|Softening of a solid by soaking in a liquid.
|Abnormally large head.
|Abnormally large lips.
|Abnormally large fingers or toes.
|Abnormally large teeth.
|Enlargement of the tongue, which may be congenital or may develop as a result of a tumor or edema, or in association with hyperpituitarism.
|Abnormally large jaw.
|Abnormally large arms or legs.
|A type of white blood cell that is part of the immune system. It digests targeted cells and cellular debris.
|Abnormally large mouth.
|An oval, yellow spot in the retina, 3 to 5 mm in diameter It is devoid of retinal blood vessels, except in its periphery.
|Denoting the central retina.
|Degenerative changes in the retina usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field.
|Small flat skin spots on the skin.
|Any pathologic condition of the macula lutea.
|Loss or underdevelopment of eyelashes or eyebrows.
|Larva of a fly.
|magnetic resonance imaging
|Non-invasive method of imaging internal anatomy a strong magnetic field and pulses of radiofrequency energy. Effective for imaging soft tissue, organs and joints.
|Inadequate intestinal absorption of nutrients.
|A general feeling of illness or discomfort or feeling unhealthy.
|A serious parasitic disease caused by mosquito bites. Symptoms include chills, flu-like symptoms, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and jaundice.
|An abnormal physical structure in the body.
|The most dangerous form of skin cancer. Melanomas are usually brown or black, but can appear pink, tan, or even white.
|Faking symptoms for personal gain or attention.
|The bony prominence on either side of the ankle.
|The largest and outermost of the three ossicles of the ear. Also called hammer.
|A condition caused by insufficient intake of nutrients.
|Faulty contact between the upper and lower teeth when the jaw is closed.
|Failure to render proper professional services through reprehensible ignorance or negligence especially when injury occurs.
|Faulty alignment of broken bone fragments.
|Milk producing gland.
|Radiographic examination of the breast.
|Plastic surgery of the breasts.
|The large, u-shaped bone that supports the lower teeth, forming the lower jaw.
|mandible (lower jaw bone)
|An abnormally excessive elated, enthusiastic mental state.
|A device for measuring gas or liquid pressure.
|The uppermost part of the sternum.
|mean arterial pressure
| A surgical procedure for treating cysts. The cyst is widely opened creating a pouch.
|The thick rectangular muscle in the cheek that functions to close the jaw.
|Surgical procedure to remove one or both breasts.
|The process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
|A solid tumor consisting of a dense infiltration of mast cells.
|Disorders characterized by the abnormal increase of mast cells in organs and tissues.
|Pain in the breast.
|rounded protrusion of bone behind the ear
|Surgical removal of mastoid air cells in the hollow, air-filled spaces in the skull behind the ear.
|Inflammation of the mastoid air cells It is usually a complication of otitis media.
|Breast lift surgery.
|upper jawbone formed from the fusion of two maxillary bones
|One of a pair of irregularly shaped bones that form the upper jaw.
|Pertaining to the jaws and face.
|maximum breathing capacity
|minimal brain dysfunction
|mean corpuscular hemoglobin
|mean corpuscular volume
|An acute, contagious viral disease characterized by eruption of red spots on the skin, fever, and catarrhal symptoms. Usually occurs in childhood.
|a natural opening
|An opening or passage.
|Toward the body's midline
|A major nerve of the arm, suppling sensory and motor innervation to parts of the forearm and hand.
|Pertaining to a median septum or space between two parts of the body.
|Inflammation of the mediastinum.
|The central section of the chest cavity, containing the heart, arteries, veins, esophagus, trachea, bronchi, lymph nodes and thymus.
|Federal program that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of hospital insurance (Part A) and supplementary medical insurance (Part B).
|A state of focusing on a single thing, eliminating influences of external stimuli.
|The inner region of an organ or body structure.
|The lower portion of the brain stem. Medulla oblongata serves as a relay station between the brain and the spinal cord, and contains centers for regulating respiratory, vasomotor, cardiac, and reflex activities.
|A malignant neoplasm that may be classified either as a glioma or as a primitive neuroectodermal tumor of childhood.
|Extreme dilatation of the colon.
