Bolus. Bolus is usually larger than an ordinary pill or given intravenously.
25. At 25, the average American begins losing one third to one half pound of muscle every year.
Immunosuppressive. Immunosuppressive treatments are often used to prevent a body from rejecting donated organs.
Actual Kneecaps. Babies are born with tissue that becomes bone forming the kneecap between two and six years of age.
Dander. Dander is basically dandruff found in all cats, and is the cause of an allergy to cats.
1899. Aspirin was patented on February 27, 1900.
Two. Toddlers and infants require diets different than older children.
Mastopexy. A breast lift may or may not be done together with insertion of a breast implant.
Spherical. A cocci is spherical, and can be bunched.
Hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is the part of the brain located just above the brain stem.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. Human immunodeficiency virus infects the cells of the immune system, breaking down the body's ability to fend off some infections and other diseases.
Benzodiazepines. In the 1950's, benzodiazepines were discovered to provide relief from anxiety.
75%. France is ranked as the fifth largest economy by nominal GDP.
Esophagus. The esophagus carries food from the mouth to the stomach.
Internal. Internal medicine uses non-surgical treatments for diseases.
Lower Respiratory Infections. Examples of lower respiratory infections include influenza, pneumonia, and bronchiolitis.
45 Percent-65 Percent. Adults should get 45%-65% of their calories from carbohydrates, which provide energy in the form of glucose.
Nurses. A committee led by Lystra Gretter penned the nursing field's Nightingale Pledge in 1893.
Carcinoma. Squamous cell carcinoma is the medical term for a tumor.
John Watson. John Watson founded his school of behaviorialism after studying the behavior of animals.