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S - click the word of your interest to know its definition and medical meaning

Sacrum    *    Saliva    *    Salmonella    *    Sarcoidosis    *    SARS    *    Scapula
Scar    *    Sclera    *    Scrofulous    *    Scrotum    *    Scurvy    *    Seborrheic Dermatitis
Sedentary    *    Seizure    *    Self-Healing Power    *    Semen    *    Septic Fever    *    Serum
Serving    *   
Shock    *    Sickle Cell Anemia    *    Sinus    *    Sinusitis    *    Sneeze    *    Sore Throat
Sound Wave / Sound Wave Therapy / Ultrasound Therapy    *    Spasm    *    Sperm - Spermatozoa
Sphincter Muscle    *   
Spinal Cord Defect    *    Sputum    *    Staphylococcus Aureus Bacterium    *    Sterile
Sternocleidomastoid Muscle    *   
Sternum    *    Steroid    *    Stitch    *    Stomach Cancer    *    Stomatitis
Stressor    *    Stroke    *    Stroma    *    Stupor    *    Sublingual Gland    *    Submandibular Gland
Succussion    *    Sunburn    *    Suppuration    *    Surgery    *    Synovial    *    Synovial Fluid
Synovial Joint    *    Synovial Membrane    *   
Synthesis - Synthesize
Syphilis    *    Syphilitic


Definition or meaning of: Sacrum

A sacrum is a triangular bone in the lower back formed from fused 
vertebrae and situated between the two hipbones of the pelvis.


Definition or meaning of: Saliva - Salivary - Salivation

The watery mixture of secretions from the salivary and oral mucous glands that lubricates chewed food, moistens the oral
cavity and starts the process of digestion.

Salivary means of, or relating to saliva; example: "salivary gland".

Salivation is the act or process of secreting saliva.


Definition or meaning of: Salmonella

The salmonella is a
bacterium that occurs mainly in the intestine, especially a serotype causing food poisoning.


Definition or meaning of: Sarcoidosis

The sarcoidosis is the growth of tiny collections of inflammatory glands, called granulomas, in different parts of the body, most commonly the lungs, lymph nodes, eyes, and skin. Granulomas are masses resembling little
tumors. They are made up of clumps of cells from the immune system.


Definition or meaning of: SARS or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SARS or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome is a
contagious and sometimes fatal respiratory illness.

SARS is caused by a coronavirus and is transmitted especially by contact with
infectious materials such as respiratory droplets or body fluids, and is characterized by fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, a dry cough, hypoxia (a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body), occasionally diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

Most people with SARS develop

No medication has been proven to treat SARS effectively.
Antibiotic drugs don't work against viruses, and antiviral drugs haven't shown much benefit.

Patients with SARS often require oxygen and severe cases require mechanical ventilation.

If you suspect you have SARS, see your health care provider right away.

SARS is a serious illness that can lead to death.


Definition or meaning of: Scapula

The scapula is a technical term for either of two large, flat, triangular bones forming back part of the shoulder, non-technically called shoulder blade.


Definition and medical meaning of: Scar - Scarred - Scarring

A scar is a mark on the skin which is left after a wound has healed.

Scarred or Scarring means to become marked with scar or heal leaving a scar.


Definition and meaning of: Sclera

The dense fibrous opaque white outer coat enclosing the eyeball except the part covered by the cornea.


Definition and meaning of: Scrofulous

Relating to, affected with, or resembling scrofula.

Scrofula is tuberculosis of lymph nodes especially in the neck.


Definition or meaning of: Scrotum

The scrotum is a pouch skin containing the male testicles.


Definition or meaning of: Scurvy

The scurvy is a disease caused by a lack of vitamin C and characterized by bleeding into the skin and
mucous membranes.


Definition or meaning of: Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a
chronic skin disease associated with seborrhea and greasy scales on the scalp or eyelids or other parts of the skin.


Definition or meaning of: Sedentary

(of a person) Tending to spend much time seated; somewhat inactive.


Definition or meaning of: Seizure

A seizure is a sudden attack (as of disease) especially the physical manifestations, such as
convulsions, sensory disturbances, or loss of consciousness, resulting from abnormal electrical discharges in the brain.


