English dictionary of medical terms (88)
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- No:1740 - transcutaneous
- No:1741 - transdermal
entering through the dermis, or skin, as in administration of a
drug applied to the skin in ointment or patch form.
- No:1742 - transfer
(trans- + L. ferre to carry) the conveyance of something from one
place to another.
- No:1743 - transformation
(trans- + L. formatio formation) change of form or structure;
conversion from one form to another. In oncology, the change that
a normal cell undergoes as it becomes malignant. In eukaryotes,
the conversion of normal cells to malignant cells in cell culture.
- No:1744 - transfusion
(L. transfusio) the introduction of whole blood or blood component
directly into the blood stream. Cf. infusion.
- No:1745 - transit
an act, process, or instance of passing or journeying across,
through, or over.
- No:1746 - transitory
marked by the quality of passing away : evanescent, transient; of
brief duration : existing momentarily : temporary.
- No:1747 - transmission
(trans- + L. missio a sending) 1. a passage or transfer, as of a
disease from one individual to another, or of neutral impulses from
one neuron to another. 2. the communication of inheritable
qualities from parent to offspring
- No:1748 - transplantation
(trans- + L. plantare to plant) the grafting of tissues taken from
the patient's own body or from another.
- No:1749 - transurethral
performed through the urethra.
- No:1750 - traumatic
- (L. traumaticus from Gr. traumaticos, from trauma wound +
ic) : of, relating to, or resulting from a trauma ( = wound or
injury, whether physical or psychic).
- No:1751 - tremor
(L.; from tremere to shake) an involuntary trembling or quivering.
- No:1752 - tricyclic
containing three fused rings or closed chains in the molecular
- No:1753 - trigger zone
dolorogenic zone (= producing or causing pain).
- No:1754 - trismus
(Gr. trismos grating, grinding) motor disturbance of the trigeminal
nerve, especially spasm of the masticatory muscles , with
difficulty in opening the mouth; a characteristic early symptom of
tetanus. Called also lockjaw.
- No:1755 - trivalent
(tri- + L. valens powerful) having a valence of three.
- No:1756 - trophic
(Gr. trophikos) of or pertaining to nutrition.
- No:1757 - tube
(L. tubus) an elongated hollow cylindrical organ or instrument.
- No:1758 - tubercular
of, pertaining to, or resembling tubercles or nodules.
- No:1759 - tuberculostatic
inhibiting the growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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