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Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of life ?

What is the meaning of life ?

That's easy. : Life is what goes on while you ponder the imponderable. And you don't get any redo's, so keep moving forward. You're welcome. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bimodal pain?

What is the meaning of bimodal pain?

Not 100% sure: This is not a common term used, so i cannot be completely sure. However, i would assume if someone told you your pain was bimodal, they were trying to tell you that you are having pain for two different reasons. For example, if you have neuropathic pain in your leg and a sprained, ankle, that could be seen as bimodal. Normally we use bimodal to describe rates of pathology and diff age peaks. ...Read more

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R.D.W=18.2% ,whats meaning or caused?

R.D.W=18.2% ,whats meaning or caused?

Nonspecific finding: An increased RDW indicates the presence of increased variability in red cell size. An increased RDW is commonly found when there is a nutritional deficiency (eg, iron, folate, (folic acid) and vitamin B12), resulting in variability in red cell endowment and, therefore, size. However, the finding of an increased RDW is not specific for any one abnormality. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is the meaning of Rh 'd' positive?

What is the meaning of Rh 'd' positive?

Rh D positive: Rh is a blood grouping system like ABO system. Rh is taken from rhesus monkey. There are specific proteins called antigens on rbcs. They are termed a, b, c, d, e and so on. There are many of them. It means that antigen d is present on the rbcs surface. The rh system is important in hemolytic anemia of newly born babies. Thanks. ...Read more

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I want to know the meaning of hb- elect?

I want to know the meaning of hb- elect?

Hgb electrophoresis: A blood test that identifies the different types of hemoglobin in the blood. Can help diagnose sickle cell; thalassemias; or otherwise sort out cause of some anemias. For more information, see: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003639.Htm /// or: http://www.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/hemoglobin-electrophoresis. ...Read more

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Wht is cardio?I don't understand meaning

Wht is cardio?I don't understand meaning

Cardiovascular: Cardio is a shortened term for cardiovascular and it is usually in the context of exercise. If one does good exercise that causes a rise in heart rate and for a prolonged period of time then the heart muscle is stronger, metabolism is improved and one's natural health gets better. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of trisomy21 1:14 result.

What is the meaning of trisomy21 1:14 result.

Trisomy: Trisomy 21 is another name for Downs syndrome. The disorder is associated with abnormality of 21st chromosome. Most downs children have mild mental retardatioretardation. ...Read more