Definition and meaning of: Self-Healing Power

Self-healing power is a general term for the use of properties of human body's innate vital forces to heal through affirmation, imagery, and visualization, and prayer.


Definition or meaning of: Semen

The semen is the fluid released through the male
urethra during ejaculation. It carries sperm and fluids from the prostate gland and other male reproductive organs. Normally, semen is a thick whitish fluid containing spermatozoa (sperm) that is ejaculated from the male genital tract. Several conditions, however, can change the color and consistency of semen.

Watery semen can be a sign of low
sperm count, indicating possible fertility (ability to conceive children) problems. It may, however, also be a temporary condition with no serious health concerns.


Definition or meaning of: Septic Fever

Septic fever is a
fever due to septicemia (blood poisoning, especially that caused by bacteria or their toxins).


Definition or meaning of: Serum

The serum is the clear yellowish fluid obtained upon separating whole blood into its solid and liquid components after it has been allowed to clot. Also called blood serum.


Definition or meaning of: Serving

An individual quantity of food or drink taken as a part of a meal. The food served and eaten at one time.


Definition or meaning of: Shock

A shock is a
medical emergency, a health condition that is brought on by a sudden drop in blood flow through the body.


Definition or meaning of: Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a genetic blood disease due to the presence of an abnormal form of hemoglobin, namely hemoglobin S. Hemoglobin is a molecule in red blood cells that transport oxygen from the lungs to the farthest areas of the body.


Definition or meaning of: Sinus

The sinus is a
cavity within bone or other tissue, especially one in the bones of the face or skull connecting with the nasal cavities.


Definition or meaning of: Sinusitis

The sinusitis is an inflammation of a nasal


Definition or meaning of: Sneeze (present particle: Sneezing)

Sneeze means to make a sudden involuntary expulsion of air from the nose and mouth due to irritation of one's nostrils.


Definition or meaning of: Sore Throat or Throat Pain

A sore throat or throat pain is pain or irritation in the throat due to inflammation of the fauces (the arched opening at the back of the mouth leading to the
pharynx) and pharynx.


Definition or meaning : Sound Wave / Sound Wave Therapy - Ultrasound Therapy

Sound waves are the waves of energy that we hear as sound.

Sound wave therapy is a method of treating tennis elbow and other
musculoskeletal injuries that involve bursting of high-pressure sound waves at the affected area.

Ultrasound therapy is a therapeutic procedure that utilizes sound waves to treat irritated muscles, joints and soft tissue. The sound waves are transmitted to the surrounding tissue and vasculature to penetrate the muscles. The result is deep tissue muscle warming. This process promotes tissue relaxation and is useful in treating tightness and
spams. The warming effect of the sound waves increases circulation to the injured area to facilitate healing and decrease inflammation.


Definition or meaning of: Spasm - Spasmodic

A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.

Spasmodic means relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm;


Definition of: Sperm / Spermatozoa / Sperm Count / Low Sperm Count

Sperm is plural of a male reproductive cell Spermatozoa or Spermatozoon; a generative
component of
semen; a complete absence of sperm is called Azoospermia.

Sperm Count is the number of active sperm produced by man's body.

Low Sperm Count means that the semen ejaculated by a male person during an orgasm (a climax of sexual excitement) contains fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen; the most common cause of male infertility (inability conceive children).


Definition or meaning of: Sphincter Muscle

Sphincter: A ring of muscle that contracts to close an opening.


Definition or meaning of: Spinal Cord Defect

Spinal cord defects are one of the most common congenital central nervous system malformations, that develop between the 3rd and 4th week of pregnancy, often caused by folic acid deficiency.


Definition or meaning of: Sputum

Matter expectorated from the respiratory system and especially the lungs that is composed of
mucus but may contain pus, blood, fibrin, microorganisms (such as bacteria) in diseased state.


Definition or meaning of: Staphylococcus Aureus Bacterium - Staphylococcus

The Staphylococcus Aureus is a species of Staphylococcus that produces a golden pigment with some color variations and is commonly found on the skin or nose of healthy people. It is also responsible for number of pyogenic
infections, such as boils, carbuncles, and abscesses.

