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syzygial
Relating to syzygy.
syzygiology
The study of interrelationships, or interdependencies, especially of the whole, as opposed to the study of separate parts or isolated functions. [G. syzygios, yoked (see syzygy), ...
syzygium
SYN: syzygy.
syzygy
1. The association of gregarine protozoans end-to-end or in lateral pairing (without sexual fusion). 2. Pairing of chromosomes in meiosis. SYN: syzygium. [G. syzygios, yoked, ...
T
1. Symbol for ribothymidine; tension (T+, increased tension; T−, diminished tension); tera-; tesla, the unit of magnetic field strength; tritium; threonine; torque; ...
t
Abbreviation for metric ton; time. Symbol for temperature (Celsius); tritium.
T (thymine)
In genetics, T stands for thymine, one member of the A-T (adenine-thymine) base pair in DNA. The other base pair in DNA is G-C (guanine-cytosine). Each base pair forms a "rung ...
T cell
A type of white blood cell that is of crucial importance to the immune system. Immature T cells (termed T- stem cells) migrate to the thymus gland in the neck, where they mature ...
T cells, peripheral
T cells found in the peripheral blood rather than in the lymphatic system.
T lymphocytes, cytotoxic
T cells that express the CD8 transmembrane glycoprotein (CD8+ T cells). They are antigen-specific: able to search out and kill specific types of infected cells. When they find ...
T-4 count
A test that counts the number of T- 4 cells in the blood, usually to assess the immune status of a patient with the HIV virus (AIDS). It’s important to note that there are also ...
T-8 cells
T cells that express the CD8 transmembrane glycoprotein (CD8+ T cells). They close down the immune response after invading organisms are destroyed. Suppressor T cells are ...
t-butoxycarbonyl
An amino-protecting group used in peptide synthesis. SYN: tert-butyloxycarbonyl.
T-cell receptor
A device used by T cells for recognizing specific antigens. T cells have receptors that are activated exclusively by a target antigen.
T-mycoplasma
SYN: Ureaplasma.
T-suppressor cell
A type of immune cells, also called T8 cells, these cells close down the immune response after it has destroyed invading organisms. T8 cells are sensitive to high concentrations ...
T-suppressor cells
T cells that express the CD8 transmembrane glycoprotein (CD8+ T cells). They close down the immune response after invading organisms are destroyed. Suppressor T cells are ...
t.i.d.
Abbreviation for L. ter in die, three times a day.
t.i.d. (on prescription)
Seen on a prescription, t.i.d. means three times a day. It is an abbreviation for "ter in die" which in Latin means three times a day. The abbreviation t.i.d. is sometimes ...
T.U.
Abbreviation for toxic unit or toxin unit.
T1
In magnetic resonance, the time for 63% of longitudinal relaxation to occur; the value is a function of magnetic field strength and the chemical environment of the hydrogen ...
T1-T12 (thoracic vertebrae)
The symbols T1 through T12 represent the 12 thoracic vertebrae. The thoracic vertebrae are situated between the cervical (neck) vertebrae and the lumbar vertebrae. The ...
T2
In magnetic resonance, the time for 63% of transverse relaxation to occur; the value is a function of magnetic field strength and the chemical environment of the hydrogen ...
T3
Symbol for 3,5,3′-triiodothyronine.
T4
Symbol for thyroxine.
TA
Abbreviation for Terminologia Anatomica.
Ta
Symbol for tantalum.
tabanid
Common name for flies of the family Tabanidae. [L. tabanus, gadfly]
Tabanidae
A family of bloodsucking flies that includes the genera Tabanus ( horsefly) and Chrysops (deerfly and mango fly), which are involved in transmission of several blood-borne ...
Tabanus
The gadflies and horseflies; a genus of biting flies, some species of which transmit surra, infectious equine anemia, anthrax, and other diseases. [L. a gadfly]
tabardillo
Mexican term for typhus. [Sp., fr. L.L. tabardilii, pustules]
tabatière anatomique
SYN: anatomic snuffbox. [Fr. snuffbox]
tabella
A medicated tablet or lozenge. [L. dim. of tabula, tablet]
tabes
Progressive wasting or emaciation. [L. a wasting away] - t. infantum t. in infants with congenital syphilis. - t. mesenterica tuberculosis of the mesenteric and ...
tabescence
The state of progressive wasting away.
