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Phimosis - what is, definition and treatment

Phimosis - what is, definition and treatment

What is Phimosis and Definition Phimosis is a condition in which the foreskin becomes fused to the glans of an uncircumcised PENIS and will not retract. Phimosis occasionally occurs as a congenital condition (present at birth) though more often develops later in life, typically as a consequence of poor PERSONAL

Right lymphatic duct function

Right lymphatic duct function

Right Lymphatic Duct is a major LYMPH VESSEL that collects LYMPH draining from the right upper body and head. The right lymphatic duct is about a quarter-inch in diameter and two inches long, adjacent to the subclavian VEIN beneath the clavicle (collarbone). It empties into the right subclavian vein, delivering lymph

Human leukocyte antigens (HLAs)

What are Human Leukocyte Antigens and Definition Unique proteins (antigens) present on every nucleated cell (cell that has a nucleus) in the body. Also called histocompatibility locus antigens, HLAs allow the IMMUNE SYSTEM to identify cells as self (belonging to the body). Genes on CHROMOSOME 6, in a region called

Immunosenescence - definition

What is Immunosenescence and Definition A decline in immune function and IMMUNE RESPONSE that occurs with aging. Researchers believe immunosenescence accounts for the increase in cancer and infections such as INFLUENZA and PNEUMONIA in people of old age. The decline occurs in both CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY (sometimes

Bronchus - Definition and Function

Bronchus - Definition and Function

What is Bronchus, Definition and Function Bronchus is a secondary branch of the airways that connect the LUNGS and the primary airway, the TRACHEA. The main bronchi branch directly from the trachea at about mid-lung, with the right main bronchus channeling air to the right lung and the left main bronchus directing

Bronchiectasis - definition, symptoms and treatment

What is Bronchiectasis and Definition The dilation of a segment of BRONCHUS. Bronchiectasis may involve several bronchial branches and usually occurs deep within the lung, often in a lower lobe. Though bronchiectasis may be congenital (present at birth) or acquired (develop after birth), congenital bronchiectasis is

Dacryocystitis - inflammation of the lacrimal (tear) ducts

Dacryocystitis - inflammation of the lacrimal (tear) ducts

Dacryocystitis - INFLAMMATION of the lacrimal (tear) ducts, typically the nasolacrimal ducts in the corners of the EYE near the NOSE. Dacryocystitis develops when there is a blockage of the lacrimal duct, which may result from DACRYOSTENOSIS (narrowing of the lacrimal duct), INFECTION, or chronic irritation such as