The front portion of the pituitary.
Part of the immune system, antibodies are proteins produced by white blood cells that circulate in the blood looking for and attaching to foreign proteins and toxins to neutralize them.
Used to prevent the formation of blood clots.
Anticoagulant drugs administered in a theraputic manner.
Antigens are capable of causing the production of antibodies and may or may not have an allergic reaction.
Adult onset: occurring in adulthood.
The absence of breathing.
Abnormal heart rhythms; dysrhythmias.
Hardening of the arteries; types generally recognized are: atherosclerosis, Mönckeberg's arteriosclerosis, and arteriolosclerosis.
A vessel that carries blood from the heart to the to other areas of the body.
Inflammation of a joint or a state characterized by inflammation of joints.
The adjustments and movements of speech organs involved in pronouncing a particular sound, taken as a whole.
Something artificial, a distortion that does not reflect normal anatomy or pathology, not usually found in the body.
An accidental sucking in of food particles or fluids into the lungs. Can also mean removal of a sample of fluid and cells through a needle.
To have a disease condition without showing obvious outward symptoms.