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Allergy - Glossary of Medical Terms

Allergy - Glossary of Medical Terms

Allergies Allergies (allergia; Greek allos - other, other + Greek ergon - action..) - A state of altered reactivity of the organism in the form of increasing its sensitivity to repeated influence of any substances or components of its own tissues.The development is based on its immune response that occurs with tissue damage. are the following types of allergies: Bacterial (bacterialis)...

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Allergen - Glossary of Medical Terms

Allergen - Glossary of Medical Terms

Allergen Allergen (.. Allergenum; Greek allos - other, other + Greek ergon - action + Greek -genes - generating.): substance hapten or antigenic nature, which is able to sensitize the body and cause allergies; preparations of exogenous allergens.It is used for treatment and diagnosis of allergic diseases.When properly applied it is usually allergic reactions and causes no sensitization...

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Actinomycosis - Glossary of Medical Terms

Actinomycosis - Glossary of Medical Terms

Actinomycosis Actinomycosis [actinomycosis;actin (mycetomas) + Gr.myketos, mykes - mushroom + -oz Greek.preformative.-ōsis suffix - non-inflammatory nature of the disease;Synonym: disease luchistogribkovaya] - a chronic infectious disease of humans and animals caused by actinomycetes.It is characterized by granulomatous lesions of organs and tissues with the development of dense infiltrati...

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Adaptation - Glossary of Medical Terms

Adaptation - Glossary of Medical Terms

Adaptation Adaptation (Latin adaptatio -. Device) - the process of adaptation of the organism, population or other biological system to changing conditions of existence (functioning).The adaptation is based on a person developed in the process of evolutionary development of morphological and physiological changes that are aimed at preserving the relative constancy of its internal environme...

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Atelectasis - Glossary of Medical Terms
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Atelectasis Atelectasis (atelectasis;.. Greek ateles - unfinished, incomplete, unfinished + Greek ektasis - extension) - the state of the lung...

Ataxia - Glossary of Medical Terms
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Ataxia ataxia (ataxia; ataxia Greek - lack of coordination, confusion.) - Movement disorder, which manifests disorder coordination. are the f...

Asphyxia - Glossary of Medical Terms
August 14, 2016

Asphyxia Asphyxia (asphyxia; Greek a- - frequently neg + sphyxis - pulsation, pulse; synonym:.. Choke) - a pathological condition caused by hy...