DIPHENYLMETHANES

A sedating histamine antagonist that prevent cardiac fibrillation and has a local anesthietic effect.

MUSCARINE

can be isolated from Amanita muscaria, otherwise known as Agaric and other fungi. Muscarine stimulates a variety of acetylcholine receptors in smooth muscle, cardiac...

MYOPATHY

is an umbrella term used to describe any condition or disorder which involves defective functioning of the muscle fibres. For example, cardio myopathy is...

MYOTONIC MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

is characterized by a large degree of muscle wasting which is most visible about the face and hands. Other symptoms of this type of...

NONCARDIAC CHEST PAIN

repetative pain in the chest which can't be credited to disease of the heart. It typically stems from problems with the esophagus, like...

PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA

noun. a minor tumor which generally occurs in the adrenal medulla but might take place in tissues of the sympathetic paraganglia. Since it is...

ANOXIA

n. reduced oxygen content primarily in the blood and brain due to reduced vascular functioning. Common causes include: carbon monoxide poisoning, cardiac arrest, respiratory...

CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD)

a cardiovascular dysfunction marked by limited blood flow throughout the coronary arteries provided by the cardio muscles. The proponent of such is generally atheroscletosis...

ARHINENCCPHALIA ARRHYTHMIA

refers to the abnormal rhythm of the heartbeat. The specific nature of the change in heart rhythm is relatively important in terms of diagnosis...

CREATINE KINASE (CK)

a compound that exists in skeletal and heart muscles, as well as brain tissues. Large amounts in the bloodstream might be an indication of...

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