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tendosynovitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath
    tenosynovitis; tendonous synovitis.

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water_on_the_knee

  • noun hydrarthrosis affecting the knee

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pinkeye

  • noun inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
    conjunctivitis.

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founder

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

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gastritis

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

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west_nile_encephalitis

  • noun encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus; can be fatal in humans and horses and birds

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epicondylitis

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

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opisthorchiasis

  • noun infestation with flukes obtained from eating raw fish; common in eastern Asia

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sleepy

  • adjective satellite ready to fall asleep
    sleepy-eyed; sleepyheaded.
    • beginning to feel sleepy
    • a sleepy-eyed child with drooping eyelids
    • sleepyheaded students

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sleepy_sickness

  • noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
    sleeping sickness; epidemic encephalitis; encephalitis lethargica; lethargic encephalitis.

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-itis

A suffix used in medical terms to denote an inflammatory disease of; as, arthritis; bronchitis, phrenitis.

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epiglottitis

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

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fasciolopsiasis

  • noun infestation with the large intestinal fluke Fasciolopsis buski; common in eastern Asia

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proctitis

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

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cerebromeningitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
    meningoencephalitis; encephalomeningitis.

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regional_enteritis

  • noun a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss
    regional ileitis; Crohn's disease.

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myositis_trichinosa

  • noun infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
    trichiniasis; trichinosis.

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laryngotracheobronchitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways

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lateral

  • noun a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
    lateral pass.
  • adjective satellite situated at or extending to the side
    sidelong.
    • the lateral branches of a tree
    • shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

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synovitis

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

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cellulitis

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

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inflammatory_bowel_disease

  • noun inflammation of the colon
    colitis.

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colpocystitis

  • noun inflammation of the vagina and bladder

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fibrates

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tonsillitis

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

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appendicitis

  • noun inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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dry_socket

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

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overrun

  • noun too much production or more than expected
    overproduction.
  • verb invade in great numbers
    infest.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen

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deformans

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endometritis

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

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retrobulbar_neuritis

  • noun inflammation of the optic nerve behind the eye; common in multiple sclerosis

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myiasis

  • noun infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation

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bagascosis

  • noun alveolitis caused by inhaling bagasse (sugarcane dust)
    bagassosis.

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marie-strumpell_disease

  • noun a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis
    ankylosing spondylitis; rheumatoid spondylitis.

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catarrh

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

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elevation

  • noun the event of something being raised upward
    lift; raising.
    • an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon
    • a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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parametritis

  • noun inflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus

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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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bilharzia

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    bilharziasis; schistosomiasis.

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vasculitis

  • noun inflammation of a blood vessel

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pyomyositis

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epidemic

  • noun a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time
  • adjective (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously
    • an epidemic outbreak of influenza

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myopathy

  • noun any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction

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housemaid's_knee

  • noun swelling of the bursa in the knee (due to trauma or excessive kneeling)

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peritonitis

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritoneal inflammation.

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moeller's_glossitis

  • noun a superficial form of glossitis marked by irregular red patches on the tongue and sensitivity to hot or spicy food
    glossodynia exfoliativa.

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condition

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

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keratoscleritis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and sclera of the eye

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acute

  • noun a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
    ague; acute accent.
  • adjective having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
    • acute appendicitis
    • the acute phase of the illness
    • acute patients

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term

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

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thyroiditis

  • noun inflammation of the thyroid gland

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funiculitis

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

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glossodynia_exfoliativa

  • noun a superficial form of glossitis marked by irregular red patches on the tongue and sensitivity to hot or spicy food
    Moeller's glossitis.

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myocarditis

  • noun inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)
    myocardial inflammation.

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peritoneal_inflammation

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritonitis.

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guinea_worm

  • noun a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
    dracunculiasis; Guinea worm disease.
  • noun parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates
    Dracunculus medinensis.

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phalangitis

  • noun inflammation of a finger or toe

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spastic

  • noun a person suffering from spastic paralysis
  • adjective relating to or characterized by spasm
    • a spastic colon
    • spastic paralysis is a spastic form of cerebral palsy

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echinococcosis

  • noun infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
    hydatidosis; hydatid disease.

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osteitis_deformans

  • noun a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities
    Paget's disease.

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allergic_rhinitis

  • noun rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction

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herpes_simplex_encephalitis

  • noun common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes
    herpes encephalitis; acute inclusion body encephalitis.

