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founder

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

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epicondylitis

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

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-itis

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

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continual

  • adjective occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series
    • the continual banging of the shutters
  • adjective satellite `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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supplement

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

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skin

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

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cause

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

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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appendicitis

  • noun inflammation of the vermiform appendix

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necrotizing_enteritis

  • noun enteritis characterized by bloody diarrhea and severe abdominal pain

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crimson

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

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cervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the uterine cervix

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presentation

  • noun the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
    • she gave the trophy but he made the presentation
  • noun a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view
    demonstration; presentment.
    • the presentation of new data
    • he gave the customer a demonstration

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barium

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
    atomic number 56; Ba.

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regional

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

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idiopathic

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

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proctitis

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

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proctology

  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon or rectum or anus

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anemia

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

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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laminitis

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

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tear

  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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tenderness

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

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allergic_rhinitis

  • noun rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction

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balanoposthitis

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

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alveolitis

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

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anal

  • adjective of or related to the anus
    • anal thermometer
  • adjective a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
    anal retentive.

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application

  • noun the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
    practical application.
    • he advocated the application of statistics to the problem
    • a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis
  • noun a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
    • December 31 is the deadline for applications

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antibiotic

  • noun a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
    antibiotic drug.
    • when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs
  • adjective of or relating to antibiotic drugs

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bleeding

  • noun the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
    haemorrhage; hemorrhage.
  • verb lose blood from one's body
    shed blood; hemorrhage; bleed.

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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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celiac_disease

  • noun a disorder in children and adults; inability to tolerate wheat protein (gluten); symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation; often accompanied by lactose intolerance

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anal_intercourse

  • noun intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
    sodomy; buggery; anal sex.

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tennis_elbow

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

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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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rheumatoid_spondylitis

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

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rachitis

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

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inclusion_body_myositis

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

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epidemic_encephalitis

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

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stool

  • noun a simple seat without a back or arms
  • noun solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
    ordure; dejection; BM; faecal matter; feces; faeces; fecal matter.

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regional_enteritis

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

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otitis_externa

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

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body

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

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ankylosing_spondylitis

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

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water

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

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suppository

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

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encephalomeningitis

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

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interna

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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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colored

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

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sigmoidoscope

  • noun an endoscope (a flexible fiberoptic probe) for examining the sigmoid colon
    flexible sigmoidoscope.

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study

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

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iridocyclitis

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

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oesophagitis

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

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retrobulbar_neuritis

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

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endarteritis

  • noun inflammation of the inner lining of an artery

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lethargic_encephalitis

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

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rheumatic

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

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epididymitis

  • noun painful inflammation of the epididymis

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phrenitis

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

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6inches

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spastic_colon

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

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takayasu's_arteritis

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

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dry_socket

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

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crohn's_disease

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

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thresher's_lung

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

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wart

  • noun any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
  • noun an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

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vesicle

  • noun a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
    cyst.

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infection

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

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deformans

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cellulitis

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

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paget's_disease

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

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sleeping

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

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vasovesiculitis

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

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tonsillitis

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

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parametritis

  • noun inflammation of connective tissue adjacent to the uterus

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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radiation_therapy

  • noun (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
    radiotherapy; irradiation; radiation; actinotherapy.

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pulseless

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

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syphilitic

  • noun a person suffering from syphilis
  • adjective of or relating to or infected with syphilis
    • syphilitic symptoms

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prostatitis

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

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celiac

  • adjective belonging to or prescribed for celiac disease
    • a celiac diet
  • adjective of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen
    coeliac.

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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elbow

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

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farmer's_lung

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

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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anal_sex

  • noun intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
    sodomy; buggery; anal intercourse.

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keratoconjunctivitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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keratitis

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

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lethargica

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sample

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

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redness

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

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tenosynovitis

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

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syndrome

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

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damage

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

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vesicular

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

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thrombophlebitis

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

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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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passageway

  • noun a passage between rooms or between buildings
  • noun a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    passage.
    • the nasal passages

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sleeping_sickness

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

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prostate

  • noun a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen
    prostate gland.
  • adjective relating to the prostate gland
    prostatic.

