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Biotechnology; Diseases

A contraindication (pronounced as contra-indication) is a condition or factor that speaks against a certain measure. It is mostly used in medicine, with regard to factors that increase the risks ...


Biotechnology; Diseases

In medicine, an indication is a valid reason to use a certain test, medication, procedure, or surgery. The opposite of indication is contraindication.


Biotechnology; Biomedical

Complication, in medicine, is an unfavourable evolution of a disease, a health condition or a medical treatment. The disease can become worse in its severity or show a higher number of signs, ...


Biotechnology; Biochemistry

description a statement presenting something in words, from verb describe

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Health care; Diseases

Human wart virus, which causes productive infections in the skin, but has also been linked to cancers of the anus, vulva, vagina and cervix in women, and the anus and penis in men. The virus is ...

Bovine tuberculosis

Health care; Diseases

A chronic bacterial disease of cattle that occasionally affects other species of mammals. It can be spread to humans, often through the ingestion on unpasteurized milk.

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