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megalithic

  • adjective of or relating to megaliths or the people who erected megaliths
    • megalithic monuments like Stonehenge

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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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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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triumphal_arch

  • noun a monumental archway; usually they are built to commemorate some notable victory

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dowager's_hump

  • noun abnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse; seen most often in elderly women

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connective_tissue

  • noun tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments

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osteoporosis

  • noun abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women

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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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hump

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    hunch forward; hunch; hunch over.

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progressive_emphysematous_necrosis

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; gas phlegmon; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.

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palilalia

  • noun a pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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cenotaph

  • noun a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
    empty tomb.

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sebaceous

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; oily; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds

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paleopathology

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

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nephropathy

  • noun a disease affecting the kidneys
    nephrosis; kidney disease; renal disorder.

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fibrocystic

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pathologist

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    diagnostician.

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artery

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

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nosology

  • noun the branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease
    diagnostics.

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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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hydronephrosis

  • noun accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter

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charcot-marie-tooth_disease

  • noun a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant
    hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy.

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aphagia

  • noun loss of the ability to swallow

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cystic_fibrosis

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

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washington_monument

  • noun a stone obelisk built in Washington in 1884 to honor George Washington; 555 feet tall

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cholesterol

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

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myocardial_infarction

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

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mizrah

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smirch

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; blot; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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hardening

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

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speck

  • noun a very small spot
    pinpoint.
    • the plane was just a speck in the sky
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    particle; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.

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priapism

  • noun condition in which the penis is continually erect; usually painful and seldom with sexual arousal

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plaquette

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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tartar

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    potassium bitartrate; potassium hydrogen tartrate; cream of tartar.
  • noun a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
    dragon.

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bacteria

  • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
    bacterium.

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antiplaque

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speckle

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    spot; patch; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb produce a mottled effect
    stipple.
    • The sunlight stippled the trees

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acidosis

  • noun abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

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intraplaque

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overload

  • noun an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
  • noun an excessive burden
    overburden.

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hereditary

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; genetic; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective satellite inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
    patrimonial; ancestral; transmissible.
    • ancestral home
    • ancestral lore
    • hereditary monarchy
    • patrimonial estate
    • transmissible tradition

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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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induration_of_the_arteries

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; arteriosclerosis; coronary-artery disease; hardening of the arteries.

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varicosis

  • noun pathological condition of being varicose or having varicose veins

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portal_tomb

  • noun a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone
    dolmen; cromlech.

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ulceration

  • noun a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
    ulcer.
  • noun the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated

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sunspot

  • noun a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field
    macula.

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dermoid_cyst

  • noun a cystic tumor (usually benign) with a wall lined with epithelium and a cavity containing other material

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atheroma

  • noun a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery; can obstruct blood flow

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pancreas

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

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dry

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

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lipomatosus

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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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renal_lithiasis

  • noun the presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney
    nephrolithiasis.

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pyorrhea

  • noun discharge of pus
    pyorrhoea.
  • noun chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
    pyorrhoea; Riggs' disease; pyorrhea alveolaris.

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unwholesomeness

  • noun the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
    morbidness; morbidity.

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lou_gehrig's_disease

  • noun thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
    ALS; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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casino

  • noun a public building for gambling and entertainment
    gambling casino.
  • noun a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand
    cassino.

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mi

  • noun destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
    myocardial infarction; myocardial infarct.
  • noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    naut mi; geographical mile; Admiralty mile; mile; nautical mile.

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etiology

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

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cyst

  • noun a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
  • noun a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
    vesicle.

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pathological

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of pathology
    pathologic.
    • pathological laboratory
  • adjective satellite caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition
    • a pathological liar
    • a pathological urge to succeed

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angioma

  • noun a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels

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musical_instrument

  • noun any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
    instrument.

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defile

  • noun a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
    gorge.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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gas_gangrene

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; gas phlegmon; progressive emphysematous necrosis; clostridial myonecrosis.

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visible

  • adjective capable of being seen; or open to easy view
    seeable.
    • a visible object
    • visible stars
    • mountains visible in the distance
    • a visible change of expression
    • visible files
  • adjective satellite obvious to the eye
    • a visible change of expression

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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buildup

  • noun the act of building up an accumulation
    • I envied his rapid buildup of assets
    • a military buildup in preparation for the invasion
  • noun the result of the process of accumulation
    • the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes

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diagnostician

  • noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
    pathologist.

