English dictionary of medical terms (52)
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- No:1020 - malabsorption
impaired intestinal absorption of nutrients.
- No:1021 - malaise
a vague feeling of bodily discomfort.
- No:1022 - malformation
(L. malus evil + formatio a forming) a morphologic defect resulting
from an intrinsically abnormal developmental process.
- No:1023 - malignant
(L. malignans acting maliciously) tending to become progressively
worse and to result in death. Having the properties of anaplasia,
invasion, and metastasis; said of tumours.
- No:1024 - mammary
(L. mammarius) pertaining to the mamma, or breast.
- No:1025 - mania
excitement of psychotic proportions manifested by mental and
physical hyperactivity, disorganization of behaviour, and elevation
- No:1026 - manic
affected with mania.
- No:1027 - manifest
being the part or aspect of a phenomenon that is directly
observable : concretely expressed in behaviour.
- No:1028 - manifestation
something that manifest or constitutes on expression of something
else : a perceptible, outward, or visible expression.
- No:1029 - massage
(Fr.; Gr. massein to knead) the systematic therapeutic friction,
stroking, and kneading of the body.
- No:1030 - massive
having a solid bulky form; heavy; in a mass; complete.
- No:1031 - masticatory
1. subserving or pertaining to mastication; affecting the muscles
of mastication. 2. a remedy to be chewed but not swallowed.
- No:1032 - mastitis
(mast- + -itis) inflammation of the mammary gland, or breast.
- No:1033 - mastocyte
(German Mast food + -cyte) a mast cell.
- No:1034 - mastodynia
(masto- + Gr. odyn pain) pain in the breast.
- No:1035 - mastoiditis
inflammation of the mastoid antrum and cells.
- No:1036 - maxillary
(L. maxillaris) pertaining to the maxilla : the irregularly shaped
bone that with its fellow forms the upper jaw.
- No:1037 - maximal
the greatest possible, allowable, or appreciable; the reverse of
- No:1038 - maximum
(L. 'greatest') 1. the greatest possible or actual effect or
quantity. 2. the acme of a disease or process.
- No:1039 - mechanism
(Gr. mchan machine) the manner of combination of parts;
processes, etc., which subserve a common function.
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