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antibiotic
a soluable substance derived from a mold or bacterium that inhibits the growth of other microorganisms. anti-agianst, bio-life
dysphagia
difficulty in swallowing. dys-bad phagia-swallowing
hypercholesterolemia
the presence of an abnormally large amount of cholesterol in the blood. Hyper-above emia-blood
paresthesia
an abnormal sensation (burning, pricking, tickleing. pare-near or about stethsia-feeling
tachycardia
rapid b eathing of the heart, vonventionally applied to rates over 100 beats/minute tach-pertaining to cardia-heart
alopecia
complete or partial absence or loss of hair resulting form normal aging, endocrine disorders, & skin disease.
cholelithiasis
presence of concretions in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
dyssomnia
disturbance of normal sleep or rhythm pattern.
fibromyalgia
a condition involving lack of stage iv sleep and chronic diffuse widespread aching and stiffness of muscles and soft tissues.
osteoporosis
osteo-bone , reduction in the quantity of bone or atrophy of skeletal tissue. common in women and elderly men.
Apnea
Absence of spontaneous breathing
Cephalagia
Headache
Erythrocyhemia
abnormal increase in number of red blood celss
Hyperinesia
excessive motility
Postprandial
after a meal
Bleparitis
inflamation of the eyelid
Esophagitis
inflamation of the espohagis
Leukopenia
low number of white blood cells in circulation
Neuralgia
Pain of a severe, throbbing, or stabbing character in the course or distribution of a nerve
Teratogenic
Causing congenital abnomalies or birth defects
Thrombophlebitis
Venous inflammation with thrombus,A clot in the cardiovascular system, formation
Dysmenorrhea
Difficult and painful menstruation
Hematuria
Any condition in which urine contains blood or red blood cells
Hypokalemia
The presence of an abnormally small concentration of potassium ions in the circulating blood
Melanoma
A malignant neoplasm, derived from cells that are capable of forming melanin, arising most commonly in the skin or in the eye, and, rarely, in the mucous membranes of the genitalia, anus, oral cavity, or other sites
Thrombocytopenia
A condition in which there is a decreased number of platelets in the circulating blood.
Lymphadenopathy
Any disease process affecting a lymph node or lymph nodes.