abnormalities

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epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities) absence , petit mal epilepsy
any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant affective disorder , emotional disorder , emotional disturbance , major affective disorder
(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities amnio , amniocentesis
pregnancy for genetic abnormalities and sex of fetus, test during amniocentesis
baby fetus test for genetic abnormalities amniocentesis
pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints bronzed diabetes , hemochromatosis , iron-storage disease , iron overload
any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities chromosomal aberration , chromosomal anomaly , chromosonal disorder , chrosomal abnormality
petit mal seizure accompanied by other abnormalities (atonia or automatisms or vasomotor changes) complex absence
hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation dysostosis multiplex , gargoylism , Hurler's disease , Hurler's syndrome , lipochondrodystrophy
sonograph that creates an image of the heart and its abnormalities echocardiograph
sonograph that creates an image of the brain and its abnormalities echoencephalograph
abnormally low level of potassium in the circulating blood leading to weakness and heart abnormalities; associated with adrenal tumors or starvation or taking diuretics hypokalemia
autosomal dominant disease characterized by elongated bones (especially of limbs and digits) and abnormalities of the eyes and circulatory system Marfan's syndrome
autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities neurofibromatosis , von Recklinghausen's disease
German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902) Rudolf Karl Virchow , Rudolf Virchow , Virchow
chromosomal disorder in females who have only one X chromosome; marked by dwarfism and heart abnormalities and underdeveloped sex organs Turner's syndrome
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