A-Z list of medicines G

From WikiMD

  • g   noun the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet* ; a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated* ; (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation* ; a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes* ; a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram* ; one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)* ; a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
  • gaba   noun an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
  • galega officinalis   noun tall bushy European perennial grown for its pinnate foliage and slender spikes of blue flowers; sometimes used medicinally
  • galium aparine   noun annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia
  • gallic acid   noun a colorless crystalline acid obtained from tannin
  • gallium   noun a rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores
  • garlic   noun aromatic bulb used as seasoning* ; bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong flavored cloves
  • garnier   noun French architect (1825 1898)
  • gaultheria procumbens   noun creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
  • gel   noun a colloid in a more solid form than a sol* ; a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects* ; verb become a gel* ; apply a styling gel to
  • gelsemium   noun evergreen twining shrubs of Americas and southeastern Asia
  • gelsemium sempervirens   noun poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel shaped flowers
  • gemfibrozil   noun medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood
  • gentamicin   noun an antibiotic (trade name Garamycin) that is derived from an actinomycete; used in treating infections of the urinary tract
  • gentiana lutea   noun robust European perennial having clusters of yellow flowers
  • geranium maculatum   noun common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose purple flowers
  • geranium robertianum   noun a sticky low herb with small reddish purple flowers; widespread in the northern hemisphere
  • german   adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language* ; of a more or less German nature; somewhat German* ; noun the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic* ; a person of German nationality
  • giant   adj. of great mass; huge and bulky* ; noun any creature of exceptional size* ; an unusually large enterprise* ; an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fair tales* ;someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful* ; a very large person; impressive in size or qualities* ; a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)* ; a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  • ginger   adj. (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange brown color* ; noun pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Oriental cookery* ; dried ground gingerroot* ; perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems* ; liveliness and energy* ; verb add ginger to in order to add flavor
  • gingiva   noun the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth
  • ginkgo   noun deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree
  • ginkgo biloba   noun deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree
  • ginseng   noun Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers* ; aromatic root of ginseng plants
  • glaucoma   noun increased pressure in the eyeball due to obstruction of the outflow of aqueous humor; damages the optic disc and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)
  • glint   noun a spatially localized brightness* ; a momentary flash of light* ; verb be shiny, as if wet* ; throw a glance at; take a brief look at
  • glucagon   noun a hormone secreted by the pancreas; stimulates increases in blood sugar levels in the blood (thus opposing the action of insulin)
  • glucophage   noun an antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes
  • glucose   noun a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
  • glucotrol   noun an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
  • glyburide   noun an oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
  • glycerin   noun a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils
  • glycine   noun genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean* ;the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane
  • glycyrrhiza glabra   noun deep rooted coarse textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
  • gold   adj. made from or covered with gold* ; having the deep slightly brownish color of gold* ; noun something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.* ; great wealth* ; coins made of gold* ; a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia* ; a deep yellow color
  • goldenrod   noun any of numerous chiefly summer blooming and fall blooming North American plants especially of the genus Solidago
  • good morning   noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
  • goose   noun web footed long necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks* ; flesh of a goose (domestic or wild)* ; a man who is a stupid incompetent fool* ;verb give a spurt of fuel to* ; prod into action* ; pinch in the buttocks
  • gossipy   adj. prone to friendly informal communication
  • gossypium herbaceum   noun Old World annual having heart shaped leaves and large seeds with short greyish lint removed with difficulty; considered an ancestor of modern short staple cottons
  • gout   noun a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
  • grama grass   noun pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America
  • grape   noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters* ; any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
  • graphite   noun used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
  • grass   noun German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)* ; narrow leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay* ; street names for marijuana* ; animal food for browsing or grazing* ; verb shoot down, of birds* ; feed with grass* ; cover with grass* ; spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach* ; cover with grass* ; give away information about somebody
  • gray   adj. of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black* ; darkened with overcast* ;intermediate in character or position* ; used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)* ; showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair* ; noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black* ; United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810 1888)* ; American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755 1806)* ; English poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716 1771)* ;horse of a light gray or whitish color* ; clothing that is a grey color* ;any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey* ; verbturn grey* ; make grey
  • greasewood   noun low hardy much branched spiny shrub common in alkaline soils of western America
  • green   adj. of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass* ; not fully developed or mature; not ripe* ; looking pale and unhealthy* ; concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party* ; naive and easily deceived or tricked* ; noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass* ; an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course* ; a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River* ; an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party* ; United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873 1952)* ; street names for ketamine* ; any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables* ; a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area* ; verb turn or become green
  • green olive   noun olives picked green and pickled in brine; infrequently stuffed with e.g. pimento
  • green pepper   noun a sweet pepper that becomes red when ripe
  • grief   noun something that causes great unhappiness* ; intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
  • grindelia   noun large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America
  • grippe   noun an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
  • griseofulvin   noun a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium
  • groundsel   noun Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers
  • groundsel tree   noun a shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts
  • growing pains   noun problems that arise in enlarging an enterprise (especially in the early stages)* ; emotional distress arising during adolescence* ; pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth
  • growth hormone   noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
  • guaiacum   noun small genus of evergreen resinous trees or shrubs of warm and tropical America* ; medicinal resin from the lignum vitae tree* ; hard greenish brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum
  • guardian   adj. providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding* ; noun a person who cares for persons or property
  • guilt   noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence* ; the state of having committed an offense
  • gum   noun any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying* ; the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth* ; a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing* ; any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum* ; wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum* ;cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive* ;verb exude or form gum* ; become sticky* ; cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum* ; grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
  • gum arabic   noun gum from an acacia tree; used as a thickener (especially in candies and pharmaceuticals)
  • gunpowder   noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Also see

Medical dictionary
Medical dictionary

Comprehensive dictionary of medicine | Encyclopedia of medicine | List of medicines A-Z | List of medical terms | Cancer terms | Cancer drugs | Health topics | Rare diseases | List of lists

Glossaries, dictionaries and lists in WikiMD



Lists & Glossaries


W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's insurance Weight loss program can HELP*

Quick links: Medicine Portal | Encyclopedia‏‎‏‎ | Gray's Anatomy‏‎ | Topics‏‎ |‏‎ Diseases‏‎ | Drugs | Wellness | Obesity‏‎ | Metabolic syndrome | Weight loss*
Disclaimer: The entire contents of WIKIMD.ORG are for informational purposes only and do not render medical advice or professional services. If you have a medical emergency, you should CALL 911 immediately! Given the nature of the wiki, the information provided may not be accurate, misleading and or incorrect. Use the information on this wiki at your own risk! See full Disclaimer.
Link to this page: <a href="http://www.wikimd.org/wiki/A-Z_list_of_medicines_G">A-Z list of medicines G</a>

  • Individual results may vary for weight loss from our sponsors.