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What does discrete mean medical pathology terms?

What does discrete mean medical pathology terms?

Two unconnected: Two lesions that are not joined to one another. It's a curious word. ...Read more

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What does word displacement mean in medical terms?

In psychiatry,: Getting mad at the boss, coming home and screaming at the family is an example of displacement: throwing emotions not at their cause, but at a convenient target. ...Read more

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Whats RPR in medical terms? What does it mean when it says RPR negative?

Whats RPR in medical terms? What does it mean when it says RPR negative?

No Syphilis: Rpr (rapid plasma reagin) is a test usually done to screen for the presence of antibodies produced in response to the organism that causes syphilis (t. Pallidum). A negative test usually means that you don't have syphilis. ...Read more

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Is there any papers/books (not with extreme medical terms) on how gaining power/authority can affects one's personality ?

yes: Influence: science and practice (5th edition) paperback by robert b. Cialdini (author) available at www.Amazon.Com. ...Read more

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What does "wfl" mean in medical terms?

Usually: "within function limits"...but depending on where the notation is, it could mean something entirely different. ...Read more

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What does "k abrasion" mean in medical terms?

What does "k abrasion" mean in medical terms?

Corneal scratch: K refers to 'kerato' which is medical terminology for the corneal. A k abrasion is a scratch or defect of the cornea, usually from trauma. ...Read more

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Help! exactly what is vertigo in terms of a medical term?

Help! exactly what is vertigo in terms of a medical term?

Blood press: If you mean what numbers, it is to see if your pressure is within normal ranges. If you mean what are they watching on the monitor, it is the numbers to correlate to the heart sounds to get the reading. ...Read more

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Osteopathy and myocardosis are medical terms referring to what?

Osteopathy and myocardosis are medical terms referring to what?

Osteopathy/myocardos: osteopathy:a type of alternative medicine. It is an alternative medical approach emphasizing the physical manipulation of the muscle tissue and bones. myocardosis: Symptomatic signs of cardiac disease without any discoverable pathological lesion ...Read more