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  • 1 disease — diseasedly, adv. diseasedness, n. /di zeez /, n., v., diseased, diseasing. n. 1. a disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part, structure, or system of the body resulting from the effect of genetic or developmental errors, infection,… …

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  • 2 Produce — Pro*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Produced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Producing}.] [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See {Duke}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to… …

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  • 3 Disease — Human disease redirects here. For the Slayer song, see Soundtrack to the Apocalypse. Flare up redirects here. For the Transformers character, see Flareup (Transformers). Medical condition redirects here. For the descriptive terminology using… …

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  • 4 disease — In a strict or literal sense, any departure from a perfect norm of health, even including some ailments which are more or less trivial. Mutual Life Ins. Co. v Simpson, 88 Tex 333. Better understood in a legal sense as an ailment or disorder of an …

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  • 5 Disease, Wilson — An inherited disorder in which too much copper accumulates in the body. Although the accumulation of copper begins at birth, symptoms of the disorder appear later in life, between the ages of 6 and 40. A diagnostic feature of Wilson disease is… …

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  • 6 Disease, Alpers — A progressive disease of the nervous system characterized by spasticity (tightness), myoclonus and dementia and by liver problems with jaundice and cirrhosis. This disorder, first described by Alpers in 1931 as Diffuse progressive degeneration of …

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  • 7 Disease, foot-and-mouth — A highly infectious virus that can infect people but affects them most by infecting livestock cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. The virus is in the same family of viruses as those causing the common cold. The virus is spread by many routes by… …

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  • 8 Disease, alveolar hydatid (AHD) — A parasitic disease caused by the larval stage of a microscopic tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis. AHD is found worldwide, mostly in northern latitudes. in central Europe, Russia, China, Central Asia, Japan, and North America. In North America …

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  • 9 Disease, Parry’s — Toxic multinodular goiter, a condition in which the thyroid gland contains multiple lumps (nodules) that are overactive and produce excess thyroid hormones. This condition is also known as Plummer’s disease …

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  • 10 Disease, Plummer’s — Toxic multinodular goiter, a condition in which the thyroid gland contains multiple lumps (nodules) that are overactive and produce excess thyroid hormones. This condition is also known as Parry’s disease …

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  • 11 human disease — Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a human being that interrupts or modifies its vital functions. health versus disease       Before human disease can be discussed, the meanings of the terms health, physical fitness, illness …

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  • 12 infectious disease — Introduction       in medicine, a process caused by a microorganism that impairs a person s health. An infection, by contrast, is the invasion of and replication in the body by any of various microbial agents including bacteria, viruses (virus),… …

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  • 13 animal disease — ▪ non human Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of an animal that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       Concern with diseases that afflict animals dates from the earliest human contacts with animals and is reflected… …

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  • 14 Addison disease — Disease in which gradual atrophy of the adrenal cortex causes the adrenal glands to produce insufficient quantities of the steroid hydrocortisone while causing the pituitary gland to produce excess quantities of pituitary hormones. Most of the… …

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  • 15 sexually transmitted disease (STD) — Disease transmitted primarily by direct sexual contact. STDs usually affect the reproductive system and urinary system but can be spread to the mouth or rectum by oral or anal sex. In later stages they may attack other organs and systems. The… …

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  • 16 plant disease — ▪ plant pathology Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is… …

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  • 17 Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …

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  • 18 nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …

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  • 19 digestive system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases that affect the human digestive tract. Such disorders may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), pancreas, liver, or biliary tract. A prevalent disorder of the digestive… …

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  • 20 Parkinson's disease — Parkinson s redirects here. For other uses, see Parkinson s (disambiguation). Parkinson s disease Classification and external resources …

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