Physical Conditions

dog bite
a bite inflicted by a dog
 
hepatitis C
a viral hepatitis clinically indistinguishable from hepatitis B but caused by a single-stranded RNA virus; usually transmitted by parenteral means (as injection of an illicit drug or blood transfusion or exposure to blood or blood products)
 
anterior synechia
adhesion between the iris and the cornea
 
quadrantanopia
blindness in one fourth of the visual field
 
juvenile wart
a small benign growth on the faces of hands of children
 
flaccid bladder
a urinary bladder disorder resulting from interruption of the reflex arc normally associated with voiding urine; absence of bladder sensation and over-filling of the bladder and inability to urinate voluntarily
 
protozoal infection
any infection caused by a protozoan
 
hyperchromic anaemia
anemia characterized by an increase in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin
 
graze
a superficial abrasion
 
gingivitis
inflammation of the gums
 
clinodactyly
a congenital defect in which one or more toes or fingers are abnormally positioned
 
melanosis
a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
 
rubeola
an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
 
mesothelioma
a form of carcinoma of the mesothelium lining lungs or abdomen or heart; usually associated with exposure to asbestos dust
 
monorchidism
failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum
 
copper nose
enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
 
chorea
any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs
 
varicosity
varix or varicose condition in which a vein is swollen and tortuous
 
angiitis
inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct
 
cardiopulmonary arrest
absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
 
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