Physical Conditions

jungle fever
severe form of malaria occurring in tropical regions
 
pasteurellosis
an acute infectious disease characterized by pneumonia and blood infection
 
mycoplasmal pneumonia
an acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults
 
petechia
a minute red or purple spot on the surface of the skin as the result of tiny hemorrhages of blood vessels in the skin (as in typhoid fever)
 
wilt
any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
 
cellularity
the state of having cells
 
entopic pregnancy
pregnancy resulting from normal gestation in the uterus
 
lepromatous leprosy
a very serious form of leprosy characterized by lesions that spread over much of the body and affecting many systems of the body
 
procursive epilepsy
epilepsy in which a seizure is induced by whirling or running
 
pestilence
a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
 
anorthopia
distorted vision in which straight lines appear curved
 
bubble gum dermatitis
an allergic contact dermatitis developed around the lips of children who chew bubble gum
 
organic disorder
disorder caused by a detectable physiological or structural change in an organ
 
gimp
disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
 
leukoderma
a congenital skin condition characterized by spots or bands of unpigmented skin
 
animal disease
a disease that typically does not affect human beings
 
arteriosclerosis obliterans
a stage of arteriosclerosis involving closure of blood vessels
 
empyema
a collection of pus in a body cavity (especially in the lung cavity)
 
dactylomegaly
abnormally large fingers or toes
 
white-pine rust
any of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally
 
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