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The science and art of healing that employs a variety of health care practices to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.

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Biotechnology; Biochemistry

description a statement presenting something in words, from verb describe


Medical; Medicine

A hollow, pumplike organ of blood circulation, composed mainly of rhythmically contractile smooth muscle, located in the chest between the lungs and slightly to the left and consisting of four ...


Medical; Medicine

Refering to abdomen, or abdominal area, as part of the body.

rotator cuff

Medical; Medicine

A group of muscles and tendons stabilizing the shoulder, formed by four muscles: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor muscle and subscapularis muscle.


Medical; Medicine

Muscle which draws the limbs away from the centre of the body.


Medical; Medicine

The purpose of this 1990 federal act is to assure that individuals receiving health care services will be given an opportunity to participate in and direct health care decisions affecting themselves. ...

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