|A blood disorder in which the number of red blood cells is too low due to abnormally large red blood cell size. Can also be called vitamin B-12 or folate deficiency anemia.
|Red blood cell precursors that are abnormally large and dysfunctional. Found in patients with pernicious anemia.
|Delusions of grandeur or exaggerated personal importance, wealth or power.
|The small sebaceous glands located on the inner surface of the eyelids between the tarsal plates and conjunctiva.
|A type of cell division in which a nucleus divides into four daughter nuclei
|A malignant, rapidly growing neoplasm derived from cells that are capable of forming melanin, which may occur in the skin of any part of the body, in the eye, or, rarely, in the mucous membranes of the genitalia, anus, oral cavity, or other sites.
|Disorders of increased melanin pigmentation that develop without preceding inflammatory disease.
|A hormone produced by the pineal gland. It plays a role in the regulation of sleep, mood, and reproduction.
|The black, tarry, foul-smelling feces that contain degraded blood.
|Thin layers of tissue which covers parts of the body, separates adjacent cavities, or connects adjacent structures.
|The mental functions of learning, retention, recall and recognition.
|The first menstrual period.
|The three membranes that envelop the brain and the spinal cord.
|A relatively common neoplasm of the central nervous system.
|An acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. May be viral or bacterial.
|Surgery to repair birth defects of the spine and spinal membranes.
|Crescent-shaped cartilage inside the knee joint that absorb shock and stabilize the joint.
|The permanent cessation of menstruation.
|Excessive uterine bleeding during menstruation.
|Blood and tissue discharged from the uterus periodically.
|The period from onset of one menstrual bleeding to the next in an ovulating female. The menstrual cycle is regulated by endocrine interactions of the hypothalamus; the pituitary gland; the ovaries; and the genital tract.
|The (approximately) monthly discharge of blood and cellular debris from the uterus by nonpregnant women, occurring from puberty to menopause.
|An alcohol produced from mint oils or prepared synthetically.
|maximal expiratory pressure
|milliequivalent per liter
|smallest unit of a repeating structure, member of a particular group
|Modified epidermal cells located in the stratum basale (the innermost layer of the epidermis). They are found mostly in areas where sensory perception is acute, such as the fingertips.
|Relating to the double layer of peritoneum suspending the intestine from the posterior abdominal wall.
|A double layer of peritoneum that encloses the intestines and attaches them to the posterior abdominal wall.
|Having a robust, muscular body build.
|The chemical reactions that occur within the cells, tissues or an organism.
|The long bones in the hand located between the phalanges of the fingers and the carpal bones of the wrist.
|A collective genome representative of the many organisms, primarily microorganisms, existing in a community.
|Surgery to remove one or more neoplasm metastases.
|The spread of a cancer or other disease from one body part to another not directly connected with it.
|The five long bones of the metatarsus, articulating with the tarsal bones proximally and the phalanges of toes distally.
|Pain in the region of the metatarsus.
|Five long bones in the foot, located between the ankle and toes.
|The part of the foot between the tarsus and the toes.
|measurement, instrument to measure
|An antibacterial compound most commonly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections.
|Inflammation of the uterus.
|Abnormal uterine bleeding that is not related to menstruation.
|mental health care
|Relating to microbes.
|The study of microorganisms.
|The full collection of microbes (bacteria, fungi, virus, etc.) that naturally exist within a specific environment.
|Abnormal smallness of the head; a congenital abnormality
|Abnormally small lips.
|A genus of gram-positive, spherical bacteria found in soils and fresh water, and frequently on the skin of man and other animals.
|Abnormally small teeth.
|A type of non-nervous tissue found in the central nervous system, that acts as a phagocyte at sites of neural damage or inflammation.
|Abnormally small jaw.
|A congenital defect of an abnormally small mouth.
|Surgical procedures using microscope.
|A congenital deformity of the external ear.
|The finer blood vessels of the vasculature that are generally less than 100 microns in internal diameter.
|The practice of assisting women in childbirth.
|Moderate to severe, painful headache that may occur with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, fatigue and numbness.
|A psychological state of awareness.
|Excessive pupillary constriction.
|Drugs causing contraction of the pupil.
|maximal inspiratory pressure
|Common term for the loss of an embryo or fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy.. This term is longer accepted in clinical usage.
