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Lipodystrophy

Abnormal metabolism of fat. Lipodystrophy refers to a heterogeneous group of rare disorders, characterized by selective lack of subcutaneous  adipose...
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Thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor (TAFI)

Independent risk factor for thrombosis. Attenuates fibrinolysis by delaying lysis of clots mediated by all fibrinolysis activators. Plays a role...
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Basal lamina

The basal lamina is a layer of extracellular matrix secreted by the epithelial cells, on which the epithelium sits.  It...
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LASIK (laser assisted in situ keratomileusis)

A laser ablates the corneal stroma and a hinged flap is created with a keratome. Has become treatment of choice...
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Cervix

1950 Measures 2.5-3 cm in diameter and 3-5 cm in length. The cervix is angulated downward and backward. Projects into...
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Hair loss

See Alopecia
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SCN1A

Sodium channel protein type 1 subunit alpha (SCN1A), is a protein which in humans is encoded by the SCN1A gene....
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Type I collagen

A heterotrimer with 2 α1(I) and 1 α2(I) chains. Major structural protein of bone, tendons, ligaments, dentin and skin. Consists...
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Grave’s ophthalmopathy

Suspected to be related to auto reactive T lymphocytes reacting with one or more antigens shared by the thyroid and...
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Cannabis

See Medical cannabis See Marijuana
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