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Medicine

The science and art of healing that employs a variety of health care practices to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.

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dyslipidaemia

Medical; Medicine

Abnormal concentrations of lipids or lipoproteins in the blood.

execptational items

Medical; Medicine

Significantly large items that are distinct in nature from items normally occurring during ordinary business activities.

excipient

Medical; Medicine

An inactive substance that serves as the vehicle or medium for a drug or other active substance.

extrapyramidal

Medical; Medicine

Relating to nerve pathways that link nerve nuclei in the surface of the cerebrum (main mass of the brain), basal ganglia (deep within the brain) and parts of the brain stem.

beta-agonist

Medical; Medicine

A medicine that relaxes the muscles around the airways and thereby eases restricted breathing during an asthma attack or in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

beta-blocker

Medical; Medicine

A medicine used to treat various cardiovascular diseases that acts by blocking receptors at nerve endings.

biomarker

Medical; Medicine

A characteristic that is objectively measured and evaluated as an indicator of normal biological processes, pathogenic processes, or pharmacological responses to a therapeutic intervention.

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