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Pneumococcal pneumonia - symptoms and treatment

Pneumococcal pneumonia - symptoms and treatment

What is Pneumococcal pneumonia Pneumococcal pneumonia - An illness resulting from INFECTION with the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae, which is normally present in the mucous membranes of the NOSE and sinuses. Researchers do not know what processes occur in the body that allow S. pneumoniae to shift from NORMAL

Prosthetic Eye

Prosthetic Eye

Prosthetic Eye is a cosmetic replacement, also called an ocular prosthesis or artificial EYE, for a surgically removed (enucleated) eye. A specialist called an ocularist designs the prosthetic eye to be as close a match in appearance as possible for the remaining natural eye. Prosthetic Eye Implant The most common

Duodenum - function and definition

Duodenum - function and definition

Duodenum is the first segment of the SMALL INTESTINE, which receives partially digested and liquefied food (called chyme) from the STOMACH. The common BILE duct ends in the duodenum, channeling bile from the GALLBLADDER to the small intestine. Much of the activity of digestion takes place in the duodenum, where an

Albumin - what is, definition and levels - normal, low, high

Albumin - what is, definition and levels - normal, low, high

What is Albumin and Definition Albumin - the most abundant protein in PLASMA. Albumin transports various molecules through the BLOOD and helps sustain the blood’s oncotic pressure, keeping fluid from seeping into the tissues. Albumin molecules are larger than the molecules it transports, allowing those

Short Bowel Syndrome

Short Bowel Syndrome

Short Bowel Syndrome - reduction in the structural or functional length of the SMALL INTESTINE that results in MALABSORPTION, chronic DIARRHEA, and other disturbances of digestion. MALNUTRITION is a common consequence. Short bowel syndrome most often results from surgery that removes segments of the small intestine as

Vision Impairment - symptoms and treatment

Vision Impairment - symptoms and treatment

Vision Impairment Definition Vision Impairment - the uncorrectable loss of vision. About 12 million Americans have vision impairments that prevent them from participating in occupations and activities that have requirements or legal standards for VISUAL ACUITY (the ability to see clearly) and VISUAL FIELD (the scope

Telomere - definition

Telomere - definition

Telomere is a structure of noncoding DNA (DNA that does not convey genetic instruction) at each end of a CHROMOSOME. Telomeres are essential for chromosome duplication during cell division. They function as handles to pull the chromatids (dividing chromosomes) apart as the mother cell divides into the two new daughter