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octose
A sugar containing eight carbon atoms.
octoxynol
A surfactant.
octulose
An eight-carbon monoketose.
octulosonic acid
The -onic acid formally formed by oxidation of carbon atom 1 of octulose to a carboxylic acid group; a condensation product of d-arabinose and phosphoenolpyruvate analogous to ...
octyl gallate
An antioxidant.
octylphenoxy polyethoxyethanol
Mono-p-isooctyl phenyl ether of polyethylene glycol; a surface-active (wetting) agent.
Ocular
Having to do with the eye. In a microscope, the lens closest to the eye is termed the ocular (the eyepiece) whereas the objective (also called the objective lens) is the lens ...
Ocular conjunctiva
That part of the conjunctiva, a clear membrane of the eye, which covers the outer surface of the eye. The other part of the conjunctiva is the palpebral conjunctiva, which lines ...
ocularist
One skilled in the design, fabrication, and fitting of artificial eyes and the making of prostheses associated with the appearance or function of the eyes. [L. oculus, eye]
oculentum
SYN: ophthalmic ointment. [Mod. L., fr. L. oculus, eye]
oculi
Plural of oculus. [L.]
oculist
SYN: ophthalmologist. [L. oculus, eye]
oculo-
The eye, ocular. SEE ALSO: ophthalmo-. [L. oculus]
oculoauriculovertebral
Relating to the eyes, ears, and vertebrae.
oculocardiac
Relating to the eyes and heart.
oculocerebrorenal
Relating to the eyes, brain, and kidneys.
oculocutaneous
Relating to the eyes and the skin.
oculodentodigital
Relating to the eyes, teeth, and fingers.
oculodermal
Relating to the eyes and skin.
oculodynia
Pain in the eyeball. SYN: ophthalmalgia. [ophthalmo- + G. algos, pain]
oculofacial
Relating to the eyes and the face.
oculography
A method of recording eye position and movements. [ oculo- + G. graphe, a writing] - photosensor o. o. in which photocells are directed to the surface of the eye to record ...
oculogyria
The limits of rotation of the eyeballs. [ oculo- + G. gyros, circle]
oculogyric
Referring to rotation of the eyeballs; characterized by oculogyria.
oculomandibulodyscephaly
SYN: dyscephalia mandibulo-oculofacialis.
oculomotor
Pertaining to the o. cranial nerve. [L. oculomotorius, fr. oculo- + L. motorius, moving]
Oculomotor nerve
The oculomotor nerve is the third cranial nerve. (The cranial nerves emerge from or enter the cranium, the skull, as opposed to the spinal nerves which emerge from the ...
oculomotorius
SYN: oculomotor nerve [CN III]. [L.]
oculonasal
Relating to the eyes and the nose. [ oculo- + L. nasus, nose]
oculopathy
SYN: ophthalmopathy.
oculoplethysmography
Indirect measurement of the hemodynamic significance of internal carotid artery stenosis or occlusion by demonstration of an ipsilateral delay in the arrival of ocular pressure ...
oculopneumoplethysmography
A method of bilateral measurement of ophthalmic artery pressure that reflects pressure and flow in the internal carotid artery. See oculoplethysmography.
oculopupillary
Pertaining to the pupil of the eye.
oculosympathetic
Pertaining to the sympathetic pathway to the eye, damage to which produces Horner syndrome.
oculovertebral
Relating to the eyes and vertebrae.
oculozygomatic
Relating to the orbit or its margin and the zygomatic bone.
oculus
SYN: eye (1). [L.]
ocy-
See oxy-.
ocytocin
SYN: oxytocin. [G. okytokos, fast birth, prompt delivery]
OD
Abbreviation for overdose; optic density (see absorbance).
