A Text book of Elementary Military Hygiene And Sanitation

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A collection of pus. Adenoids. Abnormal growths in throat, occurring in early life. Adolescent. A youth prior to maturity. Alkaloid. An active medicinal principle of vegetable origin having the chemical properties of a base. Alluvial. Relating to soil deposits made by flowing water. Anesthetic. A drug that produces loss of feeling or sensation. Antibodies. Substances in the body which arc antagonistic to disease. Antidotal. Counteracting poison. Antitoxin. A substance prepared from the blood of one animal for injection into another to resist some infectious disease. Literal mean' ing, Against poison. Apoplexy. The disease conditions produced by the rupture of a blood-vessel, commonly in the brain. Axillary. Pertaining to the armpit. Bacillary. Relating to bacilli. Bactericidal. Destructive to bacteria. Bacteriology. The science which treats of bacteria. Bright's disease. Inflammation of the kidney. Cadaveric. Pertaining to a dead body. Capillaries. The smallest blood-vessels. Carbohydrates. Sugars and starches used as foods. Cardiac. Pertaining to the heart. Catarrh. Inflammation of a mucous membrane, with free discharge. Cell. One of the minute elementary structures which combine to form a living body. Cerebellum. That division of the brain which presides over the co-ordination of muscular action. Cerebrospinal. Pertaining to the brain and spinal cord. Circulating medium. The blood. Cirrhosis. Chronic inflammation of, with increase in, the fibrous framework of an organ. Cirrhotic. Pertaining to cirrhosis. Clinical. Pertaining to the observation of the sick. Colon. The large intestine. Condiment. Something used to give relish to food. Congestion. An excess of blood in a part. Con...

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