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  1. Therapy, psychodynamic Therapy, psychodynamic
    Therapy, psychodynamic: See: Psychodynamic therapy....
  2. Therapy, pulmonary Therapy, pulmonary
    Therapy, pulmonary: Exercises and treatments designed to help patients maintain and recover lung function, such as with cystic fibrosis and after surgery....
  3. Therapy, PUVA Therapy, PUVA
    Therapy, PUVA: See: PUVA....
  4. Therapy, respiratory Therapy, respiratory
    Therapy, respiratory: Exercises and treatments designed to help patients maintain and recover lung function, such as with cystic fibrosis and after surgery....
  5. Therapy, salvage Therapy, salvage
    Therapy, salvage: See: Salvage therapy....
  6. Therapy, testosterone replacement Therapy, testosterone replacement
    Therapy, testosterone replacement: The practice of giving testosterone to treat conditions in which the testes do not produce enough testosterone. This may be due to absence, injury, or disease. Testosterone is available in oral, IV, and patch forms. As with estrogen replacement therapy for ...
  7. Thermally induced asthma Thermally induced asthma
    Thermally induced asthma: Asthma that is "triggered" by vigorous physical activity. Exercise-induced asthma tends particularly to affect children and young adults (because of their high level of physical activity) but can occur at any age. Exercise-induced asthma is initiated by the process of...
  8. Thermometer Thermometer
    Thermometer: A device used to measure the temperature of gaseous, liquid or solid matter or of a chemical reaction such as fire. Temperature measurement is important to a wide range of activities, including industry, scientific research, and health care. In health care, thermometers are used to ...
  9. Thermometer, ear Thermometer, ear
    Thermometer, ear: A thermometer that registers body temperature via the ear canal. The ear thermometer was invented in 1964 by Dr. Theodor H. Benzinger. Dr. Benzinger worked from 1947 to 1970 at the Naval Medical Research Institute in Bethesda, Maryland where he studied temperature regulation and he...
  10. Thermophobia Thermophobia
    Thermophobia: An abnormal and persistent fear of heat, including hot weather and hot objects. Sufferers from thermophobia experience anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. To avoid heat, they may live in a cold climate, wear light clothing, stay indoors on warm days, and avoid ho...
  11. Thermostat Thermostat
    Thermostat: A device that monitors temperature and automatically maintains it at certain levels. In a human, a tiny part of the brain called the hypothalamus, located behind the eyes, serves as the thermostat. It can warm the body by causing it to shiver and cool the body by causing it to perspire. ...
  12. THG THG
    THG: Tetrahydrogestrinone. A "designer steroid." THG first surfaced in October 2003 with reports of its illicit use by athletes....
  13. Thiamine Thiamine
    Thiamine: Vitamin B1. Thiamine (vitamin B1) acts as a coenzyme in the metabolism of the body. Deficiency of thiamine leads to beriberi, a syndrome characterized by inflammation of multiple nerves (polyneuritis), heart disease (cardiopathy), and edema (swelling)....
  14. Thiamine deficiency, infantile Thiamine deficiency, infantile
    Thiamine deficiency, infantile: See: Infantile beriberi....
  15. Thiazolidinedione Thiazolidinedione
    Thiazolidinedione: (Pronounced THIGH-ah-ZO-li-deen-DYE-own.) A class of drugs for type 2 diabetes that lower the blood sugar by increasing the sensitivity of cells to insulin. Insulin can then move glucose from the blood into cells for energy. These drugs also increase the HDL ("good") cholesterol. ...