vocabulary

  • Allopathic – medical approach utilizing more synthetic drugs to obtain symptomatic relief and the healing of the disease
  • Anaplasia – shapeless cellular immaturity
  • Areactivity – inability to react
  • Autocrine and paracrine – pseudo–hormonal release mechanisms
  • Bio-energetic fluid – energy flux emanating from a tissue or organ (example, heat)
  • Cachexy – terminal state of debilitation
  • Consubstantiality – the characteristic of being of the same substance
  • Empyema – infection
  • Encystment – encapsulation
  • Ens morbi – morbid entity
  • Epithelium – tissue that wraps the organs and living tissues
  • Gene – groups of molecules made of DNA containing the hereditary traits of a species
  • Genetics – the branch of biology that studies genes
  • Heteroplastic rooting – this refers to cells that should not be present in the tissue examined
  • Heterotrophus – refers to an organ that depends on ready nourishment, that is, it is unable to synthesize nourishment by itself
  • Holistic – synergetic approach to combined physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of health and human disease
  • Homeostatic – that which maintains internal equilibrium
  • Hyperchlorhydria – gastric acidity
  • Hyperplasia – abnormal increase of cells
  • Hyperpyrexia – high fever
  • Hyphas – fungin cellular unit
  • Immunosuppression – suppression of the natural immune defenses of an organism; it can be caused by chemical, emotional, energetic and other factors
  • Metabolic disorder (dismetabolism) – altered metabolism
  • Metabolism – energetic-chemical activity of the organism
  • Metaphysics – study of the fundamental principles of life beyond sensory perceptions
  • Metastasis – cancer masses that develop and migrate from an initial tumor. From the Greek metastasis = what comes later
  • Microbial disorder (dismicrobism) – abnormal microbial development
  • Multifactoriality – multiple causality, concomitance of many factors
  • Mycetes – fungus
  • Neurotrophic virosis – neural disease that attacks the nervous system
  • Nosology – classification of disease
  • Noxa – disease
  • Parenchymal – part of an organ’s matter
  • Pathogen – what produces the disease
  • Phagocytosis – cellular activity that assimilates/ingests external particulate elements
  • Phyto-drug – vegetal type drug
  • Phytopathology – study of disease in the vegetable kingdom
  • Pleuradesis – operation on the pleura
  • Polymorphism – the quality of an organism to assume different forms
  • Port-a-cath – small subcutaneous device connected to a vascular catheter
  • Psoriasis – a cutaneous disease characterized by scaly dry whitish patches
  • Quantum physics – branch of physics that studies the energy characteristics of matter at a subatomic level
  • Saprophyte – a micro-organism that feeds on decomposing substances
  • Selective arteriography – radiological methodology to visualize specific arteries through a special instrument called an angiograph
  • Sodium bicarbonate – chemical compound used in the Simoncini therapy for the disintegration of the fungin masses that cause cancer
  • Steatosic – fat

 


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