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pulseless_disease

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

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vesicular_stomatitis

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

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keratoscleritis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea and sclera of the eye

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peritonitis

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritoneal inflammation.

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inflammatory_bowel_disease

  • noun inflammation of the colon
    colitis.

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tendosynovitis

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

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pinkeye

  • noun inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
    conjunctivitis.

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epiglottitis

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

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trichinosis

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

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brittle

  • noun caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
    toffy; toffee.
  • adjective satellite having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped
    brickle; brickly.
    • brittle bones
    • glass is brittle
    • `brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal

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cerebromeningitis

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

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myositis_trichinosa

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

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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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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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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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endometritis

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

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bagascosis

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

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combination

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

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weakness

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

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necrotizing

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therapy

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

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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moeller's_glossitis

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

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crohn

  • noun United States physician who specialized in diseases of the intestines; he was the first to describe regional ileitis which is now known as Crohn's disease (1884-1983)
    Burrill Bernard Crohn.

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temporal

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

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funiculitis

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

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myocarditis

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

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hemorrhoid

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

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encephalitis

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

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constipation

  • noun irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis
    irregularity.
  • noun the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
    stultification; deadening; impairment.

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fistula

  • noun a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse
    fistulous withers.
  • noun an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
    sinus.

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equine_encephalomyelitis

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

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humeral

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

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lateral_humeral_epicondylitis

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

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irritation

  • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
    botheration; annoyance; vexation.
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; temper.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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fibrositis

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

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tendonous_synovitis

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

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irritability

  • noun an irritable petulant feeling
    choler; crossness; fretfulness; petulance; peevishness; fussiness.
  • noun excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
    excitability.

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herpes_simplex_virus

  • noun a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
    herpes simplex.

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dermatomyositis

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

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intercourse

  • noun communication between individuals
    social intercourse.
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; relation; copulation; coitus; coition.

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kanyemba

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red

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

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vaginitis

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

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fiber

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

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acute_hemorrhagic_encephalitis

  • noun encephalitis that resembles apoplexy due to blood extravasation

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metamucil

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jejunoileitis

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

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equine

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

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osteomyelitis

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

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chronic_gastritis

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

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spondylitis

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

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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bedridden

  • adjective satellite confined to bed (by illness)
    bedrid; sick-abed; bedfast.

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anus

  • noun the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

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intestine

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

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chorditis

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

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bowel

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

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acute_glossitis

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

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cheilitis

  • noun inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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ulcerative_colitis

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

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infectious

  • adjective satellite caused by infection or capable of causing infection
    infective.
    • viruses and other infective agents
    • a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease
  • adjective easily spread; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
    • fear is exceedingly infectious

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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hematochezia

  • noun passage of stools containing blood (as from diverticulosis or colon cancer or peptic ulcer)
    haematochezia.

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mucous_colitis

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

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temporal_arteritis

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

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bagassosis

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

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acute_inclusion_body_encephalitis

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

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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acid

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

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radiculitis

  • noun inflammation of the radicle of a nerve

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episcleritis

  • noun inflammation of the sclera of the eye

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laryngopharyngitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and pharynx

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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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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salpingitis

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

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sialadenitis

  • noun inflammation of the salivary glands

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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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x

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    10; decade; tenner; ten.
  • noun the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet
    ex.

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knee

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

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phalangitis

  • noun inflammation of a finger or toe

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acute_gastritis

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

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splint

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

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posthitis

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

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disease

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

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anorectal

  • adjective pertaining to the anus and rectum considered together

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dacryocystitis

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

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irritable_bowel_syndrome

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

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west_nile_encephalitis

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

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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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laryngotracheobronchitis

  • noun inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways

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nervous

  • adjective satellite easily agitated
    • a nervous addict
    • a nervous thoroughbred
  • adjective satellite causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    anxious; queasy; unquiet; uneasy.
    • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    • cast anxious glances behind her
    • those nervous moments before takeoff
    • an unquiet mind

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lateral_epicondylitis

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

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rash

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

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dermatitis

  • noun inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters

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coryza

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

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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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lymph_node

  • noun the source of lymph and lymphocytes
    lymph gland; node.

