English dictionary of medical terms (51)
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- No:1000 - lobe
(L. globus, from Gr. lobos) a more or less well-defined portion of
any organ, especially of the brain, lungs, and glands. Lobes are
demarcated by fissures, sulci, connective tissue, and by their
- No:1001 - local
(L. localis) restricted to or pertaining to one spot or part; not
- No:1002 - localization
1. the determination of the site or place of any process or lesion.
2. restriction to a circumscribed or limited area. 3.
- No:1003 - lochia
(Gr. lochia) the vaginal discharge that takes place during the
first week or two after childbirth.
- No:1004 - locomotor
of or pertaining to locomotion; pertaining to or affecting the
locomotive apparatus of the body.
- No:1005 - locoregional
the characteristic of a disease-producing organism to transfer
itself, but typically to the same region of the body (a leg, the
- No:1006 - luetic
syphilitic: affected with, caused by, or pertaining to syphilis.
- No:1007 - lumbago
(L. lumbus loin) pain in the lumbar region.
- No:1008 - lumbar
pertaining to the loins, the part of the back between the thorax
and the pelvis.
- No:1009 - lumen
(L. 'light') the cavity or channel within a tube or tubular organ.
- No:1010 - luxatio
- No:1011 - lymphadenopathy
(lymphaden + Gr. pathos disease) disease of the lymph nodes.
- No:1012 - lymphangitis
inflammation of a lymphatic vessel or vessels. Acute lymphangitis
may result from spread of bacterial infection (most commonly beta-haemolytic streptococci)
into the lymphatics, manifested by painful
subcutaneous red streaks along the course of the vessels.
- No:1013 - lymphocytic
pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of lymphocytes.
- No:1014 - lymphoma
(lymph- + -oma) any neoplastic disorder of the lymphoid tissue, the
term lymphoma often is used alone to denote malignant lymphoma.
- No:1015 - lyophilisate
the product of lyophilization ( the creation of a stable
preparation of a biological substance, such as blood plasma or
serum, by rapid freezing and dehydration of the frozen product
under high vacuum).
- No:1016 - lytic
1. pertaining to lysis or to a lysin. 2. producing lysis.
- No:1017 - maceration
(L. maceratio) the softening of a solid by soaking. In histology,
the softening of a tissue by soaking, especially in acids, until
the connective tissue fibres are so dissolved that the tissue
components can be teased apart. In obstetrics, the degenerative
changes with discoloration and softening of tissues, and eventual
disintegration, of a fetus retained in the uterus after its death.
- No:1018 - macula
a stain, spot, or thickening (NA). Often used alone to refer to
the macula retinae.
- No:1019 - maculopapular
both macular and papular, as an eruption consisting of both macules
and papules; sometimes erroneously used to designate a papule that
is only slightly elevated.
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