bile

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

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    a general weight loss occuring due to severe disease or emotional disturbance.

    the membrane of the middle ear.

    abbreviation for erythrocyte sedimentation rate; a type of blood test.

    a system of antigens under the control of closely linked allelic loci on the surface of the erythrocytes or red blood cells.

    an approach to medical care that emphasizes the study of all aspects of a person's health.

    a disease characterised by the accumulation of the amyloid protein in various organs and tissues of the body.

    incision through the abdominal wall and the uterus for extraction of the foetus.

    flexible spiral shaped bacteria.

    a shallow depression or cavity.

    a broad term applied when culture is not available and the clinical entity is unclear.

    the back of the head.

    having a tendency to perform certain repetitive acts or ritualistic behaviour to relieve anxiety.

    inflammation of the milk ducts.

    any organic compound used as an anaesthetic agent.

    loss of three or more consequent pregnancies before 20 weeks of pregnancy.