OD (lens prescription)
Abbreviation of " oculus dexter." Latin for "right eye." (The words "dexterity" and "dextrous" derive from " dexter" since the right hand is usually more skillful than the left.) ...
odaxesmus
A biting sensation; a form of paresthesia. [G. odaxesmos, an irritation, fr. odax (adv.), by biting.]
odaxetic
1. Causing formication or itching. 2. A substance or agent that causes formication or itching. [G. odaxesmos, an irritation]
Oddi
Ruggero, Italian physician; 1864–1913. See O. sphincter.
odds
The ratio of probability of occurrence to non-occurrence of an event. [pl. of odd, fr. M.E. odde, fr. O.Norse oddi, odd number]
Odland body
See under body.
odogenesis
SYN: neurocladism. [G. hodos, path, + genesis, source]
odont-, odonto-
A tooth, teeth. [G. odous (odont-)]
odontagra
Obsolescent term for toothache thought to be of gouty origin. [ odonto- + G. agra, seizure]
odontalgia
SYN: toothache. [odont- + G. algos, pain] - o. dentalis reflex pain in the ear due to dental disease, usually propagated along the auriculotemporal nerve.
odontalgic
Relating to or marked by toothache.
odontectomy
Removal of teeth by the reflection of a mucoperiosteal flap and excision of bone from around the root or roots before the application of force to effect the tooth removal. ...
odonterism
Chattering of the teeth. [odont- + G. erismos, quarrel]
odontiasis
SYN: teething.
odontinoid
1. Resembling dentin. 2. A small excrescence from a tooth, most common on the root or neck. 3. Toothlike.
odontitis
SYN: pulpitis.
odonto-
See odont-.
odontoameloblastoma
SYN: ameloblastic odontoma.
odontoblast
One of the dentin-forming cells, derived from mesenchyme of neural crest origin, lining the pulp cavity of a tooth; odontoblasts are arranged in a peripheral layer in the dental ...
odontoblastoma
1. A tumor composed of neoplastic epithelial and mesenchymal cells that may differentiate into cells able to produce calcified tooth substances. 2. An odontoma in its early ...
odontoclast
One of the cells believed to produce resorption of the roots of the deciduous teeth. [ odonto- + G. klastos, broken]
odontodynia
SYN: toothache. [ odonto- + G. odyne, pain]
odontodysplasia
A developmental disturbance of one or of several adjacent teeth, of unknown etiology, characterized by deficient formation of enamel and dentin, which results in an abnormally ...
odontogenesis
The process of development of the teeth. SYN: odontogeny, odontosis. [ odonto- + G. genesis, production] - o. imperfecta SYN: odontodysplasia.
odontogeny
SYN: odontogenesis.
odontoid
1. Shaped like a tooth. SYN: dentoid. 2. Relating to the toothlike o. process of the second cervical vertebra. [odont- + G. eidos, resemblance]
odontology
SYN: dentistry. [ odonto- + G. logos, study] - forensic o. SYN: forensic dentistry.
odontoloxia, odontoloxy
SYN: odontoparallaxis. [ odonto- + G. loxos, slanting]
odontolysis
SYN: erosion (3). [ odonto- + G. lysis, dissolution]
odontoma
1. A tumor of odontogenic origin. 2. A hamartomatous odontogenic tumor composed of enamel, dentin, cementum, and pulp tissue that may or may not be arranged in the form of a ...
odontoneuralgia
Facial neuralgia caused by a carious tooth.
odontonomy
Dental nomenclature. [ odonto- + G. onoma, name]
odontonosology
SYN: dentistry. [ odonto- + G. nosos, disease, + logos, study]
odontoparallaxis
Irregularity of the teeth. SYN: odontoloxia, odontoloxy. [ odonto- + G. parallax, alternately]
odontopathy
Any disease of the teeth or of their sockets. [ odonto- + G. pathos, suffering]
odontophobia
Morbid fear of teeth. [ odonto- + G. phobos, fear]
odontoplasty
Surgical contouring of tooth surface to enhance plaque control and gingival morphology. [ odonto- + G. plasso, to mold]
odontoprisis
Grinding together of the teeth. SEE ALSO: bruxism. [ odonto- + G. prisis, a sawing, a grinding]
odontoptosis
Downward movement of an upper tooth due to the loss of its lower antagonist(s). SEE ALSO: supereruption. [ odonto- + G. ptosis, a falling]
odontorrhagia
Profuse bleeding from the socket after the extraction of a tooth. [ odonto- + G. rhegnymi, to burst forth]
odontoschism
Fissure of a tooth. [ odonto- + G. schisma, a cleft]
odontoscope
An optical device, similar to a closed circuit television system, that projects a view of the oral cavity onto a screen for multiple viewing.