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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standing

  • noun social or financial or professional status or reputation
    • of equal standing
    • a member in good standing
  • noun an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event

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harlequin

  • noun a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
  • verb variegate with spots or marks
    • His face was harlequined with patches

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senile

  • adjective satellite mentally or physically infirm with age
    gaga; doddering; doddery.
    • his mother was doddering and frail

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symphysis

  • noun an abnormal adhesion of two or more structures
  • noun a growing together of parts or structures

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bacteriemia

  • noun transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood
    bacteremia; bacteriaemia.

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slough

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    gangrene; sphacelus.
  • noun a hollow filled with mud

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copper_nose

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    rum-blossom; hypertrophic rosacea; rum nose; brandy nose; rhinophyma; toper's nose; potato nose; hammer nose.

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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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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; Rudolf Virchow.

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iron_overload

  • noun pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
    bronzed diabetes; hemochromatosis; iron-storage disease.

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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animal

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

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hemorrhagic_cyst

  • noun a cyst containing blood
    blood cyst; hematocyst.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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reflux

  • noun an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
  • noun the outward flow of the tide
    ebb.

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plague_spot

  • noun a spot on the skin characteristic of the plague

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worn

  • adjective affected by wear; damaged by long use
    • worn threads on the screw
    • a worn suit
    • the worn pockets on the jacket
  • verb be dressed in
    wear; have on.
    • She was wearing yellow that day

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cutaneous

  • adjective relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
    cutaneal; dermal.
    • cutaneous nerves
    • a cutaneous infection

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otorrhea

  • noun discharge from the external ear

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metabolic_acidosis

  • noun acidosis and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids resulting either from the accumulation of acids or the abnormal loss of bases from the body (as in diarrhea or renal disease)

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asynergia

  • noun absence of coordination of organs or body parts that usually work together harmoniously
    asynergy.

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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als

  • noun thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
    Lou Gehrig's disease; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
  • noun a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    atomic number 13; aluminium; Al; aluminum.

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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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inscription

  • noun letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
    lettering.
  • noun a short message (as in a book or musical work or on a photograph) dedicating it to someone or something
    dedication.

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hepatojugular_reflux

  • noun a venous reflux occurring in congestive heart failure

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ascites

  • noun accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

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potato_nose

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; rum-blossom; hypertrophic rosacea; rum nose; brandy nose; rhinophyma; toper's nose; hammer nose.

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protein

  • noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
    • a diet high in protein

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freckle

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    lentigo.
  • verb become freckled
    • I freckle easily

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asynergy

  • noun absence of coordination of organs or body parts that usually work together harmoniously
    asynergia.

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osteomalacia

  • noun abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D

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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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bacteriaemia

  • noun transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood
    bacteremia; bacteriemia.

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neurotic

  • noun a person suffering from neurosis
    mental case; psychoneurotic.
  • adjective characteristic of or affected by neurosis
    • neurotic disorder
    • neurotic symptoms

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hereditary_motor_and_sensory_neuropathy

  • noun a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant
    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

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bacteremia

  • noun transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood
    bacteriemia; bacteriaemia.

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carbon_dioxide_acidosis

  • noun acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood
    respiratory acidosis.

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lesion

  • noun any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    wound.

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smear

  • noun slanderous defamation
    malignment; vilification.
  • noun a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
    cytosmear; cytologic smear.

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azotaemia

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

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nabothian_cyst

  • noun a cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix
    nabothian follicle.

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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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atherectomy

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galactocele

  • noun a cystic tumor containing milk or a milky substance (especially in the mammary glands)

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arch

  • noun a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
  • noun a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

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viremia

  • noun the presence of a virus in the blood stream
    viraemia.
    • viremia spread the smallpox virus to the internal organs

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sebaceous_cyst

  • noun a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
    pilar cyst; wen; steatocystoma.

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psychoneurotic

  • noun a person suffering from neurosis
    mental case; neurotic.
  • adjective affected with emotional disorder
    neurotic.

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sclerosis

  • noun any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
    induration.

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disseminated_sclerosis

  • noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
    disseminated multiple sclerosis; MS; multiple sclerosis.

