PYCNODYSOSTOSIS IPYKNODYSOSTOSIS)

A genetic disease characterized by the development of short stature and dense, but brittle, bones. Approximately one in five sufferers exhibit mental retardation.

PARTIAL LIPODYSTROPHY

a lipid-metabolism disorder which is generally learned during infancy. There is a symmetric lack of adipose tissue in the facial area, but fat might...

PAYNE V TENNESSEE

a case resulting in a 1991 American Supreme Court judgment mandating that the admission of victim impact statements in court have to be approved...

PUDENDUM

The female external sexual organs (collectively)

PARA I

abbreviated form of: primipara.

PHONO- (PHON-)

combining form: sound, voice, or speech.

PNEUMOENCEPHALOGRAPHY

noun. a diagnostic method utilized from 1918 through the mid-1980s to analyze the cerebral ventricles and subarachnoid space of the brain by administering air...

PARAPLEGIA

noun. paralyzing of the legs and lower portion of the trunk.

PEDOLOGY

noun. a formative 20th-century educational progression in Europe whose postulated intent was the scientific analysis of the physical and cognitive growth of kids.

PHOSPHOINOSITIDE

noun. any of a category of second messengers which are typical in postsynaptic cells.

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