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abdomen


Part of the body located below the chest. It contains the digestive organs (stomach, kidneys, intestines, liver, etc). In women it also contains the ovaries and uterus.
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abscess


A swelling, caused by a build up of pus, that is located within the body tissue.
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abstracts


Brief summaries that provide the essential points of written works.
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account


Documents in which monies or goods received and paid or given out are recorded in order to permit periodic totaling.
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account book


Books in which financial accounts are kept.
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acetabulum


The cup-shaped cavity at the base of the hip bone into which the ball-shaped head of the femur fits.
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acid purification system


automates the purification of DNA from biological samples such as blood, sell cultures viruses and other tissues.
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acne


A disorder of the skin in which the glands producing oily matter become inflamed. It is characterized by blackheads, pustules and even scars. There are a number of treatments available. Acne particula [..]
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acrylic painting


acrylic paintings (visual works) (<paintings by material or technique>, paintings (visual works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name))
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actinotherapy


the treatment of disorders with infrared or ultraviolet radiation
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