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It contains a cavity abdominal cavity separated by the diaphragm from the thoracic cavity, above and by the plane of the pelvic inlet from the pelvic cavity below, and lined with a serous membrane, the peritoneum. This cavity contains the abdominal viscera and is enclosed by a wall abdominal wall or parietes formed by the abdominal muscles, vertebral column, and the ilia. It is divided into nine regions by four imaginary lines projected onto the anterior wall, of which two pass horizontally around the body the upper at the level of the cartilages of the ninth ribs, the lower at the tops of the crests of the ilia , and two extend vertically on each side of the body from the cartilage of the eighth rib to the centre of the inguinal ligament, as in A below.

The regions are : three upper - right hypochondriac, epigastric, left hypochondriac; three middle - right lateral, umbilical, left lateral; and three lower - right inguinal, pubic, left inguinal. No:2 - abdominal L. No:3 - aberrant L. No:5 - abortion L. The four classic symptoms, usually present in each type of abortion, are uterine contractions, uterine haemorrhage, softening and dilatation of the cervix, and presentation or expulsion of all or part of the products of conception.

No:6 - abrasion L. No:7 - abrupt sudden and unexpected. No:8 - abscess L. No:9 - absence see petit mal epilepsy, under epilepsy. No - absorption. No - abstinence a refraining from the use of or indulgence in food, stimulants, or sexual intercourse. No - accidental happening unexpectedly or by chance.

No - accommodation L. No - accumulation the action or process of accumulating; state of being or having accumulated; a collecting together.

No - acidity L. No - acidosis a pathologic condition resulting from accumulation of acid or depletion of the alkaline reserve bicarbonate content in the blood and body tissues, and characterized by an increase in hydrogen ion concentration.

No - acne possibly a corruption of Greek akm a point or of achn chaff an inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit, the specific type usually being indicated by a modifying term; frequently used alone to designate common acne, or acne vulgaris. Called also Raynaud's sign. No - ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone. No - activate 1. No - active characterized by action; not passive; not expectant. No - activity 1. The activity is equal to the product of the concentration and the activity coefficient, a dimensionless number measuring deviation from nonideality.

Symbol a. Symbol A. No - acuity L. No - acute L. No - adaptation L. No - addiction the state of being given up to some habit, especially strong dependence on a drug. No - additional existing or coming by way of addition; added, further. No - additive 1. No - adenitis inflammation of a gland. No - adequate. No - adhesion L. No - adjuvant L. No - adnexitis inflammation of the adnexa uteri. No - adolescent an individual during the period of adolescence.

No - adrenergic activated by, characteristic of, or secreting epinephrine or substances with similar activity; the term is applied to those nerve fibres that liberate norepinephrine at a synapse when a nerve impulse passes, i. No - adsorption L. No - adult L. No - adverse harmful. No - advice the way in which one regards something : view, opinion; recommendation regarding a decision or course of conduct : counsel.

No - aerobic 1. No - aerosol 4. No - aetiology study of the causes of disease. No - affinity L. Expressed as the association constant K litres mole -1 , which, owing to the heterogeneity of affinities in a population of antibody molecules of a given specificity, actually represents an average value mean intrinsic association constant.

No - afterload the tension produced by the heart muscle after contraction. No - agalactia a neg. No - agammaglobulinaemia a neg.

No - agent L. No - aggravation an increasing in seriousness or severity; an act or circumstance that intensifies, or makes worse. No - aggregation massing of materials together as in clumping. No - agitation a state of anxiety accompanied by motor restlessness. No - agonist in anatomy, a prime mover.

In pharmacology, a drug that has affinity for and stimulates physiologic activity at cell receptors normally stimulated by naturally occurring substances.

No - agranulocytosis. No - akathisia a- neg. No - akinesia a neg. Albumin is synthesized in the liver. Low serum levels occur in protein malnutrition, active inflammation and serious hepatic and renal disease. No - alcoholism a disorder characterized by pathological pattern of alcohol use that causes a serious impairment in social or occupational functioning.

No - alert attentive and quick to think or act. No - alimentary pertaining to food or nutritive material, or to the organs of digestion. No - alkaline L. They are usually very bitter and many are pharmacologically active. Examples are atropine, caffeine, coniine, morphine, nicotine, quinine, strychnine. The term is also applied to synthetic substances artificial a's which have structures similar to plant alkaloids, such as procaine.

No - alkalosis a pathologic condition resulting from accumulation of base, or from loss of acid without comparable loss of base in the body fluids, and characterized by decrease in hydrogen ion concentration increase in pH. No - alkylate to treat with an alkylating agent. No - allergic pertaining to, caused by, affected with, or of the nature of allergy. No - allergy Gr. Gell and Coombs used the term 'allergic reaction' to mean any harmful immunologic reaction causing tissue injury.

No - alopecia Gr. No - alternate cause to occur or appear one after the other. No - alternative available in place of something else. No - alveolitis inflammation of an alveolus. Called also odontobothritis. No - ambulant L. No - amenorrhea a neg. No - amine an organic compound containing nitrogen; any member of a group of chemical compounds formed from ammonia by replacement of one or more of the hydrogen atoms by organic hydrocarbon radicals.

The amines are distinguished as primary, secondary, and tertiary, according to whether one, two, or three hydrogen atoms are replaced. The amines include allylamine, amylamine, ethylamine, methylamine, phenylamine, propylamine, and many other compounds.

No - amino acid. The 20 a-amino acids listed in the accompanying table are the amino acids from which proteins are synthesized by formation of peptide bonds during ribosomal translation of messenger RNA; all except glycine, which is not optically active, have the L configuration.

Other amino acids occurring in proteins, such as hydroxyproline in collagen, are formed by posttranslational enzymatic modification of amino acids residues in polypeptide chains. There are also several important amino acids, such as the neurotransmitter y-aminobutyric acid, that have no relation to proteins. Abbreviated AA. No - amnesia Gr. No - amnion Gr. No - ampoule a small glass or plastic container capable of being sealed so as to preserve its contents in a sterile condition; used principally for containing sterile parenteral solutions American English: ampule.

No - anabolic relating to, characterized by, or promoting anabolism. No - anaemia Gr. No - anaerobic 1. No - anaesthesia an neg. Although the term is used for loss of tactile sensibility, or of any of the other senses, it is applied especially to loss of the sensation of pain, as it is induced to permit performance of surgery or other painful procedures.


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