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   Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.


Expenditure of energy by skeletal muscles. Intensity of exertion may be measured by rate of oxygen consumption, heat produced, or heart rate. Perceived exertion, a psychological measure of exertion, is included.


Achievements, Educational
Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.

In Greek mythology, the hero who was thought to have some special medical knowledge. Achilles studied medicine with Chiron, the centaur, who invented it.

Achilles tendon
A tough sinew that attaches the calf muscle to the back of the heel bone. The Achilles tendon is one of the longest tendons in the body. It is also called the tendo Achilles or the tendo calcaneus, the calcaneus being the heel bone.

Achilles tendonitis
Inflammation of the achilles tendon - causing swelling and tenderness at the lower end of the calf to the heel.

Pain due to inflammation of the bursa associated with the Achilles tendon. .

Pain due to inflammation of the Achilles tendon or the bursa associated with it.

Achinsk doctors
All doctors near Achinsk, Russia. Doctors who can assist a patient in Achinsk.


Enzymes catalyzing the transfer of an acetyl group, usually from acetyl coenzyme A, to another compound. EC 2.3.1.

Acetyltransferase, Phosphate
An enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of acetylphosphate from acetyl-CoA and inorganic phosphate. Acetylphosphate serves as a high-energy phosphate compound. EC

Acetyltransferase, Chloramphenicol
An enzyme that catalyzes the acetylation of chloramphenicol to yield chloramphenicol 3-acetate. Since chloramphenicol 3-acetate does not bind to bacterial ribosomes and is not an inhibitor of peptidyltransferase, the enzyme is responsible for the naturally occurring chloramphenicol resistance in bacteria. The enzyme, for which variants are known, is found in both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. EC

Acetyltransferase, Carnitine
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of O-acetylcarnitine from acetyl-CoA plus carnitine. EC

An agent used as a substrate in assays for cholinesterases, especially to discriminate among enzyme types.


Aches, Back
Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the trunk, including the thoracic, lumbar, sacral, or adjacent regions.

Aches, Neck
Discomfort or more intense forms of pain that are localized to the cervical region. This term generally refers to pain in the posterior or lateral regions of the neck.

Aches, Low Back
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.

An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli and generally received by specialized nerve endings.

Achalasias, Esophageal
Disorder of lower esophagogastric motility due to failure of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax with swallowing. It is sometimes caused by degeneration of the ganglion cells of the myenteric plexus or of the vagal motor nuclei.

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