Mediastinum The tissues and organs located directly behind the sternum between the lungs. Contains the heart and its large vessels, the esophagus, thymus, lymph nodes and other structures and tissues.
The main respiratory organs in the chest where blood is oxygenated.
The hollow, muscular organ responsible for pumping blood through the circulatory system.
The organ that connects the mouth to the stomach. Also called gullet.
The gland responsible for the production of certain white cells known as T-lymphocytes that are important for immune function. The thymus is very sensitive to excess cortisol.
Consists primarily of a clear, yellowish fluid and white blood cells. Found in the lymphatic system.
Anatomical term meaning on the inside (as opposed to lateral). Not to be confused with median (nerve) that is compressed in carpal tunnel syndrome.
Golfer's elbow. (An enthesitis).
Medial superior temporal area (MST)
Seems to be involved in visually tracking moving target. Projects along with Middle Temporal Area (MT) to the dorsolateral pontine nuclei in the brain stem.
Middle number in a series of numbers (for example: median survival of 10 months means that for that specific group of patients the survival varied from probably 2 months to 30 months).
The nerve that stimulates some of the muscles of the hand and wrist.
Median means the middle value. An equal number of people live longer as die earlier than the median.
Inflammation of the cellular tissue of the mediastinum.
A tube is inserted through an incision above the breastbone to look at the area between the lungs
Federally and state-funded health care program for low-income individuals.
Pertaining to Medicine.
An electronic device used to call for help by pressing a medical alarm panic button, a wrist medical alert watch or medical alert necklace or pendant. A medical alarm system includes both hardware and a monitoring service.
Medical Associates Hospital
The Medical Associates Hospital is a hospital in Kinston, Jamaica.
Medical Center at Princeton
Medical Center at Princeton is a hospital in Princeton, New Jersey (USA).
Medical Center at Terrell
Medical Center at Terrell is a hospital in Terrell, Texas (USA).
Medical Center Beaver Pa
The Medical Center Beaver Pa is a hospital in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States.
Medical Center Manila
The Medical Center Manila is a hospital in Manila, Philippines.
Medical Center of Arlington
Medical Center of Arlington is a hospital in Arlington, Texas (USA).
Medical Center Of Beaver
The Medical Center Of Beaver is a hospital in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.
Medical Center of Central Georgia
The Medical Center of Central Georgia is a hospital in Macon, Georgia, United States.
Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG)
Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) is a hospital in Macon, Georgia (USA).
Medical Center of Independence
Medical Center of Independence is a hospital in Independence, Missouri (USA).
Medical Center of Lewisville
Medical Center of Lewisville is a hospital in Lewisville, Texas (USA).
Medical Center of Odessa
Medical Center of Odessa is a hospital in Odessa, Texas (USA).
Medical Center of Plano
Medical Center of Plano is a hospital in Plano, Texas (USA).
Medical Center of South Arkansas
Medical Center of South Arkansas is a hospital in El Dorado, Arkansas (USA).
Medical Center of Southern Indiana
Medical Center of Southern Indiana is a hospital in Charlestown, Indiana (USA).
Medical Center of Southwest Louisiana
Medical Center of Southwest Louisiana is a hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana (USA).
Medical City Dallas Hospital
Medical City Dallas Hospital is a hospital in Dallas, Texas (USA).
The Medical College is a hospital in Kottayam, Kerala, India.
Medical College of Ohio Hospitals
Medical College of Ohio Hospitals is a hospital in South Toledo, Ohio (USA).
Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital is a hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA).
Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Center
The Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Center is a hospital in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
A dictionary of medical terms and definitions, be it addressed to medical professionals or to the public at large.
A person who has obtained a medical doctor degree and is therefore allowed to practice this profession.
Devices used by the medical profession, including materials, machines and utensiles.
Health Insurance is a type of insurance whereby the insurer pays the medical costs of the insured if the insured becomes sick due to covered causes, or due to accidents. The insurer may be a private organization or a government agency. Market based health care systems such as that used in the United States rely on private medical insurance.
