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  • AIDS [r]: A collection of symptoms and signs caused when an infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) changes from simple presence to active disease. [e]
  • Acute radiation syndrome [r]: Disease or death caused by whole-body irradiation, over a short period of time, with a significant quantity of penetrating radiation [e]
  • Aminoglycoside [r]: Antibiotics class that contain an amino sugar and amino- or guanido-substituted inositol rings attached to hexose. [e]
  • Asperger's syndrome [r]: A pervasive developmental condition related to autism. [e]
  • Breast cancer [r]: Cancer of the glandular breast tissue. [e]
  • Central nervous system [r]: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. [e]
  • Child-Pugh Score [r]: Tool that correlates closely to morbidity and mortality in patients with liver disease. [e]
  • Cochrane Collaboration [r]: Group of volunteers who review the effects of health care interventions tested in biomedical randomized controlled trials. [e]
  • Decerebrate rigidity [r]: Extensor reflexes are exaggerated leading to rigid extension of the limbs. [e]
  • Decorticate rigidity [r]: Flexion of the elbows and wrists with extension of the legs and feet. [e]
  • Digital object identifier [r]: Unique label for a computer readable object that can be found on the internet, usually used in academic journals. [e]
  • Encephalitis [r]: Inflammation of the brain due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. [e]
  • Etiology [r]: Study of causation, or origination, usually applied in medicine to the causes of disease. [e]
  • Genetics [r]: The study of the inheritance of characteristics, genes and DNA. [e]
  • Hepatic encephalopathy [r]: Medical syndrome characterized by central nervous system dysfunction associated with liver failure. [e]
  • Homeopathy [r]: System of alternative medicine involving administration of highly diluted substances with the intention to stimulate the body's natural healing processes, not considered proven by mainstream science. [e]
  • Infant colic [r]: A medical term for persistent and inconsolable crying by healthy infants, who are usually between the ages of two and sixteen weeks. [e]
  • Infection [r]: Invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in body tissues, especially that causing local cellular injury due to competitive metabolism, toxins, intracellular replication or antigen–antibody response. [e]
  • Korsakoff's syndrome [r]: Neurological disorder marked by severe memory loss, resulting from chronic alcoholism, head injury, brain illness, or thiamin deficiency. [e]
  • Metabolic syndrome [r]: Clustering of medical conditions associated with abdominal obesity, hypertriglyceridemia, low level of high-density lipoproteins, hypertension, and high fasting glucose level. [e]
  • SARS [r]: Contagious viral pneumonia possibly caused by a strain from the Coronavirus family of viruses, that can progress to fatal respiratory failure and is often characterized by high fever, malaise, dry cough, and shortness of breath. [e]
  • Symptom [r]: A subjective description of an abnormal state, recounted by a patient, which is informative, but different from the objective result of a sign. [e]