|They are minute animals related to the spiders, usually having transparent or semitransparent bodies. They may be parasitic on humans , producing various irritations of the skin.
|Semiautonomous, self-reproducing organelles that occur in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells.
|The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart.
|mitral valve prolapse
|Abnormal protrusion of mitral valve leaflets in the left atria during systole. Results in blood backflow, which causes systolic murmurs, arrhythmia and mitral valve insufficiency.
|mitral valve stenosis
|Narrowing of the passage through the mitral value. Caused by fibrosis and calcinosis. Rheumatic fever is a primary cause.
|minimum lethal dose
|millimeter of mercury
|A factor that makes a patient's symptoms better or worse.
|The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw which are used for grinding.
|Large, phagocytic mononuclear leukocytes. Monocytes help other white blood cells remove dead or damaged tissues, attack cancer cells and regulate immunity response. Produced in the bone marrow
|Absence of one testis.
|The existence in a cell of only one instead of the normal diploid pair of a particular chromosome.
|Standards of conduct that distinguish right from wrong.
|Diseased or abnormal.
|The condition of weighing two or more times the ideal weight. In the body mass index, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
| The relative incidence of a particular disease
|The principal alkaloid in opium and the prototype opiate analgesic and narcotic.
|The relative frequency of deaths in a specific population.
|An early embryo that is a compact mass.
|magnetic resonance angiography
|magnetic resonance imaging
|methicillin resistant staph aureus
|melanocyte stimulating hormone
|A group of inherited metabolic diseases in which mucopolysaccharides and lipids accumulate in tissues
|An inflammation of a mucous membrane, such as the lining of the mouth and throat.
|The moist lining of body cavities and hollow organs such as the mouth, the nose, the eyelids, the intestine and the vagina.
|The viscous secretion of mucous membranes. It contains mucin, white blood cells, water, inorganic salts, and exfoliated cells.
|An immune-mediated process in which the immune system attacks the myelin sheath that surrounds nerve fibers.
|An acute viral infection characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids. Usually seen in children.
|A heterogeneous group of inherited myopathies, characterized by wasting and weakness of the skeletal muscle.
|A group of over thirty genetic diseases characterized by progressive degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement.
|Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the genotype and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
|motor vehicle accident
|mitral valve prolapse
|maximal voluntary ventilation
|A chronic autoimmune disease characterized by weakness of the skeletal muscles.
|A chronic progressive subcutaneous bacterial or fungal infection.
|The study of fungi and fungus diseases.
|A fungal inflection.
|Abnormal dilation of the pupil.
|spinal cord, bone marrow
|A white fatty material that encloses certain axons and nerve fibers acting as an electrical insulator.
|An inflammation of the spinal cord.
|A group of cancers in which immature blood cells in the bone marrow fail to mature and become healthy.
|A procedure that uses dye with x-rays or CT scans to assess the spinal cord,
|The invasion of living tissues by dipterous larvae.
|myocardium (heart muscle)
|Partial death of heart tissue caused by an obstructed blood supply. Commonly called "heart attack".
|A disorder of cardiac function caused by insufficient blood flow to the muscle tissue of the heart.
|Inflammation of the heart muscle. Caused by a wide range of infections and other problems.
|The heart muscle. Its contractions pump blood from heart to the lungs and systemic circulatory system.
|Protrusion of muscle substance through a hole in its sheath
|Sudden, involuntary jerking of a muscle.
|Physical therapy used to treat chronic pain in the tissues that surround and support muscles.
|Originating in the muscles.
|Breakdown of muscle tissue.
|A benign neoplasm of the muscles.
|The smooth muscle coat of the uterus, which forms the main mass of the organ.
|Slight muscle paralysis.
|Nearsightedness. A condition where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry.
|Suture of muscle tissue or a muscle wound.
|A general term for a malignant neoplasm derived from muscular tissue.
|Inflammation of a muscle or muscle tissue.
|Tonic muscle spasm or muscular rigidity.
|Pertaining to muscle tone.
|tympanic membrane (eardrum)
|Inflammation of the eardrum.
|Surgical incision in the eardrum to relieve fluid pressure.
|A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue.