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Rib
In vertebrate anatomy, ribs (Latin: costae ) are the long curved bones which form the cage. In most vertebrates, ribs surround the chest, e...

Women%27s suffrage in the United States
Women's suffrage in the United States , the legal right of women to vote in that country, was established over the course of several dec...

Yalta Conference
The Yalta Conference , sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference , held February 4â€"11, 1945, was ...

Causes of cancer
The great majority of cancers, some 90â€"95% of cases, are due to environmental factors. The remaining 5â€"10% are due to inherite...

Plague (disease)
Plague is a deadly infectious disease that is caused by the enterobacteria Yersinia pestis , named after the French-Swiss bacteriologist Al...

Renal cell carcinoma
Renal cell carcinoma ( RCC , also known as hypernephroma , Grawitz tumor, renal adenocarcinoma) is a kidney cancer that originates in the l...

Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Corynebacterium diphtheriae is the pathogenic bacterium that causes diphtheria. It is also known as the Klebs-Löffler bacillus , because i...

China
China (/ˈtʃaɪnə/; simplified Chinese: 中国; traditional Chinese: 中國; pinyin: Zhōngguó), officially the People's Republic of...

Hawaiian language
The Hawaiian language (Hawaiian: ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi ) is a Polynesian language that takes its name from Hawaiʻi, the largest island in the ...

Background radiation
Background radiation is the ubiquitous ionizing radiation that people on the planet Earth are exposed to, including natural and artificial ...

Daylight saving time
Daylight saving time ( DST ) or summer time (see "Terminology") is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months by one ...

Indian Psychiatric Society
Indian Psychiatric Society is the largest association of Indian Psychiatrists. It was founded in 1929 under the banner of Royal Medico Psyc...

Alexia (condition)
Alexia (from Greek ἀ- (a-) , meaning "absence of, without", and λέξις (lexis) , meaning "word") is a brain disor...

HIV
The human immunodeficiency virus ( HIV ) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AID...

Airborne disease
An airborne disease is any disease that is caused by pathogens and transmitted through the air. Such diseases include many that are of cons...

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM), is a rodent-borne viral infectious disease that presents as aseptic meningitis, encephalitis or meningo...

Non-24-hour sleep%E2%80%93wake disorder
Non-24-hour sleepâ€"wake disorder ( non-24 ), is one of several types of chronic circadian rhythm sleep disorders (CRSDs). It is defin...

United States (disambiguation)
The United States is a common name for the United States of America, a sovereign state administered mostly in central North America. Unit...

Adult-onset Still%27s disease
Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) is a rare systemic inflammatory disease characterized by the classic triad of persistent high spikin...

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis ( SSPE ) is a rare chronic, progressive encephalitis that affects primarily children and young adults, ...

Folic acid
Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin . It is also referred to as vitamin M , vitamin B 9 , vitamin B c (or folacin ), pteroyl-L-glutamic a...

Zygomycosis
Zygomycosis is the broadest term to refer to infections caused by bread mold fungi of the zygomycota phylum. However, because zygomycota h...

Tinea cruris
Tinea cruris , also known as crotch itch , crotch rot , Dhobie itch , eczema marginatum , gym itch , jock itch , jock rot , scrot rot and r...

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Carcinogenesis
Carcinogenesis or oncogenesis or tumorigenesis is literally the 'creation' of cancer. It is a process by which normal cells are t...

Tinea versicolor
Tinea versicolor (also known as Dermatomycosis furfuracea , Pityriasis versicolor, and Tinea flava) is a condition characterized by a skin ...

Myopathy
In medicine, a myopathy is a muscular disease in which the muscle fibers do not function for any one of many reasons, resulting in muscular...

Diseases Database
The Diseases Database is a database that underlies a free website that provides information about the relationships between medical conditi...

ISO 3166
ISO 3166 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It defines codes for the names of countries, ...

Carcinogen
A carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that is an agent directly involved in causing cancer. This may be due to the abil...

Legionella pneumophila
Legionella pneumophila is a thin, aerobic, pleomorphic, flagellated, non-spore forming, Gram-negative bacterium of the genus Legionella . L...

