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Subjects term Scope note Results
Organizer (Embryology)

Use for: Organization center (Embryology)

Epidermal Growth Factor

Use for: EGF, Epidermal Growth Factor-Urogastrone, Human Urinary Gastric Inhibitor, Urogastrone, beta-Urogastrone

  • A 6-kDa polypeptide growth factor initially discovered in mouse submaxillary glands. Human epidermal growth factor was originally isolated from urine based on its ability to inhibit gastric secretion and called urogastrone. Epidermal growth factor exerts a wide variety of biological effects including the promotion of proliferation and differentiation of mesenchymal and EPITHELIAL CELLS. It is synthesized as a transmembrane protein which can be cleaved to release a soluble active form.
Nerve Growth Factor

Use for: NGF, NGF-1beta, Nerve Growth Factor 1, Nerve Growth Factor alpha Subunit, Nerve Growth Factor beta Subunit, Nerve Growth Factor gamma Subunit, beta-Nerve Growth Factor

  • NERVE GROWTH FACTOR is the first of a series of neurotrophic factors that were found to influence the growth and differentiation of sympathetic and sensory neurons. It is comprised of alpha, beta, and gamma subunits. The beta subunit is responsible for its growth stimulating activity.
Nervous System 3
  • Scope Note: The study of the development of an organism during the embryonic and fetal stages of life.
  • Annotation the discipline (education, history, etc) only; the qualifier/ embryol is available for use with specific anatomical terms, organisms, or diseases
Women 1
Cold Temperature

Use for: Cold

  • An absence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably below an accustomed norm.
Respiratory Tract Infections 1
Hypothermia 1

Use for: Spasmophilia, Tetanilla, Tetany, Neonatal

  • Scope Note A disorder characterized by muscle twitches, cramps, and carpopedal spasm, and when severe, laryngospasm and seizures. This condition is associated with unstable depolarization of axonal membranes, primarily in the peripheral nervous system. Tetany usually results from HYPOCALCEMIA or reduced serum levels of MAGNESIUM that may be associated with HYPERVENTILATION; HYPOPARATHYROIDISM; RICKETS; UREMIA; or other conditions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1490)
  • Annotation do not confuse with TETANUS, a Clostridium tetani infection; tetanic spasm of muscle = SPASM; tetanic contraction = MUSCLE CONTRACTION; coordinate with cause if given
Outpatients 1
Education, Medical

Use for: Medical Education

  • Use for general articles concerning medical education.
Managed Care Programs 3
Genetic Diseases, Inborn 2
Technology 1
Diuretics 1

Use for: Medical Assistance, Title 19, Dental Medicaid Program, Dental Medicaid Programs, Medicaid Program, Dental, Medicaid Programs, Dental

  • Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.
Myocardial Infarction

Use for: Cardiovascular Stroke, Heart attack, Myocardial Infarct

  • NECROSIS of the MYOCARDIUM caused by an obstruction of the blood supply to the heart (CORONARY CIRCULATION).

Use for: Negligence, Negligence, Professional

  • Failure of a professional person, a physician or lawyer, to render proper services through reprehensible ignorance or negligence or through criminal intent, especially when injury or loss follows. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Insurance, Liability

Use for: No-Fault Insurance

  • Insurance against loss resulting from liability for injury or damage to the persons or property of others.
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