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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gastroesophageal

  • adjective of or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus

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landsteiner

  • noun United States pathologist (born in Austria) who discovered human blood groups (1868-1943)
    Karl Landsteiner.

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bronzed_diabetes

  • noun pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
    iron overload; hemochromatosis; iron-storage disease.

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endarterectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis

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brain

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

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megalith

  • noun memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
    megalithic structure.

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macrocytosis

  • noun the presence of macrocytes in the blood

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staining

  • noun (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study
  • noun the act of spotting or staining something
    maculation; spotting.

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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artery

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

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mottling

  • noun the act of coloring with areas of different shades
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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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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toper's_nose

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; rum-blossom; hypertrophic rosacea; rum nose; brandy nose; rhinophyma; potato nose; hammer nose.

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atelectasis

  • noun collapse of an expanded lung (especially in infants); also failure of pulmonary alveoli to expand at birth

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spot

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

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metabolic_alkalosis

  • noun alkalosis resulting from hydrogen-ion loss or excessive intake of alkaline substances

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sundog

  • noun a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    mock sun; parhelion.
    • two or more parhelia are usually seen at once

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vesicoureteral

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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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mesothelioma

  • noun a form of carcinoma of the mesothelium lining lungs or abdomen or heart; usually associated with exposure to asbestos dust

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coprolalia

  • noun an uncontrollable use of obscene language; often accompanied by mental disorders

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atherosclerosis

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

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amyloid_protein_plaque

  • noun a plaque consisting of tangles of amyloid protein in nervous tissue (a pathological mark of Alzheimer's disease)
    amyloid plaque.

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vesicoureteral_reflux

  • noun a backflow of urine from the bladder into the ureter

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mastopathy

  • noun any pathology of the breast
    mazopathy.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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mitral_valve_stenosis

  • noun obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
    mitral stenosis.

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pulmonary_stenosis

  • noun abnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle

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liver_spot

  • noun a type of skin disease that causes brown spots on the skin

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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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mitral

  • adjective of or relating to or located in or near the mitral valve
    • mitral insufficiency
  • adjective relating to or resembling the miter worn by some clerics

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amyotrophic_lateral_sclerosis

  • noun thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
    Lou Gehrig's disease; ALS.

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papule

  • noun a small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)

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doorplate

  • noun a nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there

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nephrolithiasis

  • noun the presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney
    renal lithiasis.

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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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autoimmunity

  • noun production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body; produces autoimmune disease or hypersensitivity reactions

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hyperbilirubinemia

  • noun abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood

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infarct

  • noun localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
    infarction.

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valve

  • noun a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
  • noun device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

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emphysema

  • noun an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
    pulmonary emphysema.

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commemorative

  • noun an object (such as a coin or postage stamp) made to mark an event or honor a person
  • adjective intended as a commemoration
    commemorating.
    • a commemorative plaque

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disseminated_multiple_sclerosis

  • noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
    disseminated sclerosis; MS; multiple sclerosis.

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memorial_tablet

  • noun a memorial made of brass
    brass; plaque.

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ed

  • noun impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
    male erecticle dysfunction; erectile dysfunction.

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smudge

  • noun a smoky fire to drive away insects
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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hematocyst

  • noun a cyst containing blood
    blood cyst; hemorrhagic cyst.

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alzheimer

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fret

  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; lather.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    worn spot.

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morbidness

  • noun an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind
    morbidity.
    • his fear of being alone verges on morbidity
  • noun the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
    unwholesomeness; morbidity.

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amyloid

  • noun a non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch; any substance resembling starch
  • noun (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue

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dental_plaque

  • noun a film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries
    bacterial plaque.

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diabetic

  • noun someone who has diabetes
  • adjective of or relating to or causing diabetes

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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fleck

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red

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plack

A small copper coin formerly current in Scotland, worth less than a cent.
With not a plack in the pocket of the poet. Prof. Wilson.

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cartilaginification

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

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kin

  • noun a person having kinship with another or others
    kinsperson; family.
    • he's kin
    • he's family
  • noun group of people related by blood or marriage
    clan; tribe; kindred; kin group; kinship group.