tabescent
Characteristic of tabes. [L. tabesco, to waste away, fr. tabes, a wasting away]
tabetic
Relating to or suffering from tabes, especially tabes dorsalis. SYN: tabic, tabid.
tabetiform
Resembling tabes, especially tabes dorsalis. [irreg. formed fr. L. tabes, a wasting, + forma, form]
tabic
SYN: tabetic.
tabid
SYN: tabetic. [L. tabidus, wasting away]
tablature
The state of division of the cranial bones into two plates separated by the diploë. [L. tabula, tablet]
Table
In anatomy, one of the two layers of compact bone that make up the interior and exterior walls of the cranium. They are the plates of the skull and are separated from each other ...
Tablespoon
An old-fashioned but convenient household measure of capacity. A tablespoon holds about 3 teaspoons, each containing about 5 cc, so a tablespoon = about 15 cc of fluid. * * * A ...
tablet
A solid dosage form containing medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents; it may vary in shape, size, and weight, and may be classed according to the method of ...
taboo, tabu
Restricted, prohibited, or forbidden; set apart for religious or ceremonial purposes. [Tongan, set apart]
tabular
1. Tablelike. 2. Arranged in the form of a table (2). [L. tabularis, fr. tabula, table]
tabule
SYN: tablet. [L. tabula]
tabun
An extremely potent cholinesterase inhibitor; the lethal dose for humans is believed to be as low as 0.01 mg/kg; median lethal dosage (respiratory) is about 40 mg/min/m3 for ...
Tac
A 55-kD polypeptide that is the one of the two chains that comprise the IL-2 receptor.
TACE
Transarterial chemoembolization, a procedure in which the blood supply to a tumor is blocked (embolized) and chemotherapy is administered directly into the tumor. Used to treat ...
tache
A circumscribed discoloration of the skin or mucous membrane, such as a macule or freckle. [Fr. spot] - t. blanche SYN: macula albida. - t. laiteuse 1. SYN: milk spots, under ...
Tache noire
Black spot (in French), a small ulcer covered with a black crust at the site of a tick bite, characteristic of several tick-borne rickettsial diseases.
tachistoscope
An instrument to determine the shortest time an object must be exposed in order to be perceived. [G. tachistos, very rapid, fr. tachys, rapid, + skopeo, to view]
tachogram
Record made by a tachometer. [G. tachos, speed, + gramma, mark]
tachograph
A tachometer designed to provide a continuous record of speed or rate. [G. tachos, speed, + grapho, to write]
tachography
The recording of speed or rate. [G. tachos, speed, + grapho, to write]
tachometer
An instrument for measuring speed or rate; e.g., revolutions of a shaft, heart rate (cardiotachometer), arterial blood flow (hemotachometer), respiratory gas flow ...
tachy-
Rapid. [G. tachys, quick]
tachyarrhythmia
Any disturbance of the heart's rhythm, regular or irregular, resulting by convention in a rate over 100 beats/min during physical examination. [ tachy- + G. a- priv. + rhythmos, ...
tachyauxesis
Type of growth in which a part grows more rapidly than the whole. [ tachy- + G. auxo, to increase]
Tachycardia
: A rapid heart rate, usually defined as greater than 100 beats per minute. The tachycardias include sinus tachycardia, paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (PAT), and ventricular ...
Tachycardia, paroxysmal atrial (PAT)
Bouts of rapid, regular heart beating originating in the atrium (upper chamber of the heart). Often due to abnormalities in the AV node "relay station" that lead to ...
Tachycardia, sinus
A fast heartbeat (tachycardia) because of rapid firing of the sinoatrial (sinus) node. The sinoatrial (or sinus) node is the natural pacemaker of the heart. It is located in ...
Tachycardia, ventricular
An abnormally rapid heart rhythm that originates from a ventricle, one of the lower chambers of the heart. Although the beat is regular, ventricular tachycardia is ...
tachycardiac
Relating to or suffering from excessively rapid action of the heart.
tachycardic
Relating to rapid heart rate.
tachycrotic
Relating to, causing, or characterized by a rapid pulse. [ tachy- + G. krotos, a striking]
tachykinin
Any member of a group of polypeptides, widely scattered in vertebrate and invertebrate tissues, that have in common four of the five terminal amino acid s: ...
tachypacing
Rapid pacing of the heart by an artificial electronic pacemaker operating faster than the basic cardiac rate.
tachyphylaxis
Rapid appearance of progressive decrease in response to a given dose following repetitive administration of a pharmacologically or physiologically active substance. [ tachy- + G. ...
