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  1. pachometer - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pachometer (pak-om'-ct-ur) [pachy-; uirpov, a measure]. An instrument made in various forms for measuring the thickness of a body.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pachometer (pak-om'et-er). Same as pockymeter.
  2. pachulosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pachulosis (pak-u-lo'-sis). See pachylosis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pachulosis (pak-u-lo'sis). Same as pachylosis.
  3. pachy- - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pachy- (pak-t-) [raxfa, thick]. A prefix meaning thick.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pachy- (pak'e-) [Gr. n\ln thick]. A prefix signifying thick.
  4. pachydermia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pachydermia (pa-ke-dur'ml-ah) [G. pachys, thick. + derma skin.] i. Elephantiasis. 2. Increased resistance of the red cells in anemia, p. laryn'gi-, a circumscribed connective-tissue hyperplasia at the posterior commissure of the larynx.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pachydermia (pa-ke-dur'ml-ah) [G. pachys, thick. + derma skin.] i. Elephantiasis. 2. Increased resistance of the red cells in anemia, p. laryn'gi-, a circumscribed connective-tissue hyperplasia at the posterior commissure of the larynx.
  5. pachymeningitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pachymeningitis (pak-e-mtn-in-ji'-tis) [pachy-; meningitis}. Inflammation of the dura of the brain (cerebral pachymeningitis') or the spinal cord (spinal pachymeningilis). p. cerricalls hypertrophies., a form of primary inflammation of the spinal dura producing pain and partial paralysis of one arm. p., external, that affecting the external layer of the dura, p., hemorrhagic, p. hamorrhagica interns, an effusion of blood on the inner surface of the dura, p., internal, that involving the internal layer of the dura, p., syphilitic, that due to syphilis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pachymeningitis (pa-ke-men-in-ji'(je')tis) [G. pachys, thick, + me»inx(mening-'), membrane, -r •itis.] Inflammation of the dura mater, p. exter'na, inflammation of the outer surface of the Jura mater, p. inter'na, inflammation of the inner surface of the dura mater.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pachymeningitis (pa-ke-men-in-ji'(je')tis) [G. pachys, thick, + me»inx(mening-'), membrane, -r •itis.] Inflammation of the dura mater, p. exter'na, inflammation of the outer surface of the Jura mater, p. inter'na, inflammation of the inner surface of the dura mater.
  6. pachyntic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pachyntic (pak-in'-tik) [raxyrrvb. making thick]. Pertaining to an abnormal thickening or hardening of a part; increasing the thickness.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pachyntic (pa-kin'tic). Relating to pachynsis, pathologically thickened.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pachyntic (pa-kin'tic). Relating to pachynsis, pathologically thickened.
  7. palaeothalamus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palaeothalamus. See pateothalamus.
  8. palatiform - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      palat'iform [L. palatum, palate, -4- forma, form.] Palate-shaped, resembling the palate.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palatiform (pal-ar/if-onn) [L. pala'tum palate + f'ir"'ii:i form]. Resembling the palate.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      palat'iform [L. palatum, palate, -4- forma, form.] Palate-shaped, resembling the palate.
  9. palatinoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pal'atinoid. Trade name of a form of envelope or capsule used for the administration of drugs of bitter or disagreeable taste.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palatinoid (pal-at'in-oid). A form of vehicle for the administration of volatile or unpalatable medicines.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pal'atinoid. Trade name of a form of envelope or capsule used for the administration of drugs of bitter or disagreeable taste.
  10. palatograph - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pal'atograph [L. palatum + G. graphs, I record.] Palate-myograph, an instrument used in recording the movements of the soft palate in speaking and during respiration,
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pal'atograph [L. palatum + G. graphs, I record.] Palate-myograph, an instrument used in recording the movements of the soft palate in speaking and during respiration,
  11. palatopharyngeal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      palatopharyn'geal. Relating to the palate and the pharynx.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      palatopharyn'geal. Relating to the palate and the pharynx.
  12. palatoplasty - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pal'atoplasty [L. palatum + G. plasso. I form.] Uranoplasty.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      palatoplasty (pal'at-o-plas-te). See staphylorrhaphy. [Lat., palatum + Gr., plasscin, to mold.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pal'atoplasty [L. palatum + G. plasso. I form.] Uranoplasty.
  13. paleencephalon - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paleencephalon. palteencephalon (pal-e-en-sef'iIon) [G. palaios, ancient, + enkephalos. brain.] Edinger's term for the metameric or propriospinal nervous system.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paleencephalon. palteencephalon (pal-e-en-sef'iIon) [G. palaios, ancient, + enkephalos. brain.] Edinger's term for the metameric or propriospinal nervous system.
  14. paleopathology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paleopathology (pa-le-o-pa-thol'o-jt) [G. palaios, ancient, + pathology.] Study of disease in pre
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paleopathology (pa-le-o-pa-thol'o-jt) [G. palaios, ancient, + pathology.] Study of disease in pre
  15. paleostriatal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paleostriatal (pal-e-o-stri'a-tal). Relating to the paleostriatum, pallidal. p. syn'drome, Hunt's syndrome (3).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paleostriatal (pa"le-o-stri-a'tal). Pertaining to the paleostriatum. p. syndrome, juvenile paralysis agitans. See paralysis agilans.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paleostriatal (pal-e-o-stri'a-tal). Relating to the paleostriatum, pallidal. p. syn'drome, Hunt's syndrome (3).
  16. paleostriatum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paleostriatum (pal-e-o-stri-a'tum) [G. palaios, old, ancient, + striatum.] The internal portion of the lenticular nucleus, the globus pallidus, phylogenetically older than the neostriatum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paleostriatum (pa"le-o-stri-a'tum) [Gr. -n.\n«'n old + striaium]. The primordial or more early formed portion of the corpus striatum represented by the globus pallidus. Cf. neostriatum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paleostriatum (pal-e-o-stri-a'tum) [G. palaios, old, ancient, + striatum.] The internal portion of the lenticular nucleus, the globus pallidus, phylogenetically older than the neostriatum.
  17. palinal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palinal (pal'in-al) [Gr. - ,> A,,- backward]. Directed or moved backward.
  18. palindromia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      palindromia (pal-in-dro'ml-ah) [G. a running back ] A relapse or recurrence of a disease.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palindromia (pal-in-dro'me-ah) [Gr. TraXifopo^ia a running back]. The recurrence of a disease.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      palindromia (pal-in-dro'ml-ah) [G. a running back ] A relapse or recurrence of a disease.
  19. pallidal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pallidal (palt-dal). Relating to the pallidum, or globus pallidus. p. syn'drome, Hunt's syndrome (3).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pallidal (pal'id-al). Pertaining to the globus palidus. p. syndrome, p. system. See syndrome and system.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pallidal (palt-dal). Relating to the pallidum, or globus pallidus. p. syn'drome, Hunt's syndrome (3).
  20. pallidum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pallidum (pal'id-um) [L. " pale"]. The globus pallidus of the brain.
  21. palmitin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pal'mitin. Tripalmitin, a solid crystallizable substance, the triglyceride of palmitic acid, occurring in palm-oil; it melts at 113° P. (85° C.).
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      palmitin (pal'mit-in). A glycerin ester of palmitic acid, found in the fats; especially tripalmitin.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palmitin (paj'mit-in). A < rystallizable and saponi
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pal'mitin. Tripalmitin, a solid crystallizable substance, the triglyceride of palmitic acid, occurring in palm-oil; it melts at 113° P. (85° C.).
  22. palmoscopy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      palmos'copy [G. palmos, pulsation, + skoped, I examine ] Examination of the cardiac pulsation.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palmoscopy (pal-mos'ko-pe) [Gr. m Wi beat + OHOirtiv to examine). The observation and study of the heart-beat.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      palmos'copy [G. palmos, pulsation, + skoped, I examine ] Examination of the cardiac pulsation.
  23. palmus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pal'mus [G. palmos, pulsation, quivering.] i. Convulsive tic. i. Rhythmical fibrillary contractions in a muscle. 3. The heart-beat.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palmus (pal'mus) [Gr. ira\iUn]. I. A throb or leap. 2. Saltatory spasm; jumpers' disease; myriachit, or lata.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pal'mus [G. palmos, pulsation, quivering.] i. Convulsive tic. i. Rhythmical fibrillary contractions in a muscle. 3. The heart-beat.
  24. palpebrate - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pal'pebrate [L. palpebra, eyelid.] i. Having eyelids. 2. To wink.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      palpebrate (pal'pe-brat) [L. palpeara're to wink], i. To wink. 2. Having eyelids.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pal'pebrate [L. palpebra, eyelid.] i. Having eyelids. 2. To wink.
  25. pampiniform - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pampin'iform [L. pampinus, tendril, + forma, form.] Resembling a tendril, p. plexus, a plexus of veins of the spermatic cord, see plexus* pampiniformis.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pampiniform (pam-pin'if-orm). Resexbling a tendril; intricately convoluted [Lat., pampinus, tendril, + forma, form-]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pampiniform (pam-pin'if-orm) [L. pam'pinus tendril + for'ma form]. Shaped like a tendril. See plexus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pampin'iform [L. pampinus, tendril, + forma, form.] Resembling a tendril, p. plexus, a plexus of veins of the spermatic cord, see plexus* pampiniformis.
  26. pamplegia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pample'gia [G. pas(pan'), all, + plege, stroke.] Panplegia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pamplegia (pam-ple'je-ah) [Gr. Tok all + *\irrli stroke). Total paralysis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pample'gia [G. pas(pan'), all, + plege, stroke.] Panplegia.
  27. panaritium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panaritium (pan-ar-ish'-e-um). See paronychia.
  28. panarthritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panarthritis (pan-ar-thri'-tis). Inflammation of all the structures of a joint.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      panarthritis (pan-ar-thri'(thre')tis) [G. pas(pan), all, + arthron, joint, + -itis.~\ i. Inflammation involving all the tissues of a joint, a. Inflammation of all the joints of the body.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      panarthritis (pan-ar-thri'tis) [Gr. Toi all + tp8poi> joint). Inflammation of all the joints or of all the structures of a joint.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      panarthritis (pan-ar-thri'(thre')tis) [G. pas(pan), all, + arthron, joint, + -itis.~\ i. Inflammation involving all the tissues of a joint, a. Inflammation of all the joints of the body.
  29. panchrest - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      panchrest (pan'krest) [G. panchrestos, pood for everything.] Panacea, cure-all.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      panchrest (pan'krest) [Gr. ird-xxpifarot useful for everything). A panacea, or remedy, for every disease.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      panchrest (pan'krest) [G. panchrestos, pood for everything.] Panacea, cure-all.
  30. pancreaticoduodenal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pancreaticoduodenal (pan-kre-at-ik-o-du-o-de'-nat) [Pancreas; duodenum]. Pertaining to the pancreas and the duodenum, as the pancreaticoduodenal arteries.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pancreaticoduodenal (pan-kre-at"ik-o-du-od'enal). Pertaining to the pancreas and duodenum
  31. pancreatomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pancreatomy (pan-kre-at'-o-me). See pancrealotomy.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pancreat'omy. Pancreatotomy.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pancreat'omy. Pancreatotomy.
  32. pancreectomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pancreectomy (pan-kre-ek'-to-me). See pancrtatectomy.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pancreectomy (pan-kre-ek'to-ml). Pancreatectomy.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pancreectomy (pan-kre-ek'to-me). Same as pancreaUctomy.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pancreectomy (pan-kre-ek'to-ml). Pancreatectomy.
  33. panesthesia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panesthesia (pan-es-thtf-ze-ah) [Pan-; alaQ-^aa, perception], i. Generator total sensation; cenesthesia. 2. The unaifferentiated sensory capacity of the supposed primal germ.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      panesthesia (par-es-the'zhe-ah). Same as paraIkaia.
  34. pangermism - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pangermism (pan-jer'mizm). The theory that all diseases are caused by germs.
  35. panhysterectomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panhysterectomy (pan-his-ter-ek'-to-nu). Total extirpation of the uterus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      panhysterec'tomy [G. pas(fan), all, + hysiera, uterus, + ektante, excision.] Removal of the entire uterus, including the cervix.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      panhysterectomy (pan"his-ter-ek'UMne) [Gr. rat all + iiaripa. uterus + inroftJi excision]. Complete extirpation of the uterus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      panhysterec'tomy [G. pas(fan), all, + hysiera, uterus, + ektante, excision.] Removal of the entire uterus, including the cervix.
  36. panniculitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panniculitis (pan-ik-&-li'-tis) [panniculus; ins, inflammation]. Inflammation of the abdominal panniculus adiposus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      panniculitis (pa-nik-u-li'(le')tis) [L. panniculus + G. -itis,] Inflammation of the panniculus adiposus of the abdominal wall.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      panniculitis (pa-nik-u-li'(le')tis) [L. panniculus + G. -itis,] Inflammation of the panniculus adiposus of the abdominal wall.
  37. panniculus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panniculus (pan-ik'-u-lus) [dim. of panma}. A membrane or layer, p. adiposus, the layer of subcutaneous fat. p. carnosus, the layer of muscles contained in the superficial fascia. It is well developed in the lower animals, but in man is represented mainly by the platysma.( p. cordis, the pericardium, p. hymeneus, p. virgims, the hymen. p. subtuis, the pia mater, p. transversus, the diaphragm.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      panniculus (pan-nik'u-lus). A layer, tissue, or membrane, p. adiposus. The subcutaneous layer of connective tissue. It contains large quantities of fat in its meshes, p. carnosus. A subcutaneous layer of muscular fibers by means of which the skin is moved, covering the sides of the thorax and abdomen of most of the lower mammals. In many instances a condensed portion is inserted into the humerus or blends with the insertion of the latissimus dorsi. p. cordis. See pericardium, p. subtilis. See pia. p. transversus. See diaphragm, [Lat., dim. of pannus, a cloth.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      panniculus (pan-ik'u-lus) [L. dim. of pan'tna cloth). A layer of membrane, p. adipo'sua, the subcutaneous layer of fat. p. carao'sus, a muscular layer within the superficial fascia of many animals; in man it is represented mainly by the platysma myoides.
  38. panophthalmitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      panophthalmitis (pan"of-thal-mi'tis). Inflammation of the entire eyeball. [Gr., pas, all, + ophthalmos, the eye, + itis, inflammation.]
  39. panspermatism - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panspermatism (pan-sper*-mat-ism). The theory that germs arc omnipresent.
  40. panthodic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panthodic (pan-thod'-ik) [pan-; MAi, way]. Of nervous impulses, radiating to all parts of the body.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      panthod'ic [G. pas(pant-), all, + hodos, way.] Panodic.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      panthod'ic [G. pas(pant-), all, + hodos, way.] Panodic.
  41. pantoscopic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pantoscop'ic [G. pas(pant-), all, + skoprd, I view.] Fit for observing objects at all distances, noting bifocal lenses.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pantoscop'ic [G. pas(pant-), all, + skoprd, I view.] Fit for observing objects at all distances, noting bifocal lenses.
  42. panus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      panus (pa'-nus) [L., "a •welling"]. An inflamed, nonsuppurating lymphatic gland, p. faucium, an inflamed gland in the throat, p. inguinalis, a bubo.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      panus (pa'nus) [L. " swelling"]. A lymphatic gland inflamed but not suppurating.
  43. papayotin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      papayotin (pap-o'-yo-trm). The concrete active principle of the milky juice of the papaw; it is an enzyme similar to pepsin.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      papayotin (pa-pa'yo-tin). A proteolytic enzyme from the papaw, resembling papain in its action.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      papayotin (pap-ah-yo'tin). A preparation, which contains the digestive principle 01 the pawpaw.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      papayotin (pap-ah-yo'tin). A digestive ferment from Ca'rica papa'ya: more active than papain. Dose, }-i gr. (0.016-0.065 gm.) (Merck).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      papayotin (pa-pa'yo-tin). A proteolytic enzyme from the papaw, resembling papain in its action.
  44. papescent - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      papescent (pap-es'-cnf). Having the consistence of pap.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      papescent (pa-pes'ent) Pap-like, of the consistence of pap.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      papescent (pap-es'ent). Having the consistence of pap.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      papescent (pa-pes'ent) Pap-like, of the consistence of pap.
  45. papilliform - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      papilliform (pap-il'-if-orm) [papilla; forma, form]. Shaped like a papilla.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      papilliform (pap-il'if-onn) [papilla + L. for'ma shape). Shaped like a papilla.
  46. papillitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      papillitis (pap-il-i'-tis) [papilla; iris, inflammation]. Inflammation of the optic disc. Syn., choked disc; optic neuritis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      papillitis (pap-il-i'(e')tis). Choked disc, inflammation of the optic nerve at its entrance into the retina.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      papillitis (pap-il-i'tis) [papilla + Gr. -trt? inflammation). Inflammation of the optic papilla.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      papillitis (pap-il-i'(e')tis). Choked disc, inflammation of the optic nerve at its entrance into the retina.
  47. papillomatosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      papillomatosis (pap-il-o-mat-o'-sis) [papilla: F>fn>, tumor; vbom, disease]. The widespread formation of papillomata; also the state of being affected with multiple papillomata.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      papillomato'sis. The development of numerous papillomata.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      papillomato'sis. The development of numerous papillomata.
  48. papulation - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      papula'tion. The formation of papules.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      papulation (pap-u-la'shun). The production of papules.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      papula'tion. The formation of papules.
  49. papuliferous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      papuliferous (pap-u-lif er-us) [papula, a pimple; ferre, to bear). Pimply; covered with papulae.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      papuliferous (pap-u-lif'er-us) [papule + L. /trVc to bear). Having or covered with papule*
  50. papyraceous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      papyraceous (pap-ir-a'-se-us) [papyrus, paper]. Resembling paper, p. bone, the ethmoid bone.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      papyraceous (pap-i-ra'se-us) [L. papyracgus.] Like parchment or paper.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      papyraceous (pap-ir-a'shus) [L. papyra'ceui]. Like paper; chartaceous.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      papyraceous (pap-i-ra'se-us) [L. papyracgus.] Like parchment or paper.
  51. parabiosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parabiosis (par-ah-bi-o'-sis) [para ;0Wu.living], i. Union of two individuals in such a way that there is some physiological intimacy between them. 2 Temporary suppression of conductivity in a nerve.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parabio'sis [G. para, beside, + biosis, life.] I. Union of two organisms in several or all of the vital processes, though not necessarily dependent upon each other for existence, as in the case of joined twins or of the union of two animals
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      parabiosis (par"ah-bi-o'sis) [Gr. irapi. beside ( o'ii.vii; living], i. The union of two individuals, as of joined twins, or by surgical operation. 2. Temporary suppression of conductivity and excitability in a nerve, vascular p., the crossing of the circulation between two individuals.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parabio'sis [G. para, beside, + biosis, life.] I. Union of two organisms in several or all of the vital processes, though not necessarily dependent upon each other for existence, as in the case of joined twins or of the union of two animals
  52. parabiotic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parabiotic (par-ah-bi-ot'-ik). Pertaining to or characterized by parabiosta.
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      parabiot'ic. Relating to, or characterized by, parabiosis.
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      parabiotic (par"ah-bi-ot'ik). Pertaining to or marked by parabiosis.
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      parabiot'ic. Relating to, or characterized by, parabiosis.
  53. parablast - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parablast (par'-ah-blast) [para-; V\aar6t, a germ). That part of the mesoblast from which the bloodvessels, lymphatic vessels, and other connective tissues are developed.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      par'ablast [G. para, beside, + biastos, germ.] i. The nutritive or lecithal yolk of a me-roblastic ovurra. Mcsoblast, or that part of it from which the vascular structures are developed.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      par'ablast. A special part of the mesoblastic elements, formed from the lower primitive layer of the blastoderm and giving origin to the vascular and connective structures.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parablast (par'ah-blast) [Gr. irapd beside + 0XdTo* germ]. That part of the mesoblast from which the blood-vessels, lymphatics, etc., are developed.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      par'ablast [G. para, beside, + biastos, germ.] i. The nutritive or lecithal yolk of a me-roblastic ovurra. Mcsoblast, or that part of it from which the vascular structures are developed.
  54. parablastic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parablastic (par-ah-blas'-tik) [parablast]. Pertaining to the parablast.
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      parablas'tic. Relating to or derived from the parablast.
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      parablas'tic. Relating to or derived from the parablast.
  55. paracentral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paracentral (par-ah-sfn'-tral) [para-; Klrrpoy, a center]. Situated near the center. p. lobule, convolution on the mesial surface of the cerebral hemisphere uniting the upper ends of the ascending frontal and ascending parietal convolutions.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paracen'tral [G. para, beside.] Close to or alongside the center or some structure designated "central." p. fissure, a curved fissure on the mesal surface of the cerebral hemisphere, boun'fing the p. gyms and separating it from the prccuneus and the callosal gyrus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paracentral (par-ah-sen'tral). Situated near a center.
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      paracen'tral [G. para, beside.] Close to or alongside the center or some structure designated "central." p. fissure, a curved fissure on the mesal surface of the cerebral hemisphere, boun'fing the p. gyms and separating it from the prccuneus and the callosal gyrus.
  56. paracmastic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paracmastic (par-ak-mas'-tik) [paracme]. Pertaining to the declining stage.
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      paracmas'tic. Relating to the paracme, declining, past the prime; noting the stage of subsidence of a fever, or the stage of senescence or physical decline.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paracmastic (par-ak-mas'tik). Declining.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paracmas'tic. Relating to the paracme, declining, past the prime; noting the stage of subsidence of a fever, or the stage of senescence or physical decline.
  57. paracone - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paracone (par'ah-kon) [G. para, beside, -t- kOnos, cone.] The mesiobuccal cusp of an upper molar tooth.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paracone (par'ah-kon) [Gr. irapA beside + \S>vcone]. The mesiobuccal cusp of any upper molar.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paracone (par'ah-kon) [G. para, beside, -t- kOnos, cone.] The mesiobuccal cusp of an upper molar tooth.
  58. paraconid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraconid (par'ah-kon'id). The mesiobuccal cusp of a lower molar tooth.
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      paraconid (par-ah-ko'nid). The mesiobuccal cusp of a lower molar.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraconid (par'ah-kon'id). The mesiobuccal cusp of a lower molar tooth.
  59. paracresol - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paracresol (par-ah-krc'-sol), CvHsO. A compound of cresolsulphonate and potassium hydroxide used as a disinfectant.
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      paracre'sol. One of the three isomeric cresols, a solid melting at 36° C. and boiling at 198° C.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paracresol (par-ah-kre'sol). i. One of the three isomeric forms or recognized varieties of cresol. 2. A patented soluble and nearly odorless preparation of cresol: disinfectant.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paracre'sol. One of the three isomeric cresols, a solid melting at 36° C. and boiling at 198° C.
  60. paraderm - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraderm (par'ah-derm) [Gr. irapd beside + Jipfia skin]. The part of the vitellus of the ovum
  61. paradidymis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paradidymis (par-ah-did'-im-is) [para-; SlSvpot, testicle]. The organ of Giraldis, the atrophic remains of the tubules of the Wolffian body, lying among the convolutions of the eptdidymis.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paradidymis (par-ah-did'im-is). Syn organ of Giraldes. A body formed 0: certain convoluted tubules, scattered remains of the mesonephros in the male, lying near the head of the epididymis. '■ is the analogue of the epoophoron of the female. [Gr., para, beside, -f- didym?-* the testicle.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paradidymis (par-ah-did'im-is) [Gr. irapd beside + SMu/JOS testicle]. [B N A]. A body on the spermatic cord above the epididymis. It consists of closed tubes, and represents the remains of the posterior part of the wolffian body. Called also organ oj Giraldis, par epididymis, and massa innominala.
  62. paraganglion - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraganglion (par-ak-gang'-le-on)- [para-; ganglion ; pl., paraganglia], A collection of cells situated in the medullary portion of the adrenal bodies.
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      paraganglion (par-ah-gang'gle-on) [G. para, beside, + ganglion,] i. Any structure in the neighborhood of, or supplementing, a ganglion. 2. One of the cells in the medullary portion of an adrenal body. 3. The medullary portion of an adrenal body.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraganglion (par-ah-gang'gle-on) [G. para, beside, + ganglion,] i. Any structure in the neighborhood of, or supplementing, a ganglion. 2. One of the cells in the medullary portion of an adrenal body. 3. The medullary portion of an adrenal body.
  63. parageusia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parageusia (par-ah-ju'sT-ah) [G. para, beside, + geusts, taste.] Disordered or perverted sense of taste.
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      parageusia (par-ah-ju'se-ah) {Gr. napn beside + •ytOffis taste], i. Perversion of the sense of taste.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parageusia (par-ah-ju'sT-ah) [G. para, beside, + geusts, taste.] Disordered or perverted sense of taste.
  64. paraglobulin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraglobulin (par-ah-glob'-u-lin) [para-; globulus, a Tittle ball]. A globulin Tound in blood-serum and other fluids of the body. Syn., fibrinoplastin ; fibroplastin ; serum- globulin,
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paraglob'ulin [G. para, near, beside, + globulin.] A globulin present in the blood-plasma, lymph, and fluid exudates, precipitated by ammonnira or magnesium sulphate; it has the formula, C1!rHIMNWSOM+JH,0.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraglobulin (par-ah-glob'u-lin). A globulin from blood-serum, blood-cells, lymph, and various connective tissues. Called also fibroplastin, fibrinoplaslin, and serum-globulin.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraglob'ulin [G. para, near, beside, + globulin.] A globulin present in the blood-plasma, lymph, and fluid exudates, precipitated by ammonnira or magnesium sulphate; it has the formula, C1!rHIMNWSOM+JH,0.
  65. paraglossa - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraglossa (par-ah-glos'-ah) [para-; t\Stotra, the tongue]. Swelling of the tongue; also, a hypertrophy of the tongue, usually congenital.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paragloss'a [G. para, beside, 4- glossa, tongue.] Enlargement of the tongue.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paragloss'a [G. para, beside, 4- glossa, tongue.] Enlargement of the tongue.
  66. paragraphia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paragraphia (par-ah-graf -e-ah) [para-;
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      paragraphia (par-ah-grafl-ah) [G. para, beside, +
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paragraphia (par-ah-gra'fe-ah) [Gr. rapd beside 4•Ypaiftiv to write]. A disorder in which the patient writes one word in place of another.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paragraphia (par-ah-grafl-ah) [G. para, beside, +
  67. parahormone - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parahormone (par'ah-hor'mon) [G. para, beside, + hormone..] A substance (which is a product of ordinary metabolism and not produced for a specific purpose) which acts like a hormone in modifying the activity of some distant organ; a familiar example is the action of carbon dioxi de on the respiratory center.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parahormone (par-ah-hor'mOn) [Gr. irop& beside + hormone}. A substance, not a true hormone, which has a hormone-like action in controlling the action of some distant organ.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parahormone (par'ah-hor'mon) [G. para, beside, + hormone..] A substance (which is a product of ordinary metabolism and not produced for a specific purpose) which acts like a hormone in modifying the activity of some distant organ; a familiar example is the action of carbon dioxi de on the respiratory center.
  68. parakinesia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parakinesia (par-ah-kin-e'se-ah). Parakinesis.
  69. paral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paral (par'al). A proprietary preparation of lanolin, paraffin, and water.
  70. paralalia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paralalia (par-ah-la'-le-ah) [para-; XaXiA, speech]. Disturbance of the faculty of speech.
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      paralalia (par-ah-la'le-ah) [Gr. rap& beside + XaXid speech]. Any disturbance of the faculty of speech, p. litera'lis, impairment of the power to utter the sounds of certain letters.
  71. paralbumin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paralbumin (par-al-bu '-mm) tyara-; albumin ]. A protein substance found in ovarian cysts.
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      paralbu'min. An albuminous substance, a mixture of metalbumin and serum-albumin, found in the fluid of ovarian cysts and in ascites.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paralbumin (par-al-bu'min) [Gr. jrapa near + albumin]. An albumin or protein substance found in ovarian cysts.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paralbu'min. An albuminous substance, a mixture of metalbumin and serum-albumin, found in the fluid of ovarian cysts and in ascites.
  72. paralexia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paralexia (par-ah-leks'-e-ah) [para-; Xifis, speech] Disturbance of the power of reading, consisting in the transposition or substitution of words or syllables.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paralexia (par*ah-leks1-ah) [G. para, beside, + lexis, speech; confused with the Latin root in legere, to read.] Misapprehension of written or printed words, other meaningless words being substituted for them in reading.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paralexia (par-ah-leksVah) [Gr. rapo. almost ! alexia]. Impairment of the power of reading, marked by the transposition of words and syllables into meaningless combinations.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paralexia (par*ah-leks1-ah) [G. para, beside, + lexis, speech; confused with the Latin root in legere, to read.] Misapprehension of written or printed words, other meaningless words being substituted for them in reading.
  73. paralogia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paralogia (par-ah-to'-je-ah) [para-; \&yatt reason]. Difficulty in thinking logically, p., thematic, a
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paralogia (par-al-o'je-ah). Diseased logical associations, false reasoning. [Gr., para, beside, + logos, reason.]
  74. paramastoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paramas'toid [G. para, beside.] Near the mastoid process, p. process, an anomalous elevation or process springing from the under surface of the extremity of the jugular process of the occipital bone and occasionally articulating with the transverse process of the atlas; in man it is an exaggeration of the prominence found here, the intrajugular eminence, but is normally present in certain animal skulls.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paramastoid (par-ah-mas'toid). Near the mastoid process.
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      paramas'toid [G. para, beside.] Near the mastoid process, p. process, an anomalous elevation or process springing from the under surface of the extremity of the jugular process of the occipital bone and occasionally articulating with the transverse process of the atlas; in man it is an exaggeration of the prominence found here, the intrajugular eminence, but is normally present in certain animal skulls.
  75. paramedian - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parame'dian. Near the middle line.
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      paramedian (par-ah-me'de-an). Same as paramesial.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parame'dian. Near the middle line.
  76. parametritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parametritis (par-ah-met-ri'-tis) [parametrium; iris, inflammation]. Inflammation of the cellular tissue about the uterus; pelvic cellulitis. p., anterior, that In which the inflammation is limited to the loose vesicouterine cellular tissue or that between the symphysis and the bladder. The swelling is anterior, and the pus generally tracks into the bladder, vagina. or Inguinal region, p. chronic a atrophicans, inflammatory hypertrophy of the connective tissue of the pelvis progressing to cicatricial atrophy, p. chronica posterior, chronic inflammatory processes in Douglas' folds, causing fixation of the uterus at the level of the internal os and anti-flexion by shortening of the folds and torsion of the uterus when only one fold is shortened, p., remote, parametritis marked by formation of abscesses in places more or less remote from the focus of the disease.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parametritis (par-ah-met-ri'tis). Of Virchow, inflammation of the pelvic connective tissue in the immediate neighborhood of the uterus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parametritis (par"ah-me-tri'tis). Inflammation of the parametrium or cellular tissue about the uterus; pelvic cellulitis. posterior p., inflammation of the cellular tissue around the uterosacral ligaments.
  77. paramyotonia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paramyotonia (par-ah-mi-o-to'-ne-ah) [para-; /ifr. muscle; TiWr, tone]. A perversion of muscular tonicity characterized by tonic spasms. It is usually congenital, p. congenita, congenital paramyotonia. See Thomsen's disease.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paramyotonia (par"ah-mi-o-to'nl-ah). An atypical form of myotonia.* atax'ic p., a disorder characterized by a tonic muscular spasm on attempted movement, associated with slight paresis and ataxia. congenital p., a familial disease in which tonic muscular spasms, especially of the face, are excited by exposure to cold, symptomatic p-, a temporary rigidity of the muscles when lirs; attempting to walk, noted in certain cases of paralysis agitans.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paramyotonia (par-ah-mi-o-to'ne-ah). Toe ic spasm, p. congcitlta. Of Eulentx-r an hereditary disease, in which there arc tonic spasms of various muscles excited chiefly by cold. [Gr., para, beside, -r tnys, a muscle, + tonos, a stretching.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paramyotonia (par"ah-mi-o-to'ne-ah) [Gr. ropd beside + pvt muscle -f r&vot tension]. A disease marked by tonic spasms due to disorder of muscular tonicity; especially a hereditary and congenital affection, ataxic p., muscular spasm with slight ataxia on attempting to move. p. congen'ita, or Thomson's disease, is marked by tonic spasm of the muscles and weakness, and is doe to exposure to cold. See Thomsen's disease, under disease, symptomatic p., temporary stiffness on starting to walk, seen in paralysis agitans.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paramyotonia (par"ah-mi-o-to'nl-ah). An atypical form of myotonia.* atax'ic p., a disorder characterized by a tonic muscular spasm on attempted movement, associated with slight paresis and ataxia. congenital p., a familial disease in which tonic muscular spasms, especially of the face, are excited by exposure to cold, symptomatic p-, a temporary rigidity of the muscles when lirs; attempting to walk, noted in certain cases of paralysis agitans.
  78. paranephritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paranephritis (par-ah-nef-ri'-tis). i. Inflammation of the paranephros. 2. Inflammation of the connective tissue about the kidney.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paranephritis (par-ah-ne-fri'(fre')tis.] [G. ^u«, beside, + nephros, kidney, + -itis.] i. Inflammation of the suprarenal body. a. Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding the kidney, perinephritis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paranephritis (par"ah-nef-ri'tis) [Gr. irapd near + vKfp6t kidney], i. Inflammation of the paranephros. 2. Inflammation of the connective tissue around and near the kidney.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paranephritis (par-ah-ne-fri'(fre')tis.] [G. ^u«, beside, + nephros, kidney, + -itis.] i. Inflammation of the suprarenal body. a. Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding the kidney, perinephritis.
  79. parangi - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parangi (par-an'-je). Sccframbesia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parangi (par-ang'ge). A disease of the skin occurring in Ceylon, thought to be the same as yaws.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parangi (pah-ran'je). Ceylonese name for a disease resembling yaws. It is probably a form of syphilis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parangi (par-ang'ge). A disease of the skin occurring in Ceylon, thought to be the same as yaws.
  80. paranucleate - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paranucleate (par-an-u'-kle-at). Provided with a paranucleus.
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      paranu'cleate. Relating to or having a paranucleus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paranu'cleate. Relating to or having a paranucleus.
  81. paranucleolus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paranucleolus (par-ah-nu-kle'o-lus). A minute bascphile particle in the envelope of the nucleus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paranucleolus (par"ah-nu-kle'o-lus). A small basophil body in the enclosing sac of the nucleus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paranucleolus (par-ah-nu-kle'o-lus). A minute bascphile particle in the envelope of the nucleus.
  82. paranucleus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paranucleus (par-ah-nu'-kle-us) [para-; nucleus, kernel]. An irregular spherical body lying in the protoplasm of a cell near the nucleus and perhaps extruded by the latter.
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      paranu'cleus. An accessory nucleus, or small mass of chromatin lying outside of. though near, the nucleus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paranucleus (par-ah-nu'kle-us) [Gr. irapd near -f nucleus]. A body resembling the nucleus sometimes seen in the cell-protoplasm near the nucleus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paranu'cleus. An accessory nucleus, or small mass of chromatin lying outside of. though near, the nucleus.
  83. paraparesis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraparesis (par-ah-par'-es-is, or par-ah-par-e/-sis)t Partial paralysis of the lower extremities.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parapar'esis [G. para, beside, + paresis.] A slight degree of paralysis, affecting the lower extremities.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraparesis (par-ah-par'es-is) [Gr. ropa almost It a/if irn paralysis]. A partia' paralysis, especially of the lower extremities.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parapar'esis [G. para, beside, + paresis.] A slight degree of paralysis, affecting the lower extremities.
  84. paraphimosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraphimosis (par-ah-fi-mo'-sis). Retraction and constriction of the prepuce behind the glans penis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paraphimosis (par"ah-fi-mo'sis) [G. para, beyond, + phimosis, a stoppage.] i. Constriction of the glans penis by a foreskin, with narrow orifice, which has been retracted behind the corona and cannot be drawn forward. 2. A retraction of the lid behind a protruding eyeball.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraphimosis (par"ah-fi-mo'sis) [Gr. wapa amiss + v-im'« M' to muzzle]. Retraction of a narrow or inflamed foreskin which cannot be replaced.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraphimosis (par"ah-fi-mo'sis) [G. para, beyond, + phimosis, a stoppage.] i. Constriction of the glans penis by a foreskin, with narrow orifice, which has been retracted behind the corona and cannot be drawn forward. 2. A retraction of the lid behind a protruding eyeball.
  85. paraphobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraphobia (par-ah-fo'W-ah) [G. para, beside, + phobos, fear.] A mild degree of phobia, in which there is an indisposition or hesitancy to perform certain acts, remain in certain places, etc., but not an absolute impossibility of so doing or being.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraphobia (par-ah-fo'be-ah) [Gr. rdpa beside + fear]. A mild phobia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraphobia (par-ah-fo'W-ah) [G. para, beside, + phobos, fear.] A mild degree of phobia, in which there is an indisposition or hesitancy to perform certain acts, remain in certain places, etc., but not an absolute impossibility of so doing or being.
