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unstable acid found in abnormal amounts in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism (as diabetes mellitus or starvation) acetoacetic acid
recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat Adams-Stokes syndrome , atrioventricular block , heart block , Stokes-Adams syndrome
progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness Alzheimer's , Alzheimer's disease , Alzheimers
chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis ankylosing spondylitis , Marie-Strumpell disease , rheumatoid spondylitis
(ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea astigmatism , astigmia
aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired ataxic aphasia , Broca's aphasia , expressive aphasia , motor aphasia , nonfluent aphasia
beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism beta-hydroxybutyric acid
television captioning for hearing-impaired closed captioning
any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems CMV , cytomegalovirus
mental powers impaired dementia
loss of the myelin covering of some nerve fibers resulting in their impaired function demyelination
oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect dotard
impaired by alcohol drunk
impaired articulatory ability resulting from defects in the peripheral motor nerves or in the speech musculature dysarthria
impaired ability to learn grade-appropriate mathematics dyscalculia
functioning, impaired dysfunction
impaired ability to learn to write dysgraphia
impaired ability to learn to read dyslexia
impaired ability to express ideas verbally; usually resulting from difficulties of reasoning (as in feeblemindedness or certain psychoses) dyslogia
conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person ear trumpet , hearing aid
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