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Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is the buildup of fat and other material inside the artery walls. 

 

Atrophic Vaginitis

Thinning of the lining of the vagina due to decreased production of estrogen.

Atrophy

A wasting of tissues, organs, or the entire body. 

Attenuation

A decrease in vitality or pathogenicityof a microorganism or in the severity of a disease.

Audiometry

A test to measure hearing. 

Autologous

Coming from the same individual, as opposed to being donated by another individual. 

Autosomal Kallman's Syndrome

A form of inherited Kallmann's syndrome which affects both men and women, because the sex chromosomes are unaffected.

Autosomes

Those chromosomes which are not the sex chromosomes.

Axillary Lymph Nodes

Lymph nodes in the armpit region that drains lymph channels from the breast. 

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