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What is the definition or description of: Ebstein anomaly?

What is the definition or description of: Ebstein anomaly?

Tricuspid Valve: Ebstein anomaly is an abnormality in the tricuspid valve. The tricuspid valve separates the right atrium (the chamber that receives blood from the body) from the right ventricle (the chamber that pumps blood to the lungs). In Ebstein anomaly, two leaflets of the tricuspid valve are displaced downward into the pumping chamber. The third leaflet is elongated and may be tethered to the wall. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: skeletal survey?

What is the definition or description of: skeletal survey?

Series of X-rays: A skeletal survey is a series of x-rays that is used as a screening to tool. It occurs when multiple x-rays are obtained of all areas of the body looking for pathology, whether it be signs of abuse, tumors, infection or other issues. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skeletal anomalies?

What is the definition or description of: Skeletal anomalies?

Bone: Skeletal anomalies would typically refer to abnormalities of the bones of the body, the plural form of the term implies that more than one bone is involved. There are many potential causes of skeletal anomalies such as genetic problems, metabolic conditions, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Placental abnormality?

What is the definition or description of: Placental abnormality?

Placental: Abnormality= a variety of pathologic processes that affect the placenta ...Read more

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Is anomaly sono discover any disease?

Is anomaly sono discover any disease?

Ultrsonography: Today's ultrasound is very advanced, it is geared towards soft tissue abnormalities and blood flow in vessels.

It is one of many modalities used to diagnose disease, an experienced clinician will help guide and prescribe the best testing for you ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of ADD?

What is the medical definition of ADD?

ADD: Attention deficit disorder (ADD) = a developmental disorder with chronic difficulty sustaining attention with or without impulsivity or hyperactivity. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of health?

Health: Health = " A state of complete physical, social and mental well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." as defined by the World Health Organization. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of coping?

What is the medical definition of coping?

Coping: Coping = efforts made to minimize negative impact of stress, consciously engaging in solving problems & to make situation tolerable. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of gender?

What is the medical definition of gender?

Gender: Gender = The sex with which one identifies (masculine /male or feminine/ female) ...Read more

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What is the definition of an indigo child?

What is the definition of an indigo child?

Child is sensitive: Likes nature, is mature, people tend to trust person/child, child is has seen ghosts/angels, is interested in spiritual matters, God, praying, meditation, other cultures, sees things differently, think outside the box, can be anxious, headstrong, and is impatient. Once given discipline and encouragement can go very far. I have treated these Indigos and am one myself. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of exercise?

What is the medical definition of exercise?

There no formal: Definition. Exercise, is any form of physical activity. There is no specific definition based on heart rate and blood pressure or other. ...Read more

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What is the medical definition of an addict?

What is the medical definition of an addict?

There really isn't 1: Because "addict" is not a medical term, and actually our field is coming around to eliminate the words "addict' and "alcoholic" from our vocabularies. The formal term for the disorder is "substance use disorder, " where you put the drug involved up front - like "alcohol use disorder" or "opiate use disorder." There are 11 criteria, and if 7 or more present, that is a "severe" disorder= addiction. ...Read more

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What is the definition of a systemic illness?

Systemic illness: Systemic illness = disease that affects the body as a whole or a number of organs/tissues. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: add?

What is the definition or description of: add?

ADD: ADD stands for attention deficit disorder. Patients with ADD tend to have difficulties focusing on the completion of a given task for the necessary period of time. Patients with ADD will often have several home projects in various stages of completion, or exhibit poor school and/or work performance. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: men?

What is the definition or description of: men?

Male sex, or M.E.N.: Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men 1 and men 2. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ada?

What is the definition or description of: ada?

ADA: This could mean american dental association, american dietetic association, american diabetes association, american dyslexia association, or Adenosine deaminase enzyme involved in formation of metabolism of purine. Also, americans with disabilities act of 1990. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: spf?

What is the definition or description of: spf?

SPF: Could be; sun protection factor (measures effectiveness of sunscreen), specific pathogen free (for lab animals free of pathogens), or supernatant protein factor (for tocopherol). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: diet?

What is the definition or description of: diet?

Diet or Food Choices: Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, Everything else in between. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mood?

What is the definition or description of: mood?

Mood: Is how a patient says they feel, or how someone feels internally, versus how someone's mood appears, which is called "affect." if you say your mood is "happy, " and you appear to be so, we would say that your affect is congruent. If, however, you actually look really angry, we would say your mood is "happy" and your affect is "angry.". ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: apex?

What is the definition or description of: apex?

A Peak: Apex normally refers to a peak. However in dentistry it actually is defined as the end of a tooth root. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gait?

What is the definition or description of: gait?

Upright Motion: Gait is the way locomotion is achieved using our limbs. Gait is defined as "bipedal, biphasic forward propulsion of center of gravity of human body, in which there is alternate movements of different segments of the body". Different gaits are characterized by differences in limb movement patterns, overall velocity, forces, kinetic and potential movement. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Itch?

What is the definition or description of: Itch?

Itch: An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge to scratch their skin. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: crown?

What is the definition or description of: crown?

Upper part of tooth: The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common procedures done in dentistry. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: latex?

What is the definition or description of: latex?

Latex: 1. The colorless or milky sap of certain plants, such as the poinsettia or milkweed, that coagulates on exposure to air.
2. An emulsion of rubber or plastic globules in water, used in paints, adhesives, and various synthetic rubber products.
3. Latex paint.

http://www. Thefreedictionary. Com/latex. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: toxin?

What is the definition or description of: toxin?

Poisonous substance: Poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms;man-made substances created by artificial processes are thus excluded. The term was first used by organic chemist ludwig brieger (1849–1919).

For a toxic substance not produced within living organisms, "toxicant" and "toxics" are also sometimes used.[citation needed].

Toxins can be small molecules, peptides, or proteins. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nerve?

What is the definition or description of: nerve?

Wirelike: The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and also commands for function. ...Read more

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What is an "unhealthy eating habits" definition?

What is an "unhealthy eating habits" definition?

Eating habits: Unhealthy eating habits = unhealthy behaviors associated with eating. Such as poor choices in amounts eaten and food that is eaten. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Guilt?

What is the definition or description of: Guilt?

Fritz Perls used: To say Guilt is any way I can control you and make you feel anxious doing it. Its an atypical anxiety state that you feel when you are accused of doing something you should not have done, or you didn't do something you should have. The underlying feeling you have is resentment, but that remains unexpressed as you conform to other's expectations. ...Read more

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