Staphylococcus is a group of
that cause a multitude of diseases.


Definition or meaning of: Sterile - Sterilize - Sterilized - Sterilizing - Sterilization

Totally clean; free from
bacteria or other living microorganisms, also called sterilized.

Process of cleaning and making something free from bacteria or other microorganisms is called sterilize or sterilizing or sterilization.


Definition or meaning of: Sternocleidomastoid Muscle

The sternocleidomastoid muscle is a long muscle in the side of the neck that extends up from the
thorax to the base of the skull behind the ear.


Definition or meaning of: Sternum

The sternum is breast bone.


Definition or meaning of: Steroid - Steroidal / Non-steroidal

Steroid: any of various compounds containing a 17-carbon 4-ring system and including the sterols and numerous
and glycosides.

Steroidal: of or relating to steroid hormones or their effects.

Non-steroidal: of, relating to, or being a compound especially a drug that is not a steroid.


Definition or meaning of: Stitch

A sudden sharp pain, especially in the side.


Definition or meaning of: Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer is a type of
cancer that form in tissues lining the stomach. Also called gastric cancer.


Definition or meaning of: Stomatitis

The stomatitis is an inflammation of the
mucous membrane of the mouth.


Definition or meaning of: Stressor

An activity, event, or other stimulus that causes


Definition or meaning of: Stroke

A stroke is the sudden death of brain cells in a localized area due to inadequate blood flow. A stroke occurs if blood flow to your brain is cut off. If blood flow is cut off for more than a few minutes, the cells in your brain starts to die. This impairs the parts of the body that the brain cells control. A stroke can cause a short term disability such as
drooling and drooping, or bell's palsy, or it can also cause lasting brain damage and long-term disability, such as vision or speech problems or paralysis, or death. A stroke, sometimes, is also called a brain attack.


Definition or meaning of: Stroma

The stroma is the supportive tissue of an epithelial organ,
tumor, gonad (a testis or ovary), etc., consisting of connective tissues and blood vessels.


Definition or meaning of: Stupor

The stupor is a state of near-unconsciousness or insensibility.


Definition or meaning of: Sublingual Gland

Sublingual glands refer to one of the three pairs of major
salivary glands. They are located  in the floor of the mouth under the tongue.


Definition or meaning of: Submandibular Gland

Submandibular gland refers to either of a pair of
salivary glands situated below the lower jaw.


Definition or meaning of: Succussion

According to
Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy, the term succussion means the condition of being systematically and repeatedly shaken violently to mix the contents of a medicinal dilution to increase the potency of the medicine.


Definition or meaning of: Sunburn

Reddening, inflammation, and, in severe cases,
blistering and peeling of the skin caused by overexposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun.

Ultraviolet (UV) rays: Electromagnetic radiation beyond the violet end of the visible spectrum; not visible to humans.


Definition or meaning of: Suppuration - Suppurative

Suppuration: The formation of, conversion into, or process of discharging pus.

Suppurative: Relating to, or characterized by suppuration.


Definition or meaning of: Surgery - Surgical

Surgery is the branch of medicine that is concerned with diseases and conditions requiring operative or manual procedures.

Surgical means of, relating to, or used in surgery.


Definition or meaning of: Synovial - Synovitis

Synovial: relating to or denoting a type of joint that is surrounded by a thick flexible
membrane forming a sac into which is secreted a viscous fluid that lubricates the joint.

Synovitis: is the medical term for inflammation of the
synovial membrane
. This membrane lines joints that poses cavities, known as synovial joints.


Definition or meaning of: Synovial Fluid - Synovia

Synovial fluid, also called synovia, is a viscous, non-Newtonian fluid (fluid not related to the work of Sir Isaac Newton) found in the cavities of
synovial joints. With its egg white-like consistency, the principal role of synovial fluid is to reduce friction between the articular cartilage of synovial joints during movements.


Definition or meaning of: Synovial Joint or Diarthrosis

A synovial joint, also known as diarthrosis, joins bones with a fibrous joint capsule that is continuous with the
periosteum of the joined bones, constitutes the outer boundary of a synovial cavity, and surrounds the bones' articulating surfaces. The synovial cavity/joint is filled with synovial fluid.


