A-Z list of medicines T

From WikiMD

  • t   noun the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet* ; hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells* ; thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer* ; a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes* ; a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms* ; one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)* ; a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • tablet   noun a small flat compressed cake of some substance* ; a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription* ; a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet* ; a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
  • tabloid   noun newspaper with half size pages* ; sensationalist journalism
  • tact   noun consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offence
  • tadalafil   noun virility drug (trade name Cialis) used to treat erectile dysfunction in men
  • tag   noun (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)* ; a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser* ; a label