Having lost teeth.
An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells.
Essential Amino Acids
Any of a large # of compounds found in living cells that contain Co2, O2, H+ and N and join together to form proteins.
The thin protective outer layer of skin.
Skin condition characterized by redness of skin.
Normal, quiet breathing at a rate of 12 to 20 breaths per minute in adults.
A benign bony growth projecting outward from a bone surface.
Gagging and vomiting resulting from irritation of the throat or pharynx.
The branch of health care concerned with the care of the aged, including physiological, pathological, psychological, economic, and sociological problems.
The scientific study of the processes and effects of aging and of age-related diseases on humans.
Offensive odor of the breath.
Enlarged veins in the mucous membrane of the anal canal that may bleed, hurt, of itch.
Inflammation of the liver, usually caused by exposure to an infectious agent, a toxin, or a drug.
The protrusion of an anatomical structure through the wall that normally contains it .
Condition characterized by the excessive growth of hair or the presence of hair in unusual places, esp. in women.
The accumulation of excessive amounts of CSF within the ventricles of the brain, resulting from blockage of destruction of the normal channels for SSF drainage.
Paralysis of one side of the body, usually resulting from damage to the corticospinal tracts for the central nervous system.
Paralysis of one side of the body, usually resulting from damage to the cotricospinal tracts for the central nervous system.
Idiopathic, a sleep disorder of the CNS.
visual examination of the external surface of the body as well as of its movements & posture.
A covering; the skin, consisting of the corium, or the dermis & epidermis.
A condition marked by yellow staining of body tissue & fluids, as a result of excessive levels of bilirubin in the blood stream.
In adults, a condition in which the blood pressure is higher than 140 systolic or 90 diastolic on 3 seperate readings recorded several weeks apart.
Body temperature elevated above the normal range; an unusually high fever.
An oxygen deficiency in body tissues.
A core body temp. below 35* C.