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  • Antineoplastic agent [r]: Drug that prevents the development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells. [e]
  • Asthma [r]: Disease process that is characterised by paradoxical narrowing of the bronchi, making breathing difficult. [e]
  • Dermatology [r]: Field of medicine that specialises in the treatment of skin disorders. [e]
  • Food and Drug Administration [r]: The agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for regulating food, dietary supplements, drugs, biological medical products, blood products, medical devices, radiation-emitting devices, veterinary products, and cosmetics. [e]
  • Methotrexate [r]: An inhibitor of tetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase, which prevents the formation of tetrahydrofolate, necessary for synthesis of thymidylate, an essential component of DNA; it has a wide range of medical applications. [e]
  • Parapsoriasis [r]: A group of relatively uncommon inflammatory, maculopapular, scaly eruptions of unknown etiology and resistant to conventional treatment. [e]
  • Porphyromonas gingivalis [r]: Gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria which produces a cell-bound, oxygen-sensitive collagenase and is isolated from the human mouth. [e]
  • Prednisone [r]: A synthetic anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid steroid designed as a mimic of the naturally occurring steroid cortisone. [e]
  • Psoriatic arthritis [r]: Arthritic joint disease associated with the chronic skin scaling and fingernail changes seen in psoriasis, often affecting the interphalangeal joints. [e]
  • Rheumatoid arthritis [r]: A chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack the joints. [e]
  • Tacrolimus [r]: A macrolide with a number of immunosuppressant applications in medicine, originally introduced to prevent rejection of transplanted organs [e]