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What are Crush Wounds?

Crush Wounds

Crush wounds can have many “faces” and are unfortunately quite common. They are usually noticeable through pain and bluish-red discoloration and swelling of the skin. Under certain circumstances, however, a bruise can also be open and therefore even bleed and…
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What is Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome?

Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome

Medicine understands the Kasabach-Merritt syndrome as a vascular tumor disease that is associated with a platelet-consuming coagulation disorder and thrombocytopenia. The treatment of the disease has so far been experimental. Interferons and corticosteroids have shown promise in many cases. What is Kasabach-Merritt…
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What is L5 Syndrome?

L5 syndrome is caused by irritation or compression of the L5 nerve root due to various causes. The result is pain, sensory disturbances or paresis. Rapid diagnosis followed by conservative or surgical treatment is essential to avoid worsening of the…
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What is Hypertrophy?


In principle, hypertrophy can occur in all organs of the human body. However, this phenomenon does not always have to be visible externally if internal organs are affected. What is hypertrophy? The causes of hyperplasia are known to be increased…
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What is CSD?

congenital spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia

According to abbreviationfinder, CSD stands for congenital spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia. Congenital spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia means roughly “congenital malformation of the long bones and vertebral bodies” and describes a form of dwarfism that is genetically determined. Other synonyms for congenital spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia are SEDC…
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What is PA?

pituitary adenoma

According to abbreviationfinder, PA stands for pituitary adenoma. If the origin of the pituitary tumor is in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, it is called a pituitary adenoma. The reason why such a tumor develops is unclear. However, the…
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What is Cortex?


Before entering fully into the meaning of the term cortex, we are going to proceed to know its etymological origin. In this case, we can state that it is a word that derives from Latin, exactly from the adjective “corticea”…
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What is Cornet?


The term cornet is a diminutive of horn. The concept alludes to a wind instrument that is similar to the bugle. According to its characteristics, the bugle is used in various fields, the most common being marches and military ceremonies….
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What is WiBRO?


According to abbreviationfinder, WiBRO is a wireless Internet Broadband technology developed by the Korean Telecommunications Industry. It adapts TDD to duplex (separate transmission and reception), OFDMA for multiple access and 8.75 MHz as channel bandwidth. WiBro was devised to overcome…
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What is Converter?


The apparatus or equipment that allows the transformation of cast iron into steel is known as a converter. It was invented and patented by the British-born engineer Henry Bessemer in the 1850s, around the same time that William Kelly was…
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What is Hypoxemia?


According to abbreviationfinder, Hypoxemia is a term for low levels of oxygen in the blood. Various lung diseases can result in hypoxemia. What is hypoxemia? In hypoxemia, the oxygen content in the arterial blood is reduced. The term hypoxemia is…
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What is United Nations?

What is United Nations

United Nations Organization (UN acronym according to abbreviationfinder), is the largest existing international organization. It is defined as a global association of governments that facilitates cooperation in matters such as international law, international peace and security, economic and social development, humanitarian affairs…
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What is CEO?

What is CEO

CEO stands for Chief Executive Officer. This title is usually used to designate the sole CEO of a company. The description “managing director” is also widespread. However, this is problematic. According to abbreviationfinder, the term CEO comes from the Anglo-Saxon…
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What is Container?


Container, which comes from the English container, is a container that is used to deposit waste or large packaging, of internationally standardized dimensions and types, that is used for the transfer of goods. In the first case, the container is…
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What is Constituent?


Constituent is a term that derives from Latin, as it is the result of the union of several components of that language: the prefix “with”, which is equivalent to “together” or “all”; the verb “statuare”, which is synonymous with “establish”;…
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What is Commutation?

What is Commutation

Before entering fully into the meaning of the term commutation, let’s proceed to discover its etymological origin. Specifically, it derives from Latin, from “commutatio”, which is the result of the sum of two clearly differentiated parts such as: -The prefix…
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What is Conference?

What is Conference

From the Latin conferentĭa, according to, a conference is a public lecture on some specific topic. For example: “The writer Mario Vargas Llosa has given a conference in Montevideo on the history of Latin American literature”, “This afternoon I…
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What is Hepatitis D?

Hepatitis D

Hepatitis D, which belongs to the group of liver diseases, is basically a notifiable, harmful disease caused by an infection. Hepatitis D is of great epidemiological importance. Specific microorganisms can trigger hepatitis D. What is hepatitis D? According to,…
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