English dictionary of medical terms (44)
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- No:860 - impotentia
- No:861 - impregnation
(L. impregnatio) 1. the act of fecundation or of rendering
pregnant. 2. the process or act of saturation; a saturated
- No:862 - inactive
- No:863 - inadequate
1. not adequate of sufficient; inept of unsuitable. 2. Psychiatry,
ineffectual in response to emotional, social, intellectual, and
physical demands in the absence of any obvious mental or physical
- No:864 - incarceration
(L. incarceration-, incarceratio, Fr. L. incarceratus + -ion-, -io,
-ion) abnormal retention or confinement of a body part;
specifically : a constriction of the neck of a hernial sac so that
the hernial contents become irreducible.
- No:865 - incidence
1a. an act or the fact or manner of falling upon or affecting. 1b.
rate, range, or amount of occurrence or influence.
- No:866 - incidental
1. small and relatively unimportant, minor; 2. accompanying, but
not a major part of something; 3. (to something) liable to occur
because of something or in connection with something (said of
risks, responsibilities, ...)
- No:867 - incision
1. cleft, cut, gash. 2. an act or action of incising.
- No:868 - incisive
1. having the power or quality of cutting. 2. pertaining to the
- No:869 - inclusive
including something, including much or all.
- No:870 - incompatible
(L. incompatibilis) not suitable for combination or simultaneous
administration; mutually repellent.
- No:871 - incompetence
(L. in not + competens sufficient) physical or mental inadequacy or
- No:872 - incontinence
(L. incontinentia) inability to control excretory functions, as
defecation (faecal i.) or urination (urinary i.).
- No:873 - incorporation
(L. in into + corpus body) 1. the union of one substance with
another, or with others, in a composite mass. 2. in
psychoanalytic theory, a primitive unconscious defense mechanism in
which aspects of another person are assimilated into the self
through a figurative process of symbolic oral ingestion.
- No:874 - incubation
(L. incubatio) the development of an infectious disease from the
entrance of the pathogen to the appearance of clinical symptoms.
- No:875 - indicate
1. to show the probable presence of existence or nature or course
of : give fair evidence of : be a fairly certain sign or symptom of
(...). 2. to demonstrate or suggest the probable necessity or
- No:876 - indication
(L. indicatio) a sign or circumstance which points to or shows the
cause, pathology, treatment, or issue of an attack of disease; that
which points out; that which serves as a guide or warning.
- No:877 - indicative
that indicates; that points out more or less exactly; that reveals
- No:878 - indirect
(L. indirectus) 1. not immediate or straight. 2. acting through an
- No:879 - individual
marked by a distinctness and a complexity within a unity that
characterizes organized things, concepts, organic beings and
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