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fasciolosis

  • noun infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
    fascioliasis.

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balanoposthitis

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

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alveolitis

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

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jejunoileitis

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

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rheumatoid

  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumatic; rheumy; arthritic; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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encephalitis

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

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river_blindness

  • noun infestation with slender threadlike roundworms (filaria) deposited under the skin by the bite of black fleas; when the eyes are involved it can result in blindness; common in Africa and tropical America
    onchocerciasis.

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laryngopharyngitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and pharynx

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myocardial_inflammation

  • noun inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)
    myocarditis.

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vaginitis

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

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irritable

  • adjective satellite easily irritated or annoyed
    peckish; nettlesome; testy; tetchy; petulant; cranky; techy; fractious; scratchy; pettish; peevish.
    • an incorrigibly fractious young man
    • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen
  • adjective satellite abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

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equine_encephalomyelitis

  • noun encephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse
    equine encephalitis.

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polyneuritis

  • noun inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
    multiple neuritis.

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rhinitis

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

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pancarditis

  • noun inflammation of the entire heart (the epicardium and the myocardium and the endocardium)

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esophagitis

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

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lateral_humeral_epicondylitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)
    tennis elbow; lateral epicondylitis.

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masticatory

Chewing; adapted to perform the office o chewing food.

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juvenile

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

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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mucous

  • adjective of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus
    mucose.
    • mucous tissue
    • mucous glands of the intestine

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herpes_encephalitis

  • noun common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes
    herpes simplex encephalitis; acute inclusion body encephalitis.

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oophoritis

  • noun inflammation of one or both ovaries

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trichinosis

  • noun infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
    trichiniasis; myositis trichinosa.

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tendonous_synovitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath
    tendosynovitis; tenosynovitis.

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bilharziasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    schistosomiasis; bilharzia.

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rheumatoid_spondylitis

  • noun a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis
    ankylosing spondylitis; Marie-Strumpell disease.

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dermatomyositis

  • noun myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals

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acute_gastritis

  • noun gastritis caused by ingesting an irritant (as too much aspirin)

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inclusion_body_myositis

  • noun myositis characterized by weakness of limb muscles (especially the thighs and wrists and fingers); sometimes involves swallowing muscles; onset after 50 and slowly progressive; seen more often in men than in women

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pulseless

  • adjective satellite appearing dead; not breathing or having no perceptible pulse
    breathless; inanimate.
    • an inanimate body
    • pulseless and dead

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rheumatic

  • noun a person suffering with rheumatism
  • adjective satellite of or pertaining to arthritis
    rheumy; arthritic; rheumatoid; creaky.
    • my creaky old joints
    • rheumy with age and grief

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epidemic_encephalitis

  • noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
    sleeping sickness; encephalitis lethargica; sleepy sickness; lethargic encephalitis.

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sickness

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

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spondylitis

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

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hydatid

  • noun cyst filled with liquid; forms as a result of infestation by tapeworm larvae (as in echinococcosis)

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salpingitis

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

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helminthiasis

  • noun infestation of the body with parasitic worms

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inflammation

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

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lousiness

  • noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    pediculosis.
  • noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
    loathsomeness; repulsiveness; vileness; sliminess; wickedness.
    • the vileness of his language surprised us

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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ossificans

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lethargic

  • adjective deficient in alertness or activity
    unenrgetic.
    • bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights

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otitis_externa

  • noun inflammation of the external ear (including auricle and ear canal)

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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foundation

  • noun the basis on which something is grounded
    • there is little foundation for his objections
  • noun an institution supported by an endowment

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acariasis

  • noun infestation with itch mites
    acariosis; acaridiasis.

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regional_ileitis

  • noun a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss
    regional enteritis; Crohn's disease.

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lipid

  • noun an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
    lipide; lipoid.

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acute_hemorrhagic_encephalitis

  • noun encephalitis that resembles apoplexy due to blood extravasation

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creatine

  • noun an amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates both in the free form and as phosphocreatine; supplies energy for muscle contraction
    creatin.

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ankylosing_spondylitis

  • noun a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis
    rheumatoid spondylitis; Marie-Strumpell disease.

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ulcerative

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by ulceration
    • ulcerative colitis

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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osteitis

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

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chronic_glossitis

  • noun glossitis with atrophy of tongue tissue; sometimes accompanies pernicious anemia

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encephalomeningitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
    cerebromeningitis; meningoencephalitis.

