ALBRIGHT'S DISEASE

launched by Fuller Albright, an American physician, a disease brought about for problems to do with the pituitary gland and hypothalamus gland, marked by...

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....

BROCA'S AREA

n. the region of speech located posteriorly to the inferior frontal convolution of the left cerebral hemisphere in right-handed people (with exceptions). First discovered...

CARPENTER'S SYNDROME

n. an autosomal recessive disorder which is characterized by a pointed, tower-shaped skull, fused digits, and obesity. A person may also show below-average height...

BAQUET

n. A large, shallow, covered container filled with individually or a mixture of- water, iron filings, ground glass from bottles through which metal rods...

PARIS MEDICAL SCHOOL

a group of physicians and pupils at the Salpetriere hospital in Paris, France, who advanced the research and hypotheses of French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot...

PSYCHIATRIST

A highly trained physician who holds a specialty in diagnosing, treating and study of mental disorders. Training (in the United States) includes 4 years...

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...

SANGUINE TYPE

Proposed by Roman physician Galen (129-215), one of the four types of constitution and temperament. Galen espoused the belief that a ruddy complexion...

GENDER ASSIGNMENT

the term used for the classification of an infant at birth as either male or female. Children born with ambiguous genitalia are usually assigned...

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