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Medical Dictionary Definitions A-Z List

Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «Y»:

  1. Yolk stalk Yolk stalk
    Yolk stalk: A narrow tube present in the early embryo that connects the midgut of the embryo to the yolk sac outside the embryo through the umbilical opening. Later in development, the yolk stalk is usually obliterated, but a remnant of it may persist: most commonly as a finger-like protrusio...
  2. Youth Youth
    Youth: The time between childhood and maturity. (Unfortunately, as the songwriter Sammy Cahn noted, "youth is wasted on the young.")...
  3. Youth violence Youth violence
    Youth violence: Violence involving young persons, typically children, adolescents, and young adults between the ages of 10 and 24. The young person can be the victim, the perpetrator, or both. Youth violence includes aggressive behaviors such as verbal abuse, bullying, hitting, slapping, or fistf...
  4. Yttrium Yttrium
    Yttrium: A rare elemental metal. A radioactive form of yttrium is used in radiation therapy and some types of immunotherapy....
  5. Yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan Yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan
    Yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan: An anticancer drug that is a combination of the radioisotope yttrium-90 and a monoclonal antibody, a produced substances that can locate and bind to cancer cells. Also called IDEC-Y2B8 monoclonal antibody....