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Dysplasia definition, treatment and cancer

Abnormal changes that are occurring in cells. In dysplasia, rapidly dividing cells form tissue that has an anomalous structure. This structure has the potential of transitioning to cancer. Dysplasia is an early stage of development for all cancers but not all dysplasia becomes cancer. Because there is no way to know

Diphtheria disease and definition

An illness that results from INFECTION with the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Routine childhood IMMUNIZATION has made diphtheria rare in the United States, though the infection can occur in people who do not receive a booster VACCINE every 10 years and is common in other parts of the world. Infection may

Presbyopia - what is, definition,

Presbyopia - what is, definition,

Presbyopia is a progressive change in the eyes that occurs with aging, in which it becomes increasingly difficult to focus on near objects. Presbyopia occurs because the LENS loses FLEXIBILITY, limiting its ability to adjust between near and far focus. The lens becomes unable to contract to thicken in the center as

Eye (human) - definition and function

Eye (human) - definition and function

Eye is the organ of vision. The paired eyes work in coordination to present NERVE impulses the BRAIN interprets as dimensional (stereovisual) images. The function of sight requires close integration among the structures of the eye, the neurologic system, and the muscular system. Each eye is a fluidfilled, elongated

Cervix - what is

Cervix - what is

What is Cervix Cervix - The neck of the UTERUS, a thick cuff of muscular tissue about one inch in length that joins the VAGINA to the uterus. A narrow channel through the cervix, the cervical canal, allows menstrual material to leave and SPERM to enter the uterus. The opening of the cervix within the uterus is the

Prosthetic Limb - amr, leg, hand, foot

Prosthetic Limb - amr, leg, hand, foot

Prosthetic Limbs - An artificial arm, hand, leg, or foot that provides functional replacement for an amputated or missing limb. A prosthesis represents a balance between function and presentable appearance. Prosthetic limbs available today can provide a very high level of function, allowing many people to return to

Antacids - medications - information and side effects

Antacids - medications - information and side effects

Antacids are products that neutralize gastric (STOMACH) acid to relieve DYSPEPSIA (heartburn and indigestion). Antacids work by increasing the pH (acid level) of the gastric juices, which reduces the irritation to the stomach tissues. Most antacids contain mineral salts, which are alkaline. Because of their high salt