  86. paraphonia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      paraphonia (par-ah-fo1-ne-ah) [para-; 0w»^, voice]. Any abnormal condition of the voice, p. clangens, shrillness of the voice., p. puberum, p. pubescentium, the harsh, deep, irregular voice noticed in boys at puberty.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parapho'nia [G. para, beside, + phone, voice.] Any disorder of the voice, especiallya change in its tone.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraphonia (par-ah-fo'ne-ah) [Gr. jrnpii near -f aphonia]. Morbid alteration of the voice; partial aphonia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parapho'nia [G. para, beside, + phone, voice.] Any disorder of the voice, especiallya change in its tone.
  87. paraphora - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraphora (par-af'-o-rah) [rapa4>op&, wandering]. i. Slight mental derangement or distraction. 2. Unsteadiness due to intoxication.
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      paraph'ora [G. derangement.] Mental disturbance of slight degree.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraphora (par-af'o-rah) [Gr. irapd aside + ifipiiv to bear). A slight mental disorder.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraph'ora [G. derangement.] Mental disturbance of slight degree.
  88. paraphrasia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraphrasia (par-ah-fra'-ze-ak) [para-; $ph.an, utterancej. A form of aphasia characterized by incoherence of speech, p. preceps, precipitant utterance of incoherent speech, p. tarda, abnormal delay in the expression of thoughts, p. verbalis, the interpolation of an inappropriate word. p. vesana, jumbling of words and ideas.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paraphrasia (par-3-fra'zl-ah) [G. para, beside, + phrasis, speech.] Paraphasia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraphrasia (par-ah-fra'ze-ah) [Gr. mpn near + aphrasia,]. Partial aphrasia; speech-defect marked by disorderly arrangement of spoken words.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraphrasia (par-3-fra'zl-ah) [G. para, beside, + phrasis, speech.] Paraphasia.
  89. paraphrenia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraphre'nia [G. para, beside, + phren, mind.] i. Disordered intellection, intellectual insanity. 2. Paraphrenitis.
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      paraphrenia (par-ah-fre'ne-ah) [Gr. irapd aside f •/v"?i' mind]. Disease of the mind; insanity.
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      paraphre'nia [G. para, beside, + phren, mind.] i. Disordered intellection, intellectual insanity. 2. Paraphrenitis.
  90. paraphrenitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraphrenitis (par-ah-fre-ni'-tis) [para-; iei*, diaphragm; trtr. inflammation]. Inflammation of the tissues adjacent to the diaphragm.
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      paraphrenitis (par-ah-fre-ni'(ne')tis) [G. para, beside, + phren, diaphragm, + -itis.] Inflammation of any tissue adjacent to the diaphragm.
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      paraphrenitis (par"ah-fre-ni'tis) [Gr. ropd near + v7»7i- diaphragm]. Inflammation of the diaphragm, or, more correctly, of the parts around it.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraphrenitis (par-ah-fre-ni'(ne')tis) [G. para, beside, + phren, diaphragm, + -itis.] Inflammation of any tissue adjacent to the diaphragm.
  91. paraphysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraphysis (.par-of'-is-is) [para-; >,-v.pi., paraphyses]. i. In biology, sterile filaments among reproductive bodies of various kinds in certain cryptogams. 2. A mesal outgrowth from the roof of the brain cephalad of the epiphysis or conarium.
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      paraph'ysis [G. an offshoot.] i. A derivative of the roof-plate of the telencephalon. a. In botany, a sterile filament or narrow band of cells accompanying the sexual organs in cryptogamous plants.
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      paraphysis (par-af'is-is) [Gr. Tapani* offshoot]. A sterile thread alongside the spore sac or sexual organs of cryptogamous plants.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraph'ysis [G. an offshoot.] i. A derivative of the roof-plate of the telencephalon. a. In botany, a sterile filament or narrow band of cells accompanying the sexual organs in cryptogamous plants.
  92. paraphyte - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      par'aphyte [G. para, beside, + phyton, plant.] An outgrowth, a vegetation.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paraphyte (par'ah-fit). A disease caused or accompanied by a proliferation of tissue. [Lat., paraphytum, from Gr., paraphyein, to produce shoots.] naraplasm (par ap-lasm). i. A heteroplasia. 2. Of Kupffer, any material with
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraphyte (par'af-It) [Gr. irapd aside -f- yvrbv plant]. A proliferation or excrescent vegetation.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      par'aphyte [G. para, beside, + phyton, plant.] An outgrowth, a vegetation.
  93. paraplasm - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      par'aplasm [G. para, beside, + plasma, a thing formed.] i. Paramitome, hyaloplasm. 2. A malformation.
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      paraplasm (par'ah-plazm) [Gr. rapA near + rXdrr^a plasm], i. The more fluid portion of the protoplasm of a cell, lying between the threads of spongioplastic network. Called also cytolymph, hyaloplasm, hyalomitome, paramitomc, and iitterfibriUar substance of Flcmming. 2. Any abnormality or malformation.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      par'aplasm [G. para, beside, + plasma, a thing formed.] i. Paramitome, hyaloplasm. 2. A malformation.
  94. paraplastic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraplastic (par-ah-plas'-tik) [paraplasm\. i. Of the nature of paraplasm. 2. Having morbid formative powers, p. formations, the contractile substance of the muscular fibrils, the nervous fibers, and the red blood-corpuscles.
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      paraplas'tic. Relating to a paraplasm (2), misshapen, deformed.
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      paraplas'tic. Relating to a paraplasm (2), misshapen, deformed.
  95. paraplectic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraplectic (par-ap-lek'-iiK) [para-; «-X^r4, a stroke]. Stricken with paraplegia.
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      paraplec'tic [G. paraplektikos, paralyzed.] Paraplegic.
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      paraplectic (par-ah-plek'tik) [Gr. iropoirXijicTucAt]. Same as paraplegic.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraplec'tic [G. paraplektikos, paralyzed.] Paraplegic.
  96. parapleuritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parapleuritis (par-ah-ploo-ri'-tis). I. Pleurodynia.
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      parapleuritis (par-ah-plu-ri'(re')tis) [G. para, beside, 4- pUura, rib, 4- 'it-is.] Inflammation of the thoracic wall.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parapleuritis (par"ah-plu-ri'tis) [Gr. irapd beside -f- irAf rpi'ij' side]. Inflammation in the wall of the chest.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parapleuritis (par-ah-plu-ri'(re')tis) [G. para, beside, 4- pUura, rib, 4- 'it-is.] Inflammation of the thoracic wall.
  97. parapophysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parapophysis (par*a-pof'i-sis) [G. para, beside, + apophysis, an offshoot.] A secondary and slightly developed process sometimes present in front of the transverse process of a vertebra; in some animals it is normally present and of considerable size and strength.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parapophysis (par-ah-poph'is-is). The transverse process of a typical vertebra. [Gr., para, beside, + apophysis, an offshoot]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parapophysis (par-ah-pofis-is) [Gr. rapd near + apophysis]. The lower transverse process of a vertebra or its homologue.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parapophysis (par*a-pof'i-sis) [G. para, beside, + apophysis, an offshoot.] A secondary and slightly developed process sometimes present in front of the transverse process of a vertebra; in some animals it is normally present and of considerable size and strength.
  98. paraproctitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraproctitis (par-ah-prok-tiI -tis). Inflammation of the connective tissue about the rectum.
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      paraproctitis (par-ah-prok-ti'(te')tis) [G. para, beside, + prdktos, anus, 4- -itis.] Inflammation of the cellular tissue surrounding the rectum.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paraproctitis (par"ah-prok-ti'tis). Inflammation of the tissue about the rectum. [Gr., para, beside, + proktos, anus, + ilis, inflammation.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraproctitis (par"ah-prok-ti'tis) [see paraproclium]. Inflammation of the paraproctium.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraproctitis (par-ah-prok-ti'(te')tis) [G. para, beside, + prdktos, anus, 4- -itis.] Inflammation of the cellular tissue surrounding the rectum.
  99. paraproctium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraproctium (par-ap-rok'-te-um) [para-; irpowrAf, anus]. The connective tissue that surrounds the rectum.
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      paraproc'tium [G. para, beside, + proktos, anus.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paraproctium (par-ah-prok'shc-um) [Gr. *-apd beside + irfiukriK anus]. The tissues that surround the rectum and anus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraproc'tium [G. para, beside, + proktos, anus.]
  100. parapsis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parapsis (par-ap'-sis') [para-; tyn, a touching]. Perversion of the sense of touch.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parapsis (par-ap'sis) [Gr. x-apd beside+i^ij touch]. Morbid sense of touch; paraphia.
  101. parapsoriasis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parapsoriasis (par-ah-so-ri'a-sis) [G. para, beside.] A term applied by Brocq to a group of scaly dermatoses having certain characteristics in common yet differing from each other in appearance.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parapsoriasis (par-ah-so-ri'as-is). A chronic skin disease resembling psoriasis and lichen. It is marked by persistent red, scaling patches with lichen-like lesions, and is without subjective sensations.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parapsoriasis (par-ah-so-ri'a-sis) [G. para, beside.] A term applied by Brocq to a group of scaly dermatoses having certain characteristics in common yet differing from each other in appearance.
  102. parasitophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parasitophobia (par-ah-sit'o-foTrf-ah) [G. parasites. parasite, + phobos, fear.] Morbid fear oi parasites.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parasitophobia (par"ah-sit-o-fo'be-ah). Morbid dread of being infested with parasites, also the state of having such sensations. [Gr., parasitos, a parasite, + phobos, fear.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parasitophobia (par"ah-si-to-fo'be-ah) [parasitr •+• Gr. v""^'»s' fear]. Insane dread of parasites; morbid imagination that one is infested with parasites.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parasitophobia (par-ah-sit'o-foTrf-ah) [G. parasites. parasite, + phobos, fear.] Morbid fear oi parasites.
  103. parastata - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parastata (par-as'-tat-ah) [para-; iVrdvcu, to stand]. X. The epididymis. 2. The prostate eland.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parastata (par-as'ta-tah) [G. para, beside, + histfmi, I am placed.] i. The prostate gland. 2. The epididymis. p. adenoi'des, prostate, p. cirsoi'des, epididymis. p. glandulo'sa, prostate. p. varico'sa, (i) oviduct; (a) epididymis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parastata (par-as'ta-tah) [G. para, beside, + histfmi, I am placed.] i. The prostate gland. 2. The epididymis. p. adenoi'des, prostate, p. cirsoi'des, epididymis. p. glandulo'sa, prostate. p. varico'sa, (i) oviduct; (a) epididymis.
  104. parasternal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parasternal (par-ah-slfr'-nal) [para-; sternum}* Beside or near the sternum, p. line, an imaginary vertical line midway between the margin of the sternum and the line passing through the nipple, p. region, the region between the sternal margin and the parasternal line.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paraster'nal [G. para, beside, + L. sternum.] Alongside the sternum.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parasternal (par-ah-ster'nal). Situated at the side of the sternum. [Gr., para, beside, + stcrnon, the sternum.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraster'nal [G. para, beside, + L. sternum.] Alongside the sternum.
  105. parasynapsis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parasynapsis (par-ah-sin-ap'-sis} [para-; to unite]. The union of chromosomes side by side. Cf. telosynapsis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parasynap'sis [G. para, beside, + synopsis, a binding together.] Union of chromosomes side to side in the process of "reduction."
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parasynap'sis [G. para, beside, + synopsis, a binding together.] Union of chromosomes side to side in the process of "reduction."
  106. parasyphilitic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parasyphilitic (par-as~if-il~it/-ik) [para-; syphilis]. Not unlike syphilis, or in some way resembling syphilis.
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      parasyphilit'ic. Noting certain diseases supposed to be indirectly due to syphilis, though presenting none of the recognized anatomicopathological lesions of that infection; tabes dorsalis and progressive general paralysis are among these.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parasyphilitic (par"ah-sif-il-it'ik). Pertaining to a sequel or result of syphilis, but not to syphilis itself.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parasyphilit'ic. Noting certain diseases supposed to be indirectly due to syphilis, though presenting none of the recognized anatomicopathological lesions of that infection; tabes dorsalis and progressive general paralysis are among these.
  107. paratriptic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paratriptic (par-at-rip'-tik) [para-; rpl&tu, to rub]. Rubbing together; increasing waste.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paratrip'tic. i. Causing or caused by chafing, a. Retarding catabolic processes. 3. An agent, such as coffee, which retards tissue waste.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paratriptic (par-ah-trip'tik). i. Preventing bodily waste. 3. An agent that prevents the waste of nervous or other tissue.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paratrip'tic. i. Causing or caused by chafing, a. Retarding catabolic processes. 3. An agent, such as coffee, which retards tissue waste.
  108. paratrophic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paratroph'ic [G. para, beside, + irophl, nourishment.] Deriving sustenance from living organic material; parasitic; see metatrophic, prototrophic,
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paratrophic (par-ah-trof'ik) [Gr. rapA, beside + rpoffi nutrition). Requiring living material or complex protein matter for food.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paratroph'ic [G. para, beside, + irophl, nourishment.] Deriving sustenance from living organic material; parasitic; see metatrophic, prototrophic,
  109. paratrophy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paratrophy (par-at'-ro-fe) [para-; rpo^ij. nutrition],
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paratrophy (par-at'ro-fe). Qualitative alteration in a tissue caused by a trophic disorder, neurotic p. A p. of nervous origin, such as an arthropathy occurring in connection with locomotor ataxia. [Gr., para, beside, + trophe, nourishment.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paratrophy (par-at'ro-fe) [Gr. »op4 beside + rpotf^i nutrition], i. Perverted nutrition. 2. A dystrophy resembling myxedema, and characterized by painful, fatty swellings; adiposis dolorosa.
  110. paratuberculosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paratuberculosis (par-ah-tH-ber-ku-lo'-sis). A disease with symptoms similar to tuberculosis, but in which the tubercle bacillus cannot be found.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paratuberculo'sis [G. para, beside, + tuberculosis.] i. A condition marked by symptoms of tuberculosis, in which the presence of the tubercle bacillus cannot be demonstrated; due possibly to the action of the toxins remaining from a previous infection or derived from without, a. Tuberculide, a scrofulous eruption; an inflammatory lesion of the skin due to the action of tuberculous toxin in the blood.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paratuberculosis (par"ah-tu-ber-ku-lp'sis). Any disease not tuberculous, but flourishing in a tuberculous constitution.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paratuberculo'sis [G. para, beside, + tuberculosis.] i. A condition marked by symptoms of tuberculosis, in which the presence of the tubercle bacillus cannot be demonstrated; due possibly to the action of the toxins remaining from a previous infection or derived from without, a. Tuberculide, a scrofulous eruption; an inflammatory lesion of the skin due to the action of tuberculous toxin in the blood.
  111. paratuberculous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paratuber'culous. Relating to paratuberculosis.
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      paratuberculous (par"ah-tu-ber'ku-lus). Having an indirect relation to tuberculosis; due to conditions produced by tuberculosis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paratuber'culous. Relating to paratuberculosis.
  112. paraumbilical - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraumbilical (par~ah-um-bil-ik-al) [para-; umbilicus}. Near the navel.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paraumbil'ical [G. para, beside, + L. umbilicus. Paraomphalic, near the umbilicus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraumbil'ical [G. para, beside, + L. umbilicus. Paraomphalic, near the umbilicus.
  113. paravertebral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paraver'tebral [G. para, near, beside, + L. vertebra.] Alongside a vertebra or the spinal column, p. tri'angle, Greece's* triangle.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paravertebral (par-ah-ver'te-bral). Beside the vertebral column, p. anesthesia. See anesthesia
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paraver'tebral [G. para, near, beside, + L. vertebra.] Alongside a vertebra or the spinal column, p. tri'angle, Greece's* triangle.
  114. pareira - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pareira (par-a'-rah). The root of Chondrodendron tomeniusum, of the natural order Alenispermacea. It was formerly called pareira bra»a. It contains a resin, an alkaloid, peiosine, identical with berberine, a bitter principle, a nitrogenous substance, calcium ma late, potassium nitrate, and other salts, p.. decoction of (decoctum pareira, II. P.). Dose 1-2 oz. (32-64 Cc.). p., extract of (extraclum pareira-. B. P.). Dose 10-20 gr. (0.65-1.3 Cm.), p., fluideztract of (JJutdextractum pareira, U. S. P.). Dose i-i dr. (2-4 Cc.). p., liquid extract of (exlractum pareira liquidum, B. P.). Dose I dr. (4 Cc.).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pareira (par-a'-J-rah) (N.F., Br.). Pareira brava, the root of Ckondrodendron tomentosum, a vine of tropical America; employed as a diuretic in doses of 5' (3° • o) °f an infusion of the strength of i ounce to the pint.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pareira (par-a'rah) [Port. " brier"]. The root of CHondrodcn'dron tomento'sum, a South American plant. It contains the alkaloid pelosin, is diuretic and tonic, and is used in cystitis, pyelitis, rheumatism, dropsy, and leukorrhea. Dose of fluidextract, 30-60 min. (2-4 c.c.); of extract, 15 gr. (i gm.); of decoction, i fl.oz. (30 c.c.). Called also pareira brava.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pareira (par-a'-J-rah) (N.F., Br.). Pareira brava, the root of Ckondrodendron tomentosum, a vine of tropical America; employed as a diuretic in doses of 5' (3° • o) °f an infusion of the strength of i ounce to the pint.
  115. parelectronomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parelectronomy (par-e-lek-tron'-o-ttu) [para-; $X«*&», amber; >-6M«, law]. The electric condition of a transverse section of a muscle and its tendon, com
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parelectronomy (par-e-lek-tron'o-me) [Gr. TopA against + electric + Gr. vbiios law]. A condition in which there is a decrease in strength of an electric current passed through a muscle.
  116. parencephalitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parencephalitis (par-en-sef-al-i'-tis). Inflammation of the cerebellum.
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      parencephalitis (par-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis) [parencephalon + G. -Ms.] Inflammation of the cerebellum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parencephalitis (par"en-sef-ah-li'tis). Inflammation of the cerebellum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parencephalitis (par-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis) [parencephalon + G. -Ms.] Inflammation of the cerebellum.
  117. parencephalocele - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parencephalocele (par-en-sef'al-o-sel) [parencephalon + G. kite, hernia.] Protrusion of the cerebellum through a defect in the cranium.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parencephalocele (par-en-sef'al-o-sil) [parencephalon + Gr. i.ijX?) hernia]. Hernia! protrusion of the cerebellum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parencephalocele (par-en-sef'al-o-sel) [parencephalon + G. kite, hernia.] Protrusion of the cerebellum through a defect in the cranium.
  118. parencephalon - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parencephalon (par-en-seff-al-on) [para-; {-,^a\ot. brain]. The cerebellum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parenceph'alon [G. para, beside, + enkephalos, brain.] Cerebellum.
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      parencephalon (par-en-sef 'al-on) [Gr. «-apd near + t~, k«v~'i.\<n brain]. The cerebellum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parenceph'alon [G. para, beside, + enkephalos, brain.] Cerebellum.
  119. parenchymatitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parenchymatitis (Par-ens-kim-at-i'-tis) [parenchyma; ira, inflammation]. Inflammation of parenchyma.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parenchymatitis (par-en-ki-ma-ti'(te')tis) [G. parenchyma + -itis.] Inflammation of the parenchyma or differentiated substance of a gland or organ.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parenchymatitis (par"en-ki-mat-i'tisL
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      parenchymatitis (par"en-kim-at-i'tis). Inil.nn mation of a parenchyma.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parenchymatitis (par-en-ki-ma-ti'(te')tis) [G. parenchyma + -itis.] Inflammation of the parenchyma or differentiated substance of a gland or organ.
  120. parenchymatous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parenchymatous (par-en-ki'ma-tus). Relating to the parenchyma, parenchymal. p. neuri'tis, neuritis affecting chiefly or exclusively the axiscylinder and its myelin.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parenchymatous (par-en-ki'mat-us). Of, pertaining to, resembling, or affecting parenchyma.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parenchymatous (par-en-kim'at-us). Pertaining to or of the nature of a parenchyma.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parenchymatous (par-en-ki'ma-tus). Relating to the parenchyma, parenchymal. p. neuri'tis, neuritis affecting chiefly or exclusively the axiscylinder and its myelin.
  121. parenchymula - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parenchymula (par-eng-kim'-u-lah) [dim. of parenchyma; pL, parenchymula}. The embryonic stage immediately succeeding that of the closed blastula. Synonym of MetschnikoJTs larva.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parenchymula (par-en-ki'mu-lah) [L. dim. of G parenchyma.] The stage in embryonic development next succeeding that of the closed blastula. in which the external differentiated cells pass into the interior.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parenchymula (par-en-kim'u-lah). The embryonic stage next succeeding that called the closed blastula.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parenchymula (par-en-ki'mu-lah) [L. dim. of G parenchyma.] The stage in embryonic development next succeeding that of the closed blastula. in which the external differentiated cells pass into the interior.
  122. parepididymis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parepididymis (par-ep-id-id'-im-is). See paradidymis.
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      parepidid'ymis [G. para, beside, + epididymis.} Paradidymis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parepidid'ymis [G. para, beside, + epididymis.} Paradidymis.
  123. parica - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parica (par-e-kah'). A narcotic snuff prepared from the seeds of Piptade'nia ni'ops, a tree of Brazil.
  124. parietes - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parietes (par-i'-et-et) [pi. of fries, a wall]. The walls of a cavity.
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      parietes (par-i'e-tes). Plural of L. paries, a wall.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parietes. [Lat., venter, belly, + f*»rt.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parietes (par-i'et-ez) [L. "walls"). The walk of an organ or cavity.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parietes (par-i'e-tes). Plural of L. paries, a wall.
  125. parieto- - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parieto- (par-i-el-o-) [parietal]. A prefix meaning relating to the parietal bone.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parieto-. Combining form of Lat., paries, a wall.
  126. parieto-occipital - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parieto-occipital (par-i"et-o-ok-sip'it-al). Pertaining to the parietal and occipital bones or lobes.
  127. parigenin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parigenin (par-ij'-en-in). See parillix.
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      parigenin (par-ijVnin). An alkaloid derived from parillin by the action of sulphuric acid.
  128. parillin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parillin (par-il'-m) [par Ma, dim. of purra, a trained vine). A glucoside obtained from sarsaparilla; if treated by dilute mineral acids it yields parigenin and sugar.
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      parillin (par-il'in) [Spanish parilla vine). A crystalline glucosid, C.oHjoO,,, the active principle
  129. paristhmic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paristhmic (par-isl'-mik) [para-; Mid*, throat]. Relating to the tonsils.
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      paristhmic (par-is'mik). Relating to the tonsils.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paristhmic (par-ist'mik). Pertaining to the tonsils.
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      paristhmic (par-is'mik). Relating to the tonsils.
  130. paristhmitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paristhmitis (par-ist-mi1-Us) [para-; UrSitAi, throat; trit, inflammation]. Tonsillitis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paristhmitis (par-is-mi'(me')tis). Amygdalitis, inflammation of the tonsil.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paristhmitis (par-ist-mi'tis). Tonsillitis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paristhmitis (par-is-mi'(me')tis). Amygdalitis, inflammation of the tonsil.
  131. paroccipital - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paroccipital (par-ok-sip'-il-at). i. Beside the occipital region. 2. The mastoid process.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paroccip'ital [G. para, beside, + L. occipitalis.] Near or beside the occipital bone or the occiput, p. process, paramastoid* process.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paroccipital (par-ok-sip'it-al) [Gr. iropd near + L. oc'ciput occiput). Near the occipital bone.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paroccip'ital [G. para, beside, + L. occipitalis.] Near or beside the occipital bone or the occiput, p. process, paramastoid* process.
  132. parodontitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parodontitis (par-o-don-ti'-tis) [para-; 6iola. a tooth; iru, inflammation). Inflammation of the tissues surrounding a tooth.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parodontitis (par-o-don-ti'(te')tis) [G. para, beside, + odous(odont-), tooth, + -ilis.] Pyorrhea alveolaris.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parodontitis (par"o-don-ti'tis) [see parodanlid]. Inflammation of tissues about a tooth.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parodontitis (par-o-don-ti'(te')tis) [G. para, beside, + odous(odont-), tooth, + -ilis.] Pyorrhea alveolaris.
  133. parolivary - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parolivary (por-oj'-iiwj-rt) [para-; olira, olive). Situated near the olivary body. p. body. See nucleus, olivary, accessory.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parol'ivary [G. para, beside, + L. oliva, olive.] By the side of or near the oliva.
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      parolivary (par-ol'iv-ar-e) (Gr. rrapd near + oKrory). Situated near the olivary body.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parol'ivary [G. para, beside, + L. oliva, olive.] By the side of or near the oliva.
  134. paromphalocele - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paromphalocele (par-om-fal'-o-sU) [para-; .WoXfc. navel; mrX^, tumor]. Hernia in the region of the navel.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parom'phalocele [G. para, beside, + omphalos, umbilicus, 4- kele, tumor, hernia.] I. A tumor near the umbilicus, i. A hernia through a defect in the abdominal wall near the umbilicus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paromphalocele (par-om-fal'o-sel) [Gr. na,>n near + &nnavel + 10^X17 hernia]. Hernia situated near the navel.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parom'phalocele [G. para, beside, + omphalos, umbilicus, 4- kele, tumor, hernia.] I. A tumor near the umbilicus, i. A hernia through a defect in the abdominal wall near the umbilicus.
  135. paronychial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paronychial (par-o-ntit'-e-at). Having the character of paronychia.
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      paronychial (par-o-nikl-al). Relating to paronychia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paronychial (par-o-nik'e-al). Of or pertaining to paronychia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paronychial (par-o-nikl-al). Relating to paronychia.
  136. paroophoritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paroophoritis (par-o-off-or-i'-tis) \para-; oophoron; irtf, inflammation]. I. Inflammation of the parovarium. 2. Inflammation of the tissues about the ovary.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paroophoritis (par o-of-o-ri'tis). Inflammation of the paroophoron. [Gr., para, beside, + oon, an egg, + phoros, bearing, + itis, inflammation.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paroophoritis (par"o-of-o-ri'tis). i. Inflammation of the paroophoron. 2. Inflammation of the tissues about the ovary.
  137. paroophoron - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paroophoron (par-o-of'-o-ron) [para-; oophoron]. The persistent tubules of the posterior part of the Wolffian body in the female, corresponding to the organ of Giraldes in the male.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paroophoron (par-o-of'or-on) [G. para, beside, + oophoros, egg-bearing.| [SNA] A collection of rudimentary tubules in the mesosalpinx near the uterus, the analogue of the paradidymis in the male; epoophoron. paroarium, parovarium.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      paroophoron (par-o-of'o-ron). A body
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paroophoron (par-o-of'o-ron) [Gr. rapd near + aw- Ckk ' tptpftv to bear). A relic in the broad ligament of the urinary portion of a wolffian body. It is a tubular body corresponding to the organ of Giraldes in the male.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paroophoron (par-o-of'or-on) [G. para, beside, + oophoros, egg-bearing.| [SNA] A collection of rudimentary tubules in the mesosalpinx near the uterus, the analogue of the paradidymis in the male; epoophoron. paroarium, parovarium.
  138. parorchis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parorchis (par-crisis). The epididymis.
  139. parosteal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parosteal (par-os'te-al). Pertaining to the outer surface of the periosteum.
  140. parotic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paro'tic [G. para, beside, + ous(St-), ear.] Near or beside the ear.
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      parotic (par-ot'ik) [Gr. irapd near + ous ear]. Situated or occurring near the ear.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paro'tic [G. para, beside, + ous(St-), ear.] Near or beside the ear.
  141. parotidean - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parotidean (par-ot-id'e-an). Pertaining to the parotid gland.
  142. parotidectomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parotidec'tomy [G. par8tis(par3tid-) + ektoml, excision.] Surgical removal of the parotid gland.
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      parotidectomy (par-ot-id-ek'to-me) [parotid + Gr. ;.. r.iuij excision]. Excision of the parotid gland.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parotidec'tomy [G. par8tis(par3tid-) + ektoml, excision.] Surgical removal of the parotid gland.
  143. parotiditis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parotidi'tis (par-ot-I-di'(de')tis) [G. parotis(parotid-) + -Ms.] Inflammation of the parotid gland, parotitis; mumps, epidem'ic p., mumps, an acute infectious and contagious disease characterized by inflammation and swelling of the parotid gland, sometimes of other salivary glands, and occasionally by metastasis of the mamma or testis.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parotiditis (par-ot-id-i'tis). See parotitis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parotiditis (par-ot-id-i'tis). Same as parotitis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parotidi'tis (par-ot-I-di'(de')tis) [G. parotis(parotid-) + -Ms.] Inflammation of the parotid gland, parotitis; mumps, epidem'ic p., mumps, an acute infectious and contagious disease characterized by inflammation and swelling of the parotid gland, sometimes of other salivary glands, and occasionally by metastasis of the mamma or testis.
  144. parous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parous (par'us) [L. parere, to bear.] Noting a woman who has borne children, whether one or more.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parous (pa'rus). Pregnant or having been pregnant. [Lat., parere, to bring forth.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parous (pa'rus) [L. par'ere to bear]. Puerperal.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parous (par'us) [L. parere, to bear.] Noting a woman who has borne children, whether one or more.
  145. parovarian - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parova'rian. i. Near or beside the ovary, 2. Relating to the parovarium.
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      parovarian (par-o-va're-an). Pertaining to the parovarium.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parova'rian. i. Near or beside the ovary, 2. Relating to the parovarium.
  146. parovarium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parova'rium [G. para, beside, + L. ovarium, ovary.] Organ of Rosenmuller, epoophoron.*
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      parovarium (par-o-va're-um). See epoophoron. [Gr., para, beside, + Lat., ovarium, a receptacle for eggs.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parovarium (par-o-va're-um) [Gr. rapd near + L. ma'rium ovary]. A tubular structure of the broad ligament; the body of Rosenmiiller. With the parobphoron, it represents the embryonic wolffian body. Called also cpodphoron. parozia (par-oks'e-ah). Same as pica.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parova'rium [G. para, beside, + L. ovarium, ovary.] Organ of Rosenmuller, epoophoron.*
  147. parthenin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parthenin (par'then-in). A bitter, crystalline, analgesic and febrifugal alkaloid from Parthe'nium hysleropWorus. Antiperiodic dose, 7-15 gr. (0.5-1 gm.); analgesic dose, } gr. (0.05 gm.).
  148. parturifacient - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parturifacient (par-tu-re-fa'-se-ent) {parturition; facere, to make], i. Promoting parturition, 2. An agent that induces parturition.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parturifacient (par-tu-rl-fa'shent) [L. parturire, to be in labor, + facere, to make.] Oxytocic. i. Inducing or accelerating labor, a. An agent which induces or accelerates labor.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parturifacient (par"tu-re-fa'shent) [L. parluri're to travail + to cause], i. Inducing or facilitating childbirth. 2. A medicine that induces or facilitates childbirth.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parturifacient (par-tu-rl-fa'shent) [L. parturire, to be in labor, + facere, to make.] Oxytocic. i. Inducing or accelerating labor, a. An agent which induces or accelerates labor.
  149. parturiometer - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parturiometer (par-tu-re-om'-et-er) [parturition; fia measure}. An instrument for determining the progress of labor by measuring the expulsive force of the uterus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parturiom'eter [L. parturitio, parturition, + metron, measure.] A device for determining the force of the uterine contractions in childbirth.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parturiometer (par"tu-re-om'et-er) [L. parturil'io childbirth + me'trum measure]. A device used in measuring the expulsive power of the uterus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parturiom'eter [L. parturitio, parturition, + metron, measure.] A device for determining the force of the uterine contractions in childbirth.
  150. parulis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parulis (par-u'-lix) [para-; oi-W. the gum]. Abscess of the gum; a gum-boil.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parulis [G. para, beside, + oulon, gum.] A gumboil.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      parulis (par-u'lis) [Gr. irapa near + ov\ov gum]. A gum-boil; abscess of a gum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parulis [G. para, beside, + oulon, gum.] A gumboil.
  151. paruria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      paruria (par-u'-re-ah) [para-; ,.",...;•, urine]. Abnormity In the excretion of the urine.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      paru'ria [G. para, beside, + ouron, urine.] Any disorder of micturition.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      paruria (par-u're-ah) [Gr. irapd beside + oupov urine). Discharge of urine from an unusual part.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      paru'ria [G. para, beside, + ouron, urine.] Any disorder of micturition.
  152. parvule - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      parvule (par'-i-til) [Parvus, small]. A small pill or pellet, or granule.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      parvule (par'vul) [L. parvulus, very small.] A pillule, pellet, granule; a minute pill.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      parvule (par'vul) [L. parvulus, very small.] A pillule, pellet, granule; a minute pill.
  153. pasteurellosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pasteurello'sis. Infection withbacteriaof the group Pasteurclla, causing hemorrhagic septicemia.
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      pasteurellosis (pas-ter-el-o'sis). Any one of a group of fatal infectious diseases of various animals, caused by bacteria of the hemorrhagic septiccmia group, p. bubalo'rum. Same as barbone.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pasteurello'sis. Infection withbacteriaof the group Pasteurclla, causing hemorrhagic septicemia.
  154. pastil - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pastil (pas'til) (Fr. pastille]. A troche or lozenge; also an aromatic mass to be burnt as a fumigant.
  155. patefaction - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      patefaction (pa-te-fak'shun) [L. patefacere, to throw open.] A laying open.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      patefaction (pat-e-fak'shun) [L. pateja'cere to lay open). The act of laying open.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      patefaction (pa-te-fak'shun) [L. patefacere, to throw open.] A laying open.
  156. patelliform - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      patelliform (pat-el'-if-orm) [patella; forma, form]. Shaped like a patella.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      patelliform (pat-el'ii-orm). Shaped like the patella.
  157. patellofemoral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      patellofemoral (pa-iel-o-fem'-o-ral). Pertaining to the patella and the femur.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      patellofemoral (pa-tel"o-fem'o-ral). Pertaining to the patella and the femur.
  158. pathematology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pathe'matol'ogy [G. pathema(palhemal-'), suffering. + -logia.] Pathology, especially mental pathology.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pathematology (path"e-mat-ol'o-je) [Gr. r&Srma disease + X6-yos treatise], i. Pathology. 2. The science of mental affections and of the passions.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pathe'matol'ogy [G. pathema(palhemal-'), suffering. + -logia.] Pathology, especially mental pathology.
  159. pathogeny - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pathogeny (pa-thoj'en-I). Pathogenesis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pathogeny (path-oj'en-e). Same as pathogenesis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pathogeny (pa-thoj'en-I). Pathogenesis.
  160. pathognomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pathognomy (path-og'no-me) [Gr. irdflos disease -f yv&nri opinion], i. The science of the signs and symptoms of disease. 2. The recognition of the nature of a disease by observation of the unconscious revelation of the feelings and passions of the patient.
  161. pathomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pathomania (path-f-ma'-ne-ah) [patho-; poWa. madness]. Moral insanity.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pathomania (path-o-ma'ne-ah) [Gr. jrdflos disease -f* navia madness]. Moral insanity.
  162. pausimenia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pausimenia (paw-sim-c'-ne-ah). See menopause.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pausimenia (paw-zl-me'nl-ah [G. pausis, a ceasing, + mln, mouth.] Menopause.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pausimenia (paw-se-me'ne-ah) [Gr. ra.ua is pause + fjLijv month]. Menopause.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pausimenia (paw-zl-me'nl-ah [G. pausis, a ceasing, + mln, mouth.] Menopause.
  163. pearlash - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pearl'ash. Impure potassium carbonate.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pearlash (perl'ash). Impure potassium carbonate in crystals.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pearl'ash. Impure potassium carbonate.
  164. pectase - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectase (peV-tis) [r*crit, fixed]. A hypothetical ferment of plants which converts pectose into pectin.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pectase (pek'tas). A ferment supposed to exist in plants which coagulates the pectin bodies.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pectase (pek'tas). A nitrogenous ferment associated with pectose in fruits; it coagulates various pectins.
  165. pectineal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectineal (pek-tin'e-al). Relating to the os pubis or to any comb-like structure; ridged, p. muscle, musculus pectineus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pectineal (pek-tin'e-al) [L. pec'ten comb, pubes). Pertaining to the os pubis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pectineal (pek-tin'e-al). Relating to the os pubis or to any comb-like structure; ridged, p. muscle, musculus pectineus.
  166. pectineus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectineus (pek-tin-f'-ii^. See under muscle.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pectine'us. See under musculus.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pectineus (pek-tin-e'us). A muscle wki:; adducts the lower limb and is an amsory flexor of the thigh. See table • muscles, under muscle. [Lat., ptcte*, > comb.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pectineus (pek-tin'e-us) [LJ. See muscles, table of.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pectine'us. See under musculus.
  167. pectization - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectization (pek-ti-za'shunj [G. plklikos, curdling.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pectization (pek-tiz-a'shun) [Gr. Htjktikos curdling]. Coagulation or gelatinization; a term used in colloidal chemistry.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pectization (pek-ti-za'shunj [G. plklikos, curdling.]
