Physical Conditions

intracranial aneurysm
an aneurysm of a cranial artery
 
stutter
a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
 
encephalocele
protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
 
arthritis
inflammation of a joint or joints
 
urinary tract infection
any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tract
 
achylia gastrica
absence of gastric juices (partial or complete)
 
keratosis pilaris
keratosis characterized by hard conical elevations in the openings of sebaceous glands (especially of arms and thighs)
 
cystoplegia
paralysis of the urinary bladder
 
iron deficiency anaemia
a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding
 
flush
a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
 
acardia
congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)
 
posterior synechia
adhesion between the iris and the lens
 
hermaphrodism
congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics
 
kwashiorkor
severe malnutrition in children resulting from a diet excessively high in carbohydrates and low in protein
 
noma
acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals; often seen in undernourished children
 
circulatory failure
failure of the cardiovascular system to supply adequate amounts of blood to body tissues
 
epidural anaesthesia
regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery
 
celioma
an abdominal tumor
 
burn
an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
 
lymphadenopathy
chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)
 
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