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astringent

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

(ă-strin-jĕnt)

a drug that causes cells to shrink by precipitating proteins from their surfaces. Astringents are used in lotions to harden and protect the skin and to reduce...

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heart attack

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A lay expression, often meaning an acute, perhaps fatal, episode of myocardial infarction, with severe chest pain and/or erratic heart action (fast, irregular pulse).

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injury

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Public Health and Epidemiology.

Damage caused by an external force applied to the body resulting from intentional or unintentional means. The “force” may be physical, (e.g., direct penetrating or blunt trauma, heat, a...

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sweat

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

By the sweat of one's brow by one's own hard work, typically manual labour; often with allusion to God's sentence on Adam after the Fall, ‘In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread’...

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