Wegener's granulomatosis Vasculitic condition in which granulomata are also found. Affects nasal mucosa/sinuses and may produce lung infiltrates and renal lesions.
The term "condition" has a number of biomedical meanings including the following: 1.An unhealthy state, such as in "this is a progressive condition." 2.A state of fitness, such as "getting into condition." 3.Something that is essential to the occurrence of something else; essentially a "precondition." 4.As a verb: to cause a change in something so that a response that was previously associated with a certain stimulus becomes associated with another stimulus; to condition a person, as in behavioral conditioning.
The feeling-tone accompaniment of an idea or mental representation. It is the most direct psychic derivative of instinct and the psychic representative of the various bodily changes by means of which instincts manifest themselves.
Pertains to kidneys.
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An acne lesion that forms when oil and skin cells block the opening of a hair follicle. For this reason, whiteheads are called “closed comedomes”.
White blood cells
Cells which help fight infections; also called leukocytes.
Nerve tissue that is paler in color than gray matter because it contains nerve fibers with large amounts of insulating material (myelin). The white matter does not contain nerve cells. In the brain, the white matter lies within the gray layer of the cerebral cortex.
Third (last) molars that usually erupt at age 18-25 (when "wisdom is attained") .
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West Nile virus
A species of flavivirus, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (encephalitis viruses, Japanese), which produces encephalitis experimentally when inoculated into some rodents, chicks, birds, or monkeys. In humans, it is seen most frequently in Africa, Asia, and Europe presenting as a silent infection or undifferentiated fever (West Nile fever). It is transmitted by culex spp mosquitoes.
A respiratory infection caused by Bordetella Pertussis and characterized by paroxysmal coughing ending in a prolonged crowing intake of breath.
The specific set of health matters pertaining to women.
Close monitoring of prostate cancer by a physician instead of immediate treatment. Also called expectant management.
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