Embolization is the detachment, and travelling mass carried by circulation, capable of clogging capillary beds, creating arterial occlusion, at a site distant from its point of origin.
[[Thromboembolism]], embolism of thrombus...
Organ transplantation is moving the organ from one body to another, or from a donor site to another on the Pt's own body, to replace the recipient's damaged/absent organ.
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a rare lung disease, in which abnormal accumulation of pulmonary surfactant occurs within the alveoli, interfering with gas exchange. It can occur in a primary form...
Eclampsia (from Greek "eclampsia" meaning "lightning") is the onset of seizures in a woman with pre-eclampsia (i.e. HTN+proteinuria, or other organ dysfunction). Onset may be before, during, or after delivery. Most...
Preterm birth (aka premmies) is where a baby is born 34-36 weeks gestation. The cause of preterm birth is often unknown, but there are risk factors associated. TPL is short term for...
Fever of unknown origin
Fever of unknown origin (FUO, aka pyrexia of unknown origin, PUO, febris e causa ignota, febris ECI) is a condition where the patient has a fever (elevated temperature), but despite...
Rhinitis (aka coryza) is irritation and inflammation of the mucous membrane inside the nose. The most common type is allergic rhinitis (aka hayfever).
Diarrhea is at least 3+ loose/liquid bowel movements per day. D&V is diarrhea and vomiting.
Diarrhea can be short term or persistent (>2 weeks), and watery or bloody (known as dysentery).
Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults
Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (aka slow onset type 1 diabetes, or diabetes type 1.5) is a form of diabetes mellitus type 1, that occurs in adults, often with a...
Monoamine reuptake inhibitor
XXRI's are antidepressants, used to treat depression, and other mental illnesses.
Increases certain monoamine levels, by inhibiting its reuptake into the presynaptic cell, thereby increasing the amount of the monoamine in...