Definition or meaning of: Synovial Membrane

A layer of connective tissue that lines the
cavities of joints, tendon sheaths, and bursae and makes synovial fluid, which has a lubricating function.


Definition or meaning of: Synthesis - Synthesize - Synthetic

In general, term synthesis refers to a combination of two or more entities that together form or produce something new; alternatively, it refers to the creating of something by artificial means.

Synthesize is to form or produce a new, complex product by chemical synthesis.

Synthetic: (of a substance) made by chemical synthesis, especially to imitate a natural product.


Definition or meaning of: Syphilis

chronic infectious disease, caused by a spirochete 'Treponema Pallidum' (flexible spiral bacterium), usually venereal in origin but often congenital (such as congenital syphilis
), affecting almost any organ of the body.


Definition or meaning of: Syphilitic

A syphilitic is a person suffering from


T - click the word of your interest to know its definition and medical meaning

Tartar    *    Tendon    *    Tendonitis    *    Tension Headache    *    Testis    *    Tetanus
Tetanus Immunoglobulin    *   
Tetanus Shot    *    Therapy    *    Thrush    *    Thorax    *    Thyroid Gland
Tick    *    Tinea    *    Tooth Decay    *    Toxicity    *    Toxin    *    Trachea    *    Traditional Chinese medicine
Transmembrane    *    Trauma    *    Traumatic    *    Trichophyton    *    Triglyceride    *    Tuberculosis
Tumor    *    Tumultuous    *    Turbinal    *    Turbinate    *   


Definition and medical meaning of: Tartar

The tartar is an incrustation on the teeth consisting of
plaque that has become hardened by the deposition of mineral salts, such as calcium carbonate.


Definition or meaning of: Tendon - Tendinous

Tendon is a flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous collagen tissue attaching a muscle to a bone.

Tendinous means consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon.


Definition or meaning of: Tendonitis (Tendinitis)

Tendonitis or tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a


Definition or meaning of: Tension Headache

A headache located at the back of the head; usually caused by the body tension resulting from overwork or 
psychological stress.


Definition or meaning of: Testis - Testes

Testis is an organ that produces
(mal reproductive cells).

Testes is plural form of testis.


Definition or meaning of: Tetanus

acute, often fatal disease that is caused Clostridium Tetani bacterium which usually enters the body through a puncture, a cut, or an open wound. It leads to profound painful spasms of muscles, including 'locking' of the jaw so that mouth cannot open, and death. Tetanus is also called 'lockjaw'.


Definition or meaning of: Tetanus Immunoglobulin

Sterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus
; provides short-term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillus.


Definition or meaning of: Tetanus Shot or Dose

One of several vaccinations used to
immunize against tetanus.


Definition or meaning of: Therapy

A therapy is a treatment procedure intended to relieve or heal or cure a disorder or disease.


Definition or meaning of: Thorax

The thorax is the part of the human body between the neck and the diaphragm, partially encased by the
breast bone, and dorsal
vertebrae, and containing the chief organs of circulation and respiration; the chest.


Definition or meaning of: Thrush

Yeast infection of the mouth and throat, characterized by the patches of white, caused by the fungus 'candida albicans'.


Definition or meaning of: Thyroid Gland - Thyroid Disease or Disorders

Thyroid gland is a large ductless gland in the neck that secretes
hormones regulating growth and development through the rate of

Thyroid disease or disorders are conditions that affect the thyroid gland.


Definition or meaning of: Tick

Any of various usually wingless 
dipteran flies.


Definition or meaning of: Tinea

The tinea is a technical term for 


Definition or meaning of: Tooth Decay

Tooth decay, also known as
dental caries or cavities, is a breakdown of teeth due to acids made of bacteria. Complications may include inflammation of the tissue around the tooth, tooth loss, and infection or abscess formation.


Definition or meaning of: Toxicity - Intoxicate or Intoxicated

Toxicity means the quality, relative degree, or specific degree to which something is poisonous or 
toxic to living cells.

Intoxicate or intoxicated means toxic, poisonous, impure, or unsafe.


Definition or meaning of: Toxin - Toxic / Non-toxic

A toxin is a poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms; 
synthetic substances created by artificial processes are thus excluded.