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cramp

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

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biopsy

  • noun examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease

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peritoneal

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

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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glossodynia_exfoliativa

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

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contagious

  • adjective satellite easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • a contagious grin
  • adjective satellite (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
    transmittable; transmissible; communicable; catching; contractable.

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decubitus_ulcer

  • noun a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
    bedsore; pressure sore.

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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enema

  • noun an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
    clyster.

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dizziness

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

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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irradiation

  • noun the condition of being exposed to radiation
  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam; ray.

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cramp

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

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corticosteroid

  • noun a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response
    adrenal cortical steroid; corticoid.
    • adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions

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polyneuritis

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

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herpes_encephalitis

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

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oophoritis

  • noun inflammation of one or both ovaries

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ankylose

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

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keratoiritis

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

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lethargic

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

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regional_ileitis

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

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retrobulbar

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ulcerative

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

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chronic_glossitis

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

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diverticulitis

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

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cervical

  • adjective of or relating to the cervix of the uterus
    • cervical cancer
  • adjective relating to or associated with the neck

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iridokeratitis

  • noun inflammation of the iris and cornea of the eye

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itis

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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drug

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

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stricture

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

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laryngitis

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

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pancarditis

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

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inflammatory

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

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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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synovitis

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

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overview

  • noun a general summary of a subject
    • the treasurer gave a brief overview of the financial consequences

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epidemic

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

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equine_encephalitis

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

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colon

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

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cephalitis

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

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chorioretinitis

  • noun inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina

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gonococcal

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valvulitis

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

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shortness

  • noun the property of being of short spatial extent
    • the shortness of the Channel crossing
  • noun the condition of being short of something
    • there was no shortness of money
    • can cause shortness of breath

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abdominal

  • noun the muscles of the abdomen
    ab; abdominal muscle.
  • adjective of or relating to or near the abdomen
    • abdominal muscles

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pu

  • noun a solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being plutonium 239
    atomic number 94; plutonium.

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immunodeficiency

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

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breath

  • noun the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
    • he took a deep breath and dived into the pool
    • he was fighting to his last breath
  • noun the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration
    • his sour breath offended her

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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chlamydia

  • noun a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia
  • noun coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract

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hydrarthrosis

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

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colonoscopy

  • noun visual examination of the colon (with a colonoscope) from the cecum to the rectum; requires sedation

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diffuse

  • verb move outward
    fan out; spread; spread out.
    • The soldiers fanned out
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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physician

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

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enteritis

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

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externa

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groin

  • noun the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals
    inguen.
  • noun a curved edge formed by two intersecting vaults

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shin_splints

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

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mucus

  • noun protective secretion of the mucus membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium
    mucous secretion.

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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endocervicitis

  • noun inflammation of the mucous lining of the uterine cervix

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regularity

  • noun a property of polygons: the property of having equal sides and equal angles
    geometrical regularity.
  • noun the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
    • he was famous for the regularity of his habits

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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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jejunitis

  • noun inflammation of the jejunum of the small intestine

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remission

  • noun an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
    remittal; subsidence.
    • his cancer is in remission
  • noun a payment of money sent to a person in another place
    remittance; remitment; remittal.

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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medium

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

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radiation

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

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bowel_movement

  • noun a euphemism for defecation
    bm; movement.
    • he had a bowel movement

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inch

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    in.
  • noun a unit of measurement for advertising space
    column inch.

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nervous_system

  • noun the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
    systema nervosum.

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sickness

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

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exfoliativa

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painless

  • adjective satellite requiring little hard work or exertion
    • a painless solution to the problem
  • adjective not causing physical or psychological pain
    • painless dentistry

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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corditis

  • noun inflammation of the spermatic cord

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recent

  • adjective satellite new
    • recent graduates
    • a recent addition to the house
    • recent buds on the apple trees
  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Holocene.

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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proctoscope

  • noun an endoscope for examining the rectum

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water_on_the_knee

  • noun hydrarthrosis affecting the knee

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spastic

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

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aminosalicyclic

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gastritis

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

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diarrhea

  • noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
    looseness of the bowels; looseness; diarrhoea.

