Physical Conditions

inflammatory disease
a disease characterized by inflammation
 
ulcer
a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
 
dysaphia
a disorder in the sense of touch
 
Wernicke's aphasia
aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words
 
Banti's syndrome
a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis
 
stem canker
rhizoctinia disease of potatoes
 
zit
a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
 
hypoparathyroidism
inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
 
car sickness
motion sickness experienced while traveling in a car
 
aphasia
inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
 
neuroma
any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system
 
malignant neoplastic disease
any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
 
tomato blight
a disease of tomato plants
 
visual agnosia
inability to recognize or interpret objects in the visual field
 
spasmodic laryngitis
a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
 
exostosis
a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
 
fatty liver
yellow discoloration as a result of the accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) in the liver; can be caused by alcoholic cirrhosis or pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins
 
shingles
eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
 
dysthymic depression
mild chronic depression
 
drusen
(plural) an eye disease resulting from small accumulations of hyaline bodies underneath the retina
 
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