Toxic means:
⇒ of, relating to, or caused by a toxin or other poison; " a toxic condition"

⇒ Capable of causing injury or death, especially by chemical means; poisonous

Non-Toxic means not toxic or poisonous; harmless


Definition or meaning of: Trachea

A large
membranous tube reinforced by rings of cartilage, extending from the larynx to the bronchial tubes and conveying air to and from the lungs; the windpipe.


Definition or meaning of: Traditional Chinese Medicine

Refers to a broad range of medical practices sharing common concepts which have been developed in China and are based on a tradition of more than 5,000 years, including various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary therapy.


Definition or meaning of: Transmembrane

Passing or occurring across a 


Definition or meaning of: Trauma

A trauma is:

• A serious injury or 
shock to the body, as from violence or an accident.

• An event or situation that causes great distress and disruption.

• An emotional wound or shock that creates substantial, lasting damage to the 
psychological development of a person, often leading to neurosis.


Definition or meaning of: Traumatic

The traumatic is emotionally disturbing or distressing.


Definition or meaning of: Trichophyton

A trichophyton is genus of 
fungi, species of which attack skin, hair, and nails.


Definition or meaning of: Triglyceride

The triglycerides are the major form of fat stored by the body.

Your body makes some triglycerides. Triglycerides also come from food you eat.


Definition or meaning of: Tuberculosis

The tuberculosis is an infectious 
bacterial disease characterized by the growth of nodules in the tissues, especially the lungs.


Definition or meaning of: Tumor - Tumorous - Non-Tumorous

Tumor is an abnormal
benign or malignant new growth of tissue that possesses no physiological function and arises from uncontrolled usually rapid cellular proliferation, also called neoplasm.

Tumorous means pertaining to or having the appearance of a tumor; Covered with tumors.

Non-tumorous means the condition which is not tumorous, the condition that involves no tumor at all.


Definition or meaning of: Tumultuous

Making a loud, confused noise; uproarious.


Definition or meaning of: Turbinal

Term turbinal refers to each of three thin curved shelves of bone in the sides of the nasal
cavity in humans and other warm-blooded vertebrates, covered in mucous membrane. Also called a turbinate bone.


Definition or meaning of: Turbinate

The turbinate is another term for 


Definition or meaning of: Typhoid

The typhoid is an infectious 
bacterial fever with an eruption of red spots on the chest and abdomen and severe intestinal irritation.


U - click the word of your interest to know its definition and medical meaning

Ulcerative Colitis    *    Ulcer    *    Ultrasound Therapy    *    Ureter    *    Urethra
Urinary Incontinence (UI)    *    Urinary Retention    *    Uterus


Definition or meaning of: Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a serious 
chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine and rectum characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and fever and chills and profuse diarrhea.


Definition or meaning of: Ulcer - Ulcerate - Ulceration - Ulcerative

Ulcer is an open sore on an external or internal surface of the body, caused by a break in the skin or 
mucous membrane that fails to heal.

Ulcerate means develop into or become affected by an ulcer.

Ulceration means: a) Development of an ulcer.  b) An ulcer or ulcerous condition.

Ulcerative means of or relating to or characterized by ulceration.


Definition or meaning of: Ureter

The duct by which urine passes from the kidney to the bladder or 


Definition or meaning of: Urethra

The urethra is the duct by which urine is conveyed out of the body from the 
bladder, and which in male vertebrates also conveys semen.


Definition or meaning of: Urinary Incontinence (UI)

Urinary incontinence (UI) is loss of 
bladder control. Symptoms can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. It can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common with age. Women experience UI twice as often as men.


Definition or meaning of: Urinary Retention

Urinary retention is the inability to completely void the urinary 


Definition or meaning of: Uterus

The uterus is the organ in the lower body of a woman or female mammal where offspring are conceived and in which they gestate before birth; the womb.


V - click the word of your interest to know its definition and medical meaning

Valvular Heart Disease    *    Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV)    *    Vascular Degeneration    *    Venous
Venule    *    Vertebrae    *    Vertebrate    *    Vertigo    *    Vesicle - Vesication    *    Vesicular    *    Virus
Vomiting    *    von Willebrand Disease (vWD)    *    Vulva


Definition or meaning of: Valvular Heart Disease

In valvular heart disease, one or more of the valves in your heart doesn't work properly.


