Drugs Information Online
Drugs and diseases reference index

Drugs and diseases reference index
Search
EN

Medical Dictionary Definitions A-Z List

Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «T»:

  1. Titre Titre
    Titre: Variant spelling of "titer" -- the degree of dilution of a substance such as an antibody, reflecting the strength of the solution. Americans spell it "titer" while the English spell it "titre," French for "title," derived from the Latin "titulus," an inscription or label. The "titre" was evid...
  2. TLR4 TLR4
    TLR4: Toll-like receptor 4....
  3. TLSO TLSO
    TLSO: Thoracolumbosacral orthosis. This is one of two main types of braces used to correct the lateral (sideways) curve of the spine in scoliosis. Patients can wear this brace to correct spinal curves whose apex is at or below the eighth thoracic vertebra. The TLSO is an underarm brace, which means...
  4. TMA TMA
    TMA: See Trimethylaminuria...
  5. TMJ TMJ
    TMJ: Tempero-mandibular joint, the joint that hinges the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull. ...
  6. TMJ syndrome TMJ syndrome
    TMJ syndrome: Disorder of the temporo-mandibular joint(s) causing pain usually in front of the ear(s). ...
  7. TMR TMR
    TMR: Stands for transmyocardial laser revascularization, a procedure by which a physician uses a laser to make holes in the heart to relieve the pain of severe angina. TMR has been done from both the outside and inside of the heart. When done from the outside, a laser (carbon dioxide or holmium las...
  8. TMS TMS
    TMS: Transcranial magnetic stimulation....
  9. TNF TNF
    TNF: Tumor necrosis factor....
  10. TNFRSF6 TNFRSF6
    TNFRSF6: Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 6. Also called FAS. See: FAS gene....
  11. Toasted skin syndrome Toasted skin syndrome
    Toasted skin syndrome: A popular term for a hyperpigmented skin rash that appears after exposure to heat, such as from heating pad use or from holding a laptop computer on the thighs while working. The rash has been associated with several different types of heat sources that are warm enough to a...
  12. Tobacco Tobacco
    Tobacco: A South American herb, formally known as Nicotiana tabacum, whose leaves contain 2-8% nicotine and serve as the source of smoking and smokeless tobacco. Nicotiana tabacum belongs to the nightshade family, which also includes potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant and red peppers. All contain nicotine...
  13. Tobacco smoke, environmental Tobacco smoke, environmental
    Tobacco smoke, environmental: Abbreviated ETS. See: ETS....
  14. Tobacco smoking Tobacco smoking
    Tobacco smoking: The direct inhalation of tobacco smoke, the basis of major health hazards. Long known to cause cancer in humans, tobacco smoking is generally held to be the leading preventable cause of cancer in developed countries. Tobacco smoking was formally classified as a "known human carcino...
  15. Toc- (prefix) Toc- (prefix)
    Toc- (prefix): Stemming from the Greek word "tokos" meaning childbirth, we have toc-, toco-, tok-, and toko- as combining forms, all referring to labor or childbirth....