CARDIAC INDEX

The measure of cardiac output per square metre of body surface.

PRODROME

An early symptom or set of symptoms that may indicate a warning of an impending physical or mental disorder. The prodrome may enable...

RED SAGE

Also known as Chinese sage, a perennial shrub in the genus Salvia. Native to both China and Japan, the roots (called dan shen)...

VITAMIN D TOXICITY

a condition elicited by too much ingestion of vitamin D. Prolonged overdose of vitamin D can elicit permanent injury to the kidneys and...

ZIPRASIDONE

noun. an uncommon antipsychotic which is utilized for the remediation of schizophrenia and of acute manic or combined episodes correlated with bipolar disorders. It...

ALDOSTERONISM

noun. a diseased state brought about by extra release of aldosterone. It is characterized by migraines, urinary dysfunctions, tiredness, high blood pressure, and sometimes...

ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (ECG EKG)

The wave ike tracing represnting the impulses of the conduction system of the heart muscle.

VASCULAR DEPRESSION

a major depressive episode which takes place soon following the start or remediation of cardiovascular illness or which is presumed to be elicited by...

FRAMINGHAM HEART STUDY

a large-scale long range survey focused on understanding, preventing and treating cardiovascular disease. Conducted for over 50 years, the study involves data collected from...

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