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  1. Navel Navel
    Navel: The umbilicus, the former site of attachment of the umbilical cord, usually found in about the middle of the abdominal wall. The appearance of the navel depends on how the cord was cut and also on the condition of the underlying muscle. If the muscles are firm and the cut was close enough...
  2. NBCCS NBCCS
    NBCCS: Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, also known as the Gorlin syndrome....
  3. NBIA NBIA
    NBIA: Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation. See: Hallervorden-Spatz disease....
  4. NCCAM NCCAM
    NCCAM: National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine....
  5. NCCS NCCS
    NCCS: National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship....
  6. NCEP NCEP
    NCEP: The National Cholesterol Education Program. See: National Cholesterol Education Program...
  7. NCI (National Cancer Institute) NCI (National Cancer Institute)
    NCI (National Cancer Institute): The National Cancer Institute is one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S. The mission of the NCI is to "lead a national effort to reduce the burden of cancer morbidity and mortality and ultimately to prevent the disease. Through basic and clin...
  8. NCRR NCRR
    NCRR: Stands for National Center for Research Resources, one of the Centers of the National Institutes of Health. NCRR's mission is to "advance biomedical research and improves human health through research projects and shared resources that create, develop, and provide a comprehensive range of...
  9. NCS NCS
    NCS: Nerve conduction study. See: Nerve conduction velocity test....
  10. NCV NCV
    NCV: Nerve conduction velocity. See: Nerve conduction velocity test....
  11. ND ND
    ND: Abbreviation for Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine; Natural death; Newcastle disease; Normal delivery; Notifiable disease....
  12. Neanderthal Neanderthal
    Neanderthal: An extinct subspecies of Homo sapiens who lived in Europe and the area around the Mediterranean from 100,000 to 30,000 years ago. Study of mitochondrial DNA indicates that Neanderthal man made little or no contribution to the genome of modern humans. Named after Neanderthal (Neander va...
  13. Nearsightedness Nearsightedness
    Nearsightedness: The ability to see near objects more clearly than distant objects. Also called myopia . Myopia can be caused by a longer-than-normal eyeball or by any condition that prevents light rays from focusing on the retina. Most forms of myopia can be managed with corrective ...
  14. Nebulization, heated Nebulization, heated
    Nebulization, heated: Administration of medication via fine spray that has been heated to increase its water content....
  15. Nebulizer Nebulizer
    Nebulizer: A device for administering a medication by spraying a fine mist into the nose. Also known as an atomizer....