odontoscopy
1. Examination of the oral cavity by means of the odontoscope. 2. Examination of the markings in prints of the cutting edges of the teeth; used, like fingerprints, as a method ...
odontosis
SYN: odontogenesis.
odontotherapy
Treatment of diseases of the teeth.
odontotomy
Cutting into the crown of a tooth. [ odonto- + G. tome, incision] - prophylactic o. a preventive operation in which imperfectly formed developmental grooves, pits, and fissures ...
odor
Emanation from any substance that stimulates the olfactory sensory cells. SYN: scent, smell (3). [L.]
odorant
A substance with an odor.
odoratism
See lathyrism. [fr. Lathyrus odoratus, sweet pea]
odoriferous
Having a scent, perfume, or odor. SYN: odorous. [odor + L. fero, to bear]
odorimeter
Instrument for performing odorimetry.
odorimetry
The determination of the comparative power of different substances in stimulating olfactory sensations. [odor + G. metron, measure]
odorivection
Conveying or bearing an odor, as in the air. [odor + L. vector, a carrier]
odorography
Description of odors. [odor + G. graphe, a description]
odorous
SYN: odoriferous.
odyn-, odyno-
Pain. [G. odyne]
odynacusis
Hypersensitiveness of the organ of hearing, so that sounds cause actual pain. [odyn- + G. akouo, to hear]
odynophagia
Pain on swallowing. [odyno- + G. phago to eat]
odynophonia
Pain on using the voice. [odyno- + G. phone, sound, voice]
Oe
Symbol for oersted.
oe-
For words so beginning and not found here, see e-.
oedipism
1. Manifestation of the Oedipus complex. 2. Rarely used term for self-infliction of injury to the eyes, usually an attempt at evulsion. [Oedipus, G. myth. char.]
Oehl
Eusebio, Italian anatomist, 1827–1903. See O. muscles, under muscle.
oenanthal
SYN: heptanal.
oersted
A unit of magnetic field intensity; the magnetic field intensity that exerts a force of 1 dyne on a unit magnetic pole; equal to (1000/4π) A m−1. [Hans-Christian O., Danish ...
oesophagostomiasis
Infection with nematode parasites of the genus Oesophagostomum. SYN: esophagostomiasis. [G. oi-sophagos, gullet (esophagus), + stoma, mouth, + -iasis, condition]
Oesophagostomum
A genus of strongyle nematodes ( subfamily Oesophagostominae) that encyst in the intestinal wall of herbivores and primates, causing nodular disease. Larvae appear to stimulate ...
oestradiol
SYN: estradiol.
oestrids
Common name for botflies of the family Oestridae, such as Oestrus. [G. oistros, gadfly]
oestriol
SYN: estriol.
oestrogen
SYN: estrogen.
oestrone
SYN: estrone.
oestrosis
Infection of small ruminants and, rarely, humans with larvae of the fly Oestrus ovis.
Oestrus
A genus of tissue-invading flies that cause myiasis in sheep; the head botflies in the family Oestridae. O. ovis (a nose fly) is a grayish brown, robust, hairy, beelike botfly, ...
Off-label use
In the United States, the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permit physicians to prescribe approved medications for other than their intended indications. ...
official
Authoritative; denoting a drug or a chemical or pharmaceutical preparation recognized as standard in the pharmacopeia. Cf.:officinal. [L. officialis, fr. officium, a favor, ...
officinal
Denoting a chemical or pharmaceutical preparation kept in stock, in contrast to magistral (prepared extemporaneously according to a physician's prescription); an o. preparation ...
Offspring
The offspring are strictly speaking the progeny, or young, born to a person. In a larger sense, the offspring are collectively all of the descendants, brood or family. For ...
Ogino
Kyusaka, 20th century Japanese physician. See O.-Knaus rule.
