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academic medicine

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Is a term often used but rarely defined because it is felt that most will understand its meaning. The last edition of the Oxford Companion to Medicine states that it ...

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bacteriology

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n. the science concerned with the study of bacteria. It is a branch of microbiology. —bacteriological adj.bacteriologist n.

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books and libraries

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The invention (c.1450) of printing from movable type was the most important factor in the development of books and libraries. Scientific and medical printed books soon became available, at...

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cardiology

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n. the science concerned with the study of the structure, function, and diseases of the heart. See also nuclear cardiology. —cardiologist n.

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clinical chemistry

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A branch of applied biochemistry concerned with the nature and determination of chemical substances of interest in the investigation of diseases.

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dentistry

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n. the study, management, and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaws, teeth, and their supporting tissues. Subdisciplines are: dental public health,...

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epidemiology

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(epi-dee-mi-ol-ŏji)

the study of the distribution of diseases and determinants of diseases in populations, including all forms of disease that relate to the environment and ways of...

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gout

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An acute metabolic arthritis, most frequently in the joints of the large toe, caused by the accumulation of monosodium urate crytals that induce inflammation. May arise from overproduction...

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hematology

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The medical specialty dealing with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs.

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infectious diseases — history

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Infectious diseases are probably the oldest recognized disease of man. Evidence of leprosy can be found on corpses from China and mummies from ancient Egypt dating from the 2nd century ...

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