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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «O»:

  1. Oral surgeon Oral surgeon
    Oral surgeon: A dentist with special training in surgery of the mouth and jaw. ...
  2. Oral-motor Oral-motor
    Oral-motor: Relating to the muscles of the mouth and/or mouth movements....
  3. Orbit Orbit
    Orbit: In medicine, the bony cavity in which the eyeball sits together with its associated muscles, blood vessels, and nerves. The orbit is formed of parts of the ethmoid, frontal, lacrimal, nasal, palatine, sphenoid, and zygomatic bones and the maxilla....
  4. Orbital Orbital
    Orbital: Relating to the orbit, in anatomy the bony cavity that contains the eyeball....
  5. Orbital fracture Orbital fracture
    Orbital fracture: A break in one of the bones that make up the orbit. Since the orbit is the seat of the globe (the eye), an orbital fracture can be a serious, sight-threatening break. (Goggles are recommended for racquetball and handball players because of significant risk of orbital fracture from ...
  6. Orbital ridge Orbital ridge
    Orbital ridge: The bony ridge beneath the eyebrow....
  7. Orchiectomy Orchiectomy
    Orchiectomy: The surgical removal of one or both testes. ...
  8. Orchiopexy Orchiopexy
    Orchiopexy: Surgery to bring down an undescended testicle....
  9. Orchitis Orchitis
    Orchitis: Inflammation of the testis (male sex organ). There are many causes of inflammation of the testis including infections (such as mumps), diseases (such as polyarteritis nodosa), or injury. Also called orchiditis....
  10. Ordre des Medecins Ordre des Medecins
    Ordre des Médecins: The Conseil National de l'Ordre des Médecins. The French equivalent of the American Medical Association (the AMA)....
  11. ORF ORF
    ORF: Open reading frame....
  12. Organ Organ
    Organ: A relatively independent part of the body that carries out one or more special functions. The organs of the human body include the eye, ear, heart, lungs, and liver....
  13. Organ failure Organ failure
    Organ failure: The failure of an essential system in the body. Multiple organ failure is the failure of two or more systems, such as the cardiovascular, and renal systems, and is a common consequence of sepsis (the presence of bacteria in the bloods) and of shock (very low blood pressure)....
  14. Organ of hearing Organ of hearing
    Organ of hearing: See: Cochlea....
  15. Organic Organic
    Organic: 1. A chemical compound that contains carbon. 2. Related to an organ. 3. Grown or prepared without the use of chemicals or pesticides, as in organic food....