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diverticulitis

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

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orchitis

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

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interna

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herpes

  • noun viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane
  • noun any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
    herpes virus.

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schistosomiasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    bilharziasis; bilharzia.

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iridokeratitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and cornea of the eye

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dry

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

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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acaridiasis

  • noun infestation with itch mites
    acariosis; acariasis.

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colored

  • noun a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    colored person.
  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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necrotizing_enteritis

  • noun enteritis characterized by bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal pain

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farmer's_lung

  • noun alveolitis caused by an allergic reaction to fungal spores in the dust that is inhaled from moldy hay
    thresher's lung.

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thresher's_lung

  • noun alveolitis caused by an allergic reaction to fungal spores in the dust that is inhaled from moldy hay
    farmer's lung.

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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tendonitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon
    tenonitis; tendinitis.

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oesophagitis

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

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guinea_worm_disease

  • noun a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
    dracunculiasis; Guinea worm.

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endarteritis

  • noun inflammation of the inner lining of an artery

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temporal

  • noun the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb
    temporal role.
  • adjective satellite not eternal
    • temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt

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laryngitis

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

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ascariasis

  • noun infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms

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lethargic_encephalitis

  • noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
    sleeping sickness; epidemic encephalitis; encephalitis lethargica; sleepy sickness.

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inflammatory

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

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vesicular

  • adjective of or relating to or involving vesicles
    • normal vesicular breathing

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tracheobronchitis

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

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inclusion

  • noun the state of being included
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    comprehension.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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lateral_epicondylitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)
    lateral humeral epicondylitis; tennis elbow.

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thrombophlebitis

  • noun phlebitis in conjunction with the formation of a blood clot (thrombus)

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chronic_gastritis

  • noun persistent gastritis can be a symptom of a gastric ulcer or pernicious anemia or stomach cancer or other disorders

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blepharitis

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

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kinase

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

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simplex

  • adjective satellite allowing communication in only one direction at a time, or in telegraphy allowing only one message over a line at a time
    • simplex system
  • adjective satellite having only one part or element
    • a simplex word has no affixes and is not part of a compound--like `boy' compared with `boyish' or `house' compared with `houseboat'

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chronic

  • adjective being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
    • chronic indigestion
    • a chronic shortage of funds
    • a chronic invalid
  • adjective satellite of long duration
    continuing.
    • chronic money problems

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epididymitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the epididymis

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mucous_colitis

  • noun recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
    irritable bowel syndrome; spastic colon.

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colon

  • noun the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
  • noun the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos
    El Salvadoran colon.

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cephalitis

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

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chorioretinitis

  • noun inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina

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type

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

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phrenitis

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

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valvulitis

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

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rubor

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

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red

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

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rachitis

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

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tennis

  • noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    lawn tennis.

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spastic_colon

  • noun recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
    irritable bowel syndrome; mucous colitis.

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pneumonitis

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

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hydatidosis

  • noun infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
    echinococcosis; hydatid disease.

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vesiculitis

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

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takayasu's_arteritis

  • noun disorder characterized by the absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries
    pulseless disease.

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coryza

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

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pulseless_disease

  • noun disorder characterized by the absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries
    Takayasu's arteritis.

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allergic

  • adjective characterized by or caused by allergy
    • an allergic reaction
  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; hypersensitive; supersensitive; sensitised; hypersensitized; sensitized; supersensitised; hypersensitised.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen

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temporal_arteritis

  • noun inflammation of the temporal arteries; characterized by headaches and difficulty chewing and (sometimes) visual impairment

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crohn's_disease

  • noun a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss
    regional enteritis; regional ileitis.

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chorditis

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

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bowel

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

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hydrarthrosis

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

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bursitis

  • noun inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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retrobulbar

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crimson

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

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acute_glossitis

  • noun glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain

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cheilitis

  • noun inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips

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trichuriasis

  • noun infestation by a roundworm; common in tropical areas with poor sanitation

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lung

  • noun either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood

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cervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the uterine cervix

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paget's_disease

  • noun a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities
    osteitis deformans.

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blindness

  • noun the state of being blind or lacking sight
    sightlessness; cecity.

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sleeping

  • noun the state of being asleep
  • noun quiet and inactive restfulness
    quiescence; quiescency; dormancy.

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pain

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

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equine

  • noun hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
    equid.
  • adjective resembling a horse

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otitis_interna

  • noun inflammation of the inner ear; can cause vertigo and vomiting
    labyrinthitis.

