A type of bacteria that can cause gastrointestinal infections.
An abbreviation for external auditory meatus.
The circular membrane that separates the outer ear from the inner ear. The eardrum vibrates in response to sound waves, conducting the sound to the inner ear.
An abbreviation for Epstein–Barr virus
The abbreviation for electrocardiogram, a tracing of the electrical activity of the heart to help in the diagnosis of heart disease.
An ultrasound examination of the heart as it is pumping. Also known as an 'echo'.
The use of ultrasound to examine the heart as it is pumping.
A serious disease occurring in late pregnancy causing seizures and sometimes coma. It usually follows pre-eclampsia.
Displaced from its normal position in the body. Also used to refer to ectopic heartbeats.
Occasional extra or skipped heartbeats within an otherwise normal rhythm
A pregnancy that develops outside the uterus, most often in the fallopian tube.
The turning outwards of the eyelid so that the inner surface is exposed.
An inflammation of the skin, usually causing itching and sometimes scaling and blisters.
A diagnostic test for myasthenia gravis, a rare disorder in which the muscles become weak and tire easily.
The abbreviation for electroencephalogram, a method of recording the activity of the brain.
The process by which fluid escapes.
A group of inherited connective tissue disorders.
An essential omega-3 fatty acid found in oily fish.
The discharge of semen from a man’s penis at the time of sexual climax.
A tracing of the electrical activity of the heart.
A technique for tracing the electrical activity of the heart. Abbreviated to ECG.
A routine surgical procedure to remove unwanted or harmful tissue.
A solution containing ions (charged atoms such as sodium and potassium), or the ions themselves.
A substance whose molecules breakdown into its constituent ions when dissolved.