Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy. SEE: arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia.
(ar″ē-ep″ĭ-glot′ik) [ary(tenoid) + epiglott(is) + -ic] Pert. to the arytenoid cartilage and epiglottis.
[ar(omatic) + -yl] Prefix denoting a radical derived from an aromatic hydrocarbon as a result of the removal of a hydrogen ion.
(ar″ĭl-ō-mī′sin) [ar(omatic) + -yl + myco- + -in] A class of compounds that inhibit enzymes (known as signal peptidases) found in gram negative bacteria. They may prove useful in treating bacterial infections that are multi-drug resistant.
(ar″ĭ-tē′noyd″) [Gr. arytaina, ladle + -oid] 1. Resembling a ladle or pitcher mouth. 2. Pert. to the arytenoid cartilages or muscles of the larynx. SEE: larynx for illus.
(ar″ĭ-tē″noy″dek′tŏ-mē) [arytenoid + -ectomy] Surgical excision of arytenoid cartilage.
(ar″ĭ-tē′noy″dīt′ĭs) [arytenoid + -itis] Inflammation of arytenoid cartilage or muscles.
(ar″ĭt-ĕ-noyd′ŏ-pek″sē) [arytenoid + -pexy] Surgical fixation of the arytenoid muscle or cartilage.
ankylosing spondylitis; aortic stenosis; L., auris sinistra, left ear.
1. astigmatic; astigmatism. 2. Symbol for the element arsenic.
acetylsalicylic acid; American Society of Anesthesiologists.
(as-ă-fet′ĭd-ă) [L. asafoetida fr. Persian āzā, gum, mastic + L. f(o)etida, fetid, smelly] A gum resin, obtained from the roots of Ferula asafoetida, with a characteristic strong odor and garlic taste. Although this substance is no longer used in medicine, it has historical interest. Until the early 20th century, it was used as a carminative and as an amulet to ward off disease. It is used in Asia as a condiment and food flavoring and as an animal repellent in veterinary medicine.
Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.
(os′ă-nă) [Sanskrit āsana, sitting down] Any yoga posture employed in traditional Indian healing for flexibility, strength, relaxation, and mental discipline.
(ā″sang′gwin-ē-ŭs, ā″sang′gwĭ-nŭs) [1an- + sanguineous] Having no blood; bloodless; bloodfree.
as soon as possible. SEE: stat.
(az″bes′tĭ-form″) [asbestos + -form] Having a fibrous structure similar to that of asbestos.
(az-bes′tŏs) [Gr. asbestos, unquenchable] A fibrous, incombustible form of magnesium and calcium silicate used ...