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organomegaly


Abnormal enlargement of the viscera (internal organs), such as may be seen in acromegaly and other disorders.
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isolette


Synonymous with incubator, an apparatus for maintaining a premature infant in an environment of proper temperature and humidity.
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pediatrician


A physician who specializes in pediatrics.
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obstetrical /neonatal medicine

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acidemia


A decreased pH (increased hydrogen ion concentration or increased acid) of the blood.
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acidosis


An abnormal increase in hydrogen in the body from too much acid or the loss of base.
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acidosis


A decreased pH and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids caused either by the accumulation of acids or by abnormal losses of fixed base from the body, as in diarrhea or renal disease.
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acog


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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acute renal failure


Kidney failure of relatively short duration arising suddenly and manifesting intense severity.
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acyclovir


An antiviral drug used to treat herpes, including genital herpes. It is an ointment for treating herpes of the eye and other types of herpes. Acyclovir does not work on other viral infections.
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