Tachypnea
Abnormally fast breathing. * * * Rapid breathing. SYN: polypnea. [ tachy- + G. pnoe (pnoie), breathing] - transient t. of the newborn a syndrome of generally mild t. in ...
tachyrhythmia
SYN: tachycardia. [ tachy- + G. rhythmos, rhythm]
tachysterol
Sterol(s) formed by ultraviolet irradiation of any 5,7-diene-3β-sterol, which breaks the 9,10 bond, but usually from either or both of ergosterol and lumisterol to produce t.2 ...
tachysystole
SYN: tachycardia. [ tachy- + G. systole, contracting]
tachyzoite
A rapidly multiplying stage in the development of the tissue phase of certain coccidial infections, as in Toxoplasma gondii development in acute infections of toxoplasmosis. [ ...
tacrine
An anticholinesterase agent with nonspecific central nervous system stimulatory effects; used in early stages of Alzheimer disease.
Tactile
Having to do with touch. * * * Relating to touch or to the sense of touch. [L. tactilis, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]
taction
1. The sense of touch. 2. The act of touching. [L. tactio, fr. tango, pp. tactus, to touch]
tactometer
SYN: esthesiometer. [L. tactus, touch, + G. metron, measure]
tactor
A tactile end organ. [L. one who or that which touches]
tactual
Relating to or caused by touch.
TAD
Acronym for transient acantholytic dermatosis.
Taenia
In medicine, taenia is a genus (group) of large tapeworms some of which are parasitic in humans. In anatomy, taenia refers to a band or a structural line and applies to several ...
Taenia saginata
The beef tapeworm. The most common of the big tapeworms that parasitizes people, contracted from infected raw or rare beef. Can grow to be 12-25 feet (3.6-7.5 m) long in the ...
Taenia solium
The pork tapeworm. Contracted from undercooked or measly pork (pork infected with the larval forms of the tapeworm). Can grow to be 3-6 feet (0.9-1.8 m) long in the human ...
Taeniarhynchus
A genus established for the Taenia species having a rudimentary rostellum but lacking the rostellar hooklets typical of Taenia. The best known example is T. saginatus, but ...
taeniasis
Infection with cestodes of the genus Taenia.
taeniid
Common name for a member of the family Taeniidae.
Taeniidae
A family of parasitic cestodes (order Cyclophyllidea) that includes the genera Taenia, Taeniarhynchus, Multiceps, and Echinococcus.
taenioid
Denoting members of the genus Taenia.
Taeniorhynchus
A genus and subgenus of mosquitoes now considered synonymous with Mansonia. [G. tainia, band, + rhynchos, snout]
Taenzer
Paul R., German dermatologist, 1858–1919. See T. stain, Unna-T. stain.
TAF
Abbreviation for tumor angiogenic factor.
tag
1. See label, tracer. 2. A small outgrowth or polyp. 3. In magnetic resonance imaging, a band of saturation that can be followed to detect tissue motion. - anal skin t. a ...
Tag, ear
Common minor anomaly, a rudimentary tag of ear tissue, often containing a core cartilage, usually located just in front of the ear (auricle). Therefore, also called ...
Tag, skin
A small tag of skin that may have a stalk (a peduncle). Skin tags may appear on the skin almost anywhere although the favorite locales are the eyelids, neck, armpits (axillae), ...
tagatose
A ketohexose; d-t. is epimeric with d-fructose.
tagliacotian
Pertaining to or described by Tagliacozzi.
Tagliacozzi
Gaspare, Italian surgeon, 1546–1599.
tail
1. Any t., or taillike structure, or tapering or elongated extremity of an organ or other part. SYN: cauda [TA]. 2. In veterinary anatomy, a free appendage representing the ...
tailgut
SYN: postanal gut.
Tait
Robert L., English gynecologist, 1845–1899. See T. law.
Taka-diastase
SYN: α-amylase.
Takahara
Shigeo, 20th century Japanese otolaryngologist. See T. disease.
Takayama
Masao, Japanese physician, *1872. See T. stain.
Takayasu
Michishige, Japanese ophthalmologist, *1872. See T. arteritis, T. disease, T. syndrome.
take
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.
talalgia
Pain in the ankle. [L. talus, ankle, G. algos, pain]
talar
Relating to the talus.
