BAQUET

n. a large covered container filled with water, ground glass, and magnetized iron filings, along with bottles and metal rods protruding from this contraption....

FALLOPIUS

is considered one of the most important anatomists and physicians of the sixteenth century, having argued against some of the accepted theories of the...

FEE-FOR-SERVICE

This denotes the traditional method of payment for health care services, in which physicians or other providers set their own fees for services...

RURAL HEALTH CLINIC (RHC)

Health care clinic which operates in any area defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as non-urbanized, and located in areas which have been designated...

PATIENT

noun. 1. a recipient of healthcare from a licensed healthcare professional. 2. with regard to language, the being which is impacted by or experienced...

AFFECTIVITY

the level of someone's reaction or vulnerability to sentimental stimulants. Assessment is a highly imperative part of psychological evaluation- the counselor or physician might...

REFERRAL

Sending a subject to another physician or organization to allow for management of specific problems. Also refers to the subject being referred.

ANOMIA

n. 1. An impaired ability to remember and verbalize the names of objects. See also color anomia- amnesic aphasia. 2. Defective moral sensibilities |defined...

ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY (ARO)

an association of scientists and physicians who collectively perform and share research on hearing, balance, speech, taste, and smell. The ARO publishes the Journal...

PHYSICIAN-HOSPITAL ORGANIZATION (PHO)

an establishment developed, owned, and overseen by at least one hospital and group of doctors to attain payer contracts and to further shared interests.

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