  168. pectoriloquy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectoriloquy (pek-lor-il'-o-kwl) [prctus, breast; loqui, to speak). The distinct transmission of articulate speech to the ear on auscultation. It may be heard over cavities in the lung, over areas of consolidation near a large bronchus, over a paeumothorax when the opening in the lung is patulous, and over some pleural effusions, p. aphonic. i. The sound heard in auscultating a lung in which there i s a cavity. 2. The sound heard in auscultation in pleuritic effusion when the subject speaks in a low tone, p.,
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pectoriloquy (pek-to-ril'o-kwl) [L. pectus(pector-), breast, + loqui, to speak.] Transmission of the voice sound through the pulmonary structures, so that it is audible on auscultation of the chest; it indicates either solidification of the pulmonary structures or the presence of a large cavity, apho'nic p., Baccelli's* sign, whis'pering p., the transmission of the whisper in the same way as that of the voice in ordinary pectoriloquy.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pectoriloquy (pek-to-ril'o-kwe) [L. pec'lus breast + lo'qui to speak]. Transmission of the sound of spoken words through the chest-wall. It is indicative of excavation of the lung when heard alone: if it is combined with bronchophony, it indicates consolidation of the lung, aphonic p., the sound of the whispered voice transmitted through a serous, but not through a purulent, exudate within the pleura; Baccelli's sign, whispering p., the transmission of the sound of whispered words through the walls of the chest.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pectoriloquy (pek-to-ril'o-kwl) [L. pectus(pector-), breast, + loqui, to speak.] Transmission of the voice sound through the pulmonary structures, so that it is audible on auscultation of the chest; it indicates either solidification of the pulmonary structures or the presence of a large cavity, apho'nic p., Baccelli's* sign, whis'pering p., the transmission of the whisper in the same way as that of the voice in ordinary pectoriloquy.
  169. pectose - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectose (pek'-tss) [<riprit, congealed], A compound occurring in unripe fruits, and giving rise to pectin.
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      pectose (pek'tos). A substance in certain fruits and vegetables from which pectin is formed on boiling.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pectose (pek'tos). A body found in unripe fleshy fruits, converted into pectin bodies by the action of acids or heat. or by the process of ripening.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pectose (pek'tSs). A principle in unripe fruits and plants from which pectin is derived.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pectose (pek'tos). A substance in certain fruits and vegetables from which pectin is formed on boiling.
  170. pectous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectous (pek'-tus"). Relating to pectin or pectose.
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      pectous (pek'tus). i. Relating to or consisting of pectin or pectose. a. Noting a firm coagulated condition sometimes assumed by a gel, which is permanent in that the substance cannot be made to reassume the gel form.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pectous (pek'tus). Pertaining to, composed of, or resembling pectin; having a firm jelly-like consistence.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pectous (pek'tus). i. Relating to or consisting of pectin or pectose. a. Noting a firm coagulated condition sometimes assumed by a gel, which is permanent in that the substance cannot be made to reassume the gel form.
  171. pectunculus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pectun'culus [L. a small scallop.] One of the strife running longitudinally along the walls of the aquseductus cerebri.
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      pectunculus (pek-tung'ku-lus) [L. dim. of pec'ten comb]. Any one of the series of small longitudinal ridges on the aqueduct of Sylvius.
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      pectun'culus [L. a small scallop.] One of the strife running longitudinally along the walls of the aquseductus cerebri.
  172. pedesis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedesis (pe-dt'-sis) [wjlhiaa. leaping or bounding]. The dancing oscillating motion of the particles of any substance sufficiently powdered and suspended in a suitable liquid. Brownian movement.
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      pedesis (pe-de'sis) [G. pldisis, a leaping.] Brownian* movements.
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      pedesis (pe-de'sis) [Gr. Trh&riau leaping). The quick darting movement of fine particles of solid matter in a limpid liquid; brownian movement.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pedesis (pe-de'sis) [G. pldisis, a leaping.] Brownian* movements.
  173. pedialgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedialgia (pe-de-al'-je-ah) [nMor, foot; iyXoi, pain]. Pain in the foot.
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      pedial'gia. Pedionalgia.
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      pedialgia (pe-de-al'je-ah) [Gr. irt&tov foot + t\yos pain]. Neuralgic pain in the foot.
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      pedial'gia. Pedionalgia.
  174. pediatry - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pediatry (pe'de-at-re). Same as pedialria.
  175. pedicellation - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedicellation (ped-J-sel-la'shun). Formation of a pedicel or peduncle.
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      pedicellation (ped-is-el-a'shun). The development of a pedicle.
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      pedicellation (ped-J-sel-la'shun). Formation of a pedicel or peduncle.
  176. pedicled - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedicled (ped'ik-ld). Having a pedicle.
  177. pedicular - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedicular (ped-ik'-u-lar) {pedicle}, i. Pertaining to a pedicle; peduncular. 2. [pedictdus. louse). Lousy. 3. Belonging to the genus Pediculus.
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      pedic'ular. Relating to pediculi, or lice.
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      pedicular (pe-dik'u-lar) [L. pcdicula'ris]. Pertaining to or caused by lice.
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      pedic'ular. Relating to pediculi, or lice.
  178. pediculate - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedic'ulate. Pedunculate, pedicellate.
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      pediculate (pe-dik'u-lat) [L. pedicula'tus]. Provided with a pedicle.
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      pedic'ulate. Pedunculate, pedicellate.
  179. pediculation - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pediculation (ped-ik-u-la'-shun) \pediculus]. The state of one suffering from pediculosis. 2. The process of developing a pedicle.
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      pedicula'tion [L. pediculus, louse.] Infestation with lice, lousiness.
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      pediculation (pe-dik-u-la'shun) [L. pediculo'tio]. i. Infestation with lice. 2. The process of forming a pedicle.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pedicula'tion [L. pediculus, louse.] Infestation with lice, lousiness.
  180. pediculicide - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pediculicide (pe-dik'u-lis-Id) [L. pedic'uli lice + cadcrc to kill]. Destroying lice.
  181. pediculophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pediculophobia (ped-ik-u-lo-fo'-be-ah) [pediculus; oi, fear]. Morbid dread of lice.
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      pediculopho'bia [L. pediculus, louse, + G. phobos, fear.] Phthiriophobia.
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      pediculophobia (pe-dik"u-lo-fo'be-ah) [L. /«•/,•'>' H/«i louse + Gr. fb&rn fear]. Morbid dread of infestation with lice.
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      pediculopho'bia [L. pediculus, louse, + G. phobos, fear.] Phthiriophobia.
  182. pediculous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedic'ulous. Infested with pediculi, lousy.
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      pediculous (pe-dfk'u-lus). Infested with lice.
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      pedic'ulous. Infested with pediculi, lousy.
  183. pediluvium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pediluvium (ped-H-oo'-fe-um) [pes, foot] lavare, to wash]. A foot-bath.
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      pedilu'vium [L. pes(ped-), foot, + luen, to wash.] A foot-bath.
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      pediluvium (pcd-il-u've-um) [L. pa foot + lu'cre to wash]. A foot-bath.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pedilu'vium [L. pes(ped-), foot, + luen, to wash.] A foot-bath.
  184. peditis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peditis (pe-di'-tis) [pes, foot; mi, inflammation]. A serious complication of laminitis of the horse's foot, in which not only the laminae, but the periosteum and the coffin-bone also, are involved in the inflammatory process.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      peditis (pS-di'(de')tis) [L. pes(ped-), foot, + G. -itis.] Inflammation of the coffin bone and lamime in the horse.
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      peditis (pe-di'tis) [L. pes foot + -ilii]. Inflammation of the pedal bone of the horse.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      peditis (pS-di'(de')tis) [L. pes(ped-), foot, + G. -itis.] Inflammation of the coffin bone and lamime in the horse.
  185. pedunculus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pedunculus (pe-dung'-ki-lus). Same as peduncle.
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      pedunculus (ped-un'ku-lus). See peduncle. p. anterior callosi. The anterior extremity of the corpus callosum. p. flood. The pedicle, or a constricted portion, of a cerebellar lamina. p. pulmonum. The root of the lung. p. trlgoni eerebralis anterior. The anterior pillar of the fornix.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pedunculus (pe-dunk'u-lus). See pediindt. p. cer'ebri [B N A], a cms cerebri. p. cor'poris pinea'lis, the peduncle of the pineal body. p. noc'culi [B N A], the lateral expansion of the posterior medullary velum toward the flocculus.
  186. pelade - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelade (pS-lad') [Fr. peler, to remove the hair from a hide.] Alopecia areata.
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      pelade (pS-lad') [Fr. peler, to remove the hair from a hide.] Alopecia areata.
  187. pelioma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelioma (pel-e-o'-mah) [r<X£u/ia, a livid spot]. A livid spot, as seen in peliosis.
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      pelioma (pe-le-o'mah). i. A livid spot. 2. Heliosis, p. typho sum. a state marked by livid spots on the extremities.
  188. peliosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peliosis (pel-e-o'-sis) [see pelioma]. Purpura. p. rheumatica, *purpura rheumatica; a disease characterized by a purpuric rash, with arthritis and fever.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pelio'sis [G. peliosis, a livid spot, livor.] Purpura. p. rheumat'ica, purpura rheumatica.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      peliosis (pel-e-o'sis) (Gr. ir«Xu5s livid]. Same as purpura. p. rheumat'ica. See purpura rkevmaiiea.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pelio'sis [G. peliosis, a livid spot, livor.] Purpura. p. rheumat'ica, purpura rheumatica.
  189. pellagrin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pellagrin (pel'-a-grin) [It., fella, skin; agra, rough; nr rtXXa, skin; lypa, seizure]. One who is afflicted with pellagra.
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      pellagrin (pel'a-grin) [It. pellagrino.] One who suffers from pellagra.
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      pellagrin (pel-ah'grin). A person affected with pellagra.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pellagrin (pel'a-grin) [It. pellagrino.] One who suffers from pellagra.
  190. pellagrous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pellagrous (pel-a'-grus) [rjXXa, skin; ifpo, seizure]. Affected with pellagra; pertaining to pellagra.
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      pell'agrous. Relating to or suffering from pellagra.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pell'agrous. Relating to or suffering from pellagra.
  191. pelletierine - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelletierine (pel-et'-e-er-in) [Bertrand Pelletier, French chemist. 1761-1797], CtHiiNQ. A liquid alkaloid obtained together with an isomeric body, isopellelierii, also a liquid alkaloid, from pomegranate-bark. It is used as a teniafuge, chiefly in the form of the tarmate. p. hydrobromide, used in paralysis of the eye-muscles. Dose 4-6 gr. (0.250.4 Gm.). p. hydrochloride, used as a teniafuge. Dose 4S 3 gr. (0.3-0.5 Gm.). p. sulphate, used as an anthelmintic. Dose 6 gr. (0.4 Gm.) with 8 gr. (0.52 Gm.) of tannin in i oz. (30 Cc.) of water, followed by a cathartic, p. tannate (pellttierina tannas, U. S. P.), a mixture of the tannates of four alkaloids obtained from Punica granatum. Dose 4 gr. (0.25 Gm.).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pelletierine (pel-et'6r-en) [after Bertrand PiUetirr. a French chemist, 1761—1797.] Punicine, a volatile liquid alkaloid, C,HUNO, one of four alkaloids from pomegranate bark (pfllftieriru. iso-, methyl-, and pseudo-pelletierine), a mixture of the tannates of all of which is the official (U.S.) pelletierins tannas. p. sul'phate, a mixture of the sulphates of p. and isopelletierine; a brownish syrupy liquid or crystalline masses used as a teniacide in doses of gr. 4—6 (o. 25—0.4).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pelletierine (pel-et'6r-en) [after Bertrand PiUetirr. a French chemist, 1761—1797.] Punicine, a volatile liquid alkaloid, C,HUNO, one of four alkaloids from pomegranate bark (pfllftieriru. iso-, methyl-, and pseudo-pelletierine), a mixture of the tannates of all of which is the official (U.S.) pelletierins tannas. p. sul'phate, a mixture of the sulphates of p. and isopelletierine; a brownish syrupy liquid or crystalline masses used as a teniacide in doses of gr. 4—6 (o. 25—0.4).
  192. pellicula - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pellicula (pS-lik'u-lah) [L. dim. of pellis, skin.) Epidermis.
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      pellicula. I. A very thin membrane or scum. 2. A valve of the heart.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pellicula (pS-lik'u-lah) [L. dim. of pellis, skin.) Epidermis.
  193. pellitory - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pellitory (pel'-il-or-e). See pyreUarum.
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      pell'itory. i. Pyrethrum. 2. Parthenium. 3 Parietaria.
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      pellitory (pel'it-o-rc). Any plant of the genera Pyrc'lhrum and Porieta'ria.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pell'itory. i. Pyrethrum. 2. Parthenium. 3 Parietaria.
  194. pellotine - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pellotine (prl'-iit-in), CuHiiNOt. An alkaloid from the Mexican cactus, Anhalonium irilliamsi; i t is a hypnotic, and is used chiefly in the form of the hydrochloride. Dose f-i gr. (0.056-0.06 Gm.); subcutaneously j- j gr. (0.02-0.048 Gm.).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pell'otine. An alkaloid from A nhalonium wiiliamsii, a Mexican cactus; the hydrochlorideis used as a hypnotic and in maniacal excitement in doses of gr. i-i (0.03-0.06).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pell'otine. An alkaloid from A nhalonium wiiliamsii, a Mexican cactus; the hydrochlorideis used as a hypnotic and in maniacal excitement in doses of gr. i-i (0.03-0.06).
  195. pelma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelma (pel'-mah) [liXpa. sole]. The lower surface of the toes; also the entire sole of the foot.
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      pel'ma [G.] The sole of the foot, planta.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pelma (pel'mah) [Gr. -;,\.[,n sole]. The sole of the foot.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pel'ma [G.] The sole of the foot, planta.
  196. pelmatic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelmatic (pel-mat'-ik) [rl\ua. sole]. Relating to the sole of the foot.
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      pelmatic (pel-mat'ik) [Gr. ,v.',\/m sole]. Pertaining to the sole of the foot.
  197. pelmatogram - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelmatogram (pel-mat'-o-gram) [WX^p. the sole of the foot; yp&ttpa, a writing]. An imprint of the sole of the foot.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pelmatogram (pel-mat'o-gram) [Gr. x-iXpa sole ypanna mark]. An impression of the sole of the foot; a foot-print.
  198. pelotherapy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelotherapy (pe-lo-ther'-ap-e). See pelopathy.
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      pe'lother'apy [G. pelos, mud, + therapeia, treatment.] Treatment of disease by means of mudbaths.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pelotherapy (pe-lo-ther'ap-e). The use of earth or mud in therapy. [Gr., pelos, mud, + therapeia, treatment.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pelotherapy (pe-lo-ther'ap-e) [Gr. -jja.v. mud + Otpairtia cure]. The therapeutic use of earth or mud.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pe'lother'apy [G. pelos, mud, + therapeia, treatment.] Treatment of disease by means of mudbaths.
  199. peltation - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peltation (pel-ta'-shun) [t&ttj, a shield]. The protection afforded by inoculation with a serum.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      peltation (pel-ta'shun). The protective influence exerted by serum inoculation. [Lat., pelta, a shield.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      peltation (pel-ta'shun) [L. /.•,/"',< shield]. The protective influence of inoculation with a serum.
  200. pelvigraph - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelvigraph (pel'-vig-raf) [pelvis; -ypA^etr, to write]. An apparatus that automatically records the outline of the pelvic wall.
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      pel'vigraph [L. pelvis + G. graphs, I write.] An instrument whereby the contour and dimensions of the pelvis may be drawn to scale.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pelvigraph (pel'vig-raf) [pelvis + Gr. ypa. to write]. A recording pelvimeteT.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pel'vigraph [L. pelvis + G. graphs, I write.] An instrument whereby the contour and dimensions of the pelvis may be drawn to scale.
  201. pelvimeter - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pelvimeter (pel*vim'-et~er) [pelvis; plrpov, a measure). An instrument for measuring the pelvic dimensions.
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      pelvim'eter [L. pelvis + G. metron, measure.] An instrument shaped like calipers for measuring the diameters of the pelvis.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pelvimeter (pel-vim'et-er). An instrument for measuring the dimensions or proportions of the pelvis, shaped like the calipers used in carpentering and engineering. [Lat., pelvis, the pelvis, + Gr., metron, a measure.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pelvimeter (pel-vim'e-ter) [L. pd'ms pelvis + me'trum measure). An instrument for measuring the diameters and capacity of the pelvis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pelvim'eter [L. pelvis + G. metron, measure.] An instrument shaped like calipers for measuring the diameters of the pelvis.
  202. pelvimetry - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pelvimetry (pel-vim'-et-re) [see pelvimeter]. The measurement of the dimensions of the pelvis, p. combined, a combination of external and internal pelvimetry. p. digital, pelvimetry by means of the hand, p., external, measurement of the external diameters of the pelvis, by which to estimate the dimensions of the internal parts, p., internal, measurement of the internal dimensions of the pelvis by the hand or by the pelvimeter. p.t manual. Same as p., digital. See pelvis.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pelvimetry (pel-vim'et-re). The measurement of the dimensions or proportions of the pelvis, combined p. P. by a combination of the external with the internal method, digital p. P. by hand. external p. An external measurement of the pelvis for the purpose of deducing therefrom the internal diameters. Internal p. A measurement of the internal diameters of the pelvis. [Lat., pelvis, the pelvis, + Gr., metron, a measure.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pelvimetry (pel-vim'et-re). The measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis, combined p., pelvimetry in which measurements are made both within and outside the body, digital p., pelvimetry performed with the hands, external p., that in which the measurements are made outside the body, instrumental p., measurement of the pelvis with the pelvimeter. internal p., that in which the measurements are made within the vagina, manual p., that which is performed with the hands.
  203. pemphigoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pem'phigoid [G. Mas, resemblance.] Resembling pemphigus.
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      pemphigoid (pem'fig-oid) [Gr. iri/j^if blister + tlooi form]. Like or resembling pemphigus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pem'phigoid [G. Mas, resemblance.] Resembling pemphigus.
  204. penicillus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      penicillus (pen-is-il'-us') [peniciUus, a painter's brush; pi.. peniciUi], One of the tufts of fine twigs into which the arteries of the spleen subdivide.
  205. penoscrotal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      penoscrotal (pe-no-skro'-tal). Pertaining to the penis and the scrotum.
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      penoscrotal (pe'no-skro'tal). Relating to both penis and scrotum.
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      penoscrotal (pe-no-skro'tal). Relating to the penis and the scrotum.
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      penoscrotal (pe'no-skro'tal). Relating to both penis and scrotum.
  206. pentone - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pentone (pen'tOn). Same as talylcnr.
  207. pentosuria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pentosuria (pen-to-su'-re-ah) [pentose; o^pcr, urine]. The presence of pentose in the urine. Urine containing pentose reduces Fehling's polution, but does not ferment.
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      pentosu'ria. The presence of pentose in the urine.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pentosuria (pen-tp-su're-ah). The presence of pentose in the urine, [pentose, -f- Gr., ottron, the urine.]
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      pentosuria (pen-to-su're-ah) Itaittst + Gr. alipor urine]. The occurrence of pentose in the urine.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pentosu'ria. The presence of pentose in the urine.
  208. peonin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peonin (pe'-o-nin), CiiHijCh(NH«). An indicator for alkalies.
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      peonin (pe'o-nin). A dye, C.^1,,0,, or porarosolic acid: used as a test for alkalis and acids.
  209. peotillomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peotillomania (pe'o-til-o-ma'nl-ah) [G. pcos, penis, + lillomai, I pull myself, + mania, frenzy.] False masturbation, pseudo-masturbation; a nervous tic consisting in constant pulling of the penis.
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      peotillomania (pe-o-til-o-ma'ne-ah) [Gr wtat penis + rlXXctv to pull + uwla madness). A
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      peotillomania (pe'o-til-o-ma'nl-ah) [G. pcos, penis, + lillomai, I pull myself, + mania, frenzy.] False masturbation, pseudo-masturbation; a nervous tic consisting in constant pulling of the penis.
  210. pepsinate - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pepsinate (pep'-sin-at) [rtya, digestion]. To mix, or prepare, with pepsin.
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      pep'sinate. To mix pepsin with.
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      pepsinate (pep'sin-at). To treat or charge with pepsin.
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      pep'sinate. To mix pepsin with.
  211. peptase - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptase (pep'tas). A malt derivative capable of acting on albumin.
  212. peptidolytic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptidolytic (pep-tid-o-lit'ik) [peptid + G. lytikas, solvent.] Causing the cleavage or digestion of peptids.
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      peptidolytic (pep-tid-o-lit'ik) [peptid + Gr. \\iait dissolution). Splitting up peptids.
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      peptidolytic (pep-tid-o-lit'ik) [peptid + G. lytikas, solvent.] Causing the cleavage or digestion of peptids.
  213. peptolysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptol'ysis [peptone + G. lysis, solution.] The hydrolysis of peptones.
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      peptolysis (pep-tol'u-is) [peptone + Gr. \txrit de^ struction). The splitting up of peptone.
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      peptol'ysis [peptone + G. lysis, solution.] The hydrolysis of peptones.
  214. peptolytic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptolytic (pep-to-lit'ik). Splitting up peptone.
  215. peptonize - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptonize (pep'-to-nlt) [peptone]. To digest with pepsin; to predigest; to convert into peptones.
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      pep'tonize. To convert native protein into peptone
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      peptonize (pep'to-nlz). To convert into peptones.
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      pep'tonize. To convert native protein into peptone
  216. peptonoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptonoid (pep'-to-noid) [•KkTcrtiv, to digest; ti&ot, like). A substance resembling or claimed to resemble peptones.
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      pep'tonoid [peptone + sides, resemblance.] A substance supposed to resemble peptone.
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      peptonoid (pep'to-noid). Any substance resembling peptone.
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      pep'tonoid [peptone + sides, resemblance.] A substance supposed to resemble peptone.
  217. peptonuria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptonuria (pep-to-n&'-re-ah) [peptone; ol'po*. urine]. The presence of peptones in the urine, p. enterogenous, peptonuria due to disease of the intestine, p. hepatogcnous, that accompanying certain liveraffections, p. nephrogenous, peptonuria of renal origin, p., puerperal, the peptonuria of the puerperal state, p., pyogenic, that produced by suppuration in the body.
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      peptonu'ria [peptone + G. ouron, urine.] The excretion of peptone in the urine.
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      peptonuria (pep-ton-u're-ah). The excretion of peptones in the urine. Albuminuria. [Peptone, + Gr., ouron, urine-]
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      peptonuria (pep-to-nu're-ah) [peptone + Gr. ovpov urine). The presence of peptones in the urine. See Mumosuria. enterogenous p., that which is due to disease of the intestine, hepatogenpua p., that which is due to disease of the liver, nephrogenic p., that which is due to disease of the kidney, puerperal p., that which occurs during the puerperium. pyogenic p., that which is associated with a suppurative process.
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      peptonu'ria [peptone + G. ouron, urine.] The excretion of peptone in the urine.
  218. peptotoxin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peptotoxin (pep-lo-toks'-in) [peptone; n>(i««», a poison]. A poisonous ptomaine found in peptones and in putrefying albuminous substances, such as fibrin, casein, brain, liver, and muscle, p., cholera, a toxic substance generated by the cholera bacillus, and chemically allied to peptone.
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      peptotoxin (pep-to-toks'in). Of Brieger. a very poisonous ptomain, isolated from putrid albuminates and from peptonized fibrin, casein, brain, liver, and muscles 13 the early period of decomposition.
  219. peracute - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peracute (pcr-ak-iil1) [per, very; acutus, sharp]. Very acute.
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      peracute'. Exceedingly acute, hyperacute, superacute.
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      peracute (per-ak-uO [L. peracu'lus}. Excessively acute or sharp.
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      peracute'. Exceedingly acute, hyperacute, superacute.
  220. perceptivity - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perceptivity. The power of perception.
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      perceptivity (per-sep-tiv/it-«). Ability to receive sense impressions.
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      perceptivity. The power of perception.
  221. percuteur - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      percuteur (per-koo-tOrO [!•>.]. An instrument for therapeutic or diagnostic percussion.
  222. perfrication - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perfrication (per-frik-a'-shun) [per, through; fricare. to rub]. Inunction.
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      perfrica'tion [L. perfricare, to rub all over.] Thorough rubbing.
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      perfrication (per-frik-a'shun) [L. perfrica're to rub]. Rubbing with an ointment or embrocation.
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      perfrica'tion [L. perfricare, to rub all over.] Thorough rubbing.
  223. periarterial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periarterial (per-e-ar-te'-re-al). Surrounding an artery.
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      periarte'rial [G. peri, around, + artlria, artery.] Surrounding an artery.
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      periarterial (per-e-ar-te're-al). Around an artery.
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      periarte'rial [G. peri, around, + artlria, artery.] Surrounding an artery.
  224. periarthritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periarthritis (pSr-I-ar-thri'CthreOtis) [G. peri, around, + arthron, joint, + -itis.] Inflammation of the parts surrounding a joint.
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      periarthritis (per"e-ar-thri'tis). Inflammation of the tissues around a joint.
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      periarthritis (pSr-I-ar-thri'CthreOtis) [G. peri, around, + arthron, joint, + -itis.] Inflammation of the parts surrounding a joint.
  225. periaxial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periaxial (per-e-aks'-e-al) [peri-; axis]. Surrounding an axis. p. neuritis, inflammation of the myelin sheath but not of the axis-cylinder of a nerve.
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      periax'ial [G. peri, around, + axis.] Surrounding an axis.
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      periax'ial [G. peri, around, + axis.] Surrounding an axis.
  226. periblast - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periblast (per'-e-blast) [peri-; ^Xturrdc, a germl. The protoplasm surrounding the nucleus of a cell; periplast.
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      periblast (perVblast) [Gr. irtpl around - ft\atrr&t germ]. The protoplasm of a cell outside of the nucleus.
  227. pericellular - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericellular (pfr-ix-el'-u-lar) [peri-; ceUula, a small cell]. Surrounding a cell.
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      pericell'ular [G. peri, around, + L. ccllula, cell.] Pericytial, surrounding a cell.
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      pericellular (per-e-seKu-lar) [Gr. -rtpl around + L. cel'lula cell]. Surrounding a cell.
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      pericell'ular [G. peri, around, + L. ccllula, cell.] Pericytial, surrounding a cell.
  228. pericentral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericentral (per-is-en'-tral). Situated around a center, or centrum.
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      pericen'tral [G. peri, around, + kentron, center.] Surrounding the center.
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      pericentral (per-e-sen'tral). Surrounding a center.
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      pericen'tral [G. peri, around, + kentron, center.] Surrounding the center.
  229. pericerebral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericer'ebral [G. peri, around, + cerebrum.] Around the cerebrum.
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      pericerebral (pcr-e-ser'e-bral). Surrounding the brain.
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      pericer'ebral [G. peri, around, + cerebrum.] Around the cerebrum.
  230. pericholecystitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericholecystitis (per-ik-cA-e-sis-ti'-tis) [peri-; x°M. bile; rfwrif, bladder; irtt, inflammation]. Inflammation near or around the gall-bladder.
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      pericholecystitis (per-I-ko-le-sis-ti'(te')tis) [G. ptri, around, + chole, bile, + kystis, bladder, + -itis.] Inflammation of the peritoneum over the gallbladder.
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      pericholecystitis (per"e-ko"le-sis-ti'tis). Inflammation of the tissue about the gallbladder. [Gr., peri, about, + chole, bile, + kystis, a bladder, + itis, inflammation.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pericholecystitis (per-I-ko-le-sis-ti'(te')tis) [G. ptri, around, + chole, bile, + kystis, bladder, + -itis.] Inflammation of the peritoneum over the gallbladder.
  231. perichondritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perichondritis (pcr-c-kon-dri'-tis) [perichondrium; Itu. inflammation]. Inflammation of the perichondrium.
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      perichondritis (pgr-I-kon-dri'(dre')tis). Inflammation of the perichondrium.
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      perichondritis (per"e-kon-dri'tis). Inflammation of the perichondrium. [Gr., peri, around, + chondros, cartilage, + itis, inflammation.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      perichondritis (per"e-kon-dri'tis). Inflammation of the perichondrium.
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      perichondritis (pgr-I-kon-dri'(dre')tis). Inflammation of the perichondrium.
  232. perichondrium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perichondrium (per-e-kon'-dre-um) [Peri-; x6*4pot, cartilage]. The fibrous connective tissue covering the surface of cartilage.
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      perichondrium (pSr-I-kon'dri-um) [G. peri, around, + chondros, cartilage.] The fibrous membrane covering cartilage.
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      perichondrium (per-e-kon'dre-um) [Gr. rtpl around + x cartilage]. The membrane which covers the surface of a cartilage. It is a layer of white, fibrous tissue prolonged over the cartilage from neighboring parts.
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      perichondrium (pSr-I-kon'dri-um) [G. peri, around, + chondros, cartilage.] The fibrous membrane covering cartilage.
  233. perichord - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perichord (per'-ik-ord) [peri-; >..,••"•-,•. cord). The sheath of the notochord.
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      perichord (perl-kord). Sheath of the notochord.
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      perichord (per'e-kord). The investing sheath of the notochord.
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      perichord (perl-kord). Sheath of the notochord.
  234. perichordal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perichordal (per-ik-or'-dat). Pertaining to the perichord.
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      perichordal (per-I-kor'dal). Surrounding the notochord ; relating to the perichord.
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      perichordal (per-e-kor'dal) [Gr. rtpl around + \op6ri cord). Situated around the notochord.
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      perichordal (per-I-kor'dal). Surrounding the notochord ; relating to the perichord.
  235. pericolitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericolitis (per-e-ko-li'-tis) [peri-; colitis]. Inflammation of the tissues around the colon.
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      pericolitis (pgr-I-ko-li'(le')tis) [G. peri, around, + kolon, colon, H—itis.] Inflammation of the connective tissue or peritoneum surrounding the colon, mem'branous p., a condition marked by the formation of veil-like adhesions (Jackson's* membrane) over the bowel; it is not necessarily of inflammatory origin, p. dex'tra, p. involving the ascending colon, p. sinis'tra, perisigmoiditis.
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      pericolitis (pgr-I-ko-li'(le')tis) [G. peri, around, + kolon, colon, H—itis.] Inflammation of the connective tissue or peritoneum surrounding the colon, mem'branous p., a condition marked by the formation of veil-like adhesions (Jackson's* membrane) over the bowel; it is not necessarily of inflammatory origin, p. dex'tra, p. involving the ascending colon, p. sinis'tra, perisigmoiditis.
  236. pericorneal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericorneal (per-e-kor'-ne-af) [peri-; cornea]. Surrounding the cornea.
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      pericor'neal [G. peri, around.] Surrounding the cornea.
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      pericorneal (per-c-kor'ne-al). Surrounding the cornea.
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      pericor'neal [G. peri, around.] Surrounding the cornea.
  237. pericranial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericranial (per-e-kra'-ne-al) [prritranium]. Pertaining to the pericranium.
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      pericra'nial. Relating to the pericranium; surrounding the skull.
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      pericranial (per-e-kra'ne-al). Pertaining to the pericranium.
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      pericra'nial. Relating to the pericranium; surrounding the skull.
  238. pericystic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pericystic (per-e-sis'-tik). i. Surrounding a cyst. 3. Surrounding a bladder either gall-bladder or urinary bladder.
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      pericystic (per-e-sis'tik). Situated about a cyst.
  239. peridental - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peridental (per-e-den'-tal) [peri-; dens, a tooth]. Surrounding a tooth or its root; periodontal.
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      periden'tal [G. peri, around, + L. dens(dent-), tooth.] Periodontal, surrounding a tooth or part of a tooth.
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      peridental (pcr-e-den'tal). Same as peru&mlal.
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      periden'tal [G. peri, around, + L. dens(dent-), tooth.] Periodontal, surrounding a tooth or part of a tooth.
  240. peridermal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peridermal (per-e-der'mal). Pertaining to the periderm; cuticular.
  241. peridesmitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peridesmitis (per-id-es-mi'-tis). Inflammation of the peridesmium.
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      peridesmitis (pSr-I-dez-mi'(me')tis) [G. peri, around, + desmos, band, + -itis.] Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding a ligament.
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      peridesmitis (per"e-dez-mi'tis). Inflammation of the peridesmium.
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      peridesmitis (pSr-I-dez-mi'(me')tis) [G. peri, around, + desmos, band, + -itis.] Inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding a ligament.
  242. peridiastole - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peridiastole (per-e-di-as1'-to-le) [peri-; diastole]. The pause between the systole and diastole.
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      peridiastole (plr-I-di-as'to-le) [G. peri, around.] The interval preceding the diastole of the heart, prediastole.
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      peridiastole (per"e-di-as'to-le) [Gr. irtpl around + diastole]. The interval between the systole and the diastole.
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      peridiastole (plr-I-di-as'to-le) [G. peri, around.] The interval preceding the diastole of the heart, prediastole.
  243. perididymis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perididymis (per-e-did'-im-is) [peri-; &L&vpot, a testiclej. The tunica albuginea testis.
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      peridid'ymis [G. peri, around, + didymis, testis.] The tunica albuginea testis.
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      perididymis (pcr-e-did'im-is) [Gr. rtpl around + 5i.5i'uo\ testicle]. The tunica vaginahs testis.
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      peridid'ymis [G. peri, around, + didymis, testis.] The tunica albuginea testis.
  244. periencephalitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periencephalitis (pcr-e~cn-sef-al-i'-tis). Inflammation of the pia mater.
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      periencephalitis (per-I-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis) [G. peri, around, + enkephalos, brain, + -itis.] Inflammation of the cerebral membranes, particularly leptomeningitis or inflammation of the pia mater.
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      periencephalitis (per"e-en-sef-al-i'tis) [Gr. real around + eynebrain]. Inflammation of the surface of the brain; meningitis with cortical encephalitis.
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      periencephalitis (per-I-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis) [G. peri, around, + enkephalos, brain, + -itis.] Inflammation of the cerebral membranes, particularly leptomeningitis or inflammation of the pia mater.
  245. perienteron - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perienteron (per-e-en1'-ler-on) [Peri-; l^rtpov, intestine]. The primitive peri visceral cavity; the space between the entoderm and the ectoderm, the forerunner of the schizocele or enterocele.
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      perien'teron [G. peri, around, + enteron, intestine.]
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      perienteron (pcr-e-en'ter-on) [Gr. repl around + errepov intestine]. The primitive perivisceral cavity of the embryo.
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      perien'teron [G. peri, around, + enteron, intestine.]
  246. perigastric - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perigas'tric [G. peri, around, + gaster, belly, stomach.] Surrounding the stomach.
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      perigastric (per-e-gas'trik). Situated around the stomach; pertaining to the peritoneal coat of the stomach.
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      perigas'tric [G. peri, around, + gaster, belly, stomach.] Surrounding the stomach.
  247. periglandular - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periglandular (per-e-glan'du-lar). Surrounding a gland or glands.
  248. perihepatic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perihepatic (f>fr~r-he~pat'-if-:) [fieri-; JTap, liver]. Surrounding, or occurring around, the liver.
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      perihepat'ic [G. peri, around, + hipar(hipai-), liver.] Surrounding the liver.
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      perihepatic (per"e-hep-at'ik) [Gr. irtpi around + iJTrap liver]. Situated or occurring about the liver.
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      perihepat'ic [G. peri, around, + hipar(hipai-), liver.] Surrounding the liver.
  249. perilaryngeal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perilaryngeal (per-e-lar-in'-je-al) [peri-; larynx]. Situated, or occurring, around the larynx.
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      perilaryn'geal. Surrounding the larynx.
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      perilaryngeal (per"e-lar-in'je-al). Situated around the larynx.
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      perilaryn'geal. Surrounding the larynx.
  250. perilymphangial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perilymphangial (per-H-im-fan'-je-al) [peri-; lymph; &yy*~u»>, vessel] Situated, or occurring, around a lymphatic vessel.
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      perilymphan'gial [G. peri, around, + lymfhangeion. lymphatic vessel.] Surrounding a lymphatic vessel.
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      perilymphan'gial [G. peri, around, + lymfhangeion. lymphatic vessel.] Surrounding a lymphatic vessel.
  251. perilymphatic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perilymphatic (per-e-lim-fat'-ik). I. Pertaining to the perilymph. a. Situated or occurring about a lymphatic vessel.
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      perilymphat'ic. Surrounding a lymphatic vessel.
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      perilymphatic (pei^'e-lim-fafik). i. Pertaining to the perilymph. i. Located around a lymphatic vessel.
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      perilymphat'ic. Surrounding a lymphatic vessel.
  252. perimeningitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perimeningitis (p6r-I-men-in-ji'(je')tis) [G. peri, around, + meninx(mening-), membrane, + -itis.} Inflammation of the perimeninges, or dura mater; pachymeningitis.