Definition or meaning of: Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV)

Varicella zoster virus is one of eight herpes-viruses known to infect humans. VZV 
infections are species specific to humans. It causes chickenpox (varicella), a disease most commonly affecting children, teens and young adults and herpes zoster (shingles) in older adults.


Definition or meaning of: Vascular - Degeneration

Vascular means: of, relating to, affecting, or consisting of a vessel or vessels, especially those that carry blood.

Degeneration means deterioration.


Definition or meaning of: Venous

Of or relating to a vein or the veins.


Definition or meaning of: Venule

The venule is a very small vein, especially one collecting blood from the 


Definition or meaning of: Vertebrae

The vertebrae are the 33 individual interlocking bones that form the spinal column.


Definition or meaning of: Vertebrate

1. Having a backbone or spinal column.
2. Of, or characteristic of vertebrates or 


Definition or meaning of: Vertigo

The vertigo is a feeling that you are dizzily turning around or that the things are dizzily turning about you; a sensation of whirling. Vertigo is usually caused
by disease affecting the inner ear or the vestibular nerve; giddiness.


Definition or meaning of: Vesicle - Vesication

A Vesicle is a fluid or air-filled cavity or sac, in particular, and the Vesication is an instance or the process of


Definition or meaning of: Vesicular

Of or relating to or involving 
vesicles; "normal vesicular breathing".


Definition or meaning of: Virus - Viral

Virus means - 
human papilloma virus (HPV) - a viral infection that is passed between people through skin-to-skin contact.

Viral means of the nature of, caused by, or relating to a virus or viruses.
Viruses are typically not considered living 


Definition or meaning of: Vomiting

The vomiting is to eject part or all of the contents of the stomach through the mouth, usually in a series of involuntary 
spasmodic movements.


Medical meaning of: von Willebrand Disease (vWD)

Von Willebrand disease is a bleeding disorder caused by a defect or deficiency of von Willebrand factor (VWF).


Definition or meaning of: Vulva

The vulva refers to the external genital organs of the female, including the 
labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.


W - click the word of your interest to know its definition and medical meaning

Warm or Hot Compress    *    Water Therapy    *    White Blood Cell    *    Whitehead
Whole Food    *    Writer's Cramp


Definition or meaning of: Water Therapy

A general term for the therapeutic use of water, either 'special' or tap water, either externally or internally.


Definition or meaning of: White Blood Cell

White blood cell is the less technical term for 


Definition or meaning of: Whitehead

The whiteheads are white, raised bumps caused by collections of oil and skin in pores. They are seen with acne.


Definition and meaning of: Whole Food

Whole food means natural foods and especially the unprocessed one, such as unpolished grains, beans, fruits, vegetables, and non-homogenized dairy products.


Definition or meaning of: Writer's Cramp

An occupational dystonia affecting chiefly the muscles of the thumb and two adjoining fingers of the writing hand, induced by excessive use of a pen or pencil.


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Y - click the word of your interest to know its definition and medical meaning

Yeast    *    Yellow Fever    *    Yoga

Z - click the word of your interest to know its definition and medical meaning

Zymotic Fever


Definition or meaning of: Xylene

Any of three oily, colorless, water-insoluble, flammable, 
toxic, isomeric liquids, C 8  H 10 , of the benzene series, obtained mostly from coal tar: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.


Definition or meaning of: Yeast

The yeast is a microscopic 
fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding are capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.


Definition or meaning of: Yellow Fever

A tropical 
viral disease affecting the liver and kidneys, causing fever and jaundice
 and often fatal. It is transmitted by mosquitoes.


Definition or meaning of: Yoga

The yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple
meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures (traditionally called 'Aasans" by Hindus), is widely practiced the world over for health and relaxation.


Definition or meaning of: Zymotic Fever

Zymotic fever means:

• The 
fever that is relating to, or causing fermentation.
• The fever that is relating to, or caused by 
• The fever that is denoting, or relating to an infectious disease.

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