Physical Conditions

hickey
a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
 
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis; usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers
 
drepanocytic anemia
a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks; characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
 
von Willebrand's disease
a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding
 
verticilliosis
wilt caused by fungi of the genus Verticillium
 
Wernicke's encephalopathy
inflammatory degenerative disease of the brain caused by thiamine deficiency that is usually associated with alcoholism
 
deficiency disease
any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)
 
disease
an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
 
yellow-blue color blindness
confusion of yellow and blue
 
chronic kidney failure
renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
 
dysgenesis
infertility between hybrids
 
leukoderma
a congenital skin condition characterized by spots or bands of unpigmented skin
 
drive
a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
 
osteodystrophy
defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism
 
cryoanaesthesia
insensibility resulting from cold
 
canine distemper
a viral disease of young dogs characterized by high fever and respiratory inflammation
 
spider nevus
a dilation of superficial capillaries with a central red dot from which blood vessels radiate
 
bump
a lump on the body caused by a blow
 
hyperlipoproteinemia
any of various disorders of lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism that result in high levels of lipoprotein and cholesterol in the circulating blood
 
nerve compression
harmful pressure on a nerve (especially in nerves that pass over rigid prominences); causes nerve damage and muscle weakness
 
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