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  • 1 Rickets — Infobox Disease Name = Rickets ICD10 = ICD10|E|55| |e|50 ICD9 = ICD9|268 Caption = A family with rickets. Paris, 1900. DiseasesDB = 9351 eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 2014 MedlinePlus = 000344 MeshName = Rickets MeshNumber = D012279Rickets …

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  • 2 Great Depression in the United Kingdom — This article deals with the effects of the Great Depression of the 1930s also known as the Great Slump on the United Kingdom.BackgroundThe Great Depression of 1919 ndash;22 broke out at a time when Britain was still far from having recovered from …

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  • 3 rickety — a. 1. Affected with the rickets. 2. Shattered, broken, weak, imperfect. 3. Shaky, tottering, approaching ruin …

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  • 4 syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …

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  • 5 Nutrition — The Nutrition Facts table indicates the amounts of nutrients which experts recommend to limit or consume in adequate amounts. Nutrition (also called nourishment or aliment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in… …

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  • 6 Mafeking Mooch — The Mafeking Mooch was an affected style of walking performed by some British men during the first decade of the 20th century to give the impression that they had been injured during the celebrated siege and/or relief of Mafeking.[1]… …

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  • 7 endocrine system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  group of ductless glands (gland) that regulate body processes by secreting chemical substances called hormones (hormone). Hormones act on nearby tissues or are carried in the bloodstream to act on specific target organs… …

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  • 8 bone disease — Introduction  any of the diseases or injuries that affect human bones (bone). Diseases and injuries of bones are major causes of abnormalities of the human skeletal system (skeletal system, human). Although physical injury, causing fracture,… …

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  • 9 childhood disease and disorder — Introduction       any illness, impairment, or abnormal condition that affects primarily infants and children i.e., those in the age span that begins with the fetus and extends through adolescence.       Childhood is a period typified by change,… …

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  • 10 nutritional disease — Introduction       any of the nutrient related diseases and conditions that cause illness in humans. They may include deficiencies or excesses in the diet, obesity and eating disorders, and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease,… …

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  • 11 medicine, history of — Introduction  the development of the prevention and treatment of disease from prehistoric and ancient times to the 20th century. Medicine and surgery before 1800 Primitive (primitive culture) medicine and folklore       Unwritten history is not… …

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  • 12 nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …

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  • 13 Genetic disorder — For a non technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to genetics. Genetic disorder Classification and external resources MeSH D030342 A genetic disorder is an illness caused by abnormalities in genes or …

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  • 14 Paget's disease of bone — For other diseases named after Paget, see Paget s disease (disambiguation). Paget s disease of bone Classification and external resources This 92 year old male patient presented for assessment of acute hemiparesis. An incidental finding was… …

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  • 15 Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …

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  • 16 Malnutrition — Underfeeding redirects here. For the concept in metalworking, see Underfeeder. Undernutrition redirects here. For the undernutrition without malnutrition concept, see Calorie restriction. Malnutrition Classification and external resources The… …

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  • 17 Overpopulation — Graph of human population from 10,000 BC–2000 AD showing the unprecedented population growth since the 19th century Overpopulation is a condition where an organism s numbers exceed the carrying capacity of its habitat. The term often refers to… …

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  • 18 digestive system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases that affect the human digestive tract. Such disorders may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), pancreas, liver, or biliary tract. A prevalent disorder of the digestive… …

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  • 19 Human nutrition — For aspects of nutrition science not specific to humans, see Nutrition. Human nutrition is the provision to humans to obtain the materials necessary to support life. In general, humans can survive for two to eight weeks without food, depending on …

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  • 20 Albright syndrome — 1. A genetic disorder of bones, skin pigmentation and hormonal problems with premature sexual development. Also called McCune Albright syndrome and polyostotic fibrous dysplasia. In the syndrome, there is bone disease with fractures and deformity …

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