Talbot
William Henry Fox, British scientist, 1800–1877. See Plateau-T. law.
Talc
A very soft, soapy-feeling mineral that is a silicate of magnesium, sometimes with small amounts of aluminum silicate. Talc is used in making dusting powder (talcum powder), ...
talcosis
A pulmonary disorder related to silicosis, occurring in workers exposed to talc mixed with silicates; characterized by restrictive or obstructive disorders of breathing or the ...
talcum
SYN: talc. [L.]
talion
The principle of retribution in intrapsychic behavior. [Welsh tal, compensation] - t. dread The symbolic anxieties that represent the unconscious dread of penalties for an act. ...
Talipes
Clubfoot. The Latin word talipes was compounded from talus (ankle) + pes (foot) since, with the common ("classic") type of clubfoot (talipes equinovarus), the foot is ...
Talipes equinovarus
The common ("classic") form of clubfoot. Talipes is made up of the Latin talus (ankle) + pes (foot). Equino- indicates the heel is elevated (like a horse’s) and ...
tallow
The rendered fat from mutton suet. - prepared mutton t. SYN: prepared suet.
talo-
The talus. [L. talus, ankle, ankle bone]
talocalcaneal, talocalcanean
Relating to the talus and the calcaneus.
talocrural
Relating to the talus and the bones of the leg; denoting the ankle joint.
talofibular
Relating to the talus and the fibula.
talonavicular
Relating to the talus and the navicular bone. SYN: astragaloscaphoid, taloscaphoid.
taloscaphoid
SYN: talonavicular.
talose
An aldohexose, isomeric with glucose; d-t. is epimeric with d-galactose.
talotibial
Relating to the talus and the tibia.
Talus
The ankle bone. The ankle joint is formed by the talus and the bottom of the tibia and fibula that rest upon it. The Latin word "talus" means ankle and in medicine it can refer ...
tamarind
The pulp of the fruit of Tamarindus indica (family Leguminosae), a large tree of India; mildly laxative. [Mediev. L. fr. Ar. tamr]
tambour
The recording part of a graphic apparatus, such as a sphygmograph, consisting of a membrane stretched across the open end of a cylinder and the recording stylus attached to it. ...
Tamm
Igor, U.S. virologist, *1922. See T.- Horsfall mucoprotein, T.- Horsfall protein.
tamoxifen citrate
A synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen antagonist used in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.By competing with naturally occurring estrogen for binding sites on tissue ...
Tampon
A tampon is a pack or pad used to plug, to stanch, to stop the flow of blood or other fluids. The tampon may be made of cotton, sponge, or another material. Tampons serve in ...
Tamponade, balloon
A procedure in which a balloon is inflated within the esophagus or stomach to apply pressure on bleeding blood vessels, compress the vessels, and stop the bleeding. Used in the ...
Tamponade, cardiac
A life-threatening situation in which there is such a large amount of fluid (usually blood) inside the pericardial sac around the heart that it interferes with the performance of ...
Tamponade, chronic
A situation in which a chronic excess of fluid inside the pericardial sac and thickening of the pericardial sac progressively compress the heart and impair its performance. The ...
Tamponade, esophagogastric
A procedure in which a balloon is inflated within the esophagus or stomach to apply pressure on bleeding blood vessels, compress the vessels, and stop the bleeding. Used in the ...
Tamponade, pericardial
A life-threatening situation in which there is such a large amount of fluid (usually blood) inside the pericardial sac around the heart that it interferes with the performance of ...
tamponade, tamponage
1. Pathologic compression of an organ. 2. SYN: tamponing. - cardiac t. compression of the heart due to critically increased volume of fluid in the pericardium. SYN: heart t.. - ...
tamponing, tamponment
The act of inserting a tampon. SYN: tamponade (2), tamponage.
tandem
Term used to describe multiple copies of the same sequence in a polynucleic acid that lie adjacent to one another.
