun white odorless powdered or crystalline alkaloid from plants of the genus Ephedra (especially Ephedra sinica) or made synthetically; used as a bronchodilator to treat bronchitis and asthma

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anaesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic; anesthetic agent; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anesthetic.

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acetanilide

  • noun a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic
    acetanilid; phenylacetamide.

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analyst

  • noun someone who is skilled at analyzing data
  • noun an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions

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ophthalmoscopy

  • noun examination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope

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abu_ali_al-husain_ibn_abdallah_ibn_sina

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    ibn-Sina; Avicenna.

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william_menninger

  • noun United States psychiatri