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      perimeningitis (per"e-men-in-ji'tis) [Gr. wtpl around + piiviyt membrane]. Inflammation of the dura: pachymeningitis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      perimeningitis (p6r-I-men-in-ji'(je')tis) [G. peri, around, + meninx(mening-), membrane, + -itis.} Inflammation of the perimeninges, or dura mater; pachymeningitis.
  253. perimyelitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perimyelitis (pfr-e-mi-el-i'-tis). Inflammation of the pia mater of the spinal cord.
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      perimyelitis (pSr-I-mi-el-i'(e')tis). i. Endostitis. i. Spinal leptomeningitis.
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      perimyelitis (pSr-I-mi-el-i'(e')tis). i. Endostitis. i. Spinal leptomeningitis.
  254. perinephral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perinephral (per-in-ef'-ral). Same as perinephric.
  255. perinephrium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perinephrium (per-t-nef'-re-um) [peri-; »pfa, kidney]. The connective and adipose tissue surrounding the kidney.
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      perineph'rium [G. peri, around, + nephros, kidney.] The connective tissue and fat surrounding the kidney.
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      perinephrium (per-e-nef're-um) [Gr. rtpi around + vtkidney]. The peritoneal envelop and other tissues around the kidney.
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      perineph'rium [G. peri, around, + nephros, kidney.] The connective tissue and fat surrounding the kidney.
  256. perineuritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perineuritis (per-I-nu-ri'(re')tis) [perineurium + G. -itis.} Inflammation of the perineurium, or enveloping sheath of a nerve-trunk.
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      perineuritis (per"e-nu-ri'tis). Inflammation of the epineurium. p. optica. P. of the optic nerve. [Gr., peri, around, + neuron, a nerve, + itis, inflammation.]
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      perineuritis (per"e-nu-ri'tis). Inflammation of the perineurium.
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      perineuritis (per-I-nu-ri'(re')tis) [perineurium + G. -itis.} Inflammation of the perineurium, or enveloping sheath of a nerve-trunk.
  257. perineurium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perineurium (per-e-nuf-re-um) [peri-; rcCppr, a nerve]. The connective-tissue sheath investing a funiculus or primary bundle of nerve-fibers.
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      perineu'rium [G. peri, around, + neuron, nerve.] The connective-tissue sheath surrounding the funiculus or bundle of nerve-fibers.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      perineurium (per-e-nu're-um). The special sheath of a funiculus of nerve fibers. p. internum. See neuroglia. [Gr., peri, around, + neuron, a nerve.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      perineurium (per-e-nu're-um) [Gr. .-,,., around • vivpov nerve]. The sheath which incloses each funiculus of a nerve-fiber. See nerve.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      perineu'rium [G. peri, around, + neuron, nerve.] The connective-tissue sheath surrounding the funiculus or bundle of nerve-fibers.
  258. periodontoclasia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periodontoclasia (per-I-o-don-to-kla'sK-ah) [G. peri, around, + odous(odont-), tooth, + klasis, breaking off.] Removal or destruction of the periodontal tissues.
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      periodontoclasia (pcr"e-o-don-to-kla'se-ah) (Gr. rtpl around + imrx'i tooth + icX&ru breaking]. Destruction of periodontal tissue; pyorrhea alveolaris.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      periodontoclasia (per-I-o-don-to-kla'sK-ah) [G. peri, around, + odous(odont-), tooth, + klasis, breaking off.] Removal or destruction of the periodontal tissues.
  259. periodoscope - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periodoscope (pe-re-od'-o-skSp) [period; cKOftlr, to inspect]. A calendar in the form of a movable •dial, used in determining the probable date of confinement.
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      period'oscope [G. periodos, period of time, + shaped, I examine.] A table for finding the probable date of labor, calculated from the last menstrual period.
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      periodoscope (pe-re-od'o-skdp) [Gr. rtpl around + o56j way + omxiiv to view]. A calendar or dial indicating the probable date of parturition.
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      period'oscope [G. periodos, period of time, + shaped, I examine.] A table for finding the probable date of labor, calculated from the last menstrual period.
  260. perionychia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perionychia (per-e-o-nik'-e-ah) [peri-; fl*v{. nail]. Innammatton around the nails.
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      perionychia (p6r-I-o-nik1-ah) [G. peri, around, + onyx(onych-), nail.] Inflammation of the perionychium; whitlow.
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      perionychia (per"e-o-nik'e-ah). Same as f*onychium.
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      perionychia (p6r-I-o-nik1-ah) [G. peri, around, + onyx(onych-), nail.] Inflammation of the perionychium; whitlow.
  261. perionychium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perionychium (per-e-on-ik'-e-um) [peri-; Sfu{, nail]. The border of epiderm at the root of the nail.
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      perionychium (pgr-I-o-nikl-um) [G. peri, around, +
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      perionychium (per"e-o-nik'e-um). The epidermis about the nail. [Gr., peri, around, + onxy, the nail.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      perionychium (per"e-o-nik'e-um) [Gr. rtpl around + tw£ nail]. The epidermis bordering a nail.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      perionychium (pgr-I-o-nikl-um) [G. peri, around, +
  262. periost - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periost (per'-e-ost). Same as periosteum.
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      per'iost. Periosteum.
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      per'iost. Periosteum.
  263. periosteophyte - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periosteophyte (per-e-os'-te-o-flt) [peri-; teriw, bone; Orr,v. growth]. A morbid osseous formation upon or proceeding from the periosteum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      periosteophyte (per"I-os'te-o-fit) [G peri, around, + osteon, bone, + phyton, growth.] Periosteoma (i); a neoplasm of the periosteum.
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      periosteophyte (per-e-os'te-o-fit). A bony growth from the periosteum. [Gr., pen.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      periosteophyte (per"I-os'te-o-fit) [G peri, around, + osteon, bone, + phyton, growth.] Periosteoma (i); a neoplasm of the periosteum.
  264. periosteous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periosteous (per-e-os'-te-us). Same as pertosteal.
  265. periotic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periotic (per-e-o'-tik) [peri-; ah, ear], i. Situated about the ear. 2. Of or pertaining to the parts immediately about the internal ear. 3. The petrous and mastoid parts of the temporal bone.
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      periotic (per-I-o'tik) [G. peri, around, + oas(et-). ear.] Surrounding the internal ear, referring 10 the petromastoid portion" of the temporal bone, p. bone, the petrous and mastoid portions of the temporal bone.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      periotic (per-e-o'tik) [Gr. trtpl around + ops ear], i. Situated about the ear, especially the internal ear. 2. The petrous and mastoid portions of the temporal bone, at one stage a distinct bone.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      periotic (per-I-o'tik) [G. peri, around, + oas(et-). ear.] Surrounding the internal ear, referring 10 the petromastoid portion" of the temporal bone, p. bone, the petrous and mastoid portions of the temporal bone.
  266. peripachymeningitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peripachymeningitis (per-c~pak-e-men~in-ji'-tis) [Peri-; pachymentngitis]. Inflammation of the connective tissue between the dura mater and the bone.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      peripachymeningitis (pgr-I-pa'kl-men-in-ji'fje^tis) [G. peri, around, -f- pachys, thick, + mfm*i(mining-), membrane, -1—itis.] Inflammation of the parietal layer of the dura mater.
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      peripachymeningitis (per-e^pak"e-men-in-ji'tis) [Gr. irtpl around + iraxh thick + M^"'7{ membrane]. Inflammation of the substance between the dura and the bone.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      peripachymeningitis (pgr-I-pa'kl-men-in-ji'fje^tis) [G. peri, around, -f- pachys, thick, + mfm*i(mining-), membrane, -1—itis.] Inflammation of the parietal layer of the dura mater.
  267. peripancreatic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peripancreatic (per-e-pan-kre-at'ik). Surroundins the pancreas.
  268. periphacitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periphacitis (per-if-a-si'-tis). Inflammation of the periphacus.
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      periphacitis (per"e-fa-si'tis) [Gr. Ktpl around 4ipax&t lens + -ins inflammation]. Inflammation of the capsule of the eye-lens.
  269. peripheric - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peripheric (per-if-er'-ik). Synonym of peripheral.
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      peripher'ic. Peripheral, situated at the periphery or on the surface of the body or an organ.
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      peripher'ic. Peripheral, situated at the periphery or on the surface of the body or an organ.
  270. periphlebitic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periphlebitic (per-if-leb-it'-ik). Pertaining to, affected with, or-of the nature of, periphlebitis.
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      periphlebit'ic. Relating to periphlebitia.
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      periphlebit'ic. Relating to periphlebitia.
  271. periplastic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periplastic (per-ip-las'-tik). i. Of or pertaining to or resembling the matrix or periplast of a part or organ. 2. The eel I-substance about the nucleus or endoplast; perinuclear protoplasm.
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      periplas'tic. i. Relating to the periplast or stroma of a tissue or organ. 3. Surrounding or formed around the nucleus, noting especially flagella or other cell organs formed of the cytoplasm.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      periplas'tic. i. Relating to the periplast or stroma of a tissue or organ. 3. Surrounding or formed around the nucleus, noting especially flagella or other cell organs formed of the cytoplasm.
  272. periportal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periportal (per-e-por'-tatj [Peri-; porla, door]. Surrounding the portal vein. p. carcinoma, a primary carcinoma developing around the portal vein, beginning at its entrance into the liver, thence, extending along the portal vessels to the remote branches.
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      peripor'tal [G. peri, around, + L. porta, gate.] Peripylic.
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      peripor'tal [G. peri, around, + L. porta, gate.] Peripylic.
  273. periprostatic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      periprostatic (pcr-ip-ros-tat'-ik) [Peri-; prostate], Situated or occurring around the prostate.
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      periprostat'ic [G. peri, around.] Surrounding the prostate.
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      periprostat'ic [G. peri, around.] Surrounding the prostate.
  274. peripylephlebitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peripylephlebitis (per-ip-i-le-fleb-i'-tis) [perm; r£X^, gate, porta; phlebitis}. Inflammation of the tissues surrounding the portal vein, or of its ectal coat.
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      peripylephlebitis (peV-I-pile-fle-bi'(be')tis) [G. peri, around, + pyle, gate, + phleps(phleb-), vein, + -»<«.] Innammation of the tissues around the portal vein.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      peripylephlebitis (peV-I-pile-fle-bi'(be')tis) [G. peri, around, + pyle, gate, + phleps(phleb-), vein, + -»<«.] Innammation of the tissues around the portal vein.
  275. perisplenic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perisplenic (per-is-plen'-ik) [peri-; spleen}. Situated or occurring near the spleen.
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      perisplenic (per-e-splen'ik). Occurring around the spleen.
  276. perissad - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perissad (per'-is-ad) [-xtpiaofc, odd], i. Having an uneven quantivalence, as nitrogen, the «iu,innvalence of which is three or five. 3. An element having such a quantivalence.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      peris'sad [G. perissos, uneven.] An element of uneven valence, a monad, triad, or pentad.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      perissad (per-is'ad). Any element or radical with an odd-numbered valence.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      peris'sad [G. perissos, uneven.] An element of uneven valence, a monad, triad, or pentad.
  277. peristaphyline - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peristaphyline (per-e-staf-il-in) [peri-; rr uvula 1. Situated near the uvula.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      peristaphyline (per-I-stafl-len) [G. peri, around, + staphyle, uvula.] Around the uvula.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      peristaphyline (per-is-tafil-In) [Gr. rtpl around + uvula]. Situated around the uvula.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      peristaphyline (per-I-stafl-len) [G. peri, around, + staphyle, uvula.] Around the uvula.
  278. perisystole - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perisystole (per-e-sis'-to-le). The slight interval between the diastole and systole.
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      perisystole (pSr-I-sis'to-le). i. Presystole, the pause in the cardiac rhythm preceding the systole. 3. A concentric contraction o£ the stomach walls around the mass of food ingested.
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      perisystole (per-e-sis'to-le) [Gr. rtpl about + ty>/"/<•]. The pause after the diastole and before the systole.
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      perisystole (pSr-I-sis'to-le). i. Presystole, the pause in the cardiac rhythm preceding the systole. 3. A concentric contraction o£ the stomach walls around the mass of food ingested.
  279. peritendineum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peritendineum (per-e-ten-din'-e-um) [peri-; lendo, tendon]. The tissue surrounding the tendons like a sheath.
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      peritendineum (per-I-ten-din'e-um) [G. peri, around. ] One of the white fibrous sheaths surrounding the primary bundles of fibers in a tendon.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      peritendineum (per-I-ten-din'e-um) [G. peri, around. ] One of the white fibrous sheaths surrounding the primary bundles of fibers in a tendon.
  280. peritomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peritomy (per-it'-om-e) [see peritome}. i. The removal of a strip of conjunctiva! and subconjunctival tissue from about the cornea for the relief of pannus. 2. Circumcision.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      perit'omy [G. peri, around, + tome, incision.] i. Circumcision, a. The removal of a circular strip of the conjunctiva for the relief of pannus.
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      peritomy (per-it'o-me) [Gr. rtpl around + ro/i^ cut], i. The treatment of pannus by the removal of a circular strip of the conjunctiva from around the cornea. 2. Circumcision.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      perit'omy [G. peri, around, + tome, incision.] i. Circumcision, a. The removal of a circular strip of the conjunctiva for the relief of pannus.
  281. peritonism - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peritonism (per'-it-on-itm). I. A false peritonitis soon yielding to treatment, a. A complex of serious phenomena complicating peritonitis or diseases of those parts covered by pentoneum.
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      peritonism (per'I-ton-izm). i. A symptom complex marked by vomiting, pain, and shock, in inflammation of any of the abdominal viscera in which the peritoneum is involved, a. Pseudoperitonitis, a neurosis in which the symptoms simulate those of peritonitis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      peritonism (per'it-p^nizm). A condition of shock simulating peritonitis, but without inflammation of the peritoneum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      peritonism (per'I-ton-izm). i. A symptom complex marked by vomiting, pain, and shock, in inflammation of any of the abdominal viscera in which the peritoneum is involved, a. Pseudoperitonitis, a neurosis in which the symptoms simulate those of peritonitis.
  282. peritonsillar - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peritonsillar (per-e-ton'-sil-ar) [peri-; tonsil]. About the tonsil.
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      periton'sillar [G. peri, around, + L. tonsilla, tonsil.] About a tonsil or the tonsils.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      peritonsillar (per-e-ton'sil-ar). Situated around or near a tonsil.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      periton'sillar [G. peri, around, + L. tonsilla, tonsil.] About a tonsil or the tonsils.
  283. peritrichous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peritrichous (ptr-if-rik-us) [peri-; $flf. a hair]. Having a band of cilia or flagella around the body.
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      peritrichous (peY-it'rl-kus). Provided with cilia or flagella on all sides.
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      peritrichous (peY-it'rl-kus). Provided with cilia or flagella on all sides.
  284. perityphlitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perityphlitis (per-e-tif-li'-tis). Inflammation of the peritoneum surrounding the cecum and appendix.
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      perityphlitis (pSr-I-ti-fli'(fle')tis) [G. peri, around. -"• iyphlon, blind (cecum).] Localized peritonitis in the neighborhood of the cecum and appendix.
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      perityphlitis (per"e-tif-li'tis) [Gr. rtpl around + rvblind 4- -«•« inflammation). Inflammation of the peritoneum surrounding the cecum;f'-ro-pus) [pifpfa. maimed; wobt. foot]. A developmental defect in which the feet are malformed.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      peropus (pe'ro-pus) [G. peros, maimed, + pous, foot.] A monster with defective feet.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      peropus (pe'ro-pus) [Gr. irriptn maimed + rain foot]. A fetus with malformed limbs.
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      peropus (pe'ro-pus) [G. peros, maimed, + pous, foot.] A monster with defective feet.
  285. peroral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peroral (per^i'ral) [L. per through + 01, oris, the mouth]. Performed through the mouth.
  286. perosseous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perosseous (per-os'-c-us) [per, through; os, bone]. Through bone.
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      peros'seous [L. per, through, os, bone.] Through bone.
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      perosseous (per-os'e-us) [L. per through -)- os bone). Transmitted through bone.
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      peros'seous [L. per, through, os, bone.] Through bone.
  287. peroxydase - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peroxydase (Pur-oks'-c-das). An enzyme found in tobacco; it is capable of producing all the phenomena of fermentation. Cf. oxydases.
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      peroxydase (per-ok'sid-as). Same as peroxidase.
  288. perplication - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perplication (per-plik-af-shun) [per, through; plicare, to fold]. The operation of turning an incised vessel upon itself by drawing its end through an incision in its own wall.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      perplication (pur"pK-ka'shun) [L. per, through, + plicare, to fold.] The operation of drawing the cut end of an artery through a slit in the wall of the same artery just above, in order to arrest bleeding.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      perplication (per-plik-a'shun) [L. per through + plica're to fold]. The closure of a divided vessel by drawing its bleeding end through an incision in its own wall
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      perplication (pur"pK-ka'shun) [L. per, through, + plicare, to fold.] The operation of drawing the cut end of an artery through a slit in the wall of the same artery just above, in order to arrest bleeding.
  289. persalt - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      persalt (pur'sawlt). In chemistry, any salt which contains the greatest possible amount of the acid radicle.
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      persalt (per'sawlt). A salt the acid radical of which has a higher valence than the protosalt.
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      persalt (pur'sawlt). In chemistry, any salt which contains the greatest possible amount of the acid radicle.
  290. persio - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      per'sio (N.F.). Cudbear.
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      persio (per'se-o). Same as cudbear.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      per'sio (N.F.). Cudbear.
  291. perstriction - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      perstriction (per-stritf-shun) [per, through; stringere, to bind]. The arrest of hemorrhage by ligating the bleeding .vessel.
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      perstriction (per-strik'shun). Ligation or compression of a blood-vessel for the arrest of hemorrhage.
  292. peruvin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      peruvin (pe-roo1-tin) [Peru]. The name given to the cinnamic alcohol derived from balsam of Peru.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      peruvin (pe-ru'vin). Cinnamic alcohol (contained in balsam of Peru).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      peruvin (pe-ru'vin). Cinnamic alcohol derived from Peruvian balsam.
  293. pervigilium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pervigilium (per-vij-il'-e-um) {per. through; cigilium, a watch]. Insomnia; wakefulness.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pervigil'ium [L. pervigilis, very wakeful.] Wakefulness, mild insomnia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pervigil'ium [L. pervigilis, very wakeful.] Wakefulness, mild insomnia.
  294. petechial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      petechial (pct-t'-ke-al) [petechia}. Characterized by or of the nature of petechia:. p. fever, (i) typhus fever, (2) cerebrospinal meningitis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      petechial (pe-te'ke-al). Characterized by or of the nature of petechise.
  295. petro-occipital - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      petro-occipital (pet-ro-ok-sip'-it-af) {petrosa \occiput}. Pertaining to the petrous portion of the temporal bone and to the occipital bone.
  296. petroccipital - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      petroccipital (pel-rok-sip'-it-al). Synonym of pelro-occipital.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      petroccip'ital. Petro-occipital.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      petroccipital (pet-rok-sip'et-al). Petro-occipital.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      petroccip'ital. Petro-occipital.
  297. petrolin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      petrolin (pel'-ro-lin) 1 ,.•/»oleum, oil]. The commercial name for a combination of hydrocarbons derived from petroleum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      petrolin (pet'ro-Iin). A variety of paraffin from petroleum.
  298. petrolization - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      petrolization (pet-rol-i-za'-shun) [petroleum}. The act or process of treating waters with kerosene for the extermination of mosquitoes.
  299. petrosal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      petrosal (pet-ro'-sal) [petrosa]. I. Pertaining to the petrosa. as the pelrosal sinus (superior and inferior), petrosal nerves. 2. The petrosa.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      petrosal (pe-tro'sal). Pertaining to the petrous portion of the temporal bone.
  300. petroselinum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      petroselinum (pet-ro-se-li'-num). See parsley.
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      petroselinum (pet"ro-se-li'num) (U.S.). Parsley fruit, the dried ripe fruit of P. sativum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      petroselinum (pet"ro-se-li'num) (U.S.). Parsley fruit, the dried ripe fruit of P. sativum.
  301. pexin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pexin (pek'-sin) [.-. n£n. a curdling]. Rennin or lab.
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      pexin (peks'in) [Gr. n ij£is fixation]. Same as lab.
  302. phacocyst - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phacocyst (fa'-ko-sist) [phant-; rfvrif bladder]. The capsule of the crystalline lens.
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      phac'ocyst [G. phakos, lens, + kystis, bladder.] The capsule of the crystalline lens.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phac'ocyst [G. phakos, lens, + kystis, bladder.] The capsule of the crystalline lens.
  303. phacoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phacoid (Ja'-koid) [#o*6t. lens; etfioj. like]. Lensshaped.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phac'oid [G. phakos, lentil, + eidos, resemblance.] Of lentil shape.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phac'oid [G. phakos, lentil, + eidos, resemblance.] Of lentil shape.
  304. phacoscope - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phacoscope (Ja'-ko-skdp) [phaco-; otunrtiv, to inspect]. An instrument for observing the accommodative changes of the lens.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phac'oscope [G. phakos, lens, + skoped, I view.] An instrument in the form of a dark chamber for observing the changes in the crystalline lens during accommodation.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phac'oscope [G. phakos, lens, + skoped, I view.] An instrument in the form of a dark chamber for observing the changes in the crystalline lens during accommodation.
  305. phagolysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phagolysis (fag-ol'-is-is) [4>ayt~u>. to eat; AiW. to loosen]. Destruction or dissolution of phagocytes; phagocy toly sis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phagol'ysis [phago(cyte) + G. lysis, solution.] The disintegration of phagocytes, phagocytolysis.*
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phagol'ysis [phago(cyte) + G. lysis, solution.] The disintegration of phagocytes, phagocytolysis.*
  306. phagomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phagoma'nia [G. phago, I eat, + mania, frenzy.] Boulimia occurring in the insane.
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      phagoma'nia [G. phago, I eat, + mania, frenzy.] Boulimia occurring in the insane.
  307. phalangette - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phalangette (fal-an-jef) [Fr. dim. of phalange, phalanx.] The distal or ungual phalanx, drop p.t falling of the distal phalanx of a finger, and inability to extend it, when the hand is prone, due to an overstretching or rupture of the extensor tendons of the finger near their insertion into the base of the affected segment.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phalangette (fal-an-jef) [Fr. dim. of phalange, phalanx.] The distal or ungual phalanx, drop p.t falling of the distal phalanx of a finger, and inability to extend it, when the hand is prone, due to an overstretching or rupture of the extensor tendons of the finger near their insertion into the base of the affected segment.
  308. phalangitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phalangitis (fal-an-ji'-tis) [phalanx: tra. inflammation]. Inflammation of a phalanx, p. syphilitica. See under dactyliiis syphilitica.
  309. phallalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phallalgia (fat-al'-je-ah) [phallus; 5X-,,*, pain]. Pain in the penis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phallal'gia [G. phallos, penis, + algos, pain.] Pain in the penis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phallal'gia [G. phallos, penis, + algos, pain.] Pain in the penis.
  310. phallin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phallin (itd'-in). A toxalbumin contained in the death cup fungus, Amanita phalloides.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phall'in. A poisonous albuminoid from the mushroom, Amantla phalloides; it is hemolytic, resembling serpent venom in its action.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phall'in. A poisonous albuminoid from the mushroom, Amantla phalloides; it is hemolytic, resembling serpent venom in its action.
  311. phallitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phallitis (fal-i'-lis) [phallus; Itu, inflammation). Inflammation of the penis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phallitis (fal-i'(e')tis) [G. phallos, penis, + -«'/«.] Inflammation of the penis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phallitis (fal-i'(e')tis) [G. phallos, penis, + -«'/«.] Inflammation of the penis.
  312. phalloid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phalloid (fal'-onl) [phallus; eZAof.like]. Resembling the penis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phall'oid [G. phallos, penis, + eidos, resemblance.] Resembling in shape a penis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phall'oid [G. phallos, penis, + eidos, resemblance.] Resembling in shape a penis.
  313. phantasia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phantasia (fan-ta'-u-ah) [£ raa, a showing]. An imaginary appearance.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phantasia (fan-ta-se'ah) [G. appearance.] Fantasy; an illusion.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phantasia (fan-ta-se'ah) [G. appearance.] Fantasy; an illusion.
  314. phantasmology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phantasmology (Jan-taz-mol'-o-je) [tt>&^Ta.o^a, phantasm; X6-J-OT, science). The science of phantasms.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phantasmol'ogy [G. phantasma, specter, + -logia.} The scientific study of spiritualistic manifestations and of apparitions.
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      phantasmol'ogy [G. phantasma, specter, + -logia.} The scientific study of spiritualistic manifestations and of apparitions.
  315. pharmacal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharmacal (far'-wak-aT) [^dppaKOf, a drug). Pertaining to pharmacy.
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      phar'macal. Relating to pharmacy, pharmaceutical.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phar'macal. Relating to pharmacy, pharmaceutical.
  316. pharmaceutist - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharmaceutist (far~mas-nf-ti3t). Synonym of Pharmacist.
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      pharmaceutist (far-ma-su'tist) [G. pharmakeules, a druggist.] A pharmacist, a druggist, an apothecary.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharmaceutist (far-ma-su'tist) [G. pharmakeules, a druggist.] A pharmacist, a druggist, an apothecary.
  317. pharmacomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharmacomania (far-mak-o-ma'-ne-ah) [t/tfiuucor, drug; fiavla, madness]. A morbid craving for medicines, or for self-medication.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phar"macoma'nia [G. pharmakon, drug, + mama, frenzy.] A morbid fondness for taking drugs; self-drugging carried to the degree of insanity.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phar"macoma'nia [G. pharmakon, drug, + mama, frenzy.] A morbid fondness for taking drugs; self-drugging carried to the degree of insanity.
  318. pharyngalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngalgia (far-in-gal'-je-ah) [pharynx; AX-yoi, pain]. Pain in the pharynx.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngal'gia [G. pharynx + algos, pain.] Pain in the pharynx.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngal'gia [G. pharynx + algos, pain.] Pain in the pharynx.
  319. pharyngectomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngectomy (far-in-jek'-to-me) [pharynx; luroiii, excision). Excision of a part of the pharynx.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngec'tomy [G. pharynx + eklome, excision] Excision of a part of the pharynx.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pharyngectomy (far-in-jek'to-me). Partial excision of the pharynx. [Gr., pharygx, the pharynx, + ektome, a cutting out.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngec'tomy [G. pharynx + eklome, excision] Excision of a part of the pharynx.
  320. pharyngismus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngismus (far-in-jiz'-mus) [pharynx]. Spasm of the pharynx.
  321. pharyngitic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngitic (far-in-jif-iK). Pertaining to, affected with, or of the nature of, pharyngitis.
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      pharyngit'ic. Relating to pharyngitis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngit'ic. Relating to pharyngitis.
  322. pharyngocele - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngocele (Jar-in1-go-sit) [pharyngo-; «<Xi7, hernia]. A hernia or pouch of the pharynx projecting through the pharyngeal wall.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngocele (far-ing'go-sel) [G. pharynx(pharyng-') + klle, hernia.] A diverticulum from the pharynx.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngocele (far-ing'go-sel) [G. pharynx(pharyng-') + klle, hernia.] A diverticulum from the pharynx.
  323. pharyngodynia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngodynia (far-in-go-din'-e-ah') [pharyngo-; Win), pain]. Pain referred to the pharynx.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngodynia (far-ing"go-din'?(-ah) [G. pharynx, -4- odyni, pain.] Pain in the pharynx, pharyngalgia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngodynia (far-ing"go-din'?(-ah) [G. pharynx, -4- odyni, pain.] Pain in the pharynx, pharyngalgia.
  324. pharyngology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngology (far-in-gol'-o-je) [pharyngo-; ,v,,,<. science). The science of the pharyngeal mechanism, functions and diseases.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngol'ogy [G. pharynx(pharyng-') + -logta.] The branch of medical science which deals with the pharynx and its disorders.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngol'ogy [G. pharynx(pharyng-') + -logta.] The branch of medical science which deals with the pharynx and its disorders.
  325. pharyngomycosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngomycosis (far-in-go-mi-ko'-sis). Disease of the pharynx due to the action of fungi.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyn"gomyco'sis [G. pharynx + mykls, a fungus.] Invasion of the mucous membrane of the pharynx by a fungous growth, Leptothrix buccalis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyn"gomyco'sis [G. pharynx + mykls, a fungus.] Invasion of the mucous membrane of the pharynx by a fungous growth, Leptothrix buccalis.
  326. pharyngopalatinus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngopalatinus (far-in-go-pal-at-i'-nus). Synonym of palalopharyngeus. See muscles, table of.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyng"opalati'nus. See under musculus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyng"opalati'nus. See under musculus.
  327. pharyngoscopy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngoscopy (far-in-gos'-ko-pe) [pharyngoscope]. Examination of the pharynx with the pharyngoscope.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngos'copy [G. pharynx + skoped, I view.] Inspection and examination of the pharynx.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngos'copy [G. pharynx + skoped, I view.] Inspection and examination of the pharynx.
  328. pharyngospasm - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngospasm (far-in'-go^spatm) [pharyngo-; ... a spasm]. Spasmodic contraction of the pharynx.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyn'gospasm. Pharyngismus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyn'gospasm. Pharyngismus.
  329. pharyngotomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngotomy (far-in-got'-o-mc) [see pharyngotome]. Incision into the pharynx, p.. inferior/that in which the tissues between the hyoid bone and the cricoid cartilage are divided, p., lateral, incision into one side of the pharynx, p., subhyoidean, that through the thyrohyoid membrane.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngot'omy [G. pharynx(pharyng-) + toml, incision.] Any cutting operation upon the pharynx either from without or from within.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngot'omy [G. pharynx(pharyng-) + toml, incision.] Any cutting operation upon the pharynx either from without or from within.
  330. pharyngotonsillitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pharyngotonsillitis (far-in-go-ton-sil-i'-tis) [pharyngo-; tonsillitis]. Inflammation of the pharynx and the tonsil.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pharyngotonsillitis (far-ing"go-ton-sil-i'(e')tis) [G. pharynx + L. tonsilla + G. -itis.] Pharyngoamygdalitis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pharyngotonsillitis (far-ing"go-ton-sil-i'(e')tis) [G. pharynx + L. tonsilla + G. -itis.] Pharyngoamygdalitis.
  331. phase-rule - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phase-rule. See under rule.
  332. phellandrium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phellan'drium. The fruit of (Enatithe phellandrium, water-fennel, a shrub of marshy regions of Europe and Asia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phellandrium (fel-an'dre-um). The fruit of /' aquat'icum; also its homeopathic preparations.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phellan'drium. The fruit of (Enatithe phellandrium, water-fennel, a shrub of marshy regions of Europe and Asia.
  333. phenetidin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phenetidin (fe-nei'-id-in) [phenol]. CiHuNO. The base from which acetphenetidin is prepared by
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phenet'idin. A substance formed in the course of manufacture of acetphenetidin. p. acetosal'icylate, p. salicylac'etate, phenosal.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phenetidin (fe-net'id-in). A substance, C,H<(OC,11 ' \ I i . used in preparing phenacetin. It often appears in the urine after the administration of phenacetin.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phenet'idin. A substance formed in the course of manufacture of acetphenetidin. p. acetosal'icylate, p. salicylac'etate, phenosal.
  334. phengophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phengophobia (fen-go-fo'-be-ah) [^yyot, light;
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phengophobia (feng"go-fo'bl-ah) [G. f>hfn%os, daylight, + phobos, fear.] A dread of the daylight, comfort being felt only at night.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phengophobia (fen-go-fo'be-ah) [Gr. light + voffot fear]. Morbid intolerance or dread o( light.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phengophobia (feng"go-fo'bl-ah) [G. f>hfn%os, daylight, + phobos, fear.] A dread of the daylight, comfort being felt only at night.
  335. phenic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phenic (fe'-nik) [phenol]. Obtained from coal-tar. p. acid. See acid, carbolic, and phenol.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phenic.it e (fen'e-kat). To charge with phenic acid, or phenol.
  336. phenocoll - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phenocoll (fe'-no-kot) [phenol], CioHuNiOt. Amidophenacetin, a substance resembling acetphenetidin; the hydrochloride is used as an antipyretic. Dose 10-15 gr. (0.65-1.0 Gm.).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phen'ocoll. Aminoacetphenetidin, glycocollphenetidin, phenamine, a derivative of acetphenetidic; analgesic, antipyretic, diaphoretic, in doses of gr, 8-12 (0.5-0.8). p. hydrochlo'ride, amido-ace;paraphenetidin hydrochloride, a white crystalline powder of sharp saline taste; employed in neuralgia and, combined with piperazine, in rheumatoid arthritis in doses of gr. ?J—15 (0.5—1 .o). p. saTicylate, salocoll.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phenocoll (fe'no-kol). Amidophenacetin, Oohmojns, a substance bearing the same relation to phenacetin that glycoll bears to acetic acid. p. hydrochloric!. A compound of p. and hydrochloric acid; used as an antipyretic and sedative in influenza, rheumatism, and neuralgia, p. salicylate. A compound of p. and salicylic acid; antipyrite and antirheumatic. [Phenyl + Gr., holla, glue.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phen'ocoll. Aminoacetphenetidin, glycocollphenetidin, phenamine, a derivative of acetphenetidic; analgesic, antipyretic, diaphoretic, in doses of gr, 8-12 (0.5-0.8). p. hydrochlo'ride, amido-ace;paraphenetidin hydrochloride, a white crystalline powder of sharp saline taste; employed in neuralgia and, combined with piperazine, in rheumatoid arthritis in doses of gr. ?J—15 (0.5—1 .o). p. saTicylate, salocoll.
  337. phenozygous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phenozygous (fe-noz'I-gus) [G. phaino, I show, + zygon, yoke.] Having a narrow cranium as compared with the width of the face, so that when the skull is viewed from above, the zygomatic arches are visible.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phenozygous (fe-noz'I-gus) [G. phaino, I show, + zygon, yoke.] Having a narrow cranium as compared with the width of the face, so that when the skull is viewed from above, the zygomatic arches are visible.
  338. phillyrin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phillyrin (fil'-i-rin), CnHjiOn -f HiO. A crystalline glucoside found in the bark and leaves of Phillyrea latifolia, P. angustifolia, and P. media. It is antimalarial.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phillyrin (fil'ir-in). A crystalline substance, C,7H34O,,, from the leaves and bark of various species of PhiUyr'ea. It has antimalarial properties.
  339. philothion - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      philothion (nl-o-thi'on) [Gr. ^iXtIv to love + Otiov sulphur]. A substance obtained from yeast and animal tissue, having the power of forming hydrogen sulphid from powdered sulphur.
  340. phlebosclerosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phlebosclerosis (Jieb-o-skU-ro'-sis) [phlebo-; <r«Xi-p6c, hard]. Sclerosis of a vein.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phlebosclero'sis [G. phleps(phleb-), vein, + skttrasis, hardening.] Fibrous hardening of the walk of the veins.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phlebosclero'sis [G. phleps(phleb-), vein, + skttrasis, hardening.] Fibrous hardening of the walk of the veins.
  341. phlebothrombosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phlebothrombosis (fteb-o-throm-bo'-sis) [phlebo-; thrombosis}. The formation of a thrombus in a vein.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phleb"othrombo'sis [G. phleps(phleb-), vein, -fthrombdsis, a curdling.] Thrombosis, or clotting, in a vein; strictly, phlebitis with secondary thrombosis, as contrasted with thrombophlebitis.*
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phleb"othrombo'sis [G. phleps(phleb-), vein, -fthrombdsis, a curdling.] Thrombosis, or clotting, in a vein; strictly, phlebitis with secondary thrombosis, as contrasted with thrombophlebitis.*
  342. phlegmasia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phlegmasia (jleg-ma' -ze-ah) [J>X* -,/adenitis, p. alba dolens. milk-leg, a painful swelling of the leg beginning either at the ankle and ascending, or at the groin and extending down the thigh, its usual cause being septic infection after labor, p. cellularis, cellulitis. p. dolens. Same as p. alba dolens. p. lactea. See />. alba dolens. p. malabarica. Synonym of elephantiasis arabum. p. membrane mucosee gastropulmonalis. See aphtha tropica. p. myoica, myositis. *
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phlegmasia (fleg-ma'zSt-ah) [G. phlegma, flame.] Inflammation, especially when angry in character, cellulit'ic p., inflammatory swelling of the leg, following childbirth, due to septic inflammation of the connective tissue, p. al'ba Jo'Sens [L. albus, white; dolens, causing pain], milk-leg, an extreme edematous swelling of the leg following childbirth, due to thrombosis of the veins which drain the part. p. dolens, cellulitic p. p. malabar'ica, elephantiasis, thrombot'ic p., p. alba dolens.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phlegmasia (fleg-ma'zSt-ah) [G. phlegma, flame.] Inflammation, especially when angry in character, cellulit'ic p., inflammatory swelling of the leg, following childbirth, due to septic inflammation of the connective tissue, p. al'ba Jo'Sens [L. albus, white; dolens, causing pain], milk-leg, an extreme edematous swelling of the leg following childbirth, due to thrombosis of the veins which drain the part. p. dolens, cellulitic p. p. malabar'ica, elephantiasis, thrombot'ic p., p. alba dolens.
