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hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules ADH , antidiuretic hormone , Pitressin , vasopressin
fibrous dysplasia of bone affecting multiple bones Albright's disease , polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
cynipid gall wasps, chiefly affecting oaks Andricus , genus Andricus
acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults atypical pneumonia , mycoplasmal pneumonia , primary atypical pneumonia
disease of the central nervous system affecting especially horses and cattle; characterized by an unsteady swaying gait and frequent falling blind staggers , staggers
medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it brain doctor , neurologist
disease affecting the canes of various bush fruits (e.g., raspberries or currants) cane blight
chemical substance affecting reaction but not itself changing catalyst
paralysis affecting the control of movement caused by brain damage upon birth cerebral palsy
suspicion affecting your reputation cloud
blight affecting the coffee plant coffee blight
disease affecting the trunks of pear and apple trees collar blight
experiment designed to control for variables affecting the results of another experiment control experiment
viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox cowpox , vaccinia
condition of disorientation affecting someone who is suddenly exposed to an unfamiliar culture or way of life or set of attitudes culture shock
myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and selling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals dermatomyositis
contagious disease affecting the air passages and causing fever and weakness diphtheria
disease affecting the skin disease of the skin , skin condition , skin disease , skin disorder , skin problem
most common form of muscular dystrophy; inheritance is X-linked recessive (carried by females but affecting only males) Duchenne's muscular dystrophy , pseudohypertrophic dystrophy
(ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species) ecological niche , niche
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