Loop diuretic

Loop diuretic German: Schleifendiuretikum Contents 1 Definition 2 Pharmacology 3 Application 4 Side effects 5 Contraindications 1 Definition Loop diuretics are highly effective diuretic drugs (diureti

Fossa ovalis

Fossa ovalis German: Fossa ovalis Definition The fossa ovalis is located on the side of the right atrium (atrium cordis dextrum) located within the atrial septum (septum interatriale cordis). It is a


Lacuna German: Lakune 1 Definition In the field of medicine the lacuna is designated as a bay-like depression or cavity in a certain organ or a certain tissue. 2 Background Lacunae can be either macro

Alar fascia

Alar fascia Contents 1 Definition 2 Anatomy 3 Clinical relevance 4 References 1 Definition The alar fascia is a subdivision of the prevertebral fascia and belongs to the cervical fascia. 2 Anatomy The


Epicondyle Greek: epi - around; condyle - ankle German: Epicondylus 1 Definition The epicondyle as part of the field of anatomy describes a bony prominence with direct attachment to an articular proce


Thyroxine Thyroxine is a non-proteinogenic amino acid. Its most important form is levothyroxine (L-T4), an essential hormone produced in the thyroid gland. Tags: Endocrinology, Hormones, Thyroid, Thyr


Excavation Latin: cavity, recess, bulge German: Excavatio 1 Definition The excavation is a term used in anatomy describing a gap or a space which extends like a bulge or recess between other tissue st

Autosomal dominant inheritance

Autosomal dominant inheritance German: Autosomal-dominanter Erbgang In autosomal dominant inheritance, a defective allele (dominant inheritance) on one of the two homologous chromosomes is enough to l

Plane joint

Plane joint Synonym: Articulatio plana, Gliding joint, Athrodial Joint, Plane articulation German: Ebenes Gelenk 1 Definition The plane joint is a shape variant of a true joint, which posesses two pla

Peripheral arterial disease

Peripheral arterial disease Synonyms: PAD, PAOD, peripheral arterial occlusive disease, intermittent claudication German: Periphere arterielle Verschlusskrankheit Contents 1 Definition 2 Pathogenesis

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