  343. phlogosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phlogosis (flog-of -sis) [see fhlogosin}. i. Inflammation. 2. Erysipelas.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phlogo'sis [G. phlogdsis, a burning.] i. Inflammation, a. Specifically, erysipelas.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phlogosis (flo-go'sis). 1. Inflammation. 2. Phlegmonous inflammation. [Gr.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phlogosis (flo-go'sis) [Gr. ^Xo^oxris]. Inflammation; also erysipelas.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phlogo'sis [G. phlogdsis, a burning.] i. Inflammation, a. Specifically, erysipelas.
  344. phloroglucin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phloroglucin (jlo-ro-gloo'-sin) [0Xoc6i. bark; •, XiVs, sweet], C«Hi(OH)i. A crystalhne substance found in the bark of the cherry, pear, apple, and other trees, and used as a test for woody tissue (lignin) and hydrochloric acid.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phloroglucin (fio-ro-glu'sin). Syn.: phloroglucinol, phloroglucol. Symmetrical trihydroxybenzene, GiHafOHa). -f- 2Hj(), isomeric with pyrogallic acid; used for the identification of pentose in the urine.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phloroglucin (flo-ro-glu'sin) [pUorizin + Gr. •yXintis sweet). A sweet, crystalline phenol, C,H,(OH)j, obtainable from the bark of apple and other trees: used as a test for woody fiber and for hydrochloric acid and for the identification of pentose in the urine.
  345. phlyctena - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phlyctena. phlyctsena (fiik^t^ah) [^X^wrau-a, a blister). A vesicle.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phlyctena (flik-te'nah). A blister, a bulla, an ampulla, or vesicle. [Gr., phlyktaina, a blister.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phlyctena (flik-te'nah), pi. pUycle'na [L. pUycla'no; Gr. if \i>KT aiva]. i. A blister made by a burn. 2. A small, bladder-like pustule containing lymph or a thin ichor.
  346. phlyzacium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phlyzacium (fli-za's!-um) [G. phlyzakion, a pimple.] I. Phlyctena. 2. Ecthyma.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phlyzacium (fli-za's!-um) [G. phlyzakion, a pimple.] I. Phlyctena. 2. Ecthyma.
  347. phonal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phonal (fo'-nal) [0w(^, voice]. Pertaining to the voice or to sound.
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      phonal (forks'al). A hematogenic preparation of animal blood.
  348. phonatory - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phonatory (fon'-a-to-re) \f>hut:miPertaining to phonation. p. band. Same as vocal band.
  349. phonendoscope - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phonendoscope (fo-nen'-do-skdp) fcw^, voice; Wof, within; vKortiv. to view]. A variety of stethoscope which intensifies the auscultatory sounds.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phonendoscope (fo-nen'do-skfip) [Gr. vo'ce + IrSof within + rooTciv to see]. A stethoscope that intensifies auscultatory sounds. The instrument contains two parallel plates of vulcanite, one of which is in contact with the chest of the patient, and the other, vibrating in unison with it, transmits the sound to the observer's ear.
  350. phonocardiography - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phonocardiography (Jo-no-kar-de-og'-ra-fe). Registration of the sounds of the heart.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phonocardiography (fo"no-kar-de-og'raf-e). The mechanic recording of the sounds of the heart.
  351. phonomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phonomania (Jo-no-ma'-nc-ah) [frarf), slaughter; pasta, madness]. Homicidal mania.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phonoma'nia [G. phone, murder, + mania, frenry.] Homicidal mania.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phonomania (fo-no-ma'ne-ah) [Gr. ifovij murder i /jui'in madness]. Insanity marked by a tendency to commit murder.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phonoma'nia [G. phone, murder, + mania, frenry.] Homicidal mania.
  352. phonometer - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phonometer (fo-nom'-ct-er) [phono-; /ilrpw. a measure]. An instrument for measuring the intensity of the voice.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phonom'eter [G. phone, sound, 4- mtiron, measure.] An instrument for measuring the pitch and intensity of sounds.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phonometer (fo-rom'et-er). An instrument for measuring the amount of hetcrophoria. [Gr., phorein, to bear, + metron, a measure.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phonometer (fo-nom'et-er) [Gr. ^wi^i voice + juirpov measure]. A device for measuring the intensity of sounds.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phonom'eter [G. phone, sound, 4- mtiron, measure.] An instrument for measuring the pitch and intensity of sounds.
  353. phonophore - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      phonophore (Jo'-no-fOr) [u»jj. sound; 6opoi, bear* ing; pl., phonophori]. An auditory ossicle, viewed as a transmitter of sound. See Paladino's phonophore.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pho'nophore [G. phone, sound, + pharos, a bearer.] i. One of the ossicles of the ear. 3. A form of binaural stethoscope with a bell-shaped chestpiece into which project the recurved extremitirs of the sound-tubes.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phonophore (fo'no-fOr) [Gr. sound + ipiptir to carry], i. An ossicle of the ear. 2. A kind of improved stethoscope, acting on the principle of an ear-trumpet, and rendering the sounds more audible.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pho'nophore [G. phone, sound, + pharos, a bearer.] i. One of the ossicles of the ear. 3. A form of binaural stethoscope with a bell-shaped chestpiece into which project the recurved extremitirs of the sound-tubes.
  354. phoria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phoria (Jo'-re-ah) foop&. motion]. A colloquialism used to represent one or more of the terms orthophoria, heterophoria, exophoria, esophoria, hyperphoria, etc.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pho'ria. The position of the eyeball as regards the direction of its visual axis; the term is always qualified by a prefix, such as orthophoria., heterophoria, hyperptiona., etc.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pho'ria. The position of the eyeball as regards the direction of its visual axis; the term is always qualified by a prefix, such as orthophoria., heterophoria, hyperptiona., etc.
  355. phorometer - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phorometer (for-om'-et-er) [phoro-; itirpov. a measure]. An instrument for measuring the relative strength of the ocular muscles.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phorom'eter [G. phora, movement, + metron.] An instrument for applying Graefe's test for heterophoria.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phorometer (fo-rom'et-er) [Gr. tpoptiv to bear + ttirpov measure). An instrument for ascertaining the degree and kind of heterophoria, or eye declination.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phorom'eter [G. phora, movement, + metron.] An instrument for applying Graefe's test for heterophoria.
  356. phoroscope - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phoroscope (fo'ro-sk6p). A fixed trial-frame for eye-testing, with a head-rest which may be fastened to the table or the wall.
  357. phosphated - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phos'phated. Containing phosphates.
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      phosphated (fos'fa-ted). Containing phosphates.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phos'phated. Containing phosphates.
  358. photalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      photalgia (jfo-tal'-je-ah) [photo-; f/trm, pain]. Pain arising from too great intensity of light.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      photalgia (fo-tal'je-ah) [Gr. v>£js light -I- &\yot pain]. Pain, as in the eye, caused by light.
  359. photogen - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      photogen [G. phds (ph6t-), light, + gennao, I produce.] A microorganism which produces phosphorescence.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      photogen (fo'to-jen) [see photogene]. A substance supposed to exist in photogenic bacteria and to be the cause of their luminescence.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      photogen [G. phds (ph6t-), light, + gennao, I produce.] A microorganism which produces phosphorescence.
  360. photomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      photomania (fo-to-ma'-ne-ah) [photo-; /i2. A morbid desire for light.
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      photoma'nia [G. phos(phot-), light, + mattij.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      photomania (fo-to-ma'ne-ah) [Gr. tput light + Mcma madness). Maniacal symptoms developed under the influence of light.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      photoma'nia [G. phos(phot-), light, + mattij.
  361. photoscope - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pho'toscope [G. phos(phot-), light, + skopto, ! view.] Skiascope, fluoroscope.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pho'toscope [G. phos(phot-), light, + skopto, ! view.] Skiascope, fluoroscope.
  362. phren - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phren (Jren) torn*, the mind, also the diaphragm], i. The diaphragm. 2. Mind.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phren [G. phren, the diaphragm, heart, seat of emotions, mind.] t. The diaphragm. 3. The mind.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phren. i. The diaphragm. 2. The mind. [Gr., phren.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phren [G. phren, the diaphragm, heart, seat of emotions, mind.] t. The diaphragm. 3. The mind.
  363. phrenalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phrenalgia Qren-al'-je-ah) [phren; &\yot, pain], i. Melancholia; psychalgia. 2. NeurJlgia of the diaphragm.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phrenal'gia [G. phren, mind, diaphragm, + algos, pain.] i. Psychalgia. 2 Pain in the diaphragm.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phrenal'gia [G. phren, mind, diaphragm, + algos, pain.] i. Psychalgia. 2 Pain in the diaphragm.
  364. phrenetic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phrenetic (fren-el'-ik) [phren]. Maniacal; delirious.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phrenetic [G. phrenitikos, frenzied.] i. Frenzied, maniacal, 2. A maniac.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phrenetic [G. phrenitikos, frenzied.] i. Frenzied, maniacal, 2. A maniac.
  365. phrenicotomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phrenicotomy (fren-ik-ot'-o-mt) [phren; '-•/.-;. a cutting]. Section of a phrenic nerve.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phrenicotomy (fren-T-kot'o-mK) [phrenic nerve + G. tome, a cutting, incision.] Section of the phrenic nerve in order to induce unilateral paralysis of the diaphragm, which is then pushed up by the abdominal viscera and exerts compression upon a diseased lung.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phrenicotomy (fren-T-kot'o-mK) [phrenic nerve + G. tome, a cutting, incision.] Section of the phrenic nerve in order to induce unilateral paralysis of the diaphragm, which is then pushed up by the abdominal viscera and exerts compression upon a diseased lung.
  366. phrenosin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phrenosin (Jren'-o-sin) [pkren\. A nitrogenous body obtained from brain tissue.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phrenosin (fren'o-sin). Of Thudichum, a body extracted from the white substance
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phrenosin (fre-no'sin). A nitrogenous substance, C3»Hj7NOj: said to exist in the brain substance.
  367. phronetal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phronetal (fro-ne'tal). Pertaining to thought.
  368. phthiriophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phthiriophobia (fthlr"i-fo'bl-ah) [G. phlheiriao, I have lice, -I- phobos, fear.] Unreasonable and extreme fear of infestation with lice.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phthiriophobia (fthlr"i-fo'bl-ah) [G. phlheiriao, I have lice, -I- phobos, fear.] Unreasonable and extreme fear of infestation with lice.
  369. phthisiology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      phthisiology (tis-e-ol'-o-je) [phthisis; Myot. science). The study or science of phthisis or tuberculosis; its causes, pathology, hygiene, and therapeutics.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phthisiology (tiz-l-ol'o-jl) [G. phthisis + -logia.] The branch of medical science which treats of phthisis, or consumption, in all its relations.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phthisiology (tiz-e-ol'o-je) [Gr. tfOlau wasting + Xci-) os word]. The sum of knowledge in regard to phthisis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phthisiology (tiz-l-ol'o-jl) [G. phthisis + -logia.] The branch of medical science which treats of phthisis, or consumption, in all its relations.
  370. phthisiophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      phthisiophobia (tiz-f-o-fo'-be-ah) [phthisis; 4>l&m. dread). Morbids dread of pulmonary consumption or tuberculosis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phthisiophobia (tiz-I-o-fo'W-ah) [G. phthisis, + phobos, fear.] An unreasoning fear of consumption or of the consumptive, tuberculophobia.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phthisiophobia (tiz"e-o-fo'be-ah). A morbid dread of phthisis. [Gr., phthisis. phthisis, + phobos, fear.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phthisiophobia (tiz"e-o-fo>be-ah) [phthisis -f Gr. fear]. Morbid dread of phthisis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phthisiophobia (tiz-I-o-fo'W-ah) [G. phthisis, + phobos, fear.] An unreasoning fear of consumption or of the consumptive, tuberculophobia.
  371. phthisiotherapy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phthisiotherapy (tiz-e-o-lher'-ap-e) {phthisis; fipartta, therapy]. Therapeutic measures for the cure of pulmonary tuberculosis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phthisiotherapy (tiz"e-o-ther'ap;e) [phthitii + therapy]. The treatment of phthisis.
  372. phycochrome - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phycochrome (fi'-ko-krdm) [«o«oi. seaweed; xpupa. color]. The complex blue-green pigment that masks the pure green of the chlorophyl in certain Algae, (Cyanophyceat). It is composed of phycocyanin, scytonemin, etc.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phycochrome (fi'ko-krom). [G. phykos, seaweed, + chroma, color.] A bluish green coloring matter from certain algae.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phycochrome (fi'ko-krom) [Gr. stmk seaweed + Xpu/m color], i. A blue-green pigment from various fresh-water algae of the simplest type. 2. Any plant or species of alga of the class Phycochromophycez.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phycochrome (fi'ko-krom). [G. phykos, seaweed, + chroma, color.] A bluish green coloring matter from certain algae.
  373. phygogalactic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phygogalactic (Jt-go-gal-ak'-tik) [fr-nlv, to avoid; -,tL\n, milk), x. Stopping the secretion of milk. 2. An agent that checks the secretion of milk.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phygogalac'tic [G. phygg, flight, + gala^alakt-), milk.] i. Checking the secretion of milk, lactifuge, galactophygous, ischogalactic. 2, An agent which lessens or arrests the secretion of milk, lactifuge.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phygogalactic (f/'go-gal-ak'tik). Arresting the secretion of milk. [Gr., pheugein, to flee, + gala, milk.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phygogalactic (fi"go-gal-ak'tik) [Gr. iftvytiv to avoid + 7ttXa milk). Checking the secretion of milk; galactophygous.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phygogalac'tic [G. phygg, flight, + gala^alakt-), milk.] i. Checking the secretion of milk, lactifuge, galactophygous, ischogalactic. 2, An agent which lessens or arrests the secretion of milk, lactifuge.
  374. phylaxis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phylaxis (fi-laks'is) [G. a guarding.] Protection against infection.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phylaxis (fi-laks'is) [Gr. v>6Xa£ a guard]. Protection against infection; the bodily defense against infection.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phylaxis (fi-laks'is) [G. a guarding.] Protection against infection.
  375. phyma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      phyma (fi'-mah) \-:••;•.-.•. a growth], i. Formerly, any one of a variety of swellings of the skin. 2. A localized plastic exudate larger than a tubercle; a circumscribed swelling of the skin.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      phyma (fi'mah). A skin tubercle, usually resulting from exudation into the eorium.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      phyma (fi'mah), pi. phy'mala [Gr. ¥>Dpa growth]. Any skin tumor or cutaneous tubercle; especially, a circumscribed swelling on the skin, larger than
  376. physaliphore - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      physal'iphore [G. physalis, bladder, + pkani. bearer.] A brood cell, or giant cell containing a large vacuole, in a malignant growth.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      physaliphore (fis-al'if-6r) [physalis + Gr. aopur to carry), i. A globular cavity in certain broodcells of cancers. 2. More correctly, the cell itself which contains such a cavity. Cf. physalis. physalis (fis'al-is), pi. physafides [Gr. #>uraAX(s bubble), i. A large brood-cell from a cancer. 2. More correctly, a spheric cavity found in certain cells, such as the large brood-cells of cancers or the giant-cells of sarcoma.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      physal'iphore [G. physalis, bladder, + pkani. bearer.] A brood cell, or giant cell containing a large vacuole, in a malignant growth.
  377. physiatrics - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      physiatrics (fiz-I-at'riks) [G. physis, nature, + iatrikos, relating to a physician.] The use of natural forces in the treatment of disease.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      physiatrics (fiz-e-at'riks) [Gr. tebaa nature
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      physiatrics (fiz-I-at'riks) [G. physis, nature, + iatrikos, relating to a physician.] The use of natural forces in the treatment of disease.
  378. physionomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      physionomy (fiz-e-on'o-me) [Gr. v~«m nature + yojuos law]. The science of the laws of nature.
  379. phytogenetic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phytogenetic (ji-to-jen-et'-ik). Pertaining to phylogenesis.
  380. phytogenous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phytogenous (ji-tojf-en-us) [see phylogenesis}. Produced by plants.
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      phytogenous (fi-toj'en-us). Phytogenetic.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phytogenous (fi-toj'en-us). Phytogenetic.
  381. phytolaccin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phytolaccin (fi-to-lak'-sin) \ph\to-; lacca, lac]. A resinoid, or the precipitate from a tincture of the root of Phytolacca decandra. It is alterative, anti-syphilitic, laxative, etc. Dose i to 3 grains.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phytolac'cin. A concentration product of phytolacca, employed in doses of gr. 1-3 (0.06-0.2).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phytolac'cin. A concentration product of phytolacca, employed in doses of gr. 1-3 (0.06-0.2).
  382. phytosterin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      phytosterin (fi-tox'-ter-in} [phyto-; vriap, fat]. A fat-like substance, similar to cholesterin, present in plant-seeds and sprouts.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      phytosterin (fi-tos'ter-in) [G. phyton plant, + sleros, solid,] Phytostearin.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      phytosterin (fi-tos'ter-in) [G. phyton plant, + sleros, solid,] Phytostearin.
  383. pia-arachnoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pia-arachnoid (pi-ah-ar-ak'-noid). See piarachnoid.
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      pia-arachnoid (pe-ah-ar-ak'noyd). Piarachnoid.
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      pia-arachnoid (pi"ah-ar-ak'noid). The pia and the arachnoid considered as forming <we organ; arachnopia.
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      pia-arachnoid (pe-ah-ar-ak'noyd). Piarachnoid.
  384. piarachnoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      piarachnoid (pi-ar-ak'no!yd). The pia mater and arachnoid considered as one membrane, meningina.
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      piarachnoid (pi-ar-ak'noid) [pia + arachnoid]. The pia and arachnoid considered together as one mass.
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      piarachnoid (pi-ar-ak'no!yd). The pia mater and arachnoid considered as one membrane, meningina.
  385. pigeon-breast - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pigeon-breast (pij'-un). See under breast.
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      pigeon-breast (pij'on brest). Pectus carinatum.
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      pigeon-breast (pij'un). See breast.
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      pigeon-breast (pij'on brest). Pectus carinatum.
  386. pileous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pi'leous [L. pilus, hair.] Hairy.
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      pileous (pi'le-us). Hairy.
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      pi'leous [L. pilus, hair.] Hairy.
  387. pileum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pileum (pil'-e-um) [pileum, a cap: pi., pilea}. i. In biology, the cap or whole top of the head of a bird, from bill to nape, including the forehead, vertex, and occiput. a. A lobe of the cerebellum lying between the vermis and the paraflocculus. Its relation to the peduncle is like that of a cap.
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      pi'leum [L. a cap.] i. One of the lateral masses or hemispheres of the cerebellum. 3. A caul, a piece of amnion sometimes attached to the head of the child when born.
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      pileum (pil'e-um) [L. a " hat "I. One of the cerebellar hemispheres.
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      pi'leum [L. a cap.] i. One of the lateral masses or hemispheres of the cerebellum. 3. A caul, a piece of amnion sometimes attached to the head of the child when born.
  388. pilimiction - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pilimiction (pi-lim-ik'-shun) [pilus, hair; mingere, to urinate]. The passing of urine containing hairlike filaments.
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      pilimiction (pi-11-mik'shun) [L. pilus, hair, + mictio, urination.] I. The passage of hairs in the urine, as has been observed in cases of dermoid tumors. 2. The passage of threads of mucus in the urine.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pilimiction (pil-im-ik'shun). The passage of urine containing hairs. [Lat., pilus, hair, + mictio, passage of urine.]
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      pilimiction (pi-11-mik'shun) [L. pilus, hair, + mictio, urination.] I. The passage of hairs in the urine, as has been observed in cases of dermoid tumors. 2. The passage of threads of mucus in the urine.
  389. pilin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pilin (pi'-lin). A proprietary cosmetic said to be 60 per cent, alcohol, perfumed and colored and containing benzoic acid. * -pill [pilula, dim. of pita, a b.ill]. A small, round
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pi'lin. Spongiopilin.
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      pilin (pi'lin). i. A fabric resembling spongiopilin.
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      pi'lin. Spongiopilin.
  390. pilocarpus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pilocarpus (pi-lo-kar'-pus) [Pilo-; KaprAi, fruit]. The leaflets of Pilocarpus jaborandi, a South American shrub of the natural order Rutacete: it yields pilocarpine, CnH»Njp2. which resembles atropine in action. Jaborandi and its alkaloid pilocarpine taken internally produce salivation, perspiration, and contraction of the pupil. They are employed as diaphoretics in dropsy, Bright's disease, uremia, rheumatism, and in the early stage of cold. Dose 20-40 gr. (1.3-4.0 Gm.), p., fluidextract of (fluidextractum pilocarpi, U. S. P.). Dose 10-30 min. (0.6-2.0 Cc.).
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      pilocar'pus [G. pilos, a hat, + karpos, fruit.] (U.S.) Jaborandi, .jaborandi folia (Br.), the leaves of Pilocarpus microphyllus or of P. jaborandi, shrubs of the West Indies and tropical America; diaphoretic in doses of gr. 15-30 (i.o-a.o).
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      pilocar'pus [G. pilos, a hat, + karpos, fruit.] (U.S.) Jaborandi, .jaborandi folia (Br.), the leaves of Pilocarpus microphyllus or of P. jaborandi, shrubs of the West Indies and tropical America; diaphoretic in doses of gr. 15-30 (i.o-a.o).
  391. pilomotor - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pilomotor (pi-lo-mo'-tor) [pilo-; movere, to move]. Causing movement of the hair. p. nerves, nerves causing contraction of the arrectores pili. p. reflex, • the appearance of "goose-skin" when the skin is irritated.
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      pilomotor (pi-lo-mo'tor) [L. pilus, hair, 4- motor, mover.] Moving the hair, noting the arrectores* pilorum muscles of the skin.
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      pilomotor (pi-Io-mo'tor). Applied to muscles causing movement of hairs. [Lat., pilus, hair, + molar, mover.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pilomotor (pi-lo-mo'tor) [L. pilus, hair, 4- motor, mover.] Moving the hair, noting the arrectores* pilorum muscles of the skin.
  392. pilosebaceous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pilosebaceous (pi-lo-se-ba'-shus). Pertaining to the hair follicles and sebaceous glands.
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      pilosebaceous (pi"lo-se-ba'sc-us) [L. pilus, hair, + sebum, suet.] Relating to the hair-follicles and sebaceous glands.
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      pilosebaceous (pi"lo-se-ba'sc-us) [L. pilus, hair, + sebum, suet.] Relating to the hair-follicles and sebaceous glands.
  393. pilular - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pilular (pil'-u-lar) [pilula, dim. of pila, a ball]. Of the nature of or pertaining to pills.
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      pil'ular. Relating to a pill. p. consistency, noting the consistency which will permit a mass to be rolled into a pill and retain its shape, p. mass, any soft solid drug mass which is of the proper consistency to be made into pills. pil'ule. A small pill, pillet, pellet. pi'lus, gen. and nom. pi. fi'K, gen. pi. pilo'rum [L.] Hair, one of the fine, thread-like appendages of the skin, covering more or less thickly the entire body, except the palms and soles and the flexor surfaces of the joints. A hair consists of radix or root, embedded in the hair follicle, and a free portion, scapus, stem or shaft. pimelitis (pi-mS-li'(le')tis) [G. pimele, fat, + -His.']
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pilular (pil'u-lar). Pertaining to, reserabling, or proper for making into piEs. [Lat., pilula, a pill.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pil'ular. Relating to a pill. p. consistency, noting the consistency which will permit a mass to be rolled into a pill and retain its shape, p. mass, any soft solid drug mass which is of the proper consistency to be made into pills. pil'ule. A small pill, pillet, pellet. pi'lus, gen. and nom. pi. fi'K, gen. pi. pilo'rum [L.] Hair, one of the fine, thread-like appendages of the skin, covering more or less thickly the entire body, except the palms and soles and the flexor surfaces of the joints. A hair consists of radix or root, embedded in the hair follicle, and a free portion, scapus, stem or shaft. pimelitis (pi-mS-li'(le')tis) [G. pimele, fat, + -His.']
  394. pincement - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pincement (pans'-mo(n)g) [Kr.. "pinching"]. In massage, a pinching or nipping of the tissues.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pincement (pans-mon') [Fr. pinching.] A pinching
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pincement (pans-mon') [Fr. pinching.] A pinching
  395. pinguecula - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pinguecula (pin-gwek'u-lah) (L. pinguis, fat.] [BNA]. A yellowish spot sometimes observed on either side of the cornea in the aged; it is a connective-tissue (not fatty) thickening of the conjunctiva.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pinguecula (pin-gwek'u-lah) (L. pinguis, fat.] [BNA]. A yellowish spot sometimes observed on either side of the cornea in the aged; it is a connective-tissue (not fatty) thickening of the conjunctiva.
  396. pinnal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pinnal (pin'-aT). Pertaining to the pinna.
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      pinnal (pin'al). Pertaining to the pinna.
  397. pinol - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pinol (pi'-nof). The commercial name for the oil distilled from the needles of Pinusf pumilio. It is recommended in tuberculosis, rheumatism, etc,, and may be used externally and internally.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pi'nol. A volatile oil obtained from the needles of Pinus pumilio, a dwarf pine of the Alps, Appenines, and Carpathian mountains.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pinol (pi'nol). i. A substance isomeric with ordinary camphor, derivable from pinene. 2. A volatile oil from the leaves of Pi'nus pumil'io.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pi'nol. A volatile oil obtained from the needles of Pinus pumilio, a dwarf pine of the Alps, Appenines, and Carpathian mountains.
  398. pinoleum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pino'leum [L. pintis, pine, + oleum, oil.] The trade name of a preparation said to contain menthol, camphor, oil of eucalyptus, oil of Ceylon cinnamon, and pine-needle oil in liquid petroleum; employed locally in catarrhs of the respiratory mucous membranes.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pinoleum (pin-o'le-um). A proprietary remedy for respiratory catarrh.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pino'leum [L. pintis, pine, + oleum, oil.] The trade name of a preparation said to contain menthol, camphor, oil of eucalyptus, oil of Ceylon cinnamon, and pine-needle oil in liquid petroleum; employed locally in catarrhs of the respiratory mucous membranes.
  399. pioscope - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pioscope (pi'-o-sk6p) \Ttur, fat; Vnotciv, to see], A variety of galactoscope.
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      pioscope (pi'o-skftp) [Gr. teUav fat + otioirtiv to view]. An instrument for estimating' the fat content of milk by comparing its color with the six shades painted on the instrument.
  400. pipsissewa - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pipsissewa (pip-sis'-e-vah). See rhimaphila.
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      pipsissewa (pip-sis'se-wah). See Chimapkila.
  401. piroplasmosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      piroplasmosis (pi-ro-plat-mo'-sis). Infection with piroplasma.
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      piroplasmo'sis. Any infectious disease due to the presence in the red blood corpuscles of an animal parasite of the genus Piroplasma
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      piroplasmo'sis. Any infectious disease due to the presence in the red blood corpuscles of an animal parasite of the genus Piroplasma
  402. pithecoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pithecoid (pith'-e-koid) [flfoim. an ape; <tiot, likeness]. Resembling an ape. p. theory, the theory of man's descent from the ape.
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      pithecoid (pith'e-koyd) [G. pithlkos, ape, + eidos, resemblance.] Resembling an ape. p. id'iot, one having an ape-like formation of the face. p. the'ory, the theory of man's descent with the ape from a common ancestor.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pithecoid (pith'ek-oid) [Gr. rUhjicof ape + tlSos form]. Ape-like.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pithecoid (pith'e-koyd) [G. pithlkos, ape, + eidos, resemblance.] Resembling an ape. p. id'iot, one having an ape-like formation of the face. p. the'ory, the theory of man's descent with the ape from a common ancestor.
  403. pithiatism - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pithiatism (pith'-t-ai-itm). Same as hysteria.
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      pithiatism (pl-thi'a-tizm) [G. peitho, I persuade, + iatos, curable.] i. A morbid condition curable by suggestion.1 2. The treatment of disease by suggestion.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pithiatism (pith-i'at-izm) [Gr. -rtlSnv to persuade + i« n'.v curable], i. A state of body which renders the patient subject to persuasion; a term proposed by Babinski as the equivalent of hysteria. See hysteria. 2. The cure of nervous and mental disorders by persuasion.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pithiatism (pl-thi'a-tizm) [G. peitho, I persuade, + iatos, curable.] i. A morbid condition curable by suggestion.1 2. The treatment of disease by suggestion.
  404. pityroid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pityroid (pif-ir-oid) [rlnipor, bran]. Branny.
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      pityroid (pitl-royd) [G. pityra, bran, + eidos, resemblance.] Branny, scaly, furfuraceous.
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      pityroid (pit'ir-oid) |Gr. rlrvpov bran -f- ilttn form]. Furfuraceous or branny.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pityroid (pitl-royd) [G. pityra, bran, + eidos, resemblance.] Branny, scaly, furfuraceous.
  405. planoconcave - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      planoconcave (pla-no-kt>n-kar'). Concave on one surface and flat on the opposite side.
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      planocon'cave. Flat on one side and concave on the other, noting a lens* of that shape.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      planoconcave (pla-no-kon'kav). Flat on one side and concave on the other. See lens.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      planocon'cave. Flat on one side and concave on the other, noting a lens* of that shape.
  406. planoconvex - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      planoconvex (i>la-nu-lmn-reks"i. Plane on one side and convex on the other.
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      planoconvex (pla-no-kon'veks). Flat on one side and convex on the other.
  407. plantaris - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plantaris (plan-ta'-ris). See under muscle.
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      planta'ris. See under musculus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plantaris (plan-ta'ris) [L.]. See muscles, table of.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      planta'ris. See under musculus.
  408. planuria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      planuria (plan~u'-re-ah) [vXdiwt. straying; • olpov. urine]. The discharge of urine through abnormal passages.
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      planu'ria [G. pianos, wandering, + ouron, urine.]
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      planuria (pla-nu're-ah) [Gr. TXacfio&u to wander + >>r/>.->." urine]. The voiding of urine from an abnormal place.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      planu'ria [G. pianos, wandering, + ouron, urine.]
  409. plasmatic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasmat'ic. i. Relating to plasma. 2. Plastic or formative.
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      plasmat'ic. i. Relating to plasma. 2. Plastic or formative.
  410. plasmic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasmic (plaz'-mik) [plasma]. Of or pertaining to protoplasm; formative, protoplasmic; plasmatic.
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      plas'mic. Plasmatic.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plasmic (plaz'mik). Rich in protoplasm.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plas'mic. Plasmatic.
  411. plasmocytoma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasmocytoma (plaz'mo-si-to'mah) [plasmocyte + -iimn.] Plasmoma (2).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plasmocytoma (plaz"mo-si-to'mah). Same as plasmoma, :>\ def.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plasmocytoma (plaz'mo-si-to'mah) [plasmocyte + -iimn.] Plasmoma (2).
  412. plasmogen - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasmogen (plas'-mo-jen) [plasmo-; •ytwdi', to produce]. Formative protoplasm; germ-plasm; bioplasm.
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      plas'mogen [G. plasma + gennao, I product] Protoplasm.
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      plasmogen (plaz'mo-jen) [Gr. irXAff/ia plasm + yfyraf to produce). The essential part of protoplasm; bioplasm.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plas'mogen [G. plasma + gennao, I product] Protoplasm.
  413. plasmology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasmology (plas-mol'-o-je) [plasmo-; \6yor, science]. The study of cells and cell-stuff, or plasma; histology.
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      plasmol'ogy [G. plasma + -logia.] Histology, tie science relating to the microscopic elements of living structure.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plasmology (plaz-mol'o-je) [Gr. rXAo-^o plasm + Airyoi treatise]. The study of the most minute particles or ultimate corpuscles of living matter.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plasmol'ogy [G. plasma + -logia.] Histology, tie science relating to the microscopic elements of living structure.
  414. plasmoma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasmoma (plaz-tm/-mak) [plasmo-; 6fta. tumor]. A tumor which shows a tendency toward the formation of fibers.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      plasmo'ma. I. A mass of plasma cells such as a seen in certain specific inflammatory lesions, i. A myeloma composed chiefly of plasma cells,
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plasmo'ma. I. A mass of plasma cells such as a seen in certain specific inflammatory lesions, i. A myeloma composed chiefly of plasma cells,
  415. plasmosome - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plas'mosome [G. plasma + soma, body.] Nucleolus.
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      plasmosome (plaz'mo-som) [Gr. ,t;\«.i/.n something formed + auAia body], i. The true nucleolusof a cell. 3. Same as Altaian's granules. See under granule.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plas'mosome [G. plasma + soma, body.] Nucleolus.
  416. plasmotomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasmotomy (plaz-mot'o-mT) [plasma + G. tome. incision.] A form of mitosis in multSnuclear protozoan cells in which the cytoplasm divides into two or more masses, then reproducing later, in some cases by speculation.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plasmotomy (plaz-mot'o-me) [Gr. r\&aua plasm+ Tn>n to cut]. Reproduction by the separation from the mother-cell of smaller masses of protoplasm, each containing several nuclei.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plasmotomy (plaz-mot'o-mT) [plasma + G. tome. incision.] A form of mitosis in multSnuclear protozoan cells in which the cytoplasm divides into two or more masses, then reproducing later, in some cases by speculation.
  417. plasome - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasome (plaz'-6m) [plasma; trwua, body, matter]. The hypothetical unit of protoplasm.
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      plas'ome [G. plasis, a forming, * soma, body.] The hypothetical unit of protoplasm; the smallest possible particle of protoplasm, further division of which would destroy its structure and necessitate chemical change.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plasome (plaz|om) [Gr. ir\aato form]. The hypothetic unit of living protoplasm.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plas'ome [G. plasis, a forming, * soma, body.] The hypothetical unit of protoplasm; the smallest possible particle of protoplasm, further division of which would destroy its structure and necessitate chemical change.
  418. plasson - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plasson (plas'-son) ... to form or mold]. Primitive or undifferentiated protoplasm; the protoplasm of the cell in the nonnucleated or cytode stage.
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      plass'on [G. plassdn, forming.] The protoplasm of a non-nucleated cell, not differentiated into caryoplasm and cytoplasm, but combining tie properties of each.
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      plasson (plas'on) [Gr. TrXiiauwi' forming]. The protoplasm of a cytode, or non-nucleated cell.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plass'on [G. plassdn, forming.] The protoplasm of a non-nucleated cell, not differentiated into caryoplasm and cytoplasm, but combining tie properties of each.
  419. plastidule - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plastidule (plas-tid-ul) [dim. of plastid, an elementary organism]. A protoplasmic molecule; one of the physical units of which living matter is composed.
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      plastidule (plas'tl-dul) [dim. of plastid.} Micella.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plastidule (plas'tid-Ql). The minutest unit of living protoplasm.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plastidule (plas'tl-dul) [dim. of plastid.} Micella.
  420. plastin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plastin (pl,i.\'-titt} ... to mold]. A phosphorized protein, constituting the chief proteid of protoplasm.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      plas'tin [G. plastos, formed.] One of the protein constituents of the cell-nucleus, said to be resistant to the action of pepsin or trypsin.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plastin (plas'tin). One of the proteins of cellnucleus: by some considered the essential constituent of the latter.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plas'tin [G. plastos, formed.] One of the protein constituents of the cell-nucleus, said to be resistant to the action of pepsin or trypsin.
  421. plastogamy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plastogamy (plus-log?-am-c) [plasma; y&nat, marriage]. Permanent conjugation of cells which is limited to the cytoplasm.
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      plastog'amy. Plasmatogamy.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plastogamy (plas-tog'am-e) [Gr. irXaorcSj formed matter + -, ii/jov marriage]. Conjugation in protozoa, in which the protoplasm of two or more individuals undergoes amalgamation, the nuclei remaining separate. See karyogamy and /•.'..••.»;.! logamy.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plastog'amy. Plasmatogamy.
  422. platinode - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      platinode (plat'-in-od) [platinum; <W<*. way]. The negative or receiving plate of an electric battery, so-called because formerly often made of platinum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      platinode (plat'in-od) \platinum + Gr. tMn way). The collecting plate of an electric battery.
  423. platyhelminth - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      platyhel'minth [G. platys, flat, + helmins(helminth-), worm.] A flat worm, a cestode or trematode.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      platyhel'minth [G. platys, flat, + helmins(helminth-), worm.] A flat worm, a cestode or trematode.
  424. platyrrhine - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      platyrrhine (plat'-ir-in) [platy-; fib, nose]. Having a broad and flat nose; having a nasal index above 53.
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      platyrrhine (plat'ir-In) [G. platys, broad, + rhis (rhin-), nose.] i. Characterized by a nose of abnormal width in proportion to its length. 2. Noting a skull with a nasal index between 51.1, or 53, and 58.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      platyrrhine (plat'ir-In) [G. platys, broad, + rhis (rhin-), nose.] i. Characterized by a nose of abnormal width in proportion to its length. 2. Noting a skull with a nasal index between 51.1, or 53, and 58.
