pus collection around the appendix following an episode of appendicitis

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    a cavity, as of the brain or heart.

    a collection of pus, usually associated with redness, swelling and pain.

    dryness of the skin or mucous membranes.

    an instrument used to estimate the amount of butterfat in milk.

    an inherited group of disorders resulting from the absence or decreased production of melanin, the colouring pigment in the skin, hair and eyes, which results in a characteristically light skin, hair and eye colour.

    a breaking out , especially the appearance of lesions on the skin.

    deposit of seminal fluid within the vagina , normally during coitus.

    the removal of  calcium salts from bones or teeth.

    a communication between two blood vessels or tube like structures like intestines.

    The yellowish brown or green fluid secreted by the liver; it aids in emulsification of fats, increases peristalsis and retards putrefaction.

    capable of dissolving, of being dissolved in or of absorbing fats.

    collapse from the excessive heat of the sun.

    a metabolic disorder characterised by excessive thirst and production of large amounts of urine.

    a technique for recording the electrical activity of the brain ; it is particularly useful in the diagnosis of epilepsy and various other brain diseases.

    a covered layer of fat.