Sometimes referred to as medical negligence, it applies to doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals. As with general negligence, it describes conduct that deviates from a reasonable standard of care. It is usually necessary to prove that deviation by the testimony of expert witnesses in the same field of practice in which the health care worker was engaged at the time of the incident.
Medical malpractice attorney
An attorney who specializes in cases of alleged medical malpractice, either to defend the doctor or to represent the plaintiff.
Medical malpractice lawsuit
A lawsuit by which the plaintiff sues a medical doctor or other medical professional/s claiming that he or she has been a victim of medical negligence or medical malpractice.
Medical malpractice lawyer
A lawyer who specializes in cases of alleged medical malpractice, either to defend the doctor or to represent the plaintiff.
When a physician or other medical staff member does not treat a patient with the proper amount of quality of care, resulting in serious injury or death, they have committed medical negligence.
A physician trained in diagnosing and treating tumors and cancer with chemotherapeutic or immunologic agents.
The study and treatment of cancers with chemicals, biological products or immunotherapy.
Medical Park Hospital
Medical Park Hospital is a hospital in Hope, Arkansas (USA).
Once admitted to medical school, it takes four years to earn a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. The course of study is divided into two roughly equal parts. Preclinical study generally comprises the first two years and consists of classroom and laboratory instruction in subjects such as anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, and neurosciences to name a few. Once the student successfully completes preclinical training, he or she moves on to the clinical portion. This usually occupies the final two years of medical school and takes place almost exclusively on the wards of a teaching hospital.
Medical Specialist Centre S-B
The Medical Specialist Centre S-B is a hospital in Johor, Malaysia.
A student in the third or fourth year of medical school training. The student doctor assists the primary and resident doctors in daily care of patients.
The specific type of supplies available to (and needed by) the medical professionals.
The specific set of words, terms and concept used by the medical profession.
Procedures used to assess the condition of a patient. They range from noninvasive, such as listening to a heartbeat, to invasive, such as a spinal tap.
A specific transcription of medical information, analyses or other resources, sometimes to be used in a court of justice.
The Medical Trust is a hospital in Ernakulam, Kerala, India.
Medical Trust Hospital
The Medical Trust Hospital is a hospital in Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India.
Medical University Hospital
The Medical University Hospital is a hospital in Lodz, Poland.
Medical University of South Carolina Hospital
The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital is a hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, United States.
Federally funded health care program for individuals over age 65.
The Medicare Hospital is a hospital in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
Medicare Hospital And Maternity Home
The Medicare Hospital And Maternity Home is a hospital in Kohat, NWFP, Pakistan.
Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital- Medicine Lodge
The Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital- Medicine Lodge is a hospital in Kansas, Iowa, United States.
Medicine Regional Hospital
The Medicine Regional Hospital is a hospital in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.
MediCorp Health System
The MediCorp Health System is a hospital in Virginia, United States.
Medigesic plus is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine.
Medihaler ergotamine is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ergotamine tartrate.
Medihaler-epi is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): epinephrine bitartrate.
Medihaler-iso is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): isoproterenol sulfate.
All doctors near Medina, Saudi Arabia. Doctors who can assist a patient in Medina.
Medina general hospital
medina general hospital is a hospital in medina, Ohio (USA).
All doctors near Medinipur, India. Doctors who can assist a patient in Medinipur.
Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital
Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital is a hospital in Marlton, New Jersey (USA).
Medipren is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ibuprofen.
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A mental disorder marked by alternating periods of excitability and depression. Also called bipolar affective disorder.
A bony, rounded projection of the skull located behind each ear.
An infection of the mastoid bone that can cause redness, warmth, swelling and pain behind the ear, sometimes with drainage from the ear.
The pair of bones forming the upper jaw.
The nerve that stimulates some of the muscles of the hand and wrist.
The inner part of an organ. The adrenal medulla is the center of the adrenal gland where epinephrine (adrenaline) is produced.
The part of the brain just above the spinal cord that includes the control centers for breathing, circulation and heartbeat.
A mental state characterized by extreme sadness. A severe form of depression.
Tumor of the meninges, usually benign and slow-growing.
Heavy bleeding during menstruation.
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