  425. platysma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      platysma (plai-iz'-mah) [irXarfo, broad). Anything of considerable superficial dimensions; also, a plaster. p. myoides. See under muscle.
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      platys'ma (pla-tiz'mah) [G. platysma, a flat plate.] [ SNA] A broad thin muscle of the neck, called formerly platysma myoides [G. mys, muscle, + eidos, resemblance]; see under musculus.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      platysma (plat-iz'ma). See table of muscles, under muscle.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      platys'ma (pla-tiz'mah) [G. platysma, a flat plate.] [ SNA] A broad thin muscle of the neck, called formerly platysma myoides [G. mys, muscle, + eidos, resemblance]; see under musculus.
  426. pleochroic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleochroic (pU-o-kro'-ik). See pleochromatic.
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      pleochroic (ple-o-kro'ik) [G. pleon, more, + ckren, color.] Pleochromatic, relating to pleochroisn.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleochroic (ple-o-kro'ik) [G. pleon, more, + ckren, color.] Pleochromatic, relating to pleochroisn.
  427. pleomastia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleomas'tia [G. pleon, more, + mastos, breast.] The presence of supernumerary breasts or nipples.
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      pleomas'tia [G. pleon, more, + mastos, breast.] The presence of supernumerary breasts or nipples.
  428. pleonectic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleonectic (ple-on-ek'tik). i. M arked by pleonem. greedy. 2. Noting specifically a blood which has a percentage saturation of oxygen above normal at any given pressure; see meseclic and mionectic.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleonectic (ple-on-ek'tik). i. M arked by pleonem. greedy. 2. Noting specifically a blood which has a percentage saturation of oxygen above normal at any given pressure; see meseclic and mionectic.
  429. plesiomorphous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plesiomorphous (ples-e-o-mor'-fus) [irX»jfiop^, form). Crystallizing in similar forms but differing in chemical composition.
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      plesiomor'phous. Plesiomorphic.
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      plesiomor'phous. Plesiomorphic.
  430. plessigraph - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plessigraph (pies-e-graf) [v-XV**', to strike;  ;>i.iv, ' style='color:red;'>... to write]. A form of pleximeter which permits close distinctions to be made in the quality of the sounds elicited, and by means of a crayon attached to the stem, organs or dull areas may be mapped on the surface of the skin.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plessigraph (ples'ig-raf) |Gr. ir\i>oativ to strike + ypo.to write]. A form of pleximeter designed to enable the user to mark out the limits of an area.
  431. plessimeter - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plessim'eter [G. plesso, I strike, + metron, measure.] Pleximeter, an oblong plate of hard rubber, ivory, or other flexible substance, employed in mediate percussion, being placed against the surface and struck with the plessor.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plessimeter (ples-im'e-ter). Same as pleximeter.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plessim'eter [G. plesso, I strike, + metron, measure.] Pleximeter, an oblong plate of hard rubber, ivory, or other flexible substance, employed in mediate percussion, being placed against the surface and struck with the plessor.
  432. plethysmogram - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plethysmogram (ple-thiz'mo-gram). A tracing made by the plethysmograph.
  433. pleuralgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleuralgia (ploo-ral'-je-ah) [pleura; ftX-y°i, pain]. Pain in the pleura or in the side; intercostal neuralgia.
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      pleural'gia [G. pleura, side, + algos, pain.] Pleurodynia.
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      pleuralgia (plu-ral'je-ah) [Gr. rXevpi rib + i.\yos pain]. Pain in the pleura, or in the side.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleural'gia [G. pleura, side, + algos, pain.] Pleurodynia.
  434. pleurapophysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurapophysis (ploo-rap-of'-is-is) [pleura; apophysis]. One of the lateral processes of a vertebra, having the morphologic valence of a rib.
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      pleurapoph'ysis [G. plfuron, rib, + apophysis, process.] A rib, or the process on a cervical or lumbar vertebra corresponding thereto.
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      pleurapophysis (plu-rap-of'is-is) [Gr. rXti/pd rib + apophysis]. A rib, or its homologue.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleurapoph'ysis [G. plfuron, rib, + apophysis, process.] A rib, or the process on a cervical or lumbar vertebra corresponding thereto.
  435. pleurocentesis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurocentesis (pho-ro-sen-te'-sis) [pieuro-; K*m>vir. a pricking). Surgical puncture of the pleura.
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      pleurocente'sis [G. pleura, side, + kentesis, puncture.] Operative puncture of the pleural cavity; paracentesis of the thorax.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pleurocentesis (plu"ro-sen-te'sis) [Gr. rXcvpd rib + akvTtoit puncture]. Puncture of the pleura; paraccntesis of the chest.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleurocente'sis [G. pleura, side, + kentesis, puncture.] Operative puncture of the pleural cavity; paracentesis of the thorax.
  436. pleurocentrum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurocentrum (ploo-ro-sen'-trum) [pieuro-; xirrpor, center: pi., pleurocentra]. A hemicentrum; the lateral element in a vertebral centrum.
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      pleurocen'trum [G. pleura, side, + kentron, center.] One of the lateral halves of the body of a vertebra.
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      pleurocentrum (plu-ro-sen'trum) [Gr. rXiupd side + xtrrpov center]. The lateral element of the vertebral column.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleurocen'trum [G. pleura, side, + kentron, center.] One of the lateral halves of the body of a vertebra.
  437. pleuroclysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleuroclysis (ploo-rok'-lis-is) [pleura-; cXfcrit, a wash]. The Injection of fluids into, or the washing out of the pleural cavity.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pleuroc'lysis [G. pleura, side, + klysis, a washing out.] Washing out of the pleural cavity.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pleuroclysis (plu-rok'lis-is) [Gr. rXtvpd ride + «X6Uk pleural cavity.
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      pleuroc'lysis [G. pleura, side, + klysis, a washing out.] Washing out of the pleural cavity.
  438. pleurodont - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurodont (ploo'-ro-dont) [pieuro-; 666vt, tooth]. In biology, a tooth, or an animal bearing teeth, fastened into the jaw by a lateral ankylosis; as in certain lizards.
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      pleu'rodont [G. pleura, side, + odous(odont-), tooth.] Noting animals having the teeth ankylosed to the sides of the sockets, or laterally fixed to the jaw.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleu'rodont [G. pleura, side, + odous(odont-), tooth.] Noting animals having the teeth ankylosed to the sides of the sockets, or laterally fixed to the jaw.
  439. pleurodynia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurodynia.(ploo-ro-din'-e-ah) [pieuro-; ttbtr,pain]. A sharp pain in the intercostal muscles, of rheumatic origin.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pleurodyn'ia [G. pleura, side, + odyne pain.,] A painful rheumatic affection of the tendinous attachments of the thoracic muscles, usually of one side only; pleuralgia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleurodyn'ia [G. pleura, side, + odyne pain.,] A painful rheumatic affection of the tendinous attachments of the thoracic muscles, usually of one side only; pleuralgia.
  440. pleurohepatitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurohepatitis (ploo-ro-kep-at-i'-iis) [pieuro-; ijmp. liver; trie, inflammation]. Inflammation of the pleura and the liver.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pleurohepatitis (plu-ro-hep-a-ti'(te')tis) [G. pleura + hepar(hepaf), liver, + -itis.] Hepatitis with extension of the inflammation to the neighboring portion of the pleura.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleurohepatitis (plu-ro-hep-a-ti'(te')tis) [G. pleura + hepar(hepaf), liver, + -itis.] Hepatitis with extension of the inflammation to the neighboring portion of the pleura.
  441. pleurolith - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleu'rolith [G. pleura + lithos, stone.] A concretion in the pleural cavity, pleural calculus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleu'rolith [G. pleura + lithos, stone.] A concretion in the pleural cavity, pleural calculus.
  442. pleuropericarditis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleuropericarditis (plu-ro-per"I-kar-di'(de')tis) [G. pleura + peri, around, -4- kardia, heart, -f- -itis.} Combined inflammation of the pericardium and of the pleura.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleuropericarditis (plu-ro-per"I-kar-di'(de')tis) [G. pleura + peri, around, -4- kardia, heart, -f- -itis.} Combined inflammation of the pericardium and of the pleura.
  443. pleuropneumonia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleuropneumonia. p. no'tha, a variety of acute
  444. pleuropulmonary - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleuropulmonary (ploo-ro-pul'-mo-na-re). Pertain* ing to the pleura and the 1 ungs.
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      pleuropul'monary. Relating to the pleura and the lungs.
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      pleuropul'monary. Relating to the pleura and the lungs.
  445. pleurorrhea - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurorrhea (ploo-ror-e'-ah) [pleuro-; ^ola, a flow]. An effusion of fluid into the pleura.
  446. pleurothotonos - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurothotonos (ploo-ro-lHot'-o-nos) [irXivpMu-. from the side; r6ror, tension]. A form of tetanic spasm of the muscles in which the body is bent to one side.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pleurothot'onos [G. pleurolhen, from the side, +
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      pleurothot'onos [G. pleurolhen, from the side, +
  447. pleurovisceral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleurovisceral (ploo-ro-vis'-er-aD [pleuro-; mscus\. Pertaining to the pleura or side, and to the viscera.
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      pleurovis'ceral. Relating to the visceral pleura. plex'al. Relating to a plexus, plexalgia (pleks-al'jt-ah) [G. pllxis, a stroke, +
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pleurovis'ceral. Relating to the visceral pleura. plex'al. Relating to a plexus, plexalgia (pleks-al'jt-ah) [G. pllxis, a stroke, +
  448. plexal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plexal (pleks'-at) [pltctere, to knit]. Pertaining to or of the nature of a plexus.
  449. pleximeter - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pleximeter (pleks-im'-el-er) [rX^ir, a stroke; nM>', a measure]. A disc placed on the body to receive the stroke in mediate percussion.
  450. plexor - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plexor (picks'-or) [r\j(u, stroke]. A hammer used for performing percussion.
  451. plumbagin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plumbagin (plum-ba'jin). An active principle extracted from the root of Plumbago zeylanica and P. rosea, Indian evergreen shrubs; it is irritant and vesicant and is employed as an abortifacient.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      plumbagin (plum-ba'jin). An irritant substance obtained from the root of Plumba'go zeylan'ica: used as an abortifacient.
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      plumbagin (plum-ba'jin). An active principle extracted from the root of Plumbago zeylanica and P. rosea, Indian evergreen shrubs; it is irritant and vesicant and is employed as an abortifacient.
  452. plumbi - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plumbi (plum'-bi). Genitive of Latin plumbum, lead.
  453. pluriglandular - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pluriglandular (plu-rl-glan'du-lar) [L. plus(plur-), more.) Polyglandular. noting several glands or their secretions. p. syn'cirome. a group of symptoms supposedly due to perverted action and interaction of several ductless glands.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pluriglandular (plu-rig-lan'du-lar). Pertaining to, derived from, or affecting several glands.
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      pluriglandular (plu-rl-glan'du-lar) [L. plus(plur-), more.) Polyglandular. noting several glands or their secretions. p. syn'cirome. a group of symptoms supposedly due to perverted action and interaction of several ductless glands.
  454. plutomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      plutoma'nia [G. ploutos, wealth, + mania, frenzy.] An insane delusion that one has great wealth.
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      plutomania (plu-to-ma'ne-ah) [Gr. jrXouroj riches + itni'in madness]. The insane belief of a patient that he is very rich.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      plutoma'nia [G. ploutos, wealth, + mania, frenzy.] An insane delusion that one has great wealth.
  455. pneometer - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneometer (ne-om'-ct-cr). Synonym of spirometer.
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      pneom'eter (ne-om'e-ter) [G. pneo, I breathe, + metron, measure.] An instrument for measuring the volume of respired air.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pneometer (ne-om'et-er) [Gr. nvtiv to breathe + li.frpov measure]. A form of spirometer, or device for measuring the air inspired and expired.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pneom'eter (ne-om'e-ter) [G. pneo, I breathe, + metron, measure.] An instrument for measuring the volume of respired air.
  456. pneumatist - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumatist (nu'mat-ist). One of a sect of physicians who believe in the doctrine of pneumatism.
  457. pneumatogram - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumatogram (nu-mat'-o-gratn) [pntumalo-; yp&fiua, inscription]. A tracing showing the frequency, duration, and depth of the respiratory movements.
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      pneumatogram (nu-mat'o-gram) [G. pnruma(ptmmat-), breath, + gramma, a drawing.] The record or tracing made by a pneumatograph.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pneumatogram (nu-mat'o-gram) [Gr. irp«i/ua air + ypantia writing]. The tracing or record made by a pneumatograph.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pneumatogram (nu-mat'o-gram) [G. pnruma(ptmmat-), breath, + gramma, a drawing.] The record or tracing made by a pneumatograph.
  458. pneumatograph - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumatograph. See pneumograph.
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      pneumatograph (nu-mat'o-graf) [G. pnevma(pmmal-), breath, + grapho, I record.] An instrument for recording the respiratory movement*; pneograph.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pneumatograph (nu-mat'o-graf) [Gr. irnvfia. air 4ypaifuv to record]. A device for registering the movements of the chest-wall.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pneumatograph (nu-mat'o-graf) [G. pnevma(pmmal-), breath, + grapho, I record.] An instrument for recording the respiratory movement*; pneograph.
  459. pneumatology - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumatology (nu-mS-tol'o-il) [G. pnrnma{pnnmal-), air, + -logia.] The science dealing with air or gases, their physical and chemical properties and, among other things, their therapeutic applications.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pneumatology (nu-mat-ol'o-je) [Gr. rvtvua air + \6yot treatise]. The sum of what is known regarding gases and air and their therapeutic and other properties.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pneumatology (nu-mS-tol'o-il) [G. pnrnma{pnnmal-), air, + -logia.] The science dealing with air or gases, their physical and chemical properties and, among other things, their therapeutic applications.
  460. pneumatometry - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumatometry (nft-mat-am'-ft-rf) [pneumato-; pirpav. measure], i. The measurement of the force in respiration. It is used as a means of diagnosis. 2. The treatment of pulmonary and circulatory diseases by means of a pneumatic apparatus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pneumatometry (nu-mat-om'et-re). The measurement of the air inspired and expired.
  461. pneumatophore - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumatophore (nu-mat'o-for) [Gr. TvcG/ia air 4- ipbpm bearing]. An apparatus consisting of a bag with a tube and mouthpiece, which may be attached to the body. The bag contain; oxygen, to be breathed by the wearer in rescue work in mines, etc.
  462. pneumaturia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumaturia (nu-mat-u'-re-ah) [pneumato-; t&pop, urine]. The evacuation of urine containing free gas. »
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pneumaturia (nu-ma-tu'ri-ah) [G. pneuma(pneumal-), air, + ouron, urine.] The passage of gas from the urethra during or after the discharge of urine, due to the decomposition of urine in the bladder or to the presence of an intestinal fistula.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pneumaturia (nu-mat-u're-ah) [Gr. rrtvua air + oypov urine]. The passage of urine charged with air or gas.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pneumaturia (nu-ma-tu'ri-ah) [G. pneuma(pneumal-), air, + ouron, urine.] The passage of gas from the urethra during or after the discharge of urine, due to the decomposition of urine in the bladder or to the presence of an intestinal fistula.
  463. pneumometer - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumometer (nu-mom'et-er). Same as pneumatometer.
  464. pneumopericardium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumopericar'dium [G. pneuma, air.] The presence of gas in the pericardial sac.
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      pneumopericardium (nu-mo"per-ik-ar'deum). The presence of gas in the pericardium. [Gr., pneuma, air, + peri, around, + kardia, the heart.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pneumopericar'dium [G. pneuma, air.] The presence of gas in the pericardial sac.
  465. pneumoperitoneum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pneumoperitoneum (nu*mo-per-I-ton-e'uin) [G. pneuma, air.] The presence of gas in the peritoneal cavity outside of the intestine.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pneumoperitoneum (nu*mo-per-I-ton-e'uin) [G. pneuma, air.] The presence of gas in the peritoneal cavity outside of the intestine.
  466. podalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      podalgia (pad-al1'-je-ah) [»»6i, foot; iX-xm, pain). Pain in the foot.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      podal'gia [G. pous(pod-). foot, + algos, pain.] Pain in the foot, tarsalgia, pododynia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      podal'gia [G. pous(pod-). foot, + algos, pain.] Pain in the foot, tarsalgia, pododynia.
  467. podalic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      podal'ic [G. pous(pod-), foot.] Relating to the foot. p. version, turning the fetus during childbirth so as to bring it down with the feet presenting.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      podalic (po-dal'ik) [Gr. rofa foot]. Accomplished by means of the feet; footling.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      podal'ic [G. pous(pod-), foot.] Relating to the foot. p. version, turning the fetus during childbirth so as to bring it down with the feet presenting.
  468. podarthritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      podarthritis (pod-ar-thri'-tis) [ro6>, foot; S,ji,,,,>>, joint; It,i, inflammation]. Inflammation of the joints of the feet.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      podarthritis (pod-ar-thri'(thre')tis) [G. pous(pod-), foot, + arthron, joint, + -itis] Inflammation of any of the tarsal or metatarsal joints.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      podarthritis (pod-ar-thri'(thre')tis) [G. pous(pod-), foot, + arthron, joint, + -itis] Inflammation of any of the tarsal or metatarsal joints.
  469. podophyllin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      podophyllin (pod-o-fil'-in). See podophyllum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      podophyllin (pod-ofl-lin). Resina podophylli.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      podophyllin (pod-ofl-lin). Resina podophylli.
  470. podophyllum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      podophyllum (pod-o-fil'-um) [rah, foot; leaf]. The dried rhizome of P. peltatum. the Mayapple or mandrake, of the family Berberidacett, Its resin, commonly called podophyllin, contains podophyllotoxin (CnHMOi+jHjO), which upon treatment with ammonia yields podophyllic acid and picropodophyllin. It is used in medicine as a laxative in chronic constipation and as a cathartic in hepatic congestion and bilious fever. Dose of podophyliotoxin J- -i gr. (0.016-0.03 Gm.). p., fluidextract of (fluidexlroctum podophyUi. U. S. P.). Dose 1-30 min. (0.13-1.3 Cc.). p..pillsof, belladonna, a dcapsicum ( pilula podophylli. belladonna el capsici, U. S. P.) Dose I pill, p., resin of (resina podophylli. U. S. P.). Dose J-l gr. (0.008-0.03 Gm.). p., tincture of (tine
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      podophyl'lum [G. pous(pod-), foot, + phyllon, leaf, from the fancied resemblance of the leaves to a duck's foot.] May-apple, vegetable calomel, the rhizome of Podophyllum peltatum, American mandrake, umbrella plant, duck's-foot; employed as a laxative in doses of gr. 5-8(0.3-0.5). podophyl'li in'dici rhizo'ma (B.A.), the dried rhizome of Podophyllum emodi, Indian podophyllum, a Himalayan plant; cholagogue and cathartic in doses of gr. j-i (0.015-0.06) of the resin, podophyl'li resi'na (Br.), resina* podophylli (U.S.).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      podophyl'lum [G. pous(pod-), foot, + phyllon, leaf, from the fancied resemblance of the leaves to a duck's foot.] May-apple, vegetable calomel, the rhizome of Podophyllum peltatum, American mandrake, umbrella plant, duck's-foot; employed as a laxative in doses of gr. 5-8(0.3-0.5). podophyl'li in'dici rhizo'ma (B.A.), the dried rhizome of Podophyllum emodi, Indian podophyllum, a Himalayan plant; cholagogue and cathartic in doses of gr. j-i (0.015-0.06) of the resin, podophyl'li resi'na (Br.), resina* podophylli (U.S.).
  471. pogoniasis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pogoniasis (po-go-ni'-as-is) [v&yw, beard]. Excessive growth of the beard; growth of beard in a woman.
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      pogoniasis (po-go-ni'a-sis) [G. pogonias, bearded.] Growth of a beard on a woman, or excessive hairiness of the face in men.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pogoniasis (po-go-ni'a-sis) [G. pogonias, bearded.] Growth of a beard on a woman, or excessive hairiness of the face in men.
  472. pogonion - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pogo'nion [G. pdgon, beard.] The mental point in craniometry, the most anterior point on the symphysis menti.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pogo'nion [G. pdgon, beard.] The mental point in craniometry, the most anterior point on the symphysis menti.
  473. poikilocyte - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      poikilocyte (poi'-kil-o-sit) [voucfXor, varied; Kvtoi, :a cell I. A large red blood-corpuscle of irregular shape.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      poikilocyte (poy'kil-o-slt) [G. poikilos, manifold, + kytos, cell.] • An irregular, usually pear-shaped, red blood-corpuscle, pecilocyte.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      poikilocyte (poy'kil-o-slt) [G. poikilos, manifold, + kytos, cell.] • An irregular, usually pear-shaped, red blood-corpuscle, pecilocyte.
  474. poikilothermal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      poikilothermal (poi-kil-o-ther'-mal). Synonym of Potkilothermic.
  475. pointillage - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pointillage (pwan'-tt-yahzj) [Fr.]. Massage by means of the finger-tips.
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      pointillage (pwan-te-yazh') [Fr. dotting, stippling.] A massage manipulation with the tips of the fingers.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pointillage (pwahn-te-yahzhO [Fr.]. Massage with the points of the fingers.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pointillage (pwan-te-yazh') [Fr. dotting, stippling.] A massage manipulation with the tips of the fingers.
  476. poison-nut - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      poison-nut. Nux vomica.
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      poi'son-nut. Nux vomica.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      poison-nut. Nux vomica.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      poi'son-nut. Nux vomica.
  477. polariscopic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polariscop'ic. Relating to the polariscope or to polariscopy.
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      polariscop'ic. Relating to the polariscope or to polariscopy.
  478. polaristrobometer - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polaristrobometer (po-lar-is-tro-bom'-et-er) [polar; aTpa whirling round: furpor, measure]. A form of polarimeter or sacchanmeter that furnishes a delicate means of fixing the plane of polarization as rotated by the sugar solution under examination.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polaristrobometer (po-lar'1-stro-bom'e-tur). [L. polaris, polar, + G. strobos, a whirling, + metron, a measure.] A form of polarimeter used in examining sugars.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polaristrobometer (po-Iar"is-trob-om'et-er). A form of polarimeter used for delicate analyses.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polaristrobometer (po-lar'1-stro-bom'e-tur). [L. polaris, polar, + G. strobos, a whirling, + metron, a measure.] A form of polarimeter used in examining sugars.
  479. poliencephalitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      poliencephalitis (pol-e-en-sef-al-if-tis). See polioencephalitis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      poliencephalitis (poH-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis). Polioencephalitis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      poliencephalitis (pore-en-scf-al-i'tis) [Gr. ro\*At gray + encephalitis]. Inflammatory disease of
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      poliencephalitis (poH-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis). Polioencephalitis.
  480. polioencephalitis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      polioencephalitis (pol-e-o-en-sef-al-i'-tis) (wo\t6t, gray; fyn^oXof, brain; tnr, inflammation]. Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain, p. acuta, an acute inflammation of the cerebral cortex, which, when occurring in children, gives rise to infantile cerebral palsy, p., anterior superior, an inflammatory disease of the gray matter of the third ventricle, of the anterior portion of the fourth. and of that about the Sylvian aqueduct. It is characterized by ophthalmoplegia, chiefly external, and a peculiar somnolent state, p., inferior, bulbar paralysis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polioencephalitis (poH-o-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis) [G. polios, gray, + enkephalos, brain, H—itis.] Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain, either of the cortex or of the central nuclei, acute encephalitis, acute hemorrhagic cortical encephalitis; an acute infectious disease marked at the onset by fever, headache, convulsions, or stupor, followed
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polioencephalitis (pol"e-o-en-sef-al-i'tis). Same as patience phalitis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polioencephalitis (poH-o-en-sef-al-i'(e')tis) [G. polios, gray, + enkephalos, brain, H—itis.] Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain, either of the cortex or of the central nuclei, acute encephalitis, acute hemorrhagic cortical encephalitis; an acute infectious disease marked at the onset by fever, headache, convulsions, or stupor, followed
  481. poliosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      poliosis (pol-e-o'-sis) [*oW*. gray). A condition characterized by absence of pigment in the hair.
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      polio'sis [G. polios, gray.] Canities, a turning gray of the hair.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      poliosis (pol-e-o'sis) [Gr. jroXiis gray]. Premature grayness of the hair.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polio'sis [G. polios, gray.] Canities, a turning gray of the hair.
  482. pollenosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pollenosis (pol-en-o'sis). Hay-fever.
  483. polocyte - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polocyte (po'lo-sit) [G polos, pole, + kytos, ceil] One of the polar bodies formed in the maturation of the ovum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polocyte (polo-sit) [Gr. ToXot pole + xCrot cell]. See polar body, under body.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polocyte (po'lo-sit) [G polos, pole, + kytos, ceil] One of the polar bodies formed in the maturation of the ovum.
  484. polyarteritis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polyarteritis (pol-I-ar-ter-i'(e')tis) [G. polys, many, + arteria, artery, + -itis.] Simultaneous inflammation of a number of arteries, p. notlo'sa, an affection characterized by the formation of nodules upon the medium-sized and smaller arterial twigs.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polyarteritis (pol"e-ar-ter-i'tis) [Gr. voXis many + (ii>ri||)i'rt artery + -itu inflammation]. Inflammation of several arteries at the same time. p. nodo'sa, a disease marked by the development of nodules in the smaller arteries.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polyarteritis (pol-I-ar-ter-i'(e')tis) [G. polys, many, + arteria, artery, + -itis.] Simultaneous inflammation of a number of arteries, p. notlo'sa, an affection characterized by the formation of nodules upon the medium-sized and smaller arterial twigs.
  485. polyblast - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      polyblast (pol'-e-blast) [poly-; 0\rrfr. a germ]. A general term designating the various cells seen in newly developing connective tissue.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pol'yblast [G. polys, many, + blasios, germ.] One of a group of ameboid, uninucleated, wandering, phagocytic cells found in inflammatory exudates, derived from primitive wandering cells, clasmatocytes, and lymphocytes.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pol'yblast [G. polys, many, + blasios, germ.] One of a group of ameboid, uninucleated, wandering, phagocytic cells found in inflammatory exudates, derived from primitive wandering cells, clasmatocytes, and lymphocytes.
  486. polycholia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polycholia (pol-e-ko'-le-ah) [poly-; xo\t, bile]. Excessive secretion of bile.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polycholia (pol-l-koll-ah) [G. polys, much, + choli, bile,] The excretion of an excess of bile.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polycholia (pol-e-ko'le-ah) [G'r. roX6t many + A'.xj; bile]. Excessive flow or secretion of bile.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polycholia (pol-l-koll-ah) [G. polys, much, + choli, bile,] The excretion of an excess of bile.
  487. polychromasia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      polychromasia (pol-e-kro-ma'-se-ah). Same as po/ychromatophilia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polychromasia (poll-kro-ma'zl-ah) [G. polys, many, + chroma, color.] Polychromatophilia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polychromasia(pol-e-lcro-ma'ze-ah). Sameas^afychromatop/tUia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polychromasia (poll-kro-ma'zl-ah) [G. polys, many, + chroma, color.] Polychromatophilia.
  488. polychromatophil - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polychromatophil (pol"e-kro-mat'o-fil) [Gr. roXfc many + XP"> color + ^tXtiv to love], i. Stainable with many kinds of colors or stains. 2. A cell or other element that is stainable with various stains or colors.
  489. polychromatophilic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polychromatophilic (pol-e-kro-mat-o-jil'-ik). Susceptible of staining with more than one dye.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polychromatophil'ic. Polychromatophil (i).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polychromatophil'ic. Polychromatophil (i).
  490. polychromia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polychromia (pol-e-kro'-me-ah) [poly-; xp»M', color]. Increased or abnormal pigmentation.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polychromia (pol-I-kro'ml-ah). Increased pigmentation in any part.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polychromia (pol-ik-ro'me-ah) [Gr. iroXfc many + \ /•».•/<« color]. Increased or abnormal pigmentformation.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polychromia (pol-I-kro'ml-ah). Increased pigmentation in any part.
  491. polygyria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polygyria (pol-e-jir1-€-ah) [poly-; -yupot, gyre]. The existence of an excessive number of convolutions in the brain.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polygyria (pol-I-ji'rl-ah) [G. polys, many, + gyros, circle, gyre.] The presence of more than the usual number of convolutions on the surface of the brain.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polygyria (pol-e-jirVah) [Gr. iroX6j many + yvpot R>tus]. A condition in which there is more than the normal number of convolutions in the brain.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polygyria (pol-I-ji'rl-ah) [G. polys, many, + gyros, circle, gyre.] The presence of more than the usual number of convolutions on the surface of the brain.
  492. polyhybrid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polyhybrid (pol-e-hi'brid). A hybrid whose
  493. polykaryocyte - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polykaryocyte (pol-e-kar'e-o-sit) [Gr. 1-0X65 many + itapvov nucleus + nirrtn cell). A giant cell containing several nuclei. These cells are now called osteoclasls.
  494. polyleptic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polyleptic (pol-e-lep'-tik) [poly-; \a.tt&b*u>, to seize]. Characterized by numerous remissions and exacerbations.
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      polylep'tic [G. polys, many, + lipsis, a seizing} Noting a disease occurring in many paroxysms, such as malaria or epilepsy.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polyleptic (pol-c-lep'tik) [Gr. ?roX6s many + Xo/u(!."•,,,• to seize]. Having many remissions and exacerbations.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polylep'tic [G. polys, many, + lipsis, a seizing} Noting a disease occurring in many paroxysms, such as malaria or epilepsy.
  495. polymelia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polymelia (pol-e-mc'-U-ah\ [poly-; niXos. a limb]. A malformation consisting in the presence of more than the normal number of limbs.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polyme'lia [G. polys, many, + melos, limb.] The presence of supernumerary limbs or parts of limbs, as in polydactylism.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      polymelia (pol-e-me'le-ah). The state of having supernumerary members. [Gr., polys, many, + mclos, a limb.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polymelia (pol-e-me'le-ah) [Gr. jroXuj many + u*Xos limb]. The monstrosity or variety of teratism exhibited by a polymelus; the presence of supernumerary parts.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polyme'lia [G. polys, many, + melos, limb.] The presence of supernumerary limbs or parts of limbs, as in polydactylism.
  496. polymeria - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polymeria (pol-e-mc're-ah) [Gr. iroXts many + pipes part]. The presence of supernumerary parts or organs of the body.
  497. polyonychia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polyonychia (pol-e-o-nik'-e-ak) [poly-; *«L nail]. The presence of supernumerao* nails; polonychia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polyonychia (pol-I-o-nikl-ah) [G. polys, many, + onyx(onych-), nail.] The presence of supernumerary nails on fingers or toes.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polyonychia (pol-I-o-nikl-ah) [G. polys, many, + onyx(onych-), nail.] The presence of supernumerary nails on fingers or toes.
  498. polyotia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polyotia (pol-e-o'-she-ah) [poly-; ofo, ear]. A condition in which there is more than one auricle on one or both sides of the head.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polyotia (pol-I-o'shyah) [G. polys, many, + cms (ot-~), ear.] The presence of a supernumerary auricle on one or both sides of the head.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      polyotia (pol-e-o'te-ah). The formatiot of two or more external ears on one siK[Gr., polys, many, + ous, the ear.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polyotia (pol-I-o'shyah) [G. polys, many, + cms (ot-~), ear.] The presence of a supernumerary auricle on one or both sides of the head.
  499. polystichia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      polystichia (pol-e-stik'-e-ah) [poly-; irrlxot, row]. A condition in which the eyelashes are arranged in two or more rows.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polystichia (pol-I-stikl-ah) [G. polys, many, + stichos, row.] An arrangement of the eyelashes in two or more rows.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polystichia (pol-e-stik'e-ah) [Gr. jroXk many +
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polystichia (pol-I-stikl-ah) [G. polys, many, + stichos, row.] An arrangement of the eyelashes in two or more rows.
  500. polytrichia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      polytrichia (pol-I-trikl-ah) [G. polys, much, + thrix (trich-), hair.] Hypertrichosis, hirsuties, pilosis, polytrichosis, excessive hairiness.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      polytrichia (pol-e-trik'e-ah). Another name for hypcrtrichosis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polytrichia (pol-e-trik'e-ah) [Gr. ,-,.,\i\ many + Hiiii. hair]. Excessive growth or development of the hair.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polytrichia (pol-I-trikl-ah) [G. polys, much, + thrix (trich-), hair.] Hypertrichosis, hirsuties, pilosis, polytrichosis, excessive hairiness.
  501. polytrichum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polytrichum (pol-it'rl-kum) [G. polys, many, + thrix(trich-~), hair.] Hair-cap, golden maidenhair, golden moss, the entire plant of Polytrichum commune, P. juniperinum, and other species of P.; diuretic and astringent; employed in bronchitis and menorrhagia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      polytrichum (pol-it'rl-kum) [G. polys, many, + thrix(trich-~), hair.] Hair-cap, golden maidenhair, golden moss, the entire plant of Polytrichum commune, P. juniperinum, and other species of P.; diuretic and astringent; employed in bronchitis and menorrhagia.
  502. polytrophy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      polytrophy (pol-i'tro-fe). Excess of nutrition. See hypertrophy. [Gr., polys, many, + trophe, nourishment.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      polytrophy (pol-it'ro-fe). Polytrophia.
  503. pompholyx - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pom'pholyx [G. a bubble.] Chiropompholyx, as inflammatory eruption of deeply seated vesicle of varying size, occurring on the hands or feet. accompanied by itching and burning, and followed by desquamation.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pompholyx (pom'fo-liks). Written also, less correctly, pompholix. Syn.: cheiropompholyx, dysidrosis. A skin disease occurring on the hands and feet It is characterized by deep-seated, clear, grouped vesicles, which appear suddenly, have narrow red areolae and run a short course. [Gr., pompholyx, a bubble.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pom'pholyx [G. a bubble.] Chiropompholyx, as inflammatory eruption of deeply seated vesicle of varying size, occurring on the hands or feet. accompanied by itching and burning, and followed by desquamation.
  504. ponophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      ponophobia (pon-o-fo'bl-ah) [G. ponos. fatigue, T phobos, fear.] Morbid fear of overwork or of becoming fatigued; laziness.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      ponophobia (po-no-fo'be-ah) [Gr. xtm* pain, fatigue + ifiiiiut fear], i. Abnormal dread of pain. 2. Dread of work; morbid laziness.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      ponophobia (pon-o-fo'bl-ah) [G. ponos. fatigue, T phobos, fear.] Morbid fear of overwork or of becoming fatigued; laziness.
  505. poples - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pop'les [L. the ham.] Poplitseus or popliteal space; posterior surface of the knee.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      poples (pop'lez). The posterior surface of the knee.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pop'les [L. the ham.] Poplitseus or popliteal space; posterior surface of the knee.
  506. popliteus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      popliteus (pop-lit-r'-us) [see popliteal]. The ham or hinder part of the knee-joint, p. muscle. See under muscle.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      poplite'us. See under musculus.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      popliteus (pop-lit-e'us). See table of muscles, under muscle.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      poplite'us. See under musculus.
  507. populin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pop'ulin. Benzoyl-salicin, C10tl,,Ot, obtained from the bark and leaves of the aspen, Populus tremuloides; occurs in the form of white acicular crystals of a sweetish taste; antipyretic in doses of gr. 1—3 (0.06—o. a).
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      populin (pop'u-lin). Benzoyl salicin. [I-at., populus, a poplar.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      populin (pop'u-lin) [L. pop'ulus popUr). Benzosalicin, C^oHjjO,; a principle from poplar bark.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pop'ulin. Benzoyl-salicin, C10tl,,Ot, obtained from the bark and leaves of the aspen, Populus tremuloides; occurs in the form of white acicular crystals of a sweetish taste; antipyretic in doses of gr. 1—3 (0.06—o. a).
  508. poriomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      porioma'nia [G. poreia, a journey, + mania, frenzy.] Fugue, ambulatory automatism.*
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      poriomania (po"re-o-ma'ne-ah) [Gr. ropda. walking + uavia madness]. Same as ambulatory automatism.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      porioma'nia [G. poreia, a journey, + mania, frenzy.] Fugue, ambulatory automatism.*
  509. porion - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      porion (po're-on) [Gr. nbpm pore]. The median point on the posterior edge of the incisive canal.
  510. porokeratosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      porokeratosis (po-ro-ker-al'-o-sii) (t&poi, callus; «4paf, a horn]. A keratosis appearing in raised or smooth areas, of varying size, irregular form, circumscribed outline, at the summit of which a thin layer of horny tissue of linear arrangement is present. The affection is usually seated on the dorsal aspect of the hands and feet (never on the palmar or plantard.tf-5«n'-fro{) [post-; center], i. Situated behind a center. 2. Situated behind the fissure of Rolando, or central fissure of the brain, aa the postccntral convolution.
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      postcentral (pOst-sen'tral). Situated or occurring behind a center.
  511. postglenoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postglenoid (post-gle'-noid) (post-; glenoid]. Situated behind the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone, as the postglenoid tubercle, also called simply postglenoid.
