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Of or pertaining to the prevention and treatment of illness, and the preservation of physical and mental well-being, through the services provided by medical professionals.

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pes cavus

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Literally a hollow foot, pes cavus is a foot with too high an arch.


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Hyperkeratosis is thickening of the stratum corneum, often associated with a qualitative abnormality of the keratin. It can be caused by Vitamin A deficiency.


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Sciatica is pain in the lower extremity resulting from irritation of the sciatic nerve. The pain of sciatica is typically felt from the low back to behind the thigh and radiating ...

sciatic nerve

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The largest nerve in the body, the sciatic nerve begins from nerve roots in the lumbar part of the spinal cord and extends through the buttock area to send nerve endings down to ...

sphenoid bone

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A prominent, irregular wedge. Shaped bone at the base of the skull. The sphenoid bone has been called "keystone" of the cranial floor since it is in contact with all of the other ...


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A common malformation of the foot that is evident at birth. The foot is turned in sharply so that the person seems to be walking the ankle.


Health care; Diseases

Inflammation of the knee joint.