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