Nuclear weapons and the United States
The United States was the first country to develop nuclear weapons, and is the only country to have used them in warfare, with the separate ...

Trichophyton tonsurans
Trichophyton tonsurans is a fungus in the family Arthrodermataceae that causes ringworm infection of the scalp. It was first recognized by ...

Junin virus
The Junin virus is an arenavirus that causes Argentine hemorrhagic fever (AHF). Morphology and genome structure The Junin virus virio...

Aspergillus
Aspergillus /ˌæspÉ™rˈdÊ'ɪlÉ™s/ is a genus consisting of a few hundred mold species found in various climates worldwide. Aspergill...

Cephalic disorder
Cephalic disorders (from the Greek word κεφάλη , meaning "head") are congenital conditions that stem from damage to, or abn...

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a set of symptoms that can occur when an individual reduces or stops alcoholic consumption after long period...

Infectious causes of cancer
Worldwide 16.1% of cancers are related to infectious diseases. This proportion varies in different regions of the world from a high of 32.7%...

U.S. state
A state of the United States of America is one of the 50 constituent political entities that shares its sovereignty with the United States ...

Anarchism in the United States
Anarchism in the United States began as an individualist anarchist philosophy in the mid 19th century and started to grow in influence as i...

Germans
Germans (German: Deutsche ) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history, ...

The Virginia Gazette
The Virginia Gazette is the local newspaper of Williamsburg, Virginia. Established in 1930, it is named for the historical Virginia Gazette...

Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of Gettysburg ( local /ˈɡɛtɨsbÉœrÉ¡/, with an /s/ sound) was fought July 1â€"3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettys...

Mobile phone
A mobile phone (also known as a cellular phone , cell phone , hand phone , or simply a phone ) is a phone that can make and receive telepho...

Attack on Pearl Harbor
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at P...

United Nations Charter
The Charter of the United Nations is the foundational treaty of the intergovernmental organization called the United Nations. It was signed...

Tropical spastic paraparesis
Tropical spastic paraparesis ( TSP ), also known as HTLV-associated myelopathy or chronic progressive myelopathy , is an infection of the ...

Bolivian hemorrhagic fever
Bolivian hemorrhagic fever ( BHF ), also known as black typhus or Ordog Fever , is a hemorrhagic fever and zoonotic infectious disease ori...

Pneumocystis jirovecii
Pneumocystis jirovecii is a yeast-like fungus of the genus Pneumocystis . The causative organism of Pneumocystis pneumonia, it is an impor...

Syphilis
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum . The primary route...

Gaucher%27s disease
Gaucher's disease or Gaucher disease (/ɡoʊˈʃeɪ/) is a genetic disease in which fatty substances (sphingolipids) accumulate in cel...

Parietal lobe
The parietal lobe is one of the four major lobes of the cerebral cortex in the brain of mammals. The parietal lobe is positioned above the ...

Streptococcus
Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the Lactobacillales (lactic ac...

Behavioral medicine
Behavioral medicine is an interdisciplinary field combining both medicine and psychology and is concerned with the integration of knowledge...

Orphan Drug Act of 1983
The Orphan Drug Act of 1983 is a law passed in the United States designed to facilitate the development and commercialization of drugs to t...

Hepatitis D
Hepatitis D , also referred to as hepatitis D virus ( HDV ) and classified as Hepatitis delta virus , is a disease caused by a small circul...

American (word)
The meaning of the word 'American' in the English language varies according to the historical, geographical, and political context i...

Asperger syndrome
Asperger syndrome ( AS ), also known as Asperger disorder ( AD ) or simply Asperger's , is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is c...

Fatal familial insomnia
Fatal familial insomnia (FFI) is a very rare autosomal dominant inherited prion disease of the brain. It is almost always caused by a mutat...

Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy ( DMD ) is a recessive X-linked form of muscular dystrophy, affecting around 1 in 3,600 boys, which results in ...

Schistosoma
A genus of trematodes, Schistosoma , commonly known as blood-flukes , are parasitic flatworms responsible for a highly significant group of ...

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Ascaris lumbricoides
Ascaris lumbricoides is the giant roundworm of humans, growing to a length of up to 35 cm. It is one of several species of Ascaris. A...

Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles ) was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of wa...
 
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