Physical Conditions

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
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)
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
infertility between hybrids
a congenital skin condition characterized by spots or bands of unpigmented skin
a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism
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
a lump on the body caused by a blow
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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