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sleepy

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

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pancreatitis

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

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irritable

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

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colpocystitis

  • noun inflammation of the vagina and bladder

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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usage

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun accepted or habitual practice
    usance; custom.

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pill

  • noun something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
  • noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
    lozenge; tab; tablet.

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marie-strumpell_disease

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

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catarrh

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

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involuntary

  • adjective not subject to the control of the will
    nonvoluntary; unvoluntary.
    • involuntary manslaughter
    • involuntary servitude
    • an involuntary shudder
    • It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy
  • adjective controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control
    • involuntary muscles
    • gave an involuntary start

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blepharitis

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

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acute

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

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thyroiditis

  • noun inflammation of the thyroid gland

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housemaid's_knee

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

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peritoneal_inflammation

  • noun inflammation of the peritoneum
    peritonitis.

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myocardial_inflammation

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

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herpes_simplex_encephalitis

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

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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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encephalitis_lethargica

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

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people

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

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rhinitis

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

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pain

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

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mucous

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

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labyrinthitis

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

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pale

  • noun a wooden strip forming part of a fence
    picket.
  • verb turn pale, as if in fear
    blanch; blench.

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spasm

  • noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
    cramp; muscle spasm.
  • noun (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)

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primary

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

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fibromyositis

  • noun local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue

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inflammation

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

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syphilis

  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
    lues venerea; syph; lues; pox.

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esophagitis

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

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patient

  • noun a person who requires medical care
    • the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly
  • noun the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
    affected role; patient role.

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simplex

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

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herpes

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

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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on

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

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socket

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

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exacerbation

  • noun action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse
    aggravation.
    • the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care
  • noun violent and bitter exasperation
    • his foolishness was followed by an exacerbation of their quarrel

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rheumatoid

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

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tendonitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon
    tenonitis; tendinitis.

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tenesmus

  • noun painful spasm of the anal sphincter along with an urgent desire to defecate without the significant production of feces; associated with irritable bowel syndrome

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lymphogranuloma_venereum

  • noun infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin
    LGV; lymphopathia venereum.

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sleepy_sickness

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

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tracheobronchitis

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

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inclusion

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

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chronic

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

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osteitis_deformans

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

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lung

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

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tiny

  • adjective satellite very small
    bantam; petite; diminutive; midget; flyspeck; lilliputian.
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy

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rubor

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

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proctologist

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

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tennis

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

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pneumonitis

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

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vesiculitis

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

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allergic

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

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intolerance

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

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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vasculitis

  • noun inflammation of a blood vessel

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bursitis

  • noun inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder

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lymph

  • noun a thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle; is conveyed to the blood stream by lymphatic vessels

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rectum

  • noun the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus

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otitis_interna

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

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balanitis

  • noun inflammation of the head of the penis

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soreness

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

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meningoencephalitis

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

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osteitis

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

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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prostate_cancer

  • noun cancer of the prostate gland
    prostatic adenocarcinoma.

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shin

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

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neuritis

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

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multiple_neuritis

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

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metritis

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

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trichiniasis

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

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sexual

  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
    • sexual orientation
    • sexual distinctions
  • adjective having or involving sex
    • sexual reproduction
    • sexual spores

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pansinusitis

  • noun inflammation of all of the paranasal sinuses

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percent

  • noun a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
    percentage; pct; per centum.

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rheumatic_aortitis

  • noun aortitis occurring in rheumatic fever

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narrowing

  • noun an instance of becoming narrow
  • noun a decrease in width

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5

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; Phoebe; V; five; fin; pentad.
  • adjective satellite being one more than four
    five; v.

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polymyositis

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

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node

  • noun a connecting point at which several lines come together
  • noun any thickened enlargement
    knob; thickening.

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diagnosis

  • noun identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
    diagnosing.

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side

  • noun a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
  • noun one of two or more contesting groups
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack

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discharge

  • noun the sudden giving off of energy
  • noun the act of venting
    venting.

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tenonitis

  • noun inflammation of a tendon
    tendonitis; tendinitis.

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otitis_media

  • noun inflammation of the middle ear; common in children

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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orchitis

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

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vulvovaginitis

  • noun inflammation of the vulva and the vagina

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gonorrhea

  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; clap.

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costochondritis

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

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