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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis

INFLAMMATION of the SMALL INTESTINE. The most common cause of gastroenteritis is viral INFECTION, though sometimes BACTERIA or PARASITES are responsible. The inflammation of the intestinal mucosa (mucus lining of the intestinal 48 The Gastrointestinal System wall) reduces the small intestine’s ability to absorb

Granuloma Telangiectaticum

Granuloma Telangiectaticum

Granuloma Telangiectaticum is a noncancerous vascular tumor, also called a lobular capillary hemangioma or GRANULOMA pyogenicum, made up of entangled capillaries. A granuloma telangiectaticum appears suddenly as a shiny red NODULE that bleeds easily with bumping or irritation and may itch or hurt. Doctors typically

Toxic shock syndrome - symptoms, tampons and history

What is Toxic Shock Syndrome A systemic IMMUNE RESPONSE to the endotoxins many BACTERIA produce during infections. The immune response produces widespread, significant INFLAMMATION involving multiple organ systems. Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome, resulting from Staphylococcus aureus INFECTION, is more common and

Cardiopulmonary Bypass - machine, definition, history, surgery and complications

Cardiopulmonary Bypass - machine, definition, history, surgery and complications

Cardiopulmonary Bypass History and Definition Cardiopulmonary Bypass is a procedure in which a machine takes over the oxygenation and pumping functions of the LUNGS and HEART, making OPEN HEART SURGERY possible. Cardiopulmonary bypass allows the cardiovascular surgeon to stop the heart to operate on it, using the

Hepatomegaly - definition

Hepatomegaly - definition

Hepatomegaly - an enlarged LIVER. Hepatomegaly is a symptom of numerous conditions involving the liver. Its presence or absence has no correlation to the seriousness of the underlying liver disease. Because hepatomegaly is a symptom rather than a condition, it often resolves when the underlying condition comes under

Stem Cell - what is, function and information

Stem Cell - what is, function and information

Stem Cell - an undifferentiated, primal cell that has the capability to endlessly divide and develop into numerous types of cells. Totipotent stem cells exist primarily in the early EMBRYO (blastocyst) and can differentiate into (become) virtually any type of cell in the body. As the body becomes more complex and

Conception - what is and definition

What is Conception The culmination of fertilization (union of a SPERM and an ovum) and implantation of the resulting blastocyst into the endometrium (lining of the UTERUS). Conception marks the onset of PREGNANCY. Numerous factors, internal and external, influence conception. Internal factors include a woman’s