Physical Conditions

cleft palate
a congenital fissure of the hard palate
 
nominal aphasia
inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
 
jungle rot
skin disorder induced by a tropical climate
 
actinic dermatitis
dermatitis caused exposure to sunlight
 
nonsocial infection
an infection that is acquired at a hospital or other healthcare facility
 
osteodystrophy
defective bone development; usually attributable to renal disease or to disturbances in calcium and phosphorus metabolism
 
carpal tunnel syndrome
a painful disorder caused by compression of a nerve in the carpal tunnel; characterized by discomfort and weakness in the hands and fingers and by sensations of tingling, burning or numbness
 
healthiness
the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
 
blight canker
a phase of fire blight in which cankers appear
 
cynophobia
a morbid fear of dogs
 
heatstroke
collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
 
ablepharia
a congenital absence of eyelids (partial or complete)
 
furuncle
a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
 
granuloma
a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
 
nosebleed
bleeding from the nose
 
alalia
paralysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak
 
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)
 
rupture
state of being torn or burst open
 
herpes genitalis
an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area
 
simple phobia
any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
 
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