Ogston
Sir Alexander, Scottish surgeon, 1844–1929. See O. line, O.-Luc operation.
Oguchi
Chita, Japanese ophthalmologist, 1875–1945. See O. disease.
Ogura
Joseph H., U.S. otolaryngologist, 1915–1983. See O. operation.
OHI
Abbreviation for Oral Hygiene Index.
OHI-S
Abbreviation for Simplified Oral Hygiene Index.
Ohm
Georg S., German physicist, 1787–1854. See o., O. law.
ohm
The practical unit of electrical resistance; the resistance of any conductor allowing 1 A of current to pass under the electromotive force of 1 V. [G.S. O.]
ohmammeter
A combined ohmmeter and ammeter.
ohmmeter
An instrument for determining the resistance, in ohms, of a conductor.
ohne Hauch
Term used to designate the nonspreading growth of nonflagellated bacteria on agar media; also applied to somatic agglutination. SEE ALSO: O antigen. [Ger. without breath]
Ohngren line
See under line.
OI
Abbreviation for osteogenesis imperfecta.
oi-
For words so beginning and not found here, see e-.
oidia
Plural of oidium.
oidium
Formerly used term for arthroconidium. [Mod. L. dim. of G. oon, egg]
oil
An inflammable liquid, of fatty consistency and unctuous feel, which is insoluble in water, soluble or insoluble in alcohol, and freely soluble in ether. Oils are variously ...
oil of vitriol
SYN: sulfuric acid.
Oil, tropical
Coconut, palm kernel or palm oil. Like all fats and oils, these three oils contain various types of fatty acids but, unlike other plant oils, they contain a great deal of ...
Ointment
A medication preparation that is applied topically (onto the skin). An ointment has an oil base whereas a cream is water-soluble. (The word ointment comes from the Latin ungere ...
Okazaki
Reiji (1930–1975) and Tuneko, 20th century Japanese molecular biologists. See O. fragment.
olamine
USAN-approved contraction for ethanolamine.
Oldfield
Michael C., 20th century English physician. See O. syndrome.
oleaginous
Oily or greasy. [L. oleagineus, pertaining to olea, the olive tree]
oleander
The bark and leaves of Nerium o. (family Apocynaceae), a shrub of the eastern Mediterranean; formerly used as a diuretic and heart tonic.
oleandomycin phosphate
An antibiotic substance produced by species of Streptomyces antibioticus; effective against staphylococci, streptococci, pneumococci, and some Gram-negative bacteria.
oleate
1. A salt of oleic acid. 2. A pharmacopeial preparation consisting of a combination or solution of an alkaloid or metallic base in oleic acid, used as an inunction.
Olecranon
Of or pertaining to the bony tip of the elbow. The olecranon is, in fact, the near end of the ulna, the bone in the forearm, that forms the pointed portion of the elbow. The ...
olefin
SYN: alkene.
oleic acid
An unsaturated fatty acid that is the most widely distributed and abundant fatty acid in nature; used commercially in the preparation of oleates and lotions, and as a ...
olein
Trioleoyl glycerol; glyceryl trioleate; a triacylglycerol, solely containing oleoyl moieties, found in fats and oils. SYN: triolein.
oleo-
Oil. SEE ALSO: eleo-. [L. oleum]
oleogomenol
SYN: gomenol.
oleogranuloma
SYN: lipogranuloma.
oleoma
SYN: lipogranuloma.
oleometer
An instrument, similar to a hydrometer, for determining the specific gravity of oils. SYN: eleometer. [ oleo- + G. metron, measure]
oleopalmitate
A double salt of oleic and palmitic acid s.
oleoresin
1. A compound of an essential oil and resin, present in certain plants. 2. A pharmaceutical preparation. See aspidium, capsicum, ginger. 3. SYN: balsam.
oleosaccharum
A class of preparations made by the trituration of a volatile oil (such as anise, fennel, or lemon) with sugar; used as a diluent or corrigent of powerful or bad-tasting ...
oleostearate
A double salt of oleic and stearic acid s.
