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Open Ear

organ of hearing and equilibrium. The human ear consists of outer, middle, and inner parts. The outer ear is the visible portion; it includes the

Open Eating disorders
Eating disorders

The term ‘eating disorders’ covers OBESITY , feeding problems in childhood, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa. The latter two are described here.

Open Ebola

( ēbō'lə ), a member of a family ( Filovidae ) of RNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers. The virus, named for the region in Congo (Kinshasa) where


Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is commonly found in people with a family history of eczema, hay fever, or asthma. As with asthma, a variety of

Open Edelman, Gerald Maurice (1929 - 2014)
Edelman, Gerald Maurice (1929 - 2014)

Abstract 1929- American molecular biologist pioneer in the study of the molecular structures of antibodies. keywords immunoglobulins R. R. Porter


( ĭdē'mə ), abnormal accumulation of fluid in the body tissues or in the body cavities causing swelling or distention of the affected parts. Edema of

Open Ehrlich, Paul (1854 - 1915)
Ehrlich, Paul (1854 - 1915)

Place : Germany Subject : biography, biology German bacteriologist who founded chemotherapy - the use of a chemical substance to destroy disease

Open Elder abuse
Elder abuse

Elder abuse is a broad concept that refers to a wide range of victimizations experienced by older adults. Unfortunately, a uniform definition of elder


( ĭlĕk´´trōkärdēŏg'rəfē ), science of recording and interpreting the electrical activity that precedes and is a measure of the action of heart

electroconvulsive therapy

in psychiatry, treatment of mood disorders by means of electricity; the broader term "shock therapy" also includes the use of chemical agents. The