Physical Conditions

electric shock
trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning); usually involves burns and abnormal heart rhythm and unconsciousness
 
paracentral scotoma
a scotoma that is adjacent to the fixation point
 
atopognosia
absence or loss of topognosia; inability to locate correctly a point of touch
 
genetic disorder
a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
 
sexual arousal
the arousal of sexual desires in preparation for sexual behavior
 
hickey
a temporary red mark on a person's skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover
 
aeroembolism
pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
 
fantods
an ill-defined state of irritability and distress
 
diaper rash
dermatitis of the thighs and buttocks of infants; supposedly caused by ammonia in the urine in the child's diapers
 
herpes simplex
an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes
 
amblyopia
visual impairment without apparent organic pathology
 
actinomycosis
disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
 
cyclic disorder
a mild bipolar disorder that persists over a long time
 
priapism
condition in which the penis is continually erect; usually painful and seldom with sexual arousal
 
false smut
disease of rice; grains covered by a green powder consisting of conidia
 
automysophobia
a morbid fear of being dirty
 
lymphocytic choriomeningitis
a form of viral meningitis caused by a virus carried by the common house mouse
 
acute brain disorder
any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection)
 
potato yellow dwarf
the yellow dwarf disease of potato plants
 
prostatic adenocarcinoma
cancer of the prostate gland
 
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