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This absolutely up-to-date version deals over 11,000 entries, every one supplying transparent, updated assurance of expert nursing phrases together with ailments, indicators, anatomy, tools, universal medicinal drugs and organic phrases. It covers either daily vocabulary in terms of sufferer care and phrases from scientific specialisations equivalent to psychiatry.It offers the person with an entire advisor to the vocabulary more likely to be encountered via nurses (and different overall healthiness care pros) of their day by day paintings.

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After Arthur Sydney Blundell Bankart (1879–1951), first orthopaedic surgeon at the Middlesex Hospital, London, UK] Banti’s syndrome / b ntiz sindrəυm/, Banti’s disease / b ntiz di zi z/ noun same as splenic anaemia [Described 1882. fm Page 29 Monday, May 14, 2007 4:47 PM 29 Beck inventory of depression barium enema / beəriəm enimə/ noun a liquid solution containing barium sulphate which is put into the rectum to increase the contrast of an X-ray of the lower intestine barium meal / beəriəm mi l/, barium solution / beəriəm sə lu ʃ(ə)n/ noun a liquid solution containing barium sulphate which someone drinks to increase the contrast of an X-ray of the alimentary tract Barlow’s disease / bɑ ləυz di zi z/ noun scurvy in children, caused by a lack of vitamin C base /beis/ noun 1.

Compare appendicular skeleton axillary / k siləri/ adjective referring to the armpit axis / ksis/ noun 1. an imaginary line through the centre of the body 2. a central vessel which divides into other vessels 3. ) axon / ksɒn/ noun a nerve fibre which sends impulses from one neurone to another, linking with the dendrites of the other neurone. fm Page 26 Monday, May 14, 2007 4:47 PM -azepam 26 -azepam -azepam / zip m/ suffix used in names of benzodiazepines ć diazepam azidothymidine / eizidəυ θaimidi n/ noun a drug used in the treatment of AIDS.

Blood can therefore have either factor (Group A and Group B) or both factors (Group AB) or neither (Group O) and each of these groups can be Rhesus negative or positive. blood grouping / bl d ru piŋ/ noun the blood grouping process of classifying people according to their blood groups blurred vision blood-letting blood-letting / bl d letiŋ/ noun same as phlebotomy blood loss blood loss / bl d lɒs/ noun loss of blood from the body by bleeding blood pigment / bl d pi mənt/ noun same as haemoglobin blood pressure / bl d preʃə/ noun the pressure, measured in millimetres of mercury, at which the blood is pumped round the body by the heart blood relationship / bl d ri leiʃ(ə)nʃip/ noun a relationship between people who come from the same family and have the same parents, grandparents or ancestors, as opposed to a relationship by marriage blood sample / bl d sɑ mpəl/ noun a sample of blood, taken for testing bloodshot / bl dʃɒt/ adjective referring to an eye with small specks of blood in it from a small damaged blood vessel blood sugar / bl d ʃυ ə/ noun glucose present in the blood blood sugar level / bl d ʃυ ə lev(ə)l/ noun the amount of glucose in the blood, which is higher after meals and in people with diabetes blood test / bl d test/ noun a laboratory test of a blood sample to analyse its chemical composition ć The patient will have to have a blood test.

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