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arterial

  • adjective of or involving or contained in the arteries
    • arterial disease
    • the arterial system
    • arterial blood

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copper

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    Cu; atomic number 29.
  • noun a copper penny

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gas_phlegmon

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; progressive emphysematous necrosis; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.

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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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horse

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

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blossom

  • noun reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    flower; bloom.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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superficialis

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statue_of_liberty

  • noun a large monumental statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay

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pancreatic_fibrosis

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

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erectile

  • adjective satellite capable of being raised to an upright position
    • erectile feathers
  • adjective satellite filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood
    cavernous.
    • erectile tissue
    • the penis is an erectile organ

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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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mazopathy

  • noun any pathology of the breast
    mastopathy.

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mock_sun

  • noun a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    sundog; parhelion.
    • two or more parhelia are usually seen at once

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menhir

  • noun a tall upright megalith; found primarily in England and northern France
    standing stone.

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stenosis

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

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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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acquired_hemochromatosis

  • noun hemochromatosis resulting from repeated transfusions or from excessive intake of foods containing iron

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builder

  • noun a substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action
    detergent builder.
  • noun a person who creates a business or who organizes and develops a country
    • empire builder

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and

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

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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pantheon

  • noun all the gods of a religion
  • noun a monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes

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gall

  • noun an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle
    saddle sore.
  • noun a skin sore caused by chafing

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pyloric_stenosis

  • noun narrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum

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pleural

  • adjective of or relating to the pleura or the walls of the thorax
    • pleural muscles

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ureterorenal

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facula

  • noun a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots

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gangrene

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    sphacelus; slough.
  • noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
    necrosis; mortification; sphacelus.

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idiopathic_hemochromatosis

  • noun inherited form of hemochromatosis
    classic hemochromatosis.

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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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aortic_stenosis

  • noun abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve

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nonplaque

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virus

  • noun (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
  • noun a harmful or corrupting agency
    • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
    • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone

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plac

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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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lentigo

  • noun a small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin
    freckle.

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diagnostics

  • noun the branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease
    nosology.

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palsy

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

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seven_wonders_of_the_ancient_world

  • noun impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
    Seven Wonders of the World.

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tubercle

  • noun a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
  • noun small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
    nodule.

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ulcer

  • noun a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
    ulceration.

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nabothian_follicle

  • noun a cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix
    nabothian cyst.

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clostridial_myonecrosis

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; gas phlegmon; progressive emphysematous necrosis; gas gangrene.

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cell

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

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morbidity

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

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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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florey

  • noun British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
    Sir Howard Walter Florey; Howard Florey.

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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fluorosis

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

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plate

  • noun (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    home; home base; home plate.
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • noun a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic

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mixture

  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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asbestos

  • noun a fibrous amphibole; used for making fireproof articles; inhaling fibers can cause asbestosis or lung cancer

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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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aetiology

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

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plaque

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

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ema

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progressive

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

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megalithic_structure

  • noun memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
    megalith.

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patch

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

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nephrosis

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

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acquired

  • adjective satellite gotten through environmental forces
    • acquired characteristics (such as a suntan or a broken nose) cannot be passed on
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire; get.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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national

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

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cromlech

  • noun a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone
    portal tomb; dolmen.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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spotter

  • noun a worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots
  • noun a worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)

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anchylosis

  • noun abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint
    ankylosis.

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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nebula

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

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connective

  • noun an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
    continuative; conjunction; conjunctive.
  • noun an instrumentality that connects
    connector; connection; connexion; connecter.
    • he soldered the connection
    • he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

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hyperbilirubinemia_of_the_newborn

  • noun a common disorder that is usually due to immaturity of the liver; usually subsides spontaneously
    neonatal hyperbilirubinemia.

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volvulus

  • noun abnormal twisting of the intestines (usually in the area of the ileum or sigmoid colon) resulting in intestinal obstruction

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clostridial

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myopathy

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

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alkalosis

  • noun abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

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respiratory_alkalosis

  • noun alkalosis resulting from increased gas exchange in the lungs (as in hyperventilation associated with extreme anxiety or aspirin intoxication or metabolic acidosis)

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gravestone

  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    tombstone; headstone.

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neonatal

  • adjective relating to or affecting the infant during the first month after birth
    • neonatal care
    • the neonatal period

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arteriosclerosis

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; induration of the arteries; coronary-artery disease; hardening of the arteries.