Tandem repeat sequences
Multiple copies of the same DNA base sequence on a chromosome; used as a marker in physical mapping of the chromosome.
tangentiality
A disturbance in the associative thought process in which one tends to digress readily from one topic under discussion to other topics which arise in the course of associations; ...
tangle
A small irregular knot. - neurofibrillary t. intraneuronal accumulations of helical filaments that assume twisted contorted patterns; found in cells of the hippocampus and ...
tank
A device made to receive and/or hold liquids. - Hubbard t. a large t., usually filled with warm water, used for therapeutic exercises in a program of physiotherapy.
tannase
Tannin acylhydrolase, an enzyme produced in cultures of Penicillium glaucum and found in certain tannin-forming plants; it hydrolyzes digallate to gallate, and also acts on ...
tannate
A salt of tannic acid.
Tanner growth chart
See under chart.
Tanner stage
See under stage.
tannic
Relating to tan (tan-bark) or to tannin.
tannic acid
A tannin, C76H52O46, that occurs in many plants, particularly in the bark of oaks and other members of the Fagaceae; used as a styptic and astringent, and in the treatment of ...
tannin
Any one of a group of complex nonuniform plant constituents that can be classified into hydrolyzable tannins (esters of a sugar, usually glucose, and one or several ...
tannylacetate
SYN: acetyltannic acid.
tantalum
A heavy metal of the vanadium group, atomic no. 73, atomic wt. 180.9479; used in surgical prostheses because of its noncorrosive properties. [G. mythical king of Lydia, Tantalus]
tantrum
A fit of bad temper, especially in children.
tanycyte
A variety of ependymal cell found principally in the walls of the third ventricle of the brain; the tanycytes may have branched or unbranched processes, some of which end on ...
tanyphonia
A thin, weak voice resulting from tension of vocal muscles. [G. tanyo, to stretch, + phone, sound]
TAP
A protein that transports a peptide from the cytoplasm into the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum.
tap
1. To withdraw fluid from a cavity by means of a trocar and cannula, hollow needle, or catheter. 2. To strike lightly with the finger or a hammerlike instrument in percussion or ...
Tap, joint (aspiration)
A procedure whereby a sterile needle and syringe are used to drain joint fluid from the joint. This is usually done as an office procedure or at the bedside in the hospital. The ...
Tap, spinal
Also known as a lumbar puncture or "LP", a spinal tap is a procedure whereby spinal fluid is removed from the spinal canal for the purpose of diagnostic testing. It is ...
Tapazole
Trade name for methimazole, an antithyroid medication.
tape
A thin flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture. [A.S. taeppe] - adhesive t. fabric or film evenly coated on one side with a ...
tapetochoroidal
Relating to the tapetum and the choroid.
tapetoretinal
Relating to the retinal pigment epithelium and the sensory retina.
tapetoretinopathy
Hereditary degeneration of the sensory retina and pigmentary epithelium; seen in pigmentary retinopathy, choroideremia, gyrate atrophy, congenital nyctalopia, congenital ...
tapetum
1. In general, any membranous layer or covering. 2. [TA] In neuroanatomy, a thin sheet of fibers in the lateral wall of the temporal and occipital horns of the lateral ...
tapeworm
An intestinal parasitic worm, adults of which are found in the intestine of vertebrates; the term is commonly restricted to members of the class Cestoidea. Tapeworms consist of a ...
Tapeworm infection, pork
Known medically as cysticercosis, an infection caused by Taenia solium (the pork tapeworm). Infection occurs when the tapeworm larvae enter the body and form cysticerci ...
Tapeworm, armed
The pork tapeworm, Taenia solium, a worm contracted from undercooked or measly pork, pork infected with the larval forms of the tapeworm. The worm can grow to be 3-6 feet ...
Tapeworm, measly
The pork tapeworm, Taenia solium, a worm contracted from undercooked or measly pork. (Measly pork is pork that is infected with the larval forms of the tapeworm.) The worm can ...
Tapeworm, pork
Taenia solium (also called the armed tapeworm or the measly tapeworm), a worm contracted from undercooked or measly pork, pork infected with the larval forms of the tapeworm. ...