oleosus
Greasy; relating to abnormality of the sebaceous apparatus. [L., fr. oleum, oil]
oleotherapy
Treatment of disease by an oil given internally or applied externally. SYN: eleotherapy. [ oleo- + G. therapeia, therapy]
oleovitamin
A solution of a vitamin in an edible oil. - o. A and D a solution of vitamins A and D in fish liver oil or in an edible vegetable oil.
oleum terebinthinae
SYN: turpentine oil.
oleyl alcohol
A mixture of aliphatic alcohols consisting chiefly of CH3(CH2)7CH=CH(CH2)7CH2OH; used as an emulsifying aid and in the preparation of cold cream; found in fish oils.
oleyl-CoA
A product of the Δ9-desaturase enzyme system in the biosynthesis of monounsaturated fatty acid s. SYN: oleyl- coenzyme A.
oleyl-coenzyme A
SYN: oleyl-CoA.
olfactie, olfacty
The unit of smell; the threshold of olfactory stimulation, or the point at which the smell is just received in the olfactometer. [see olfaction]
Olfaction
The sense of smell. Olfactory apparatus: The whole system needed to have a sense of smell. * * * 1. The sense of smell. SYN: smell (2). 2. The act of smelling. SYN: osmesis, ...
olfactology
Study of the sense of smell. [ olfaction + G. logos, study]
olfactometer
A device for estimating the sensitivity to odorants. [L. olfactus, smell, + G. metron, measure]
olfactometry
Determination of the degree of sensitivity to odorants.
olfactophobia
Morbid fear of odors. SYN: osmophobia, osphresiophobia. [L. olfactus, smell, + G. phobos, fear]
olfactory
Relating to the sense of smell. SYN: osmatic, osphretic. [see olfaction]
Olfactory nerve
The nerve that carries impulses for the sense of smell from the nose to the brain. The olfactory nerve is the first cranial nerve. The cranial nerves emerge from or enter the ...
olibanum
A gum resin from several trees of the genus Boswellia (family Burseraceae); has been used as a stimulant expectorant in bronchitis, for fumigations, and as incense. SYN: ...
olig-
See oligo-.
oligamnios
SYN: oligohydramnios.
oligemia
A deficiency in the amount of blood in the body or any organ or tissue. [oligo- + G. haima, blood]
oligemic
Pertaining to or characterized by oligemia.
olighidria, oligidria
Scanty perspiration. [oligo- + G. hidros, sweat]
oligo
In molecular genetics, oligonucleotide.
Oligo- (prefix)
Means just a few or scanty. From the Greek "oligos', few, scanty. Examples of terms starting with oligo- include oligodactyly (few fingers), oligohydramnios (too little ...
oligo-, olig-
1. A few, a little; too little, too few. 2. In chemistry, used in contrast to “poly-” in describing polymers; e.g., oligosaccharide. [G. oligos, few]
oligo-α-1,6-glucosidase
A glucanohydrolase cleaving α-1,6 links in isomaltose and dextrins produced from starch and glycogen by α-amylase; secreted into the duodenum; a deficiency of this enzyme ...
oligoamnios
SYN: oligohydramnios. [oligo- + amnion]
oligocholia
A deficient secretion of bile. [oligo- + G. chole, bile]
oligochylia
A deficiency of gastric juice. [oligo- + G. chylos, juice]
oligochymia
A deficiency of chyme. [oligo- + G. chymos, juice]
oligocystic
Consisting of only a few cysts, as occasionally observed in certain examples of hydatidiform mole and other lesions that ordinarily have numerous cysts. [oligo- + G. kystis, ...
Oligodactyly
Fewer than the normal number of fingers or toes. Oligo- is from the Greek “oligos” (few or scanty) + -dactyly from the Greek “dactylos” (finger) = few fingers. ...
oligodactyly, oligodactylia
Presence of fewer than five digits on one or more limbs. [oligo- + G. daktylos, finger or toe]
oligodendria
SYN: oligodendroglia.
oligodendroblast
A primitive glial cell that is the normal precursor cell of the oligodendrocyte.
oligodendroblastoma
Obsolete term for oligodendroglioma. [oligo- + G. dendron, tree, + blastos, germ, + -oma]
Oligodendrocyte
: A type of cell in the central nervous system. The oligodendrocytes surround and insulate the long fibers (the axons) through which the nerves send their electrical messages. ...
oligodendroglia
One of the three types of glia cells (the other two being macroglia or astrocytes, and microglia) that, together with nerve cells, compose the tissue of the central nervous ...
