swelling of the eyelids.

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    a system of clinical evaluation of cancerous tumours based on the extent of the disease.

    a condition of aging characterized by growth retardation, dry wrinkled skin and baldness

    a term for any diabetes related disorder of the nervous system.

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

    Glycerol is a trihydric alcohol. It is hygroscopic; i.e., it absorbs water from the air. This property makes it valuable as a moistener in cosmetics. It is widely used as a solvent, as a sweetener, in the manufacture of dynamite, cosmetics, liquid soaps, candy, inks, and lubricants. It has many other uses as well.

    a ball of cotton-wool or gauze used as a plugin a cavity to absorb secretions.

    the act of stretching.

    any chemical that stimulates the sensory cells in a taste bud.

    a mild form of itching and dryness of the skin due to decreased perspiration and low humidity.

    the branch of biology concerned with the timing of biological events which are repetitive or cyclic

    pertaining to electric properties of the skin


    a highly contagious virus infection causing fever and severe body ache.

    the entrance into a canal or hollow organ.

    a dietary adjustment for patients with diabetes mellitus to decrease the need for insulin or oral medication and control weight by adjusting caloric and carbohydrate intake.