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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

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. ...

ICP (intracranial pressure) increase

Medical; Medicine

Increased pressure within the cranial vault. This may result from several conditions, including hydrocephalus; brain edema; intracranial masses; severe systemic hypertension; pseudotumor cerebri; and ...

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