|Conditions in which a person deliberately and consciously acts as if he or she has a physical or mental illness when he or she is not really sick. Known as Munchausen Syndrome.
|A pair of highly specialized muscular canals that conduct the ovum from the ovary to the uterus.
|fascia (layer of fibrous tissue)
|Layers of connective tissue enveloping, separating, or binding together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body.
|Inflammation of the fascia, which is the connective tissue surrounding muscles, blood vessels and nerves.
| The period of greatest intensity
|A substance that stores energy in the body and serves as an insulating material. One of the three primary constituents of food.
|Tiredness following mental or physical exertion.
|fasting blood sugar
|(U.S.) Food and Drug Administration
|Mild or short-lived.
|Excrement from the intestines, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and bacteria.
|forced expiratory flow
|Belonging or pertaining to the cat family
|Female-associated sex-specific social roles and behaviors unrelated to biologic function.
|femoral (thigh bone)
|Pertaining to the thigh or femur.
|The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
|A small opening or transparent spot.
|The fusion of a spermatozoon with an ovum thus resulting in the formation of a zygote.
|Of, pertaining to, or having the character of a fetus.
|The embryo of a mammal in the later stages of development
|forced expiratory volume
|An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.
|fresh frozen plasma
|fetal heart rate
|A rapid twitching of muscle fibers, particularly of the heart, caused by the abnormal electrical impulses.
|An insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin.
|A blood plasma protein produced by the liver. It is one of many coagulation factors responsible for normal blood clotting.
|Benign tumors composed of stromal and epithelial tissue.
|fibrocystic breast disease
|A painful, lumpy breast disease.
|A benign tumor containing fibrous tissue, particularly in the uterus.
|A benign tumor consisting of fibrous tissue.
|A common, chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain, diffuse tenderness, chronic fatigue, and other symptoms.
|A form of malignant tumor derived from fibrous connective tissue
|Any pathological condition where fibrous connective tissue invades any organ, usually as a consequence of inflammation or other injury.
|fluorescence in situ hybridization
|A slit, cleft or deep furrow; a small tear.
|An abnormal connection between two body parts.
|Production of gas in the gastrointestinal tract which may be expelled through the anus.
|The act of bending a limb or the position that a limb assumes after it is bent.
|Any muscle that causes a limb to bend.
|A speck or string that appears to be drifting across the eye just outside the line of vision.
| A wavelike motion. A variation.
|An eye test that uses a special dye and camera to look at blood flow in the retina and choroid.
|The property of emitting radiation while being irradiated.
|Practice of adding fluoride to water for the purpose of preventing tooth decay and cavities.
|A transient reddening of the face. A blush.
|The point at which rays of line converge after passing through a lens.
|A small secreting gland, sac or cavity.
|A hormone released by the pituitary gland. It regulates the development, maturation and reproductive processes of the body.
|follicle (small cavity)
|An infection in the hair follicles.
|The distal extremity of the leg, consisting of the tarsus, metatarsus, phalanges and the soft tissues surrounding the bones.
|An instrument for compressing or grasping tissues.
|before, in front
|Part of the arm in humans extending from the elbow to the wrist.
|The part of the face above the eyes.
|form, shape of
|A strange sensation of ants crawling on the skin.
|A list of pharmaceutical substances along with their formulas, uses, and methods of preparation. Also, an official list of drugs approved for prescription or administration to patients of a hospital or health maintenance organization
|Use of the Fourier transform, a mathematical technique for describing fluctuating patterns in the physical world in terms of frequencies.
|Patterns (real or mathematical) which look similar at different scales.
|Method of preparing a tissue specimen by freezing and then dehydrating in a high vacuum.
|full range of motion
|The bone that forms the frontal aspect of the skull.
|frontal coronal plane
|Separates the body's anterior and posterior
|The part of the cerebral hemisphere anterior to the central sulcus, and anterior and superior to the lateral sulcus.
|full term normal delivery
|failure to thrive
|The base of an organ.
|An agent that kills or inhibits the growth of fungi.
|fever of unknown origin
|A boil, which are bacterial or fungal infections of hair follicles.
|The merging of adjacent parts.
|forced vital capacity