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medical term

  • brainstorm - By the 1890s, it was a medical term for "mental explosion".
  • canities - The medical term for the graying or whitening of hair.
  • repercussion - First a medical term for "repressing an infection."
  • tension - Originally a medical term for the condition of being physically strained.
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'Well, perhaps,' said Sam, 'you bought houses, wich is delicate English for goin' mad; or took to buildin', wich is a medical term for bein' incurable.'
Acute viral nasopharyngitis is a medical term for what?
Talking to the news channel, she said, 'Birth-defect is a medical term and why is it being politically crafted?
Viscerotropism is a medical term defining an effect on the internal organs, while neurotropism is an effect on nerves.
MANY AMERICANS SUFFER "TELEVISION BOTTOM"--Many Americans are suffering from a condition called "television bottom." The medical term for the condition is coccygodynia, pain in the tail of the spine.
In general, low sodium levels in the bloodstream (medical term: hyponatremia, pronounced hypo-nuh-TREE-me-uh) may be linked to taking water pills, chronic diarrhea, kidney problems, or profuse sweating (medical term: hyperhidrosis).
Commonly seen causes of death include Syncope - the medical term for loss of consciousness or fainting, Decrepitude/Senility which is often seen for those dying of advanced age and Phthisis, better known as Tuberculosis.
"The medical term is alcohol dependency and once you get to that level part of your biological make up is alcohol."
Tragically saddled with congenital dyscalculia (a medical term for getting F's in second grade arithmetic despite doing the homework), this underwriter would flounder at articulating its mathematical underpinnings.
Numerous callers pointed out that enteron is the medical term for the tract through Broad which the human body digests food and disposes of waste."
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is the medical term for people whose snoring is caused by some type of blockage of their respiratory tract.
The medical term for canker sores is aphthous stamatitis.

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