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medallion

  • noun any of various large ancient Greek coins
  • noun a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
    • medallions of veal

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carbon

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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bronze

  • noun an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • noun a sculpture made of bronze

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oesophageal_reflux

  • noun reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
    esophageal reflux; gastroesophageal reflux.

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plaqueless

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tangible

  • adjective perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
    touchable.
    • skin with a tangible roughness
  • adjective satellite capable of being treated as fact
    real.
    • tangible evidence
    • his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor

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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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propagation

  • noun the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions
    extension.
  • noun the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
    generation; multiplication.

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spatter

  • noun the noise of something spattering or sputtering explosively
    splatter; spattering; sputter; sputtering; splattering; splutter.
    • he heard a spatter of gunfire
  • noun the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
    splattering; splashing; splash; spattering.

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plaque

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

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nevus

  • noun a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
    birthmark.

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parhelion

  • noun a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    mock sun; sundog.
    • two or more parhelia are usually seen at once

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stricture

  • noun abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
    stenosis.
  • noun severe criticism

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coronary-artery_disease

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; arteriosclerosis; induration of the arteries; hardening of the arteries.

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cancer

  • noun any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
    malignant neoplastic disease.
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
    Crab.

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steatocystoma

  • noun a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
    pilar cyst; wen; sebaceous cyst.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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biofilm

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newborn

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

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hardening_of_the_arteries

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arterial sclerosis; arteriosclerosis; induration of the arteries; coronary-artery disease.

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maculation

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun the act of spotting or staining something
    staining; spotting.

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spotting

  • noun the act of spotting or staining something
    staining; maculation.
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    detection; espial; spying; catching.

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rhinostenosis

  • noun narrowing of the passages in the nasal cavities

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pulmonary

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

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dry_gangrene

  • noun (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
    mummification; mumification necrosis; cold gangrene.

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instrument

  • noun a device that requires skill for proper use
  • noun the means whereby some act is accomplished
    tool.
    • my greed was the instrument of my destruction
    • science has given us new tools to fight disease

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myocardial_infarct

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

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mark

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

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hypertrophic

(Med. & Biol.) Of or pertaining to hypertrophy; affected with, or tending to, hypertrophy.

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ovarian_cyst

  • noun a cystic tumor (usually benign) of the ovary

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asystole

  • 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; cardiac arrest.

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empty

  • noun a container that has been emptied
    • return all empties to the store
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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erythrosine

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hammer_nose

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; rum-blossom; hypertrophic rosacea; rum nose; brandy nose; rhinophyma; toper's nose; potato nose.

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rum-blossom

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; hypertrophic rosacea; rum nose; brandy nose; rhinophyma; toper's nose; potato nose; hammer nose.

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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enterolithiasis

  • noun the presence of calculi in the intestines

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cold_gangrene

  • noun (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
    mummification; mumification necrosis; dry gangrene.

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liver

  • noun large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
  • noun liver of an animal used as meat

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kidney_disease

  • noun a disease affecting the kidneys
    nephrosis; renal disorder; nephropathy.

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respiratory_acidosis

  • noun acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood
    carbon dioxide acidosis.

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blood_cyst

  • noun a cyst containing blood
    hematocyst; hemorrhagic cyst.

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rectangular

  • adjective satellite having four right angles
    • a rectangular figure twice as long as it is wide
  • adjective satellite having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles
    orthogonal.
    • wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes
    • a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system

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kindlin

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uraemia

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

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pyramid

  • noun a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
  • noun (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

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viraemia

  • noun the presence of a virus in the blood stream
    viremia.
    • viremia spread the smallpox virus to the internal organs

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tissue

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

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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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gammopathy

  • noun a disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins; proteins having antibody activity increase greatly in the blood

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memorial

  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; commemoration.
  • noun a written statement of facts submitted in conjunction with a petition to an authority

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synechia

  • noun adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery or as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness

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karl_landsteiner

  • noun United States pathologist (born in Austria) who discovered human blood groups (1868-1943)
    Landsteiner.

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arteriectasia

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasis.

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coronary

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

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infarction

  • noun localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
    infarct.

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arteriectasis

  • noun an abnormal distension of an artery
    arteriectasia.

