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anemia

A reduction below normal in the number of erythrocytes (i.e. red blood cells) which occurs when the equilibrium between blood loss (through bleeding or destruction) and blood production is disturbed.

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Related Words
blood

anesthesia

Loss of feeling or sensation. Anesthesia is induced and maintained to permit procedures that could be painful (e.g. surgery) and/or to prevent patient movement.

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aneurysm

A sac formed by the weakening and dilation of the wall of an artery, a vein, or the heart.

 


anhidrosis

Absence of sweating.

 


anisocoria

Unequal pupil size.

 


annulus fibrosus

The tough outer fibrous layer which surrounds the nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disk.

Related Words

fiber ; intervertebral disk ; nucleus pulposus

 


anomaly

Significant deviation from the normal standard.

 


anosmia

Lack of the sense of smell.

 


anoxia

Decrease or absence of oxygen to tissue.

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blood

anterior

Toward the the head or front of a structure.

 



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