English dictionary of medical terms (61)

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[Multilingual]No:1200 - oligomenorrhoea
(oligo- + Gr. mn month + rhoia flow) markedly diminished menstrual flow; relative amenorrhea.
[Multilingual]No:1201 - oliguria
(oligo- + Gr. ouron urine + -ia) secretion of a diminished amount of urine in relation to the fluid intake. Called also hypouresis and oligouresis.
[Multilingual]No:1202 - oncolytic
pertaining to, characterized by, or causing oncolysis (= the lysis or destruction of tumour cells).
[Multilingual]No:1203 - oncotic
pertaining to, caused by, or marked by swelling.
[Multilingual]No:1204 - oophorectomy
(oophor- + Gr. ektom excision) the removal of an ovary or ovaries; called also ovariectomy.
[Multilingual]No:1205 - opalescent
showing a milky iridescence, like an opal.
[Multilingual]No:1206 - ophthalmic
pertaining to the eye.
[Multilingual]No:1207 - ophthalmologic
pertaining to ophthalmology (= the branch of medicine dealing with the eye).
[Multilingual]No:1208 - opiate
a remedy containing or derived from opium; also any drug that induces sleep.
[Multilingual]No:1209 - opisthotonos
(opistho- + Gr. tonos tension) a form of spasm in which the head and the heels are bent backward and the body bowed forward.
[Multilingual]No:1210 - opportunistic
1. denoting a microorganism that does not ordinarily cause disease but that, under certain circumstances (e.g. impaired immune responses resulting from other disease or drug treatment), becomes pathogenic. 2. denoting a disease or infection caused by such an organism.
[Multilingual]No:1211 - optic
(Gr. optikos of or for sight) of or pertaining to the eye.
[Multilingual]No:1212 - optimal
the best; the most favourable.
[Multilingual]No:1213 - oral
pertaining to the mouth, taken through or applied in the mouth, as an oral medication or an oral thermometer.
[Multilingual]No:1214 - orbital
pertaining to the orbit (= the bony cavity that contains the eyeball).
[Multilingual]No:1215 - orchitis
(orchio- + -itis) inflammation of a testis. The disease is marked by pain, swelling, and a feeling of weight. It may occur idiopathically, or it may be associated with conditions such as mumps, gonorrhoea, filarial disease, syphilis, or tuberculosis.
[Multilingual]No:1216 - organism
any individual living thing, whether animal or plant.
[Multilingual]No:1217 - orgasm
(Gr. orgasmos swelling, or organ to swell, to be lustful) the apex and culmination of sexual excitement.
[Multilingual]No:1218 - orientation
awareness of one's environment, with reference to p lace, time, and people.
[Multilingual]No:1219 - orofacial
of or relating to the mouth and face.

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