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needle-pricking medical procedure acupuncture
bandage consisting of a medical dressing of plain absorbent gauze held in place by a plastic or fabric tape coated with adhesive adhesive bandage
additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment adjuvant
French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965) Albert Schweitzer , Schweitzer
branch of medical science that studies the causes and treatment of allergies allergology
case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient anamnesis , medical history , medical record
branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics anesthesiology
branch of medical science that studies the blood and lymph vessels and their disorders angiology
equipment of medical institution or physician armamentarium
medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane) auriscope , auroscope , otoscope
postmortem medical examination autopsy
(Sanskrit) an ancient medical treatise summarizing the Hindu art of healing and prolonging life; sometimes regarded as a 5th Veda Ayurveda
branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease bacteriology
ruling by the Supreme Court on affirmative action; the Court ruled in 1978 that medical schools are entitled to consider race as a factor in their admission policy Bakke decision
medical instrument that measures the mechanical force of cardiac contractions and the amount of blood passing through the heart during a specified period by measuring the recoil of the body as blood is pumped from the ventricles ballistocardiograph , cardiograph
technology, biological and medical bioengineering
branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice biomedicine
branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel) biomedicine
medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it brain doctor , neurologist
snake symbol of medical profession caduceus
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