Physical Conditions

local anesthesia
loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)
acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae; marked by the formation of a false membrane in the throat and other air passages causing difficulty in breathing
hereditary disorder in which ossification of the labyrinth of the inner ear causes tinnitus and eventual deafness
a deficiency of some cellular element of the blood
Asiatic cholera
an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
breaking of hard tissue such as bone
excessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs (including some antihypertensives)
an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection
abdominal pregnancy
ectopic pregnancy in the abdominal cavity
benign tumor of smooth muscle (usually in the uterus or digestive tract)
any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks
abnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel
a pathological condition resulting from an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water)
a condition in which no mucus in produced
moon blindness
recurrent eye inflammation in horses; sometimes resulting in blindness
any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction
acne vulgaris
the most common form of acne; usually affects people from puberty to young adulthood
dislocation of a joint
a progressive disease of the central nervous system marked by increasing lack of coordination and advancing to paralysis and death within a year of the appearance of symptoms; thought to have been transmitted by cannibalistic consumption of diseased brain tissue since the disease virtually disappeared when cannibalism was abandoned
varix or varicose condition in which a vein is swollen and tortuous
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