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      postgle'noid. Behind the glenoid fossa of the maxilla, postgracile (pOst-gras'il). Behind the lobulus
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      postgle'noid. Behind the glenoid fossa of the maxilla, postgracile (pOst-gras'il). Behind the lobulus
  512. posthetomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      posthetomy (pos-thet'-o-me) [wueflij. prepuce; ro^, a cutting]. Circumcision. •
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      posthetomy (pos-thet'o-ml) [G. poslhl, prepuce, + tomi, incision.] Peritomy, circumcision.
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      posthetomy (pos-thet'o-ml) [G. poslhl, prepuce, + tomi, incision.] Peritomy, circumcision.
  513. posthioplasty - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      posthioplasty (pos'-ihe-o~plas-te) (rbrfy, foreskin; irX&oxrcw, to mold]. Plastic surgery of the prepuce.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pos'thioplasty [G. posthl, prepuce, + plasso, I form.] Reparative or plastic surgery of the prepuce.
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      pos'thioplasty [G. posthl, prepuce, + plasso, I form.] Reparative or plastic surgery of the prepuce.
  514. postischial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postischial (post-is1-ke-al). Dorsad of the ischium.
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      postischial (post-is'kl-al). Behind the ischium.
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      postischial (post-is'kl-al). Behind the ischium.
  515. postmeatal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postmeatal (p6st-me-a'tal). Behind a meatus. postmedian (post-meMe-an) [L. post after + me1
  516. postmortal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postmortal (post-mor'tal). After death.
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      postmortal (post-mor'tal). After death.
  517. postolivary - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postolivary (pdst-ol'-iv-a-re) [post-; olivary]. Behind the oliva.
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      postol'ivary. Situated posterior to the oliva.
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      postol'ivary. Situated posterior to the oliva.
  518. postpeduncle - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postpeduncle (pSst-pe1-dunk-l) [post-; pedunculus, peduncle). The inferior cerebellar peduncle.
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      postpe'duncle. The posterior, or inferior, peduncle of the brain.
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      postpe'duncle. The posterior, or inferior, peduncle of the brain.
  519. postpontile - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postpontile (post-pan'-OC) [post-; pans]. Situated
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      postpon'tile. Behind or below the pons Varolii.
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      postpon'tile. Behind or below the pons Varolii.
  520. postrolandic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postrolandic (post-ro-lon'-dik). Situated behind the fissure of Rolando.
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      postrolandic (pOst-ro-lan'dik). Behind the fissure of Rolando.
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      postrolandic (pOst-ro-lan'dik). Behind the fissure of Rolando.
  521. postsacral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      postsacral (pesl-sa'-kral) [post-; sacrum]. Situated behind or below the sacrum.
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      postsa'cral. Behind or below the sacrum; referring to the coccyx.
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      postsa'cral. Behind or below the sacrum; referring to the coccyx.
  522. potamophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      potamophobia (t>ol-am-of-v'-be-ah) [vorauit, rivet; Wius, fear). The morbid fear of sheets of water.
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      potamophobia (pot-am-o-fo'bl-ah) [G. potamos, river, + phobos, fear.] Morbid fears aroused by the sight, and sometimes thought, of a river or any stream.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      potamophobia (pot-am-o-fo'bl-ah) [G. potamos, river, + phobos, fear.] Morbid fears aroused by the sight, and sometimes thought, of a river or any stream.
  523. potentialization - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      potentialization (po-tent-shal-i-ia'-shun). In homeopathy, the rendering of dnigs potent by attenuation, dynamization, etc.
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      potentialization (po-ten*shal-i-za'shun). The rendering potent; in homeopathy, the increase in potency of a drug through dilution or attenuation.
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      potentialization (po-ten*shal-i-za'shun). The rendering potent; in homeopathy, the increase in potency of a drug through dilution or attenuation.
  524. potentize - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      po'tentize. In homeopathy, to render potent, potentialize, said of the dynamization of drugs by dilution or attenuation.
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      po'tentize. In homeopathy, to render potent, potentialize, said of the dynamization of drugs by dilution or attenuation.
  525. potio - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      po'tio [L.] Potion, p. Rivier'ii, Riviere's* potion.
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      po'tio [L.] Potion, p. Rivier'ii, Riviere's* potion.
  526. potus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      po'tus [L. drink.] Potio. draft, drink, p. imperii'li s, imperial drink, a solution of cream of tartar, i ounce in 3 pints of water, sweetened, and flavored with lemon peel.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      po'tus [L. drink.] Potio. draft, drink, p. imperii'li s, imperial drink, a solution of cream of tartar, i ounce in 3 pints of water, sweetened, and flavored with lemon peel.
  527. prasoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prasoid (pra'-soid). t. A solution of globularin and globularetin; used in acute gout and rheumatism. Dose 15-20 drops 3 times daily. 2. [rpturo*. the leek; tlioi, likeness.] The color of a leek; leekgreen.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pras'oid. Trade name of a preparation, said to be a. mixture of globularin, o. 5, and globularetin. 0.7, in 60 per cent, alcohol, 20; employed in gout and rheumatism in doses of gr. 8-20 (0.5-1.3).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pras'oid. Trade name of a preparation, said to be a. mixture of globularin, o. 5, and globularetin. 0.7, in 60 per cent, alcohol, 20; employed in gout and rheumatism in doses of gr. 8-20 (0.5-1.3).
  528. preagonal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      preagonal (pre-ag'-on-al). Immediately preceding the death agony.
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      preagonal (pre-ag'on-al). Immediately preceding the death agony.
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      preagonal (pre-ag'on-al). Immediately preceding the death agony.
  529. prebacillary - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prebacillary (pre-bas'-il-a-re) [pre-; bacillus]. Occurring before the invasion of the system by bacilli.
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      prebacillary (pre-bas'il-a-ri). Noting the preparatory or predisposing stage of an infectious disease, such as tuberculosis, before the actual invasion by the specific microorganisms has taken place.
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      prebacillary (pre-bas'il-a-ri). Noting the preparatory or predisposing stage of an infectious disease, such as tuberculosis, before the actual invasion by the specific microorganisms has taken place.
  530. precentral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      precentral (pre-sen'-tral) [Pre-; centrum, center]. Situated in front of the central fissure of the brain, p. convolution, a convolution in front of the central fissure of the brain; the ascending frontal convolution.
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      precen'tral. In front of the center.
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      precen'tral. In front of the center.
  531. precipitinogen - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      precipitinogen (pre-sip-iMn'-ojen). Any substance capable of causing the production of a specific precipitin.
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      precipitinogen (pre-sip-i-tin'o-jen). Precipitogen.
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      precipitinogen (pre-sip-i-tin'o-jen). Precipitogen.
  532. precordia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      precordia (pre-kor'-de-ah) [pre-; cor, the heart]. I. A name applied by the ancients to the diaphragm, the thoracic viscera, or the epigastric region. 2. The area of the chest overlying the heart.
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      precor'dia. Prascordia, the epigastrium and anterior surface of the lower part of the thorax.
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      precor'dia. Prascordia, the epigastrium and anterior surface of the lower part of the thorax.
  533. precuneus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      precuneus (pre-ku'-ne-us) [pre-; cuneus, a wedge]. The quadrate lobule of the parietal lobe situated in. front of the cuneus of the occipital lobe.
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      precu'neus [SNA]. Pra;cuneus. '
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      precuneus (pre-ku'ne-us). A quadrilateral surface on the mesial aspect of the cerebral hemisphere, bounded anteriorly by the termination of the callosomarginal fissure and posteriorly by the internal parieto-occipital fissure. [Lat., prae, before, + cuneus, wedge.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      precu'neus [SNA]. Pra;cuneus. '
  534. predigestion - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prediges'tion. The artificial initiation of digestion of proteins (proteolysis) and starches (amylolysis) before they are eaten.
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      prediges'tion. The artificial initiation of digestion of proteins (proteolysis) and starches (amylolysis) before they are eaten.
  535. preganglionic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      preganglionic (pre*gang-gll-on'ik). Anterior to or preceding a ganglion; noting especially the effer
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      preganglionic (pre*gang-gll-on'ik). Anterior to or preceding a ganglion; noting especially the effer
  536. pregeminal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pregeminal -(pre-jem'-in-al) [pra, before; geminus, twin]. Relating to the anterior pair of the corpora quadriRemina.
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      pregem'inal. Relating to a pregeminum.
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      pregem'inal. Relating to a pregeminum.
  537. prehyoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prehy'oid. In front of the hyoid bone, noting certain accessory thyroid glands lying superior to the mylohyoid muscle.
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      prehyoid (pre-hi'oid). In front of the hyoid bone, prehypophysis (pre-hi-pofis-is). The anterior
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      prehy'oid. In front of the hyoid bone, noting certain accessory thyroid glands lying superior to the mylohyoid muscle.
  538. preiotation - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      preiotation (pre"i-o-ta'shun) [pre + Gr. ISrra letter >]. The conversion of the initial sound of i into y.
  539. premortal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      premortal (pre-mor'tal). Just before death.
  540. preoptic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      preoptic (pre-op'-tiK), Anterior to the optic lobes; pregeminal.
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      preop'tic. In front of the optic lobes, or anterior quadrigeminal bodies.
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      preop'tic. In front of the optic lobes, or anterior quadrigeminal bodies.
  541. prepalatal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prepal'atal. Relating to the anterior part of the palate, or in front of the palate bone.
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      prepalatal (pre-pal'at-al). Situated in front of the palate.
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      prepal'atal. Relating to the anterior part of the palate, or in front of the palate bone.
  542. prepeduncle - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prepeduncle (pre-pe'-dung-kt) [pra, before; ««dunculus, peduncle). The anterior of the cerebellar peduncles.
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      prepe'duncle. The anterior cerebellar peduncle.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prepe'duncle. The anterior cerebellar peduncle.
  543. prepontile - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prepontile (pre-pon'-tll) [pra, before; pons, abridge). Situated in front of or above the pons Varolii.
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      prepontile (pre-pon'til). Anterior, or superior, to the pons Varolii.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prepontile (pre-pon'tll). In front of the pons.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prepontile (pre-pon'til). Anterior, or superior, to the pons Varolii.
  544. prepyloric - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prepyloric (pre-pi-lor'-ik) [pra, before; pylorm]. Placed in front of or preceding the pylorus.
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      prepyloric (pre-pi-lor'ik). In front of the pylorus.
  545. prerectal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prerectal (pre-rek'-tat) [pra, before; rectum]. Situated in front of the rectum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prerectal (pre-rek'tal). Situated in front of the rectum.
  546. presenile - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      presenile (pre-se'nll) [L. free, before, + senilis, old.] Prematurely old; marked by the physical and mental characteristics of old age, though not old in yean.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      presenile (pre-se'nil). Pertaining to impending or incipient senility. [Lat., prae, before, -f- senilis, old.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      presenile (pre-se'nll). Pertaining to a condition resembling senility, but occurring in early or middle life.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      presenile (pre-se'nll) [L. free, before, + senilis, old.] Prematurely old; marked by the physical and mental characteristics of old age, though not old in yean.
  547. prespinal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prespi'nal. Anterior to the spine.
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      prespinal (pre-spi'nal). Situated in front of the spine.
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      prespi'nal. Anterior to the spine.
  548. pressor - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pressor (Pres'-or) [premere, to press], i. Stimulating. 9. A substance found in the infundibular part of the hypophysis; it produces a rise in blood-pressure. . Cf. depressor, p. nerves. Nerves which under stimulation cause the vasomotor centers to react.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pres'sor. Exciting to vasomotor activity, producing increased blood-pressure, noting afferent nerve-fibers which, when stimulated, excite tie vasoconstrictor center, p. base, one of several products of intestinal putrefaction probably derived from leucine, tyrosine, and choline, which are found in normal urine, and which cause a. rise of blood-pressure when injected into animals: the retention of these in the body is supposed to be a common cause of high blood-pressure, p. sub'stance, p. base.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pressor (pres'or). Anything that increases the activity of a function, as a pressor base, a pressor nerve, p.-nerve, an afferent nerve whose stimulation increases the activity of a motor center.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pres'sor. Exciting to vasomotor activity, producing increased blood-pressure, noting afferent nerve-fibers which, when stimulated, excite tie vasoconstrictor center, p. base, one of several products of intestinal putrefaction probably derived from leucine, tyrosine, and choline, which are found in normal urine, and which cause a. rise of blood-pressure when injected into animals: the retention of these in the body is supposed to be a common cause of high blood-pressure, p. sub'stance, p. base.
  549. presternum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      presternum (pre-ster'-num). The manubrium or superior segment of the sternum.
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      prester'num [L. pr&, before, + sternum.] Jianubrixim stemi.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      presternum (pre-ster'num). Same as manubrium.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prester'num [L. pr&, before, + sternum.] Jianubrixim stemi.
  550. presylvian - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      presyl'vian. Noting the anterior horizontal ramus of the Sylvian fissure, or fissura cerebri laterals.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      presylvian (pre-sil've-an). Pertaining to the anterior or ascending branch of the sylvian fissure.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      presyl'vian. Noting the anterior horizontal ramus of the Sylvian fissure, or fissura cerebri laterals.
  551. presystole - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      presystole (pre-sis'-to-le) [pra. before; systole]. The period of the heart's pause preceding the systole.
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      presystole (pre-sis'to-le). The interval in the cardiac rhythm preceding the systole.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      presystole (pre-sis'to-le). The interval of time just preceding the systole.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      presystole (pre-sis'to-le). The interval in the cardiac rhythm preceding the systole.
  552. presystolic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      presystolic (Pre-sis-tol'-ik) [Pre-; systole]. Preceding the systole of the heart, as the presystolic murmur, presystolic thrill.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      presystolic (pre-ss-tol'ik) [L. pra before + systole], i. Pertaining to the beginning of the systole. 2. Occurring just before the systole.
  553. pretympanic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pretympan'ic. Anterior to the drum of the ear.
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      pretympanic (pre-tim-pan'ik). Situated in front of the tympanum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pretympan'ic. Anterior to the drum of the ear.
  554. preventorium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      preventorium (pre-ven-to'rT-um) [prevent, formed on the model of sanatorium. ] An institution for the care of persons, especially children, of poor physique who are believed to be in danger of acquiring tuberculosis.
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      preventorium (pre-ven-to're-um). An institution for the purpose of checking the spread of disease.
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      preventorium (pre-ven-to'rT-um) [prevent, formed on the model of sanatorium. ] An institution for the care of persons, especially children, of poor physique who are believed to be in danger of acquiring tuberculosis.
  555. prevertebral - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prevertebral (pre-ver'-le-bral) [pre-; vertebra}. Situated in front of the vertebra.
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      prever'tebral. In front of the body of a vertebra,
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      prevertebral (pre-ver'te-bral). Situated ventrad of a vertebra.
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      prever'tebral. In front of the body of a vertebra,
  556. prickle-cell - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prickle-cell. A cell possessing delicate rod-shaped processes by which it is connected with neighboring cells.
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      prick'le-cell. See. under cell. p.-c. lay'er, the outer layer of the stratum mucosum of the epidermis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prickle-cell (prikl). See ,.//.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prick'le-cell. See. under cell. p.-c. lay'er, the outer layer of the stratum mucosum of the epidermis.
  557. primigravida - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      primigravida (pri-me-grav'-id-ah) [primus, first; gravidus, pregnant]. A woman pregnant for the first time.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      primigravida (prlm-ig-rav'id-ah) [L. pri'ma first I gra'fida pregnant]. A woman who is pregnant for the first time.
  558. prinos - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pri'nos. Black alder, fever-bush, the bark of Ilex verticillata, a tree of eastern North America; employed as a bitter tonic and antiperiodic in doses of gr. 20-30 (1.3-2.0).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pri'nos. Black alder, fever-bush, the bark of Ilex verticillata, a tree of eastern North America; employed as a bitter tonic and antiperiodic in doses of gr. 20-30 (1.3-2.0).
  559. prismoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prismoid (priz'-moid) [vpttrfta, prism; tl&ot, like]. Resembling a prism.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pris'moid [G. prisma, prism, + eidos, resemblance.] Resembling a prism, prismatic.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prismoid (priz'moid). Resembling a prism. prismoptometer (priz-mop-tom'et-er) [prism -t
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pris'moid [G. prisma, prism, + eidos, resemblance.] Resembling a prism, prismatic.
  560. proal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      proal (pro'-al) [pro]. Having a forward direction or movement. Cf. paiinal and propalinal.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pro'al [G. pro, before.] Relating to a forward movement.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      proal (pro'al) [Gr. rpi> before]. Characterized byforward movement.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pro'al [G. pro, before.] Relating to a forward movement.
  561. probang - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      probang (pro'-bang) [probare, to test]. A rod of whalebone or other flexible material used for making local applications to the esophagus or larynx or for
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pro'bang. A slender flexible rod, tipped with a globular piece of sponge or some other material, used chiefly for making applications or removing obstructions in the larynx or esophagus, bristle p., horsehair p., a form of p., the extremity of which, made of horse hair, is pushed past a foreign body in the esophagus and then is expanded and withdrawn, bringing the foreign body with it.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      probang (pro'bang). A flexible rod with a ball, tuft, or sponge at the end: used in diseases of the esophagus or larynx, ball-p., a probang with a ball or bulb at the end. bristle-p., horse-hair p., one with an expansible tuft of bristles or horse-hairs at the end. sponge-p,, one which is tufted with sponge at the end.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pro'bang. A slender flexible rod, tipped with a globular piece of sponge or some other material, used chiefly for making applications or removing obstructions in the larynx or esophagus, bristle p., horsehair p., a form of p., the extremity of which, made of horse hair, is pushed past a foreign body in the esophagus and then is expanded and withdrawn, bringing the foreign body with it.
  562. procatarctic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      procatarctic (pro-kat-ark'-tik) [ypo«ardpx to begin first]. Primary, predisposing.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      procatarc'tic [G. prokatarktikos, immediate.] Noting the exciting cause of a disease.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      procatarctic (pro-kat-ark'tik). Predisposing: said of a cause of disease.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      procatarc'tic [G. prokatarktikos, immediate.] Noting the exciting cause of a disease.
  563. procatarxis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      procatarxis (pro-kat-ark/-is). The kindling of a disease into action by a procatarctic cause.
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      procatarxis (pro-kat-arks'is) [Gr.J. i. A predisposing cause. :. Predisposition; also the production of a disease partially as a result of predisposition.
  564. procephalic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      procephalic (Pro-sef-al'-ik [Pro-; xt^aX^, head]. In biology, of or pertaining to fore part of head.
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      procephal'ic [G. pro, before, + kef half, head.] Relating to the anterior part of the head.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      procephal'ic [G. pro, before, + kef half, head.] Relating to the anterior part of the head.
  565. prochordal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prochordal (pro-kor'-dal) [pro-; fopH, cord]. Situated in front of the chorda dorsahs.
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      prochordal (pro-kor'dal). Anterior to the notochord, prechordal.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prochordal (pro-kor'dal). In front of the notochord.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prochordal (pro-kor'dal). Anterior to the notochord, prechordal.
  566. prochorion - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prochorion (pro-ko're-on). i. The thin zona pellucida of the fertilized ovum when it reaches the uterus, i. The coating of albuminous matter which the ovum receives as it passes along the oviduct.
  567. procidentia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      procidentia (pro-se-den'-ske-ak) [pro-; cadere, to fall]. Prolapse.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      procidentia (pros-I-den'shl-ah) [L. prodden, to fall forward.] A sinking down or prolapse of any organ or part, as of the uterus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      procidentia (pros-I-den'shl-ah) [L. prodden, to fall forward.] A sinking down or prolapse of any organ or part, as of the uterus.
  568. proctalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      proctalgia (prok-tal'-je-ah) [Procto-; AXyof. pain]. Neuralgic pain in the anus or rectum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      proctal'gia [G. prdktos, anus, + algos, pain.] Pain at the anus, or in the rectum.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      proctalgia (prok-tal'je-ah). Neuralgia c: the anus or the rectum. [Gr., proktss, the anus, + algos, pain.]
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      proctal'gia [G. prdktos, anus, + algos, pain.] Pain at the anus, or in the rectum.
  569. procursive - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      procursive (pro-kur'-siv) [pro-; currere, to run]. Running forward, as procttrsw epilepsy, a form in which the patient runs during the epileptic attack.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      procur'sive [L. pro, forward, + currere, to run.] Running forward, p. ep'ilepsy, a form of epilepsy in which the paroxysm takes the form of an aimless running.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      procursive (pro-kur'siv) [L. procursi'nu]. Characterized by a tendency to run forward.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      procur'sive [L. pro, forward, + currere, to run.] Running forward, p. ep'ilepsy, a form of epilepsy in which the paroxysm takes the form of an aimless running.
  570. procurvation - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      procurvation (pro-kur-va'-skun) [procurvare, to bend forward]. A forward inclination of the body.
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      procurva'tion [L. pro, forward, + curuare, to bend.] A bending forward.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      procurvation (pro-kur-va'shun) [L. procurm're to bend forward). A bending forward, as of the body.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      procurva'tion [L. pro, forward, + curuare, to bend.] A bending forward.
  571. prodromic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prodromic (pro-dro'-mik). See prodromal.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      prodrom'ic. Prodromal.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prodrom'ic. Prodromal.
  572. profundus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      profundus (pro-fun1 -dus) [L.. "deep"]. Deep-seated; applied to certain muscles and nerves, and in the feminine, prof undo, to certain arteries and veins. See under artery.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      profun'dus [L.] Deep, profound.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      profun'dus [L.] Deep, profound.
  573. prognose - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prognose (prog-noz'). To foretell the course of a disease, to give a prognosis, prognosticate.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prognose (prog-noz'). To foretell the course of a disease, to give a prognosis, prognosticate.
  574. prolabium - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prolabium (pro-la'be-um) [L. pro before + la'bium Up]. The exposed red part of the Up.
  575. pronator - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pronator (pro-na'-tor) [nee pronation]. That which pronates, a term applied to several muscles. See under muscle.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      prona'tor. See under musculus.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pronator (pro-na'tor). See table of muscles, under muscle.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pronator (pro-na'tor) [L.]. See miudei, tetle of.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prona'tor. See under musculus.
  576. pronephron - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pronephron (pro'nef-ron). The primitive kidney. [Gr., pro, before, -f- nephros, kidney.]
  577. pronograde - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pronograde (pro'no-grad) [L. pronus, inclined forward, + gradi, to walk.] Walking or resting with the body horizontal, noting the posture of quadrupeds; opposed to orthograde.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pronograde (pro'no-grad). Carrying the body in a horizontal position. [Lat., promts, l>ent downward, + gradi, to walk.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pronograde (pro'no-grad) [L. pro'nus bent downward + gra'di to walk]. Carrying the body in a horizontal position, as distinguished from orlktgrade: said of quadrupeds.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pronograde (pro'no-grad) [L. pronus, inclined forward, + gradi, to walk.] Walking or resting with the body horizontal, noting the posture of quadrupeds; opposed to orthograde.
  578. proof-spirit - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      proof-spirit. See spirit. •
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      proof-spir'it. Dilute alcohol of a specific gravity of 0.920, containing 49.5 per cent, by weight (57-37 P61" cent, by volume) of absolute alcohoL Originally in England it was the weakest alcohol which would ignite gunpowder moistened with it.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      proof-spir'it. Dilute alcohol of a specific gravity of 0.920, containing 49.5 per cent, by weight (57-37 P61" cent, by volume) of absolute alcohoL Originally in England it was the weakest alcohol which would ignite gunpowder moistened with it.
  579. prootic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prootic (pro-d-tik) [pro-; o5». ear]. In front of ear.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      prootic (pro-o'tik) [G. pro, before, + ous(dt-'j, tar.] In front of the ear.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prootic (pro-of ik) (Gr. rp6 before + oh ear]. Situated in front of the eai.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prootic (pro-o'tik) [G. pro, before, + ous(dt-'j, tar.] In front of the ear.
  580. propalinal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      propalinal (pro-pat-in-at) [pro-; rAXtv, back, backward]. In biology, applied to the forward and backward movement of the jaws of certain animals.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      propal'inal [G. pro, before, + palin, backward.] Back and forth; noting a forward and backward movement.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      propalinal (pro-pafin-al) [Gr. vp6 before 4- ri\a back]. Having a backward and forward direction or motion.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      propal'inal [G. pro, before, + palin, backward.] Back and forth; noting a forward and backward movement.
  581. propeptone - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      propeptone (pro-pep'-ton). See under peptone, propeptonuria (pro-pep-ton-u'-re-ah) [propeptone; atpor, urine]. The appearance of propeptone in the urine. It is said to occur in fevers, diphtheria, osteomalacia. and during the administration of styrax or phosphorus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      propep'tone. Secondary proteose, deuteroalbamose, one of the intermediate products in the conversion of native protein into peptone.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      propeptone (pro-pep'ton). An old term
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      propeptone (pro-pep'ton). Same as hcmialbumose.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      propep'tone. Secondary proteose, deuteroalbamose, one of the intermediate products in the conversion of native protein into peptone.
  582. propons - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      propons (pro'-ponz). The transverse white fibers in front of the pyramids and below the pons Varolii. the ponticulus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pro'pons. Ala* pontis, ponticulus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      propons (pro'pons) [L. pro before -f- pans bridge). The delicate plates (al'a pan'til) of white substance which pass transversely across the anterior end of the pyramid and just below the pons varolii; the ponticulus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pro'pons. Ala* pontis, ponticulus.
  583. proptosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      proptosis (prop-to'-sis) [pro-; Ttucu, a falling]. A falling downward; prolapse.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      proptosis (prop-to'sis) [G. pro, forward, + ptOsis, falling.] A forward displacement of any organ; specifically, exophthalmos or protrusion of the eyeball.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      proptosis (pro-to'sis) (Gr. rp&rnixrtf]. A forward displacement; a projecting.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      proptosis (prop-to'sis) [G. pro, forward, + ptOsis, falling.] A forward displacement of any organ; specifically, exophthalmos or protrusion of the eyeball.
  584. prorsad - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prorsad (pror'-sad) [prorsum, forward]. Toward the anterior aspect.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pror'sad [L. prorsum, forward, + ad, to.] In a forward direction, cephalad.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prorsad (pror'sad) [L. pror'sum forward]. In a forward direction.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pror'sad [L. prorsum, forward, + ad, to.] In a forward direction, cephalad.
  585. prosecretin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prosecretin (pro-se-kre'-tin) [pro-; secretin]. The precursor of secretin (y. t.): it is secreted by the epithelium of the small intestine.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prosecretin (pro^se-kre'tin). The supposed precursor of secretin, thought to be contained in epithelial cells and to be converted into secretin on hydrolysis with acids.
  586. prosector - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prosector (pro-sek'-tor) [pro-; sector, cutter]. One who prepares subjects for anatomical dissection or to illustrate didactic lectures.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      prosec'tor. One who prosects, or prepares the
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prosector (pro-sek'tor) [L.]. One who dissects anatomic subjects for demonstration.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prosec'tor. One who prosects, or prepares the
  587. prosogaster - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prosogaster (pros-o-gas'-ter) [»o6»u, forward; •yo»T^p. belly]. Theforegut.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      prosogas'ter [G. proso, forward, + gastir, belly.] The foregut.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prosogaster (pros'o-gas-ter) [Gr. irpbs before f yaarrip stomach). Same aaforcgut.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prosogas'ter [G. proso, forward, + gastir, belly.] The foregut.
  588. prosopalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      prosopalgia (pros-op-al'-je-ah) [*piau*the face: *xt»oi. pain]. Neuralgic pain in the distribution of the tngeminal nerve. Syn., facial neuralgia; tic douloureux.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      prosopal'gia [G. prosopon, face, + algos, pain.] Tic douloureux.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prosopalgia (pros-o-pal'je-ah) [Gr. Tpdauiroc face + 4X7os pain). Neuralgia of the trifacial nerve; tic douloureux.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prosopal'gia [G. prosopon, face, + algos, pain.] Tic douloureux.
  589. prostatalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prostatal'gia [prostata + G. algos, pain.] Prostatic neuralgia, pain in the prostate gland, prostatodynia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prostatal'gia [prostata + G. algos, pain.] Prostatic neuralgia, pain in the prostate gland, prostatodynia.
  590. prosthion - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      prosthion (pros'-thc-on) [rp&rftoi. foremost]. Alveolar point. See craniurnelric points.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pros'thion [G. prosthios, foremost.] The alveolar point.*
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prosthion (pros'the-on) [Gr. -Mall,, before). The alveolar point.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pros'thion [G. prosthios, foremost.] The alveolar point.*
  591. protagon - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protagon (pro1-tat-on) [rpurot, first; ayur, to lead). CinHacNiPOii. A crystalline glucoside found in nervous tissue, and yielding when boiled with baryta the decomposition-products of lecithin.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pro'tagon [G. prdtos, first, + agon, leading.] A crystalline fatty substance containing phosphorus, found chiefly in the white matter of the brain.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protagon (pro'tag-on) [Gr. rpuros first - a-,,.-, to lead). A crystalline principle, CujHjg^POu. from the brain and from red blood-corpuscles; said to be a mixture of cerebrin and lecithin.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pro'tagon [G. prdtos, first, + agon, leading.] A crystalline fatty substance containing phosphorus, found chiefly in the white matter of the brain.
  592. protal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protal (pro'-tal) [irpurof, first). First; primary; initial; hereditary.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pro'tal [G. protos, first.] Existing from the first. dating from prenatal life.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protal (pro'tal) [Gr. rpurrot first]. Congenital: dating from the origin of life.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pro'tal [G. protos, first.] Existing from the first. dating from prenatal life.
  593. protan - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pro'tan. Tannin nucleoproteid, a combination of albumin and tannin; a light brown tasteless powder insoluble in water, employed as an astringent in diarrhea in doses of gr. 10-30 (0.6—».o).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protan (pro'tan). A brown powder, insoluble in water and acids, being a combination of tannic acid and nucleoprotein: used as an astringent in diarrhea. Dose, 15-30 gr. (1-2 gm.).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pro'tan. Tannin nucleoproteid, a combination of albumin and tannin; a light brown tasteless powder insoluble in water, employed as an astringent in diarrhea in doses of gr. 10-30 (0.6—».o).
  594. protanope - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protanope (pro'tan-Op). A person affected with protanopia.
  595. protargol - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protargol (pro-tar'-gol). A silver albumose occurring as a yellow powder, containing 8 % of silver; freely soluble in water. It is recommended in gonorrhea in 0.35 to i % solutions.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      protar'gol [protein + L. argentum, silver, + oleum, oil.] A trade name for silver proteid, silver protein, or silver methylenealbumose; a yellow powder, soluble in water, and containing about S per cent, of metallic silver; employed in septic conditions in doses of i to 3 grains (0.06-0.18). as an injection in gonorrhea in solutions of 1-400 to i—100, and in eye affections in solutions of i-joo to 1-20.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protargol (prc-tar'goi). A soluble yellowish powder of silver and albumose, containing 8 per cent. of silver. It is a bactericidc and is used in the treatment of eye diseases, wounds, and gonorrhea: employed for injections in a weak solution.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protar'gol [protein + L. argentum, silver, + oleum, oil.] A trade name for silver proteid, silver protein, or silver methylenealbumose; a yellow powder, soluble in water, and containing about S per cent, of metallic silver; employed in septic conditions in doses of i to 3 grains (0.06-0.18). as an injection in gonorrhea in solutions of 1-400 to i—100, and in eye affections in solutions of i-joo to 1-20.
  596. protectin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protectin (pro-teh'-tin). i. A substance which
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      protec'tin. j. A substance, developing in bloodserum on standing in vitro, the action of which is to protect red blood-corpuscles against the action of a hemolytic serum; it resembles complementoid, but is more absorbable by non-sensitized celb. 2. Trade name of a protective made of paper coated with rubber plaster.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protec'tin. j. A substance, developing in bloodserum on standing in vitro, the action of which is to protect red blood-corpuscles against the action of a hemolytic serum; it resembles complementoid, but is more absorbable by non-sensitized celb. 2. Trade name of a protective made of paper coated with rubber plaster.
  597. prothyl - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prothyl (pro'thil). Protyl.
  598. protiodide - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      protiodide (pro-li'-o-dU) [rpuroi. first; iodide]. A salt containing the least amount of iodine of the iodides of the same base. See proto-.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      protiodide (pro-ti'o-did, or did). The first of a series of compounds of iodine with a base, the one which contains the fewest iodine atoms.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protiodide (pro-ti'o-did, or did). The first of a series of compounds of iodine with a base, the one which contains the fewest iodine atoms.
  599. protoblast - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      protoblast (pro'-to-blast) [proto-; fkarrtt. germ). A cell without a cell-wall.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pro'toblast [G. prdtos, first, + blastos, germ.] A naked cell, one without a condensed ectoplasm; an embryonic cell.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      protoblast (pro'to-blast). i. A mass having the attributes of a cell, but with no investing membrane; also a cell exclusive of the cell wall. 2. Of Villot, the nucleus of the ovum. [Gr., protos, first, + blastos, sprout.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protoblast (pro'to-blast) [Gr. tcpurrm first + /3Xat7rAi germ], i. A cell with no cell-wall; an embryonic cell. 2. The nucleus of an ovum.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pro'toblast [G. prdtos, first, + blastos, germ.] A naked cell, one without a condensed ectoplasm; an embryonic cell.
  600. protochloride - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protochloride (pro-to-klo'-rid). See proto- (i).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      protochloride (pro-to-klo'rid, or rid). The first of a series of chlorine compounds, the one containing the fewest chlorine atoms.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protochloride (pro-to-klo'rid, or rid). The first of a series of chlorine compounds, the one containing the fewest chlorine atoms.
  601. protosalt - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protosalt (pro'-to-sawlt). In chemistry, that one
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      protosalt (pro'to-sawlt). The first of a series of compounds of an acid and a base, the one containing the largest number of acid molecules relatively to the base; a salt of an acid with a metallic protoxide.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protosalt (pro'to-sawlt). The first of a series of compounds of an acid and a base, the one containing the largest number of acid molecules relatively to the base; a salt of an acid with a metallic protoxide.
  602. protoxoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protoxoid (pro-toks'-oid). Same as prototoxoid.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      protox'oid. Prototoxoid.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protox'oid. Prototoxoid.
  603. protozoal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protozo'al. Relating to Prototoa.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protozoal (pro-to-zo'al). Pertaining to or caused
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protozo'al. Relating to Prototoa.
  604. protrypsin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protrypsin (pro-trip'-sin). See trypsinogen,
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      protryp'sin. Trypsinogen.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protrypsin (pro-trip'sin). A substance convertible into trypsin and believed by some to be a product of the spleen.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protryp'sin. Trypsinogen.
  605. protuberantia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      protuberantia (pro-tu-ber-an'shl-ah) [L.] Protuberance, prominence, projection, p. larynge'a, prominentia laryngea [BNA], Adam's apple, p. mentalis [BNA], mental protuberance, mental prominence or process, a rough triangular prominence at the lower portion of the symphysis or central ridge of the mandible, p. occipita'lis exter'na [BNA], external occipital protuberance, a prominence about the center of the outer surface of the squamous portion of the occipital bone, giving attachment to the ligamentum nuch.c p. occipita'lis inter'na [BNA], internal occipital protuberance, a projection from about the center of the inner surface of the occipital bone.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      protuberantia (pro-tu-ber-an'she-ah) [L.]. Protuberance.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      protuberantia (pro-tu-ber-an'shl-ah) [L.] Protuberance, prominence, projection, p. larynge'a, prominentia laryngea [BNA], Adam's apple, p. mentalis [BNA], mental protuberance, mental prominence or process, a rough triangular prominence at the lower portion of the symphysis or central ridge of the mandible, p. occipita'lis exter'na [BNA], external occipital protuberance, a prominence about the center of the outer surface of the squamous portion of the occipital bone, giving attachment to the ligamentum nuch.c p. occipita'lis inter'na [BNA], internal occipital protuberance, a projection from about the center of the inner surface of the occipital bone.
  606. proximad - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      proximad (proks'-im-ad) [see proximal]. Toward the proximal end.
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      prox'imad [L. proximus, next, + ad, to.] In a direction toward a proximal part, or toward the center, not distad.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      proximad (prok'sim-ad). Toward the proximal end or in a proximal direction; the reverse of distad.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prox'imad [L. proximus, next, + ad, to.] In a direction toward a proximal part, or toward the center, not distad.
  607. prozone - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prozone (pro'zan) [L pro. before, in front/] In the phenomenon of agglutination, the layer of concentrated serum, in which agglutination is absent, preceding that of more dilute serum in which the action takes place
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pro'zone. In constructing a curve nutating the action of an antibody at different dilutions, it sometimes happens tti: stronger solutions have less effect tluc more dilute ones. The region of the curve in which this inhibition of tt1zone" or "zone of inhibition."
