US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA)

an agency of the United States government mandated in 1930 to deliver the laws supplying benefits and other services to veterans, and their beneficiaries...

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 ASSISTANT (PA)

a licensed medical professional who renders care under the guidance of a supervising physician.

GOLTZ-GORLIN SYNDROME

the name of a syndrome described by Robert William Goltz (1923- ) and Robert James Gorlin (1923- ). US physicians.

CARE-AND-PROTECTION PROCEEDINGS

n. an intervention initiated by the court in behalf of a child's best interest in terms of health, education, and well-being. This is done...

SJOGREN-LARSSON SYNDROME

an autosomal recessive condition that features scaly skin, mental retardation and spasticity that can be caused by several genetic factors. It was reported in...

APOPLECTICUS

A form of the word apoplectic, meaning enraged. |defined by Greek physician Hippocrates (c. 460-c. 311 BCE)

OSTEOPATHY

noun. a healthcare system based upon the belief that several illnesses or dysfunctions are a result of anatomical impairments in the musculoskeletal system. It...

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