Taphephobia
Fear of being buried alive. A phobia is an unreasonable sort of fear that can cause avoidance and panic. Phobias are a relatively common type of anxiety disorder. Phobias can be ...
taphophilia
Morbid attraction for graves. [G. taphos, grave, + phileo, to love]
taphophobia
Morbid fear of being buried alive. [G. taphos, the grave, + phobos, fear]
Tapia
Antonio G., Spanish otolaryngologist, 1875–1950. See T. syndrome.
tapinocephalic
Having a low flat head; relating to tapinocephaly.
tapinocephaly
A condition of flat head in which the skull has a vertical index below 72; similar to chamecephaly. [G. tapeinos, low, + kephale, head]
tapioca
A starch from the root of Janipha manihot and other species of J. (family Euphorbiaceae), plants of tropical America; an easily digested starch, free of irritant properties. ...
tapotement
A massage movement consisting in striking with the side of the hand, usually with partly flexed fingers. SYN: tapping (1). [Fr. fr. tapoter, to tap]
tapping
1. SYN: tapotement. 2. SYN: paracentesis.
TAPVC
Abbreviation for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. See anomalous pulmonary venous connections, total or partial, under connection.
TAPVR
Abbreviation for total anomalous pulmonary venous return. See anomalous pulmonary venous connections, total or partial, under connection.
TAR
Acronym for thrombocytopenia and absent radius. See thrombocytopenia-absent radius syndrome.
tar
A thick, semisolid, blackish brown mass, of complex hydrocarbon composition, obtained by the destructive distillation of carbonaceous materials. For individual tars, see ...
TAR syndrome
TAR stands for Thrombocytopenia (low blood platelets) and Aplasia (absence) of the Radius (the long bone on the thumb-side of the forearm), features characterizing this ...
Tarantism
A dancing mania or malady of 15th to 17th century Europe. This extraordinary affliction was associated with melancholy, stupor, and an uncontrollable desire to dance. It was ...
tarantula
A very large, hairy spider, considered highly venomous and often greatly feared; the bite, however, is usually no more harmful than a bee sting, and the creature is relatively ...
taraxacum
The dried rhizome and root of T. officinale (family Compositae), the dandelion, a wild plant of wide distribution throughout the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere; ...
Tardieu
Ambroise A., French physician, 1818–1879. See T. ecchymoses, under ecchymosis, T. petechiae, under petechiae, T. spots, under spot.
tardive
Late; tardy. - cyanose t. SYN: late cyanosis.
target
1. An object fixed as goal or point of examination. 2. In the ophthalmometer, the mire. 3. SYN: t. organ. 4. Anode of an x-ray tube. SEE ALSO: x-ray. [It. targhetta, a small ...
targeting
The process of having proteins contain certain signals such that the proteins are directed specifically towards certain cellular locations, e.g., the lysosome. Cf.:processing.
targretin
A novel synthetic retinoid analog that binds to members of the RXR subclass of receptors; of low toxicity, it induces apoptosis in a variety of tumor cell types.
Tarin
Pierre, French anatomist, 1725–1761. See T. space, T. tenia, T. valve, valvula semilunaris tarini, velum tarini.
tariric acid
An 18-carbon acid notable for the presence of a triple bond.
Tarlov
Isadore Max, U. S. surgeon, *1905. See T. cyst.
Tarnier
Étienne Stephane, French obstetrician, 1828–1897. See T. forceps.
tarragon oil
A volatile oil distilled from the leaves of Artemisia dranculus (family Compositae); a flavoring. SYN: estragon oil.
tars-
See tarso-.
tarsal
Relating to a tarsus in any sense.
Tarsal cyst
Also called a Meibomian cyst or a chalazion. A tarsal cyst is an inflammation of the oil gland of the eyelid.
Tarsal glands
Little glands in the tarsus (part of the framework) of the eyelids that make a lubricant which they discharge through their tiny openings in the edges of the lids. The ...
Tarsal tunnel syndrome
Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is a type of compression neuropathy (nerve disease due to compression of the nerve) in the ankle and foot. TTS is similar to the better-known carpal ...
tarsale
SYN: tarsal bones, under bone. [Mod. L. fr. G. tarsos, sole of the foot]
tarsalgia
SYN: podalgia. [ tarsus + G. algos, pain]
tarsalis
See inferior tarsal muscle, superior tarsal muscle.
tarsectomy
Excision of the tarsus of the foot or of a segment of the tarsus of an eyelid. [ tarsus + G. ektome, excision]
tarsectopia, tarsectopy
Subluxation of one or more tarsal bones. [ tarsus + G. ektopos, out of place]
tarsen
Within the tarsus; relating to the tarsus independent of other structures. [ tarsus + G. en, in]
tarsitis
1. Inflammation of the tarsus of the foot. 2. Inflammation of the tarsal border of an eyelid.
tarso-, tars-
A tarsus. [See tarsus]
tarso-orbital
Relating to the eyelids and the orbit.