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prozone (pro'zfin). The more concentrated portion of serum in which agglutination does not take place.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prozone (pro'zan) [L pro. before, in front/] In the phenomenon of agglutination, the layer of concentrated serum, in which agglutination is absent, preceding that of more dilute serum in which the action takes place
  608. prozymogen - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      prozymogen (pro-zi'-mo-jen). An intranuclear substance which, after being discharged into the cytoplasm, becomes zympgen.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      prozy'mogen. A granular substance within the nucleus which, upon discharge into the cytoplasm, becomes converted into zymogen.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prozymogen (pro-zi'mo-jen). Same as praymogrn.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      prozy'mogen. A granular substance within the nucleus which, upon discharge into the cytoplasm, becomes converted into zymogen.
  609. pruriginous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pruriginous (prov-rij'-in-us) \prurigo]. Pertaining to or resembling prurigo.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pruriginous (pru-rij'in-us) [L. pruriginosus, having the itch.] Relating to or suffering from prurigo.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pruriginous (pru-rij'in-us). Of the nature of prungo.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pruriginous (pru-rij'in-us) [L. pruriginosus, having the itch.] Relating to or suffering from prurigo.
  610. prurigo - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      prurigo (proo-ri'-go) [prurirt, toitchl. x. Achronic inflammatory disease of the skin, characterized by small pale papules and severe itching. The papules are deeply seated, and are most prominent on the extensor surfaces of the limbs. The disease begins in early life and is usually incurable. 2. Pruritus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pruri'go [L. frurire, to itch.] A chronic disease of the skin marked by a persistent eruption of papules which itch intensely, p. aestiva'lis [L. astivus, relating to summer], summer p., a form recurring each summer, and very severe as long as the hot weather continues; pruritus ffistivalis. p. a'gria [G. agrios, wild], a very severe form of p. with intense itching, resulting in the addition of deep scratch marks to the papular lesions, p. fe'rox [L. wild, cruel], p. agria. p. mitis. a mild form of p. p. simplex, a mild form having a pronounced tendency to relapse.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      prurigo (pru-ri'go) [LJ. A chronic skin disease marked by the development of small, pale papules and intense itching. The papules are deep-seated, and the disease begins in childhood and lasts through life, being usually incurable, p. eestiva'lis, summer prurigo: a severe relapsing, bullous eruption, occurring in warm weather only. p. agria, an extremely severe form of prurigo. diathetic p., any prurigo which is so completely established as to constitute a diathesis, p. fe'rox, a form characterized by intense itching, large papules, and swollen lymph-glands: an incurable and mainly congenital form. Hebra's p., true or typical prurigo. Hutchinson's p., the prurigo of dentition, p. mi'tis, prurigo of a mild type. p. nodula ris, a condition marked by the formation on the skin of multiple tumors, accompanied by intense itching, p. sim'plex, a relatively mild form characterized by crops of papules having a tendency to cyclic recurrence.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pruri'go [L. frurire, to itch.] A chronic disease of the skin marked by a persistent eruption of papules which itch intensely, p. aestiva'lis [L. astivus, relating to summer], summer p., a form recurring each summer, and very severe as long as the hot weather continues; pruritus ffistivalis. p. a'gria [G. agrios, wild], a very severe form of p. with intense itching, resulting in the addition of deep scratch marks to the papular lesions, p. fe'rox [L. wild, cruel], p. agria. p. mitis. a mild form of p. p. simplex, a mild form having a pronounced tendency to relapse.
  611. psalterial - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      psalterial (sawl-tc'-re-al). Pertaining to a psalterium.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psalterial (sal-te'rl-al). Relating to the psalterium.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psalterial (sal-te'rl-al). Relating to the psalterium.
  612. psammous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      psammous (sam'us) [G. psammos, sand.] Sandy.
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      psammous (sam'us) [Gr. ; >;n>»n sand]. Sandy.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psammous (sam'us) [G. psammos, sand.] Sandy.
  613. pseudobulbar - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudobulbar (su-do-bul'-bar}. Not really bulbar. p. paralysis, symmetrical disease of both cerebral hemispheres involving the centers or paths of the nerves of speech, and thus resembling disease of the medulla oblongata.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudobulbar (su-do-bulTjar). Noting a paralysis
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pseudobulbar (su-do-bul'bar). Apparently, but not really, due to a bulbar lesion.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudobulbar (su-do-bulTjar). Noting a paralysis
  614. pseudocirrhosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudocirrhosis (su-do-sir-of-sis). A condition marked by ascites, dyspnea, and cyanosis, believed
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudocirrhosis (su-do-st-ro'sis). A condition simulating cirrhosis of the liver, cardiac liver.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudocirrhosis (su-do-st-ro'sis). A condition simulating cirrhosis of the liver, cardiac liver.
  615. pseudomania - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudomania (su-do-ma-'-ne-ah) [pseudo-; pasta.. madness], i. A form of insanity in which the patient accuses himself of crimes of which he is innocent. 2. A mania characterized by lying.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudomania (su-do-ma'nl-ah). Pretended insanity.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudomania (su-do-ma'nl-ah). Pretended insanity.
  616. pseudomembrane - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pseudomembrane (su-do-mem'-brAn) [pseudo-; membrane]. A false membrane, such as is seen in diphtheria.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudomembrane (su-do-mem'bran) [G. psrudfs, false.] False membrane, a fibrinous exudate forming a tough felt-like membrane on the surface of the skin or a mucous membrane.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pseudomembrane (su"do-mem'l>ran).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudomembrane (su-do-mem'bran) [G. psrudfs, false.] False membrane, a fibrinous exudate forming a tough felt-like membrane on the surface of the skin or a mucous membrane.
  617. pseudoparalysis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudoparalysis (.-,u-) [pseudo-; paralysis]. Paralysis of motion, apparently but not really due to a lesion of the nervous system, p. agitans. See dystaxia agitans. p. myasthenicm.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudoparalysis (su-do-par-all-sis). Apparent paralysis due to voluntary inhibition of motion because of pain, to incoordination, or other cause, but without actual paralysis, arthrit'ic gen'eral p., a disease, occurring in arthritic subjects, having symptoms resembling those of general paresis,* the lesions of which consist of diffuse changes of a degenerative and non-inflammatory character due to intracranial atheroma. cong«n'it.i! aton'ic p., amyotonia congenita.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pseudoparalysis (su"do-par-al'is-is). False paralysis: apparent loss of muscular power, without true paralysis, marked by defective.coordination of movements or by repression of movement on account of pain. p. ag'itans, paralysis agitans. arthritic general p., a condition resembling general paresis, dependent on intracranial atheroma in arthritic persons, congenital atonic p., amyotonia congenita. syphilitic p., syphilitic inflammation of the epiphyses of the bones, producing impairment of motion.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudoparalysis (su-do-par-all-sis). Apparent paralysis due to voluntary inhibition of motion because of pain, to incoordination, or other cause, but without actual paralysis, arthrit'ic gen'eral p., a disease, occurring in arthritic subjects, having symptoms resembling those of general paresis,* the lesions of which consist of diffuse changes of a degenerative and non-inflammatory character due to intracranial atheroma. cong«n'it.i! aton'ic p., amyotonia congenita.
  618. pseudoparasite - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudoparasite (su-do-par'-ah-sit) [pseudo-; parasite], i. Any object resembling a parasite. 2. A commensal.
  619. pseudoreaction - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudoreaction (su-dv-re-ak'-shun) [pseudo-; reaction}. Agglutination not due. to typhoid bacilli. Cf. pseudodump.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudoreaction (su-do-re-ak'shun). A false reaction, one not due to specific causes in a given test.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudoreaction (su-do-re-ak'shun). A false reaction, one not due to specific causes in a given test.
  620. pseudostoma - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudostoma (su-dos'-to-mah) [pseudo-; <rr6po, a mouth]. An apparent aperture between endothelial cells that have been stained with silver nitrate.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudostoma (su-dos'to-mah) [G. pseudes, false, Hstoma, mouth.] An apparent opening in a cell, membrane, or other tissue, due to a defect in staining or other cause.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pseudostoma (su-dos'to-mah) [Gr. \lfalse + un'vm mouth]. An apparent communication between stained epithelial cells.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudostoma (su-dos'to-mah) [G. pseudes, false, Hstoma, mouth.] An apparent opening in a cell, membrane, or other tissue, due to a defect in staining or other cause.
  621. pseudotuberculosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pseudotuberculosis (su-do-tu-ber-ku-lo'-sis) [pseudo- ; tuberculosis]. A disease resembling tuberculosis, but not caused by the tubercle bacillus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pseudotuberculosis (su'do- tu-ber-ku-lo'sis) [G. psfudes, false.] A disease characterized anatomically by the production of tubercles, but not due to the presence of Bacillus tuberculosis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pseudotuberculosis (su"do-tu-ber-ku-lo'sis). A disease resembling tuberculosis, but due to Corynbacterium pscudotubfrculosis. The term includes a number of diseases occurring in sheep, cattle, horses, rabbits, and other rodents, p. hom'inis atreptoth'rica, a disease of man closely resembling tuberculosis, but due to a streptothrix.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pseudotuberculosis (su'do- tu-ber-ku-lo'sis) [G. psfudes, false.] A disease characterized anatomically by the production of tubercles, but not due to the presence of Bacillus tuberculosis.
  622. psilosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      psilosis (si-lb'-sis) faiXAt. bare], i. The removal of the hair from a part; deputation. 2. See aphtha tropica.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psilosis (si-lo'sis) [G. a stripping.] i. Sprue (a), a. Falling of the hair.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psilosis (si-lo'sis) [Gr. a stripping], i. Falling out of the hair. 2. See sprev.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psilosis (si-lo'sis) [G. a stripping.] i. Sprue (a), a. Falling of the hair.
  623. psilothron - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      psilothron (sil'-o-tftron) [^(Xwflpor. A depilatory.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psilothron (sil'o-thron) [G.] A depilatory.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psilothron (sil-o'thron). A depilatory.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psilothron (sil'o-thron) [G.] A depilatory.
  624. psora - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      psora (so'-rah} f^-ipa, the itch), i. Scabies. 3. Psoriasis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psora (so'rah) [G.] i. Scabies. 2. Psoriasis. 3. Hahnemann's term for the "itch dyscrasia," denned as the parent of all chronic diseases—skin diseases, neoplasms, insanity, etc.; it was similar to, though of more extended application than, the "herpetic diathesis" of French writers, p. lepro'sa, psoriasis.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psora (so'rah) [Cr. ^wpa]. i. Scabies or the itch. .'. Psoriasis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psora (so'rah) [G.] i. Scabies. 2. Psoriasis. 3. Hahnemann's term for the "itch dyscrasia," denned as the parent of all chronic diseases—skin diseases, neoplasms, insanity, etc.; it was similar to, though of more extended application than, the "herpetic diathesis" of French writers, p. lepro'sa, psoriasis.
  625. psoric - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      psoric (so'rik). Relating to scabies, psorous.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psoric (so'rik). Pertaining to or affected with scabies.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psoric (so'rik). Relating to scabies, psorous.
  626. psorosperm - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      psorosperm (so'-ro-sperm) [psora; oxkpna., seed]. A unicellular organism belonging to the protozoa; a coccidium; a sporozoon.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psorosperm (so'ro-sperm) [G. psoras, scabby, + sperma, seed.] A term loosely applied to parasitic sporozoa other than those infecting the bloodcorpuscles ; one of the psorospermise.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psorosperm (so'ro-sperm) [G. psoras, scabby, + sperma, seed.] A term loosely applied to parasitic sporozoa other than those infecting the bloodcorpuscles ; one of the psorospermise.
  627. psychalgia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      psychalgia 'si-kal'-je-ah) [^ux4, mind; ftXvor. pain]. Painful cerebration in melancholia.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psychalgia (si-kal'jl-ah) [G. psyche, mind, + algcs, pain.] Mind-pain, soul-pain; distress attending a mental effort, noted especially in melancholia.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psychalgia (si-kal'jl-ah) [G. psyche, mind, + algcs, pain.] Mind-pain, soul-pain; distress attending a mental effort, noted especially in melancholia.
  628. psychopathist - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      psychopathist (si-kop'-ath-ist). Synonym of psychiatrist.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psychopathist (si-kop'ath-ist). An alienist.
  629. psychoplasm - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      psychoplasm (si'ko-plazm) [G. psychi, mind, soul, + plasma, thing formed.] Archyle,* protyle.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psychoplasm (si'ko-plazm). Same as archyle.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psychoplasm (si'ko-plazm) [G. psychi, mind, soul, + plasma, thing formed.] Archyle,* protyle.
  630. psychotechnics - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psychotechnics (si-ko-tek'niks) [G. psychi, mind. techne, art, skill.] The practical application oi psychological methods in the study of economics, sociology, and other problems.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psychotechnics (si-ko-tek'niks) [Gr. v\ii soul • rkxn artl- The employment of psychologic methods in studying sociologic and other problems,
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psychotechnics (si-ko-tek'niks) [G. psychi, mind. techne, art, skill.] The practical application oi psychological methods in the study of economics, sociology, and other problems.
  631. psychrophobia - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      psychrophobia (si-kro-fo'-be-ah) [psychro-; vj"'-tfot. fear], i. Morbid dread of cold. 2. Morbid sensibility to cold.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      psychrophobia (si-kro-fo'bl-ah) [G. pswhrvs, cold. + phobos, fear.] Extreme sensitiveness to cold; a morbid dread of cold.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      psychrophobia (si-kro-fo'be-ah). Morbid dread of cold, especially of cold water. [Gr., psychros, cold, + phobos, fear. ]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      psychrophobia (si-kro-fo'be-ah) [Gr. ^vxpot cold
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      psychrophobia (si-kro-fo'bl-ah) [G. pswhrvs, cold. + phobos, fear.] Extreme sensitiveness to cold; a morbid dread of cold.
  632. psychrophore - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      psychrophore (si'-kro-for) [psychro-; Qiptiv, to bear]. An instrument for applying cold to deeply seated parts, as a double-current catheter for applying cold to the posterior part of the urethra.
  633. ptarmus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      ptarmus (tar'mus) [G. ptarmos, sneezing.] Sneezing.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      ptarmus (tar'mus) [G. ptarmos, sneezing.] Sneezing.
  634. pterygoid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pterygoid (ter'-is-oid) [icTlpvt. wing; el&m, like], i. Wing-shaped, as the pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone. 2. Pertaining to the pterygoid canal, pterygoid plate, pterygoid plexus, etc. p. fossa, the notch separating the external and internal plates of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid. See muscles, table of.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pterygoid (terl-goyd) [G. pteryx(pleryg-), wing, + eidos, resemblance.) i. Wing-shaped, alate; a term applied to various anatomical parts in the neighborhood of the sphenoid bone. 2. False or cicatricial pterygium, pseudopterygium. p. artery, see under arteria. p. canal, Vidian canal, canalis* pterygoideus. p. chest, phthinoid* chest, p. depression, fovea pterygoidea. p. fissure, see under fissura. p. fossa, see under fossa, p. muscle, see under musculus. p nerve, see under nenus. p. notch, fissura pterygoidea. p. pit, fovea pterygoidea. p. plates, lamina lateralis, and lamina medialis. p. plexus, see under plexus, p. proc'esses, processus pterygoideus, and processus pyramidalis. p.tu'bercle, a slight prominence on the posterior surface of the lamina medialis of the sphenoid bone, below and to the inner side of the Vidian canal. pterygomandibular (ter-K-go-man-dib'u-lar). Relating to the pterygoid process and the mandible. p. lig'ament, raphe pterygomandibularis. pterygomazillary (ter-I-go-maks'il-a-ri). Relating to the pterygoid process and the maxilla, p. fossa, fosra pterygopalatina. p. lig'ament, raphe pterygomandibularis.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pterygoid (ter'ig-oyd). Pertaining to or resembling a wing; as a n., the p. bone, also the internal p. plate. [Gr., pterygodes, from pteryx, a wing, + eidos, resemblance.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pterygoid (ter'ig-oid) [Gr. -rripi/J wing -f tltoi form). Shaped like a wing.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pterygoid (terl-goyd) [G. pteryx(pleryg-), wing, + eidos, resemblance.) i. Wing-shaped, alate; a term applied to various anatomical parts in the neighborhood of the sphenoid bone. 2. False or cicatricial pterygium, pseudopterygium. p. artery, see under arteria. p. canal, Vidian canal, canalis* pterygoideus. p. chest, phthinoid* chest, p. depression, fovea pterygoidea. p. fissure, see under fissura. p. fossa, see under fossa, p. muscle, see under musculus. p nerve, see under nenus. p. notch, fissura pterygoidea. p. pit, fovea pterygoidea. p. plates, lamina lateralis, and lamina medialis. p. plexus, see under plexus, p. proc'esses, processus pterygoideus, and processus pyramidalis. p.tu'bercle, a slight prominence on the posterior surface of the lamina medialis of the sphenoid bone, below and to the inner side of the Vidian canal. pterygomandibular (ter-K-go-man-dib'u-lar). Relating to the pterygoid process and the mandible. p. lig'ament, raphe pterygomandibularis. pterygomazillary (ter-I-go-maks'il-a-ri). Relating to the pterygoid process and the maxilla, p. fossa, fosra pterygopalatina. p. lig'ament, raphe pterygomandibularis.
  635. pterygomaxillary - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pterygomaxillary (tcr-ig-o-maks'-il-a-re) [pterygoid; maxillary]. Pertaining to the pterygoid process and the maxilla, p. fissure, an elongated fissure formed by the divergence of the superior maxillary bone from the pterysoid process* of the sphenoid bone, p. ligament. See ligament, pterygomaxillary.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pterygomaxillary (ter"ig-o-maks'il-a-re). Pertaining to a pterygoid process and the upper jaw.
  636. ptilosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      ptilosis (ti-lo'-sis) [TrfXop, feather]. Loss of the hair, especially loss of the eyelashes.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      ptilosis (til-o'sis) [G.] Loss of the eyelashes, ptisan (tiz'an) [G. ptisane.] A decoction or "tea"
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      ptilosis (til-o'sis) [G.] Loss of the eyelashes, ptisan (tiz'an) [G. ptisane.] A decoction or "tea"
  637. pubertas - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pubertas (pu-ber'-tas) [L.]. Puberty, p. plena, complete puberty, p. preecox, puberty at a very early age.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pubertas (pu'ber-tas). Latin for puberty, p. prte'cox, pathologically early sexual maturity.
  638. pubo- - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pubo- (i>fi.'-li(>-) [pubes]. A prefix denoting relation to the pubes.
  639. puerilism - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      puerilism (pu'ur-il-izm) [L. puer, child.] Second childhood, childishness.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      puerilism (pu'er-il-izm) [L. pu'er boy]. A condition in which the patient's mind seems to return to its state when a child.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      puerilism (pu'ur-il-izm) [L. puer, child.] Second childhood, childishness.
  640. puerperous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      puerperous (pu-rr'-per-us). Same as puerperal.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      puerperous (pu-ur'pS-rus). Puerperal.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      puerperous (pu-ur'pS-rus). Puerperal.
  641. puff-ball - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      puff-ball. Lycoperdon.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      puff-ball. See Lycoperdon.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      puff-ball. Lycoperdon.
  642. pulmonal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pulmonal (purmo-nal). Pulmonary.
  643. pulmotor - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pulmotor (pul-mo'-ior) [pulmo, lung; motor]. An apparatus for resuscitating persons who have been asphyxiated; it expels the gas from the lungs, introduces oxygen, and automatically establishes artificial respiration.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pul'motor. An apparatus for supplying oxygen to the lungs and inducing artificial respiration in cases of asphyxiation by illuminating gas, drowning, etc.; oxygen under pressure is forced into the lungs and when the lungs are distended the action is automatically reversed and air is sucked out of the chest; the process is continued until natural respiration is established.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pulmotor (pul'mo-tor) [L. pul'mo lung + mo'tor mover]. An apparatus for producing artificial respiration by forcing oxygen into the lungs, and, when they are distended, sucking out the air.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pul'motor. An apparatus for supplying oxygen to the lungs and inducing artificial respiration in cases of asphyxiation by illuminating gas, drowning, etc.; oxygen under pressure is forced into the lungs and when the lungs are distended the action is automatically reversed and air is sucked out of the chest; the process is continued until natural respiration is established.
  644. pulsatilla - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pulsatilla (pul-sat-il'-ah) fL.J. The herb of Anemone pulsatilla and of Anemone pratensis, of the order Ranunculacea, containing a crystalline principle, anemonin, CuHiiO*. Pulsatilla is employed in amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea. and in inflammation of mucous membranes. Anemonin is used in bronchitis and asthma. Dose J gr. (0.022 Gm.). Dose of pulsatilla in powder 2-3 gr. (0.13-0.2 Gm.).
  645. pulsellum - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pulsellum (pul-sfl'-um) [pulsellum. dim. of pulsus, a beating: pi., pulselta]. A propulsive filament; a modified form of nagellum.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pulsell'um [L. dim. of pulsus, a stroking.] A posterior flagellum constituting the organ of locomotion in certain protozoan organisms.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pulsell'um [L. dim. of pulsus, a stroking.] A posterior flagellum constituting the organ of locomotion in certain protozoan organisms.
  646. pulsimeter - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pulsimeter (pul-sim'-et-er) [pulse; nirpw, a measure]. An instrument for determining the rate or force of the pulse.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pulsimeter (pul-sim'et-er) [L. pul'sus pulse + mtfIrum measure]. An apparatus for measuring the force of the pulse.
  647. pultaceous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pultaceous (pul-ta'-shus) [pulp]. Having the consistence of pulp; mushy; soft.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pultaceous (pul-ta'shus) [L. pulta'ceus]. Like a pulp or poultice.
  648. pulvinar - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pulvinar (pul-vi'-nar) [L.. "couch"), i. The posterior tubercle of the thalamus options. 3. The fatty mass that occupies a part of the acetabulum. 3. A surgical pad. 4. A medicated cushion.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pulvinar (pul-vi'nar) [L. " cushion "]. The posterior and inner part of the optic thalamus. embedded within the crus cerebri. p. epiglot'tidis. See cushion of the epiglottis.
  649. pulvinate - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pulvinate (pul'-rin-SI) [pulvinus, a cushion), i. With a convex surface said of bacterial cultures. 2. Same as pulvinar.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pul'vinate [L. pulvinus, cushion.] Raised or convex, noting a form of surface elevation of a bacterial culture; see cut under culture. A, 4.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pulvinate (pul'vin-at). A term used in descriptive bacteriology, meaning in the form of a cushion, decidedly convex. [Lat., pulvinar, a cushion.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pulvinate (pul'vin-at) [L. pulii'nus cushion]. Shaped like a cushion.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pul'vinate [L. pulvinus, cushion.] Raised or convex, noting a form of surface elevation of a bacterial culture; see cut under culture. A, 4.
  650. punctura - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      punctu'ra [L.] Puncture, p explorato'ria, exploratory puncture.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      punctura (punk-tu'rah) [L.]. Puncture, p. explorato'ria, exploratory puncture.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      punctu'ra [L.] Puncture, p explorato'ria, exploratory puncture.
  651. punicin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      punicin (pu'-nis-in) [puniceus. reddish). I. A crystalline coloring-matter obtained from the colorless juices of certain kinds of shell-fish (Purpura lapellus, P. patula); on exposure to the sunlight it becomes of a purple color.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pu'nicin. Granatin, mannite from the bark of the pomegranate.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      punicin (pu'nis-in). Same as pdletieritt.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pu'nicin. Granatin, mannite from the bark of the pomegranate.
  652. purgen - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      purgen (pur'-jen). See phenolphlhalein.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pur'gen [Lat. purgare, to purge.] Proprietary name of a preparation of phenolphthalein, employed as a laxative in doses of i to 5 graini (0.06 to 0.33).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      purgen (pur'jen). A name for phenolphthalein.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pur'gen [Lat. purgare, to purge.] Proprietary name of a preparation of phenolphthalein, employed as a laxative in doses of i to 5 graini (0.06 to 0.33).
  653. puriform - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      puriform (pu'rif-orm) [L. pus pus + for'ma form]. Resembling pus. The term is applied to the contents of cold abscesses which resemble pus.
  654. purpuric - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      purpuric (pur-pu'-rik) [purpura]. Pertaining to or resembling purpura.
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      purpu'ric. Relating to or affected with purpura.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      purpuric (pur-pu'rik). Of the nature of, pertaining to, or affected with, purpura.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      purpu'ric. Relating to or affected with purpura.
  655. purpuriferous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      purpuriferous (pur-pu-rif'-ur-us) [purpura, purple; li'ir, to bear]. Producing a purple pigment.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      purpuriferous [L. purpura, a purple dye, + jerre, to bear.] Forming a purple pigment; forming the visual purple.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      purpuriferous (pur-pu-rif'er-us) [L. pur'pura purple + fer're to bear]. Producing a purple pigment.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      purpuriferous [L. purpura, a purple dye, + jerre, to bear.] Forming a purple pigment; forming the visual purple.
  656. purpurin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      purpurin (pur'-pu-rin) [purpura], CuHsCH. x. A dye present with alizarin in madder-root, but also prepared artificially. 2. Uroerythrin, a red coloringmatter sometimes present in urinary deposits.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pur'purin. i. Uroerythrin. 2. A violet stain derived from madder.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      purpurin (pur'pu-rin). i. Same as uroerylkrin. 2. A red, crystallizable principle, CUHBOS, from madder: it gives a red or violet stain.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pur'purin. i. Uroerythrin. 2. A violet stain derived from madder.
  657. purpuriparous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      purpurip'arous [L. purpura, a purple dye, + parere, to bring forth.] Purpuriferous.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      purpuriparous (pur-pu-rip'ar-us) [L. pur'pura purple + par'ere to produce]. Same as purpuriferous.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      purpurip'arous [L. purpura, a purple dye, + parere, to bring forth.] Purpuriferous.
  658. puruloid - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      puruloid (pHr'-u-loid) [pus; ,ltot, like]. Resembling pus; purifonn.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      puruloid (pu'ru-loyd) [L. pus(pur-), pus, + G. eidos, resemblance.] Puriform.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      puruloid (pu'ru-loid). Resembling pus; puriform.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      puruloid (pu'ru-loyd) [L. pus(pur-), pus, + G. eidos, resemblance.] Puriform.
  659. pustulant - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pustulant (pus'-tu-lant) [pustule], i. Causing the formation of pustules. 2. An irritant substance giving rise to the formation of pustules.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pus'tulant [L. pustulare, to cause pustules, to blister.] i. Causing a pustular eruption, a. An agent producing pustules.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pustulant (pus'tu-lant). i. An agent that causes pustulation. 2. Causing pustulation.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pus'tulant [L. pustulare, to cause pustules, to blister.] i. Causing a pustular eruption, a. An agent producing pustules.
  660. pustulation - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pustulation (fus-tu-la'-shun) [pustule]. The formation of pustules.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pustula'tion. The formation or the presence of pustules.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pustula'tion. The formation or the presence of pustules.
  661. pustulocrustaceous - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pustulocrustaceous (pus-tu-lo-krus-ta'-shus) -[/'?«tule; crusta, crust]. Characterized by the formation of pustules and crusts.
  662. pyarthrosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyarthrosis (pi-ar-thro'-sis) [nor, pus; Mpo'. a joint]. Suppuration of a joint.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyarthrosis (pi-ar-thro'sis) [G. pyon, pus, + arthrosis, a jointing.] The presence of pus in the cavity of a joint.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pyarthrosis (pi-ar-thro'sis) [Gr. rbov pus + &pOpov joint]. Suppuration within a joint-cavity.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyarthrosis (pi-ar-thro'sis) [G. pyon, pus, + arthrosis, a jointing.] The presence of pus in the cavity of a joint.
  663. pycnosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pycnosis (pik-no'-sis) [rvKyfa, thick], i. Thickening; inspiration. 2. A degenerative change in cells whereby the protoplasm is condensed and the cells shrink in volume.
  664. pygal - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pygal (pi'-gal) [rir>n, buttock]. Pertaining to the buttocks.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      py'gal [G. pyge, buttocks.] Relating to the buttocks.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      py'gal [G. pyge, buttocks.] Relating to the buttocks.
  665. pygopagus - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pygopagus (pi-gop'-ag-us) [nyi. buttock; r&yoi, joined ]. A monster with conjoined buttocks or backs.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pygop'agus [G. pyge, buttocks, + pagos, fastened together.] A double monster, the two developed individuals being joined at the buttocks, usually back to back.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pygop'agus [G. pyge, buttocks, + pagos, fastened together.] A double monster, the two developed individuals being joined at the buttocks, usually back to back.
  666. pyic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyic (pi'-ik). Synonym oi purulent.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      py'ic. Relating to pus, purulent.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      py'ic. Relating to pus, purulent.
  667. pykno- - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pykno-. For words beginning thus, see under pycno-.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pykno-. For words so beginning, see under pycno-.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pykno-. For words so beginning, see under pycno-.
  668. pyla - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyla (I'i'-lnh) [r£>Xij. gate] Opening between the third ventricle and Sylvian aqueduct.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      py'la [G. pyll, gate.] The orifice of communication between the paraqueduct and aqueduct of Sylvius (aqua^ductus cerebri).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      py'la [G. pyll, gate.] The orifice of communication between the paraqueduct and aqueduct of Sylvius (aqua^ductus cerebri).
  669. pylorectomy - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pylorectomy (pi-lor-ek'-to-me) [pylorus; 6tn>f4, excision]. Excision of the pylorus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pylorec'tomy [G. pyloros, pylorus, + ektomg, excision.] Excision of the pylorus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pylorec'tomy [G. pyloros, pylorus, + ektomg, excision.] Excision of the pylorus.
  670. pyo- - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyo- (Pi-o-) [icvov. pus]. A prefix denoting pertaining to pus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyo- [G. pyon, pus.] A prefix denoting suppuration or an accumulation of pus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyo- [G. pyon, pus.] A prefix denoting suppuration or an accumulation of pus.
  671. pyocyanase - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pyocyanase (pi-o-si'-an-as) [pyo-; nOaw»t bluej. The specific bacteriolytic enzyme of Bacillus Pyocyaneus. It is said to digest the bacilli of typhoid, diphtheria, anthrax and cholera, and also fibr n. It is a yellowish-green, alkaline, amorphous substance, soluble in water, to which itimparts i greenish tint.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyocyanase (pi-o-si'an-Sz). A bacteriolytic enzyme formed in cultures of Bacillus pyocyaneus, it is alleged to dissolve a number of pathogenic bacteria, especially those of anthrax, diphtheria, plague, and typhoid fever, but not B. tuberculosis.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyocyanase (pi-o-si'an-Sz). A bacteriolytic enzyme formed in cultures of Bacillus pyocyaneus, it is alleged to dissolve a number of pathogenic bacteria, especially those of anthrax, diphtheria, plague, and typhoid fever, but not B. tuberculosis.
  672. pyogenesis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyogenesis (pi-o-jen'-es-is) [pyo-; 7wi», to produce]. The formation of pus.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyogen'esis [G. pyon, pus, + genesis, origin.] The formation of pus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyogen'esis [G. pyon, pus, + genesis, origin.] The formation of pus.
  673. pyosis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pyosis (:•! !>'••!'.'} t-i ..;•. pus]. I. Suppuration. 2. Suppuration of the eye.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyosis (pi-o'sis) [G.] Suppuration, p. Corletfi, Corlett's* pyosis. p. Man'sooi, Manson's* pyosis. p. palma'ris, an affection observed in children in the East Indies, characterized by the presence of numerous discrete pustules on the palms, p. trop'ica, Kurunegala ulcers, an affection observed by Castellani in Ceylon, marked by the presence of dirty yellowish or blackish lesions, covered with a crust, the removal of which leaves a shallow granulating ulcer.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pyosis (pi-o'sis) [Gr. rirnv pus). Suppuration. Corlett's p., impetigo contagiosa bullosa. Manson's p., pemphigus contagiosus. p. palma'ris, a disease of children in the East Indies marked by the formation on the palms of numerous pustules, p. trop'ica, a disease occurring in Ceylon characterized by yellow or blackish lesions on the body, covered with a crust, which on removal leave a granulating ulcer. Called also Kurunegala ulcer.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyosis (pi-o'sis) [G.] Suppuration, p. Corletfi, Corlett's* pyosis. p. Man'sooi, Manson's* pyosis. p. palma'ris, an affection observed in children in the East Indies, characterized by the presence of numerous discrete pustules on the palms, p. trop'ica, Kurunegala ulcers, an affection observed by Castellani in Ceylon, marked by the presence of dirty yellowish or blackish lesions, covered with a crust, the removal of which leaves a shallow granulating ulcer.
  674. pyramidale - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pyramidale (pir-am-id-a'-le) [mioiyils, pyramid). The cuneiform bone of the carpus; the os'pyramidale.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyramidale (pi-ram-I-dale). Os pyramidale, os
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyramidale (pi-ram-I-dale). Os pyramidale, os
  675. pyramidalis - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyramidalis (pe-ram-id-a'-lis). Pyramidal, as pyramidalis muscle. See under musdt.
  676. pyramidon - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pyramidon (pe-ram'-id-on). Dimethylamidophenyldimethylpyrazolon, a yellowish-white powder, recommended as an antipyretic. Dose 5-8 gr. (0.320.51 Gm.) every 2 hours.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pyramidon (pir-am'id-on). A dimethylamido substitution compound of antipyrin, CisHirNaO; used like antipyrin, but in smaller doses, p. acid camphoratc. GaHnNsO.CioHtiOi; said to combine the antipyretic action of p. and the anhydrotic action of camphoric acid.
  677. pyrenin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyrenin (pf-rcn-in). A substance found in the nucleolus of a cell.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyrenin (pi're-nin) [G. pyrln, pit of a fruit.] A nuclein in the plasmosome, or nucleolus.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyrenin (pi're-nin) [G. pyrln, pit of a fruit.] A nuclein in the plasmosome, or nucleolus.
  678. pyrodin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pyrodin (pi-rcf-din) [rip, fire], CiHi. CiHiO. NiHt. Acetylphenylhydrazine; a crystalline, poisonous substance, used as a substitute for chrysarobin in psoriasis and in other cutaneous affections; also as an antipyretic. Dose J-3 gr. (0.93-0.02 Gm.).
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyr'odin. Acetyl phenylhydrazine, a crystalline powder obtained by treating phenylhydrazine with acetic anhydride; employed internally as an
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pyrodin (pir'o-din) [Gr. rvp fire]. Hydracetin: a co'stalline, poisonous compound, C,H,oN,O: used as an antipyretic and like chrysarobin in skin diseases. Dose, J-3 gr. (0.033-0.2 gm.).
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyr'odin. Acetyl phenylhydrazine, a crystalline powder obtained by treating phenylhydrazine with acetic anhydride; employed internally as an
  679. pyrogenetic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyrogenetic (pi"ro-jen-et'ik). Pyrogenic.
  680. pyronin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pyronin (pH-ro-nin). A basic trlphenylmethane dyestuff.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      py'ronin. A basic dye, the chloride of tetramethrl(pyronin G) or tetraethyl- (pyronin B) diamidodiphenylcarbide trioxide.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      py'ronin. A basic dye, the chloride of tetramethrl(pyronin G) or tetraethyl- (pyronin B) diamidodiphenylcarbide trioxide.
  681. pyrozone - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pyrozone (pi'-ro-ion). A proprietary preparation of hydrogen dioxide, an external antiseptic. It is also used externally in a 5% and a 25% ethereal solution.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      py'rozone. Trade name of a preparation of hydrogen peroxide.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pyrozone (pi'ro-zdn). A proprietary preparation of hydrogen dioiid: used in 3 to 5 per cent, solution as an antiseptic and hemostatic. caustic p., a 25 per cent, solution of pyrozone.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      py'rozone. Trade name of a preparation of hydrogen peroxide.
  682. pyrrolin - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
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      pyrrolin (pir'o-lin). An oily liquid, C,H«NH. formed by the action of acetic acid on zinc dust.
  683. pythogenic - load - verify - check links - defined elsewhere
    • The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (Gould, 1919)
      pythogenic (pi-lko-jen'-ik) [rlStir, to rot; i*r*e*, to produce]. Producing or arising from decomposition, p. fever. Synonym of typhoid facr.
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pythogen'ic [see pytkogenesis.} Originating from filth or putrescence, p. the'ory of typhoid fever, a theory that typhoid fever is caused by an increased virulence of the colon bacillus or its transformation into the Eberth bacillus.
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pythogenic (pi-tho-jen'ik). Caused by. or originating from, putrefaction or filth.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pythogen'ic [see pytkogenesis.} Originating from filth or putrescence, p. the'ory of typhoid fever, a theory that typhoid fever is caused by an increased virulence of the colon bacillus or its transformation into the Eberth bacillus.
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    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1919)
      pyuria (pi-u'rl-ah) [G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine.] The presence of pus in the urine when voided,
    • Appleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)
      pyuria (pi-u're-ah). That morbid condition in which pus is discharged with the urine. [Gr., pyon, pus, + ourein, to urinate.]
    • American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1922)
      pyuria (pi-u're-ah) [Gr. -.'•.,ovoov urine]. The presence of pus in the urine, mihary p., the presence in the urine of miliary bodies consisting of pus-cells, blood-cells, and epithelium.
    • A Practical Medical Dictionary (Stedman, 1922)
      pyuria (pi-u'rl-ah) [G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine.] The presence of pus in the urine when voided,