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  • 1 cacoethes — n. [L.] 1. Bad habit, bad custom, diseased propensity. 2. (Med.) Incurable ulcer …

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  • 2 cardiovascular disease — Introduction       any of the diseases, whether congenital or acquired, of the heart and blood vessels (blood vessel). Among the most important are atherosclerosis, rheumatic heart disease, and vascular inflammation. Cardiovascular diseases are a …

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  • 3 Ventricular fibrillation — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = ECG lead showing VF DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|I|49|0|i|40 ICD9 = ICD9|427.41 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D014693 Ventricular fibrillation (V fib or VF) is a… …

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  • 4 Rhinoplasty — For the album by Primus, see Rhinoplasty (album). Rhinoplasty Intervention Rhinoplasty: The lower lateral cartilage (greater alar cartilage) exposed for plastic modification via the left nostril …

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  • 5 Cancer — For other uses, see Cancer (disambiguation). Cancer Classification and external resources …

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  • 6 Bcl-2 — is the prototype for a family of mammalian genes and the proteins they produce. They govern mitochondrial outer membrane permeabilization (MOMP) and can be either pro apoptotic (Bax, BAD, Bak and Bok among others) or anti apoptotic (including Bcl …

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  • 7 Argonian — The Argonians are a fictional race of reptilian humanoids from the Elder Scrolls video game series.Argonians are described as a cold blooded beast race of reptilian humanoids, consistently portrayed throughout the Elder Scrolls series of games as …

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  • 8 Number Eight (Battlestar Galactica) — This article is about the characters from the reimagining of Battlestar Galactica; for the original characters, see Lieutenant Boomer and Lieutenant Athena. Number Eight Sharon Boomer Valerii Sharon Athena Agathon Battlestar Galactica character …

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  • 9 Public Health Genomics — is the utilization of genomics information to benefit public health. This is visualized as more effective personalised preventive care and disease treatments with better specificity, targeted to the genetic makeup of each patient. (Bellagio Group …

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  • 10 Alcohol septal ablation — is a percutaneous, minimally invasive treatment performed by an interventional cardiologist to relieve symptoms and improve functional status in severely symptomatic patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) who meet strict clinical,… …

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  • 11 List of Chinese discoveries — Aside from many original inventions, the Chinese were also early original pioneers in the discovery of natural phenomena which can be found in the human body, the environment of the world, and the immediate solar system. The list below contains… …

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  • 12 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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  • 13 The Byzantine Empire —     The Byzantine Empire     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Byzantine Empire     The ancient Roman Empire having been divided into two parts, an Eastern and a Western, the Eastern remained subject to successors of Constantine, whose capital was at …

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  • 14 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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  • 16 geophagy — dirt eating, 1850, from Gk. *geophagia (according to OED the actual Greek is geotragia), from geo , comb. form of ge earth + phagein to eat. A diseased appetite ... prevails in several parts of Alabama, where they eat clay. I heard various… …

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