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laminitis

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

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meningoencephalitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
    cerebromeningitis; encephalomeningitis.

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enteritis

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

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prostatitis

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

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pediculosis

  • noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    lousiness.

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humeral

(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the humerus, or upper part of the arm; brachial.

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socket

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

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elbow

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

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itis

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externa

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enterobiasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children

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shin_splints

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

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equine_encephalitis

  • noun encephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse
    equine encephalomyelitis.

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autoimmune

  • adjective of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body

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neuritis

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

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keratoconjunctivitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

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keratitis

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

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bagassosis

  • noun alveolitis caused by inhaling bagasse (sugarcane dust)
    bagascosis.

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lethargica

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endocervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the mucous lining of the uterine cervix

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multiple_neuritis

  • noun inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
    polyneuritis.

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acute_inclusion_body_encephalitis

  • noun common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes
    herpes encephalitis; herpes simplex encephalitis.

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metritis

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

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iridocyclitis

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

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statin

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

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jejunitis

  • noun inflammation of the jejunum of the small intestine

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peritoneal

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

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redness

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

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trichiniasis

  • noun infestation by trichina larvae that are transmitted by eating inadequately cooked meat (especially pork); larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they become encysted
    trichinosis; myositis trichinosa.

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otitis_media

  • noun inflammation of the middle ear; common in children

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labyrinthitis

  • noun inflammation of the inner ear; can cause vertigo and vomiting
    otitis interna.

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syndrome

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

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pancreatitis

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

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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pansinusitis

  • noun inflammation of all of the paranasal sinuses

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tenosynovitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath
    tendosynovitis; tendonous synovitis.

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rheumatic_aortitis

  • noun aortitis occurring in rheumatic fever

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polymyositis

  • noun myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling; progression and severity vary among individuals

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radiculitis

  • noun inflammation of the radicle of a nerve

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shin

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

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dracunculiasis

  • noun a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
    Guinea worm disease; Guinea worm.

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ulcerative_colitis

  • noun a serious chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine and rectum characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and fever and chills and profuse diarrhea

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encephalitis_lethargica

  • noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
    sleeping sickness; epidemic encephalitis; sleepy sickness; lethargic encephalitis.

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nih

  • noun an agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is the principal biomedical research agency of the federal government
    National Institutes of Health.

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sleeping_sickness

  • noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
    epidemic encephalitis; encephalitis lethargica; sleepy sickness; lethargic encephalitis.

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fibrositis

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

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infestation

  • noun the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
  • noun a swarm of insects that attack plants
    plague.
    • a plague of grasshoppers

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keratoiritis

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

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fibromyositis

  • noun local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue

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exfoliativa

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sialadenitis

  • noun inflammation of the salivary glands

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effect

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

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coccidiosis

  • noun (veterinary medicine) infestation with coccidia

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tennis_elbow

  • noun painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)
    lateral humeral epicondylitis; lateral epicondylitis.

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corditis

  • noun inflammation of the spermatic cord

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vasovesiculitis

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

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blood

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

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osteomyelitis

  • noun an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)

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knee

  • noun hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
    genu; articulatio genus; knee joint; human knee.
  • noun joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
    stifle.

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necrotizing

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type

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

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ankylose

  • verb produce ankylosis by surgery
    ancylose.
  • verb undergo ankylosis
    ancylose.
    • joints ankylose

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tenonitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon
    tendonitis; tendinitis.

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fascioliasis

  • noun infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
    fasciolosis.

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vesicular_stomatitis

  • noun a disease of horses, cattle, swine, and occasionally human beings; caused by the vesiculovirus

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balanitis

  • noun inflammation of the head of the penis

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splint

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

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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posthitis

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

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disease

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

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vulvovaginitis

  • noun inflammation of the vulva and the vagina

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acariosis

  • noun infestation with itch mites
    acariasis; acaridiasis.

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dacryocystitis

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

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episcleritis

  • noun inflammation of the sclera of the eye

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hydatid_disease

  • noun infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
    echinococcosis; hydatidosis.

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muscle

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

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irritable_bowel_syndrome

  • noun recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
    mucous colitis; spastic colon.

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costochondritis

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

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onchocerciasis

  • noun infestation with slender threadlike roundworms (filaria) deposited under the skin by the bite of black fleas; when the eyes are involved it can result in blindness; common in Africa and tropical America
    river blindness.

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