English dictionary of medical terms (57)
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- No:1120 - myalgia
(my- + algia) pain in a muscle or muscles.
- No:1121 - myasthenia
(my- + Gr. astheneia weakness) muscular debility; any
constitutional anomaly of muscle.
- No:1122 - mycobacterium
an organism of the genus Mycobacterium.
- No:1123 - mycological
relating to mycology, that is the science and study of fungi.
- No:1124 - mycosis
(myco- + -osis) any disease caused by a fungus.
- No:1125 - mycotic
pertaining to a mycosis; caused by fungi.
- No:1126 - mydriatic
1. dilating the pupil. 2. any drug that dilates the pupil.
- No:1127 - myeloma
(myelo- + -oma) a tumour composed of cells of the type normally
found in the bone marrow.
- No:1128 - myelomatosis
- No:1129 - myelosuppression
suppression of bone marrow activity, resulting in reduction in the
number of platelets, red cells, and white cells.
- No:1130 - myelotoxic
(myelo- + Gr. toxikon poison) 1. destructive to bone marrow. 2.
arising from diseased bone marrow.
- No:1131 - myocarditis
(myo- + Gr. kardia heart + -itis) inflammation of the myocardium;
inflammation of the muscular walls of the heart.
- No:1132 - myopathy
(myo- + -pathy) any disease of a muscle.
- No:1133 - myopia
(Gr. myein to shut + -opia) that error of refraction in which rays
of light entering the eye parallel to the optic axis are brought to
a focus in front of the retina, as a result of the eyeball being
too long from front to back (axial m.) or of an increased strength
in refractive power of the media of the eye (index m.). Called
also nearsightedness, because the near point is less distant than
it is in emmetropia with an equal amplitude of accommodation.
- No:1134 - myositis
(Gr. myos of muscle + -itis) inflammation of a voluntary muscle.
- No:1135 - nadir
the lowest point; point of greatest adversity or despair.
- No:1136 - narcotic
(Gr. narkotikos benumbing, deadening) 1. pertaining to or producing
narcosis. 2. an agent that produces insensibility or stupor,
applied especially to the opioids, i.e. to any natural or synthetic
drug that has morphine-like actions.
- No:1137 - nasal
(L. nasalis) pertaining to the nose.
- No:1138 - nasolacrimal
pertaining to the nose and lacrimal apparatus.
- No:1139 - natriuresis
(L. natrium sodium + Gr. oursis a making water) the excretion of
abnormal amounts of sodium in the urine.
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