imbalance

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loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer) alopecia
imbalance of parts asymmetry
imbalance of movement disequilibrium , instability
lack of proportion; imbalance among the parts of something disproportion
excessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs (including some antihypertensives) gynecomastia
abnormally small production of urine; can be a symptom of kidney disease or obstruction of the urinary tract or edema or an imbalance of fluids and electrolytes in the body oliguria
Swiss physician who introduced treatments of particular illnesses based on his observation and experience; he saw illness as having an external cause (rather than an imbalance of humors) and replaced traditional remedies with chemical remedies (1493-1541) Paracelsus , Philippus Aureolus Paracelsus , Theophrastus Philippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim
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