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hypertrophic_rosacea

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; rum-blossom; rum nose; brandy nose; rhinophyma; toper's nose; potato nose; hammer nose.

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material

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

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hemochromatosis

  • noun pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
    bronzed diabetes; iron overload; iron-storage disease.

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great_pyramid

  • noun a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Pyramid; Pyramids of Egypt.

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bacterial_plaque

  • noun a film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries
    dental plaque.

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portal

  • noun a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically)
    • the portals of the cathedral
    • the portals of heaven
    • the portals of success
  • noun a site that the owner positions as an entrance to other sites on the internet
    portal site.
    • a portal typically has search engines and free email and chat rooms etc.

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glossolalia

  • noun repetitive nonmeaningful speech (especially that associated with a trance state or religious fervor)

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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macule

  • noun a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
    macula.

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macula

  • noun a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field
    sunspot.
  • noun a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision
    macular area; yellow spot; macula lutea.

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diabetes

  • noun a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst

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ureterorenal_reflux

  • noun a backflow of urine from the ureter into the renal pelvis

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atherogenesis

  • noun the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis

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disseminate

  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse; circulate.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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rum_nose

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; rum-blossom; hypertrophic rosacea; brandy nose; rhinophyma; toper's nose; potato nose; hammer nose.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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demineralization

  • noun abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone)
    demineralisation.
  • noun the removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water)
    demineralisation.

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tombstone

  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; headstone.

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mottle

  • noun an irregular arrangement of patches of color
    • it was not dull grey as distance had suggested, but a mottle of khaki and black and olive-green
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch.

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cystic

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

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endometriosis

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

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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plaque

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

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sarcoidosis

  • noun a chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands

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multiple_mononeuropathy

  • noun pathology of several individual nerve trunks

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commemoration

  • noun a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something
    memorialisation; memorialization.
  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    remembrance; memorial.

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pyorrhoea

  • noun discharge of pus
    pyorrhea.
  • noun chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
    Riggs' disease; pyorrhea alveolaris; pyorrhea.

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blot

  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; slur; smear; spot; smudge; daub.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
  • noun an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
    smear; smirch; spot; stain.
    • he made a huge blot on his copybook

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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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wen

  • noun a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
    pilar cyst; sebaceous cyst; steatocystoma.

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patching

  • noun the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it
  • verb to join or unite the pieces of
    piece; patch.
    • patch the skirt

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arrest

  • noun the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
    taking into custody; apprehension; pinch; catch; collar.
    • the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; hitch; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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demineralisation

  • noun abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone)
    demineralization.
  • noun the removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water)
    demineralization.

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blob

  • noun an indistinct shapeless form
  • verb make a spot or mark onto
    fleck; blot; spot.
    • The wine spotted the tablecloth

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diabetic_acidosis

  • noun acidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies; occurs primarily in diabetes mellitus
    ketoacidosis.

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aetiologist

  • noun a specialist in the etiology of diseases
    etiologist.

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xanthemia

  • noun excess carotene in the blood stream; can cause the skin to turn a pale yellow or red color
    carotenemia.

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arterial_plaque

  • noun a fatty deposit inside an arterial wall; characteristic of atherosclerosis

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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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tarnish

  • noun discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation
  • verb make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    sully; stain; maculate; defile.
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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rhinosporidiosis

  • noun fungal infection of the nose; often acquired while swimming

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occur

  • verb come to pass
    fall out; pass off; come about; pass; hap; happen; take place; go on.
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
  • verb come to one's mind; suggest itself
    come.
    • It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary
    • A great idea then came to her

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rosacea

  • noun a skin disease of adults (more often women) in which blood vessels of the face enlarge resulting in a flushed appearance
    acne rosacea.

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triumphal

  • adjective relating to or celebrating a triumph
    • a triumphal procession
    • a triumphal arch
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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ketoacidosis

  • noun acidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies; occurs primarily in diabetes mellitus
    diabetic acidosis.

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flux

  • noun the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
  • noun a flow or discharge
    fluxion.

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cholelithiasis

  • noun the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder

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classic_hemochromatosis

  • noun inherited form of hemochromatosis
    idiopathic hemochromatosis.