tarsoclasia, tarsoclasis
Instrumental fracture of the tarsus, for the correction of talipes equinovarus. [tarso- + G. klasis, a breaking]
tarsomalacia
Softening of the tarsal cartilages of the eyelids. [tarso- + G. malakia, softness]
tarsomegaly
A congenital maldevelopment and overgrowth of a tarsal or carpal bone. SYN: dysplasia epiphysialis hemimelia. [tarso- + G. megas, large]
tarsometatarsal
Relating to the tarsal and metatarsal bones; denoting the articulations between the two sets of bones, and the ligaments in relation thereto.
tarsophalangeal
Relating to the tarsus and the phalanges.
tarsorrhaphy
The suturing together of the eyelid margins, partially or completely, to shorten the palpebral fissure or to protect the cornea in keratitis or in paralysis of the orbicularis ...
tarsotarsal
SYN: intertarsal.
tarsotibial
SYN: tibiotarsal.
tarsotomy
1. Incision of the tarsal cartilage of an eyelid. 2. Rarely used term for any operation on the tarsus of the foot. [tarso- + G. tome, incision]
tarsus
1. As a division of the skeleton, the seven tarsal bones of the instep. SYN: root of foot. See tarsal bones, under bone. [G. tarsos, a flat surface, sole of the foot, edge of ...
Tarsus, bony
The bony tarsus is made up of 7 bones that are situated between the bones of the lower leg and the metatarsus bones. The talus thus constitutes the proximal (near) part of the ...
Tartar
Tartar is the hardened product of longstanding plaque accumulating minerals from the saliva and foods. Plaque is the soft accumulation of food debris and bacteria around teeth. ...
tartaric acid
Made from crude tartar; a laxative and refrigerant; used in the manufacture of various effervescing powders, tablets, and granules.
tartrate
A salt of tartaric acid. - acid t. a salt of tartaric acid which contains an acid group still capable of combining with a base; e.g., bitartrate. - normal t. t. that contains ...
tartrated
Combined with or containing tartar or tartaric acid.
tartrazine
A yellow acid dye used in place of orange G in a variant of Mallory aniline blue stain for collagen and cellular inclusion bodies. SYN: hydrazine yellow.
Tassinari syndrome
A form of epilepsy that emerges around the age of four. The first signs are slowed learning, and receptive and/or expressive dysphasia. Absence, myoclonic, and focal seizures ...
tastant
Any chemical that stimulates the sensory cells in a taste bud.
Taste
Taste belongs to our chemical sensing system, or the chemosenses. The complicated process of tasting begins when molecules released by the substances stimulate special cells in ...
TAT
Abbreviation for thematic apperception test.
Tattoo
The permanent insertion of ink or other pigments below the skin using a sharp instrument. Humans have done tattooing for cosmetic and ritual purposes since at least the ...
Tattoo removal
Those who regret getting a tattoo have three choices: hide it, cover it with a better tattoo, or have it removed. The most effective form of tattoo removal is the use of a ...
tau
1. The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet. 2. Symbol for tele; relaxation time. 3. A protein that associates with microtubules and other elements of the cytoskeleton; t. ...
taurine
1. An aminosulfonic acid, synthesized from l-cysteine and used in a number of roles, including in the synthesis of certain bile salts. 2. Of or pertaining to a bull. [L. ...
taurocholate
A salt of taurocholic acid.
taurocholic acid
Cholyltaurine; N-choloyltaurine; a compound of cholic acid and taurine, involving the carboxyl group of the former and the amino of the latter; a common bile salt in carnivores. ...
taurodontism
A developmental anomaly involving molar teeth in which the bifurcation or trifurcation of the roots is very near the apex, resulting in an abnormally large and long pulp chamber ...
Taussig
Helen B., U.S. pediatrician, 1898–1986. See T.-Bing disease, T.-Bing syndrome, Blalock-T. operation, Blalock-T. shunt.
tautomeric
1. Relating to the same part. 2. Relating to or marked by tautomerism. [G. tautos, the same, + meros, part]
tautomerism
A phenomenon in which a chemical compound exists in two forms of different structure (isomers) in equilibrium, the two forms differing, usually, in the position of a hydrogen ...
Tawara
K. Sunao, Japanese pathologist, 1873–1952. See T. node, His-T. system, node of Aschoff and T..

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