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Medical Dictionary

WebMedical Dictionary is intended for use by healthcare consumers, students, and professionals as well as anyone who wants to keep up with the burgeoning array of …

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Health care definition of health care by Medical dictionary

Webhealth care: [ kār ] the services rendered by members of the health professions for the benefit of a patient. See also treatment . acute care see acute care . admission care in …

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Good health definition of good health by Medical …

Webhealth. ( helth ), 1. The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease or abnormality. 2. A state of dynamic balance in which an individual's or a …

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Disorder definition of disorder by Medical dictionary

Web2. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes: kidney disorders; a psychiatric disorder. tr.v. disor·dered, disor·dering, disor·ders. 1. To …

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Acuity definition of acuity by Medical dictionary

Webacuity: [ ah-ku´ĭ-te ] 1. Acuteness (see acute [def. 2]); the level of severity of an illness. This is one of the parameters considered in patient classification systems that are designed to …

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Healthcare provider definition of healthcare provider by …

Webhealthcare provider: EBM (1) One who directly or indirectly administers interventions that are designed to improve the physical or emotional status of patients; or (2) A person …

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Health outcome definition of health outcome by Medical …

Webhealth outcome: Health care industry An outcome or result of a medical condition that directly affects the length or quality of a person's life

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Department of health definition of department of health …

Webdepartment of health: The department of the central UK government which is responsible to Parliament for administering and delivering efficient, fair, convenient and high-quality …

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Morbidity definition of morbidity by Medical dictionary

Webmorbidity: [ mor-bid´ĭ-te ] a diseased condition or state. the incidence or prevalence of a disease or of all diseases. See also morbidity rate .

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Tangential definition of tangential by Medical dictionary

Webtangentiality: [ tan-jen″she-al´ĭ-te ] a pattern of speech characterized by oblique, digressive, or irrelevant replies to questions; the responses never approach the point of the …

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Modality definition of modality by Medical dictionary

Webmodality: [ mo-dal´ĭ-te ] 1. in homeopathy, a condition that modifies drug action; a condition under which symptoms develop, becoming better or worse. 2. a method of application of, …

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Healthcare professional definition of healthcare professional by

Webhealthcare professional: As defined in the UK, a healthcare professional is a person associated with either a specialty or a discipline and who is qualified and allowed by …

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Immunity definition of immunity by Medical dictionary

Webimmunity. [ ĭ-mu´nĭ-te] the condition of being immune; the protection against infectious disease conferred either by the immune response generated by immunization or …

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Acute definition of acute by Medical dictionary

Webacute [ah-kūt´] 1. sharp. 2. having severe symptoms and a short course. Some serious illnesses that were formerly considered acute (such as myocardial infarction) are now …

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Medical condition definition of medical

Webmedical condition: A disease, illness or injury; any physiologic, mental or psychological condition or disorder (e.g., orthopaedic; visual, speech or hearing

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Hx definition of Hx by Medical dictionary

WebHx: (his'to-re) [Gr. historia , inquiry], Hx In the health care professions, a systematic record of past events as they relate to a person and his medical background. A carefully taken …

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Medical definition of medical by Medical dictionary

Webmedical: [ med´ĭ-kal ] pertaining to medicine or to the treatment of diseases; pertaining to medicine as opposed to surgery. medical assistant a person who, under the direction of …

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