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nose

  • noun the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    olfactory organ.
    • he has a cold in the nose
  • noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
    • the nose of the rocket heated up on reentry

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starvation

  • noun a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
    famishment.
  • noun the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
    starving.
    • the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender
    • they were charged with the starvation of children in their care

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disorder

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

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brandy_nose

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; rum-blossom; hypertrophic rosacea; rum nose; rhinophyma; toper's nose; potato nose; hammer nose.

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amyotrophic

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metabolic

  • adjective of or relating to metabolism
    • metabolic rate
  • adjective undergoing metamorphosis
    metabolous.

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splash

  • noun the sound like water splashing
    plash.
  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    stir.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared

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dead

  • noun people who are no longer living
    • they buried the dead
  • noun a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
    • the dead of winter

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empty_tomb

  • noun a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
    cenotaph.

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pinpoint

  • noun a very brief moment
    • they were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together
  • noun a very small spot
    speck.
    • the plane was just a speck in the sky

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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token

  • noun an individual instance of a type of symbol
    item.
    • the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'
  • noun something serving as a sign of something else

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rhinopathy

  • noun any disease or malformation of the nose

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mumification_necrosis

  • noun (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
    mummification; cold gangrene; dry gangrene.

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fibrocystic_disease_of_the_pancreas

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

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palaeopathology

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

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carotenemia

  • noun excess carotene in the blood stream; can cause the skin to turn a pale yellow or red color
    xanthemia.

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esophageal_reflux

  • noun reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
    oesophageal reflux; gastroesophageal reflux.

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anoxemia

  • noun abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood

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repository

  • noun a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
    depository; deposit; depositary.
  • noun a person to whom a secret is entrusted
    secretary.

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rum

  • noun liquor distilled from fermented molasses
  • noun a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards
    rummy.

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slur

  • noun (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun a disparaging remark
    aspersion.
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

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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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male_erecticle_dysfunction

  • noun impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
    ED; erectile dysfunction.

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enterostenosis

  • noun abnormal narrowing of the intestine

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lincoln_memorial

  • noun memorial building in Washington containing a large marble statue of Abraham Lincoln

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adenomyosis

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

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world_war

  • noun a war in which the major nations of the world are involved

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headstone

  • noun the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
    keystone; key.
  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
    gravestone; tombstone.

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chafe

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

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uremia

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

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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placard

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; posting; poster; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • verb post in a public place

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pyramids_of_egypt

  • noun a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt
    Great Pyramid; Pyramid.

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have

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

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mummification

  • noun a condition resembling that of a mummy
    • bureaucratic mummification in red tape
  • noun (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
    mumification necrosis; cold gangrene; dry gangrene.

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tomb

  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    grave.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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standing_stone

  • noun a tall upright megalith; found primarily in England and northern France
    menhir.

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sir_james_paget

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

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placque

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emphysematous_phlegmon

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; gangrenous emphysema; gas phlegmon; progressive emphysematous necrosis; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.

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iron-storage_disease

  • noun pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
    bronzed diabetes; iron overload; hemochromatosis.

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starvation_acidosis

  • noun acidosis in which the acidity results from lack of food which leads to fat catabolism which in turn releases acidic ketone bodies

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daub

  • noun material used to daub walls
  • noun a blemish made by dirt
    smirch; blot; slur; smear; spot; smudge.
    • he had a smudge on his cheek

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diverticulosis

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

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remembrance

  • noun the ability to recall past occurrences
    recollection; anamnesis.
  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    memorial; commemoration.

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nabothian

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pathologic

  • adjective satellite caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
    diseased; morbid; pathological.
    • diseased tonsils
    • a morbid growth
    • pathologic tissue
    • pathological bodily processes
  • adjective of or relating to the practice of pathology
    pathological.
    • pathological laboratory

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emphysematous_gangrene

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous phlegmon; gangrenous emphysema; gas phlegmon; progressive emphysematous necrosis; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.

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exposure

  • noun vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain;
    • exposure to the weather" or "they died from exposure
  • noun the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
    • she denounced the exposure of children to pornography

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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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naturally

  • adverb as might be expected
    course; of course.
    • naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill
  • adverb according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help
    • naturally grown flowers

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periplaque

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mitral_stenosis

  • noun obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
    mitral valve stenosis.

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plague

  • noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
    pestilence; pestis; pest.
  • noun any epidemic disease with a high death rate
    pestilence; pest.

