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Autosome - definition

Autosome - definition

Autosome is a CHROMOSOME that appears as a pair in which both chromosomes are the same in either sex, also called a nonsex chromosome. In contrast, the sex chromosomes appear as a pair that is different in males and females. The human GENOME contains 22 autosomes and one pair of sex chromosomes for a total complement

Mastitis - breast infection / bacterial and nonbacterial - symptoms and treatmen

What is Mastitis INFLAMMATION of the BREAST, typically due to bacterial INFECTION. Mastitis usually begins as a combination of events: a blocked milk duct in the breast of a woman who is BREASTFEEDING an infant and cracks or breaks in the SKIN, usually around the nipple, that allow BACTERIA to enter the milk duct.

Genetic Predisposition - definition and disease

Genetic Predisposition - definition and disease

Genetic Predisposition - the tendency to develop a health condition as a consequence of the interaction between genetics and lifestyle factors. Doctors believe genetic influences underlie many if not all health conditions that develop over time, such as HYPERTENSION (high BLOOD PRESSURE), ATHEROSCLEROSIS,

Bladder Catheterization - what is and definition

What is Bladder Catheterization and Definition The insertion of a narrow, flexible tube into the BLADDER through the URETHRA to drain URINE from the body. Bladder catheterization may be necessary to collect an uncontaminated (sterile) urine sample or to drain urine from the bladder. The catheter placement may be

What is Botulinum Therapy - cosmetic treatment

What is Botulinum Therapy - cosmetic treatment

Botulinum Therapy - Injections of botulinum neurotoxin to selectively paralyze MUSCLE fibers. The bacterial strain Clostridium botulinum produces several forms of paralytic toxin, some of which can cause serious or fatal poisoning (BOTULISM) when ingested. The toxin works by blocking the release of acetylcholine, a

Scabies - what is, dignosis and treatment

Scabies - what is, dignosis and treatment

What is Scabies Scabies is a contagious parasitic infestation with the SKIN mite Sarcoptes scabei that typically causes intense itching (PRURITUS) and visible bites or irritation to the skin. The bites create small, reddened papules (bumps) and often a RASH on the surrounding skin that is the burrows the mites make

Blood type - A, B, 0, AB, ABO

Blood type - A, B, 0, AB, ABO

Blood Type - the pattern of specialized proteins, called agglutinogens or antigens, present on the surface of the red BLOOD cells (erythrocytes). The presence of antigens on the erythrocytes causes the IMMUNE SYSTEM to create oppositional antibodies, which will attack cells bearing the opposing antigens. Antigens and