Hemorrhage from the nose. SEE: epistaxis; Kiesselbach area.
(nō-sē′mă) A genus of parasites of the order Microsporidia. SEE: microsporidiosis.
(nōz′pēs) The portion of a microscope to which the objective lenses attach.
A springlike device applied to the bridge of the nose that pulls the nostrils open slightly. The device may reduce nasal airway resistance, thereby improving sleep quality and decreasing snoring.
[Gr. nosos, disease] Prefixes meaning disease.
(nos″ŏ-kō′mē-ăl) [L. nosocomium, hospital + -al] Pert. to or occurring in a health care setting, as in a hospital or nursing home. SEE: table.
Adverse Events That Occur in More Than 3% of Hospitalized Patients
Bleeding disorders resulting from excessive anticoagulation
Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) resulting from insulinsor oral antidiabetic drugs
Postoperative myocardial infarction
Kidney injury caused by radiologic contrast agents
Ventilator-associated pneumonia and postoperative pneumonia
Urinary tract infections in patients with indwelling bladder catheters
Vascular catheter injuries and mishaps
(nŏs′ōd) A homeopathic vaccination. A very dilute pathological tissue sample, taken from the blood, feces, mucus, pus, or tissue of an infected or diseased organism, administered to a human to promote immunity against disease.
(nō-sŏl′ ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason] The science of description or classification of diseases.
(nŏs′ō-fīt) [″ + phyton, plant] A disease-causing plant microorganism.
(nos″ŏ-sil′ŭs) [noso- + psylla, flea] A genus of flea belonging to the order Siphonaptera.
N. fasciatus A species responsible for transmission of murine typhus and, possibly, of plague. SYN: northern rat flea.
(nŏs-tal′jă) [Gr. nostos, a return home + -algia] 1. Longing to return home; homesickness. 2. A sentimental longing to return to an earlier experienced time or place.
(nos′trĭl) [Old English nosu, nose + thyrel, a hole] One of the external apertures of the nose. SYN: naris. SEE: nose.
(nŏs′trŭm) [L., our] A patent, secret, or quack remedy.
(noch) A deep indentation or narrow gap in the edge of a structure. SYN: incisure.
dicrotic n. In a pulse tracing, a notch on the descending limb.
greater sciatic n. A large notch on the posterior border of the hip bone between the posterior inferior iliac spine and the ...