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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disfunction

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

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etiologist

  • noun a specialist in the etiology of diseases
    aetiologist.

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guldgubber

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patchiness

  • noun unevenness in quality or performance

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seven_wonders_of_the_world

  • noun impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
    Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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monument

  • noun a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
    memorial.
  • noun an important site that is marked and preserved as public property

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dolmen

  • noun a prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone
    portal tomb; cromlech.
  • noun a hussar's jacket worn over the shoulders
    dolman; dolman jacket.

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classic

  • noun a creation of the highest excellence
  • noun an artist who has created classic works

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ankylosis

  • noun abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint
    anchylosis.

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disease

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

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amyloid_plaque

  • noun a plaque consisting of tangles of amyloid protein in nervous tissue (a pathological mark of Alzheimer's disease)
    amyloid protein plaque.

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neonatal_hyperbilirubinemia

  • noun a common disorder that is usually due to immaturity of the liver; usually subsides spontaneously
    hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn.

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splotch

  • noun an irregularly shaped spot
    splodge; blotch.
  • verb blotch or spot

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kidney

  • noun either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
    • urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder

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personnel

  • noun group of people willing to obey orders
    force.
    • a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens
  • noun the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for setting policies for personnel management
    personnel department; personnel office; staff office.

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storage

  • noun the act of storing something
  • noun a depository for goods
    entrepot; depot; store; storehouse.
    • storehouses were built close to the docks

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gastroesophageal_reflux

  • noun reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
    oesophageal reflux; esophageal reflux.

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erectile_dysfunction

  • noun impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
    ED; male erecticle dysfunction.

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paget

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

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multiple_sclerosis

  • noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
    disseminated multiple sclerosis; disseminated sclerosis; MS.

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mock

  • noun the act of mocking or ridiculing
    • they made a mock of him
  • verb treat with contempt
    bemock.
    • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

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gangrenous

  • adjective satellite suffering from tissue death
    mortified.

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sully

  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    defile; corrupt; taint; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation
  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Thomas Sully.

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howard_florey

  • noun British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
    Florey; Sir Howard Walter Florey.

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rudolf_karl_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 Virchow; Virchow.

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viral

  • adjective relating to or caused by a virus
    • viral infection

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national_monument

  • noun memorial consisting of a structure or natural landmark of historic interest; set aside by national government for preservation and public enjoyment

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amyloidopathy

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atheromatous

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling atheroma
    atheromatic.
    • atheromatous degeneration of the arteries

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sir_howard_walter_florey

  • noun British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
    Florey; Howard Florey.

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lymphadenopathy

  • noun chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)

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arterial_sclerosis

  • noun sclerosis of the arterial walls
    arteriosclerosis; induration of the arteries; coronary-artery disease; hardening of the arteries.

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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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idiopathic

  • adjective (of diseases) arising from an unknown cause
    • idiopathic epilepsy

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brass

  • noun an alloy of copper and zinc
  • noun a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
    brass instrument.

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rhinophyma

  • noun enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
    copper nose; rum-blossom; hypertrophic rosacea; rum nose; brandy nose; toper's nose; potato nose; hammer nose.

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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macrophage

  • noun a large phagocyte; some are fixed and other circulate in the blood stream

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mucoviscidosis

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

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sphacelus

  • noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    gangrene; slough.
  • noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
    gangrene; necrosis; mortification.

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gangrenous_emphysema

  • noun (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
    emphysematous gangrene; emphysematous phlegmon; gas phlegmon; progressive emphysematous necrosis; gas gangrene; clostridial myonecrosis.

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potato

  • noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    spud; murphy; Irish potato; tater; white potato.
  • noun annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
    Solanum tuberosum; white potato; white potato vine.

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worn_spot

  • noun a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
    fret.

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necrosis

  • noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
    gangrene; mortification; sphacelus.

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lipomatosis

  • noun pathology in which fat accumulates in lipomas in the body

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teeth

  • noun the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
    dentition.
  • noun hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
    tooth.

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hepatojugular

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renal_disorder

  • noun a disease affecting the kidneys
    nephrosis; kidney disease; nephropathy.

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pilar_cyst

  • noun a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
    wen; sebaceous cyst; steatocystoma.

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