functioning

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noun functioning as an explanatory equivalent appositive
any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues autoimmune disease , autoimmune disorder
reflex or involuntary functioning automatism
stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area base , infrastructure
chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism cirrhosis , cirrhosis of the liver
flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf cladode , cladophyll , phylloclad , phylloclade
American geneticist who succeeded in transferring a functioning gene from one mouse to another (born in 1934) Cline , Martin Cline
psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis crisis intervention
glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity Cushing's disease , hyperadrenalism
not functioning dead
deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning deficit
not functioning or no longer used defunct
impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning disease
condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning disorder , upset
monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension dopamine , Dopastat , Intropin
functioning, impaired dysfunction
equilibrium between the amounts of electrolytes (as calcium and sodium and potassium) that is essential for normal health and functioning electrolyte balance
study of methods of improving human well-being and efficient functioning by improving environmental conditions euthenics
form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that registers blood flow to functioning areas of the brain fMRI , functional magnetic resonance imaging
process or manner of functioning or operating functioning , operation , performance
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