Physical Conditions

physical fitness
good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
 
lagophthalmos
abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely
 
dysomia
impairment of the sense of smell
 
psychosomatic disorder
a mental disorder that causes somatic symptoms
 
cacogenesis
inability to produce hybrids that are both viable and fertile
 
Lyme arthritis
an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick
 
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control
 
poisoning
the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
 
annular scotoma
a circular scotoma surrounding the center of the field of vision
 
hypervitaminosis
an abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively; can be serious for vitamins A or D or K
 
oral cancer
malignant neoplasm of the lips of mouth; most common in men over the age of 60
 
granuloma venereum
a venereal disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium; characterized by a pimply rash of the skin in the genital and groin region
 
paroxysmal trepidant abasia
abasia related to spasticity of the legs
 
epidemic disease
any infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people
 
hibernation
the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
 
seminoma
malignant tumor of the testis; usually occurring in older men
 
ergot
a plant disease caused by the ergot fungus
 
organic brain syndrome
mental abnormality resulting from disturbance of the structure or function of the brain
 
embryonal carcinoma
malignant neoplasm of the testis
 
zoster
eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
 
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