Oligodendroglioma
: A type of brain tumor that is derived from oligodendrocytes which are cells in the central nervous system that surround and insulate the long fibers (the axons) through which ...
oligodipsia
Abnormal lack of thirst. SEE ALSO: hypodipsia. [oligo- + G. dipsa, thirst]
oligodontia
SYN: hypodontia. [oligo- + G. odous, tooth]
oligodynamic
Active in very small quantity; e.g., the germicidal effect of an exceedingly dilute solution (such as one to one hundred million) of copper in distilled water. [oligo- + G. ...
oligogalactia
Slight or scant secretion of milk. [oligo- + G. gala, milk]
oligoglucan-branching glycosyltransferase
SYN: 1,4-α-d-glucan 6-α-d-glucosyltransferase.
oligohydramnios
The presence of an insufficient amount of amniotic fluid (less than 300 mL at term). SYN: hypamnion, hypamnios, oligamnios, oligoamnios. [oligo- + G. hydor, water, + amnion] ...
oligohydruria
Obsolete term for excretion of small quantities of urine, as seen in dehydration. [oligo- + G. hydor, water, + ouron, urine]
oligolecithal
Having little yolk; denoting an egg in which there is only a little scattered deutoplasm. [oligo- + G. lekithos, yolk]
Oligomenorrhea
Scant menstruation. Less menstrual blood flow than usual. * * * Scanty menstruation. [oligo- + menorrhea]
oligomer
A polymer containing only a few repeating units, a “few” generally considered as fewer than 20.
oligomorphic
Presenting few changes of form; not polymorphic. [oligo- + G. morphe, form]
oligonephronic
Characterized by a reduced number of nephrons.
Oligonucleotide
A small DNA molecule composed of a few nucleotide bases. The term "oligonucleotide" applies similarly to RNA. * * * A compound made up of the condensation of a small number ...
oligopepsia
SYN: hypopepsia.
oligopeptide
A peptide whose molecule contains a few amino acid residues up to about 20.
oligophrenia
SYN: mental retardation. - phenylpyruvate o. SYN: phenylketonuria.
oligoplastic
Deficient in reparative power. [oligo- + G. plasso, to form]
oligopnea
SYN: hypopnea. [oligo- + G. pnoe, breath]
oligoptyalism
A scanty secretion of saliva. SYN: oligosialia. [oligo- + G. ptyalon, saliva]
oligoria
A rarely used term for an abnormal indifference toward or dislike of persons or things. [G. o., negligence, slight esteem, fr. oligos, little, + ora, care, regard]
oligosaccharide
A compound made up of the condensation of a small number of monosaccharide units. Cf.:polysaccharide.
oligosialia
SYN: oligoptyalism. [oligo- + G. sialon, saliva]
Oligospermia
Fewer sperm than normal. Azoospermia, by contrast, means absolutely no sperm at all.
oligospermia, oligospermatism
SYN: oligozoospermia. [oligo- + G. sperma, seed]
oligosymptomatic
Having few or minor symptoms.
oligosynaptic
Referring to neural conduction pathways that are interrupted by only a few synaptic junctions, i.e., made up of a sequence of only few nerve cells, in contrast to polysynaptic ...
oligothymia
Rarely used term for a poverty or loss of affect. [oligo- + -thymia]
oligotrichia
SYN: hypotrichosis.
oligotrichosis
SYN: hypotrichosis.
oligotrophia, oligotrophy
Deficient nutrition. [oligo- + G. trophe, nourishment]
oligozoospermatism
SYN: oligozoospermia. [oligo- + G. zoon, animal, + sperma, seed]
oligozoospermia
A subnormal concentration of spermatozoa in the penile ejaculate. SYN: oligospermia, oligospermatism, oligozoospermatism. [oligo- + G. zoos, living, + sperma, seed, semen, + ...
oliguria
Scanty urine production. [oligo- + G. ouron, urine]
oliva
A smooth oval prominence of the ventrolateral surface of the medulla oblongata lateral to the pyramidal tract, corresponding to the inferior olivary nucleus. SYN: corpus ...
olivary
1. Relating to the oliva. 2. Relating to or shaped like an olive.
olive
1. SYN: oliva. 2. Common name for a tree of the genus Olea (family Oleaceae) or its fruit. [L. oliva] - inferior o. SYN: oliva. - superior o. SYN: dorsal nucleus of trapezoid ...
olive oil
See under oil.
olivifugal
In a direction away from the olive. [ oliva + L. fugio, to flee]
olivipetal
In a direction toward the olive. [ oliva + L. peto, to seek]
olivocochlear
See o. tract.
olivopontocerebellar
Relating to the olivary nucleus, basis pontis, and cerebellum.
Ollendorf
Helene, German dermatologist, fl. 1928. See Buschke-O. syndrome.
Ollier
Louis X.E.L., French surgeon, 1830–1900. See O. graft, O. disease, O. theory, O.- Thiersch graft.
Ollier disease
A condition characterized by multiple enchondromas — benign masses of cartilage growing within bones. An enchondroma can deform and shorten a limb and predispose to a fracture ...
Olmsted
H.C., 20th century U.S. pediatrician. See O. syndrome.
ololiuqui
A hallucinogen used in ceremonies by the Aztec Indians in Mexico; contains ergot alkaloids and derivatives of lysergic acid. SEE ALSO: Rivea corymbosa, Ipomoea rubrocoerulea ...
olophonia
Impaired speech caused by an anatomical defect in the vocal organs. [G. oloos, destroyed, lost, + phone, voice]
Olszewski
Jerzy, Polish-Canadian neuropathologist, 1913–1964. See Steele-Richardson-O. disease, Steele-Richardson-O. syndrome.
Ombrédanne
Louis, French surgeon, 1871–1956. See O. operation.
ombrophobia
Morbid fear of rain. [G. ombros, rainstorm, + phobos, fear]
Omega-3 fatty acids
A class of fatty acids found in fish oils, especially from salmon and other cold-water fish, that acts to lower the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in ...
Omenn
Gilbert S., U.S. internist, *1941. See O. syndrome.
omental
Relating to the omentum. SYN: epiploic.
omentectomy
Resection or excision of the omentum. SYN: omentumectomy. [ omentum + G. ektome, excision]
omentitis
Peritonitis involving the omentum. [L. omentum + G. -itis, inflammation]
omento-, oment-
The omentum. SEE ALSO: epiplo-. [L. omentum]
omentofixation
SYN: omentopexy.
omentopexy
1. Suture of the greater omentum to the abdominal wall to induce collateral portal circulation. 2. Suture of the omentum to another organ to increase arterial circulation. SEE ...
omentoplasty
Use of greater omentum to cover or fill a defect, augment arterial or portal venous circulation, absorb effusions, or increase lymphatic drainage. SEE ALSO: omentopexy. [omento- ...
omentorrhaphy
Suture of an opening in the omentum. [omento- + G. rhaphe, suture]
omentovolvulus
Twisting of the omentum on a pedicile.
omentulum
SYN: lesser omentum. [Mod. L. dim. of omentum]
Omentum
A sheet of fat that is covered by peritoneum. The greater omentum is attached to the bottom edge of the stomach, and hangs down in front of the intestines. Its other edge is ...
omentumectomy
SYN: omentectomy.
omeprazole
A drug that blocks the transport of hydrogen ions into the stomach and is used as an antiulcerative and in treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Ommaya
Ayub K., U.S. neurosurgeon, *1930. See O. reservoir.
Ommaya reservoir
: A device implanted under the scalp that is used to deliver anticancer drugs to the cerebrospinal fluid, the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. The device is named for ...
omn. hor.
Abbreviation for L. o., every hour.
omnipotence of thought
A childish or magical thought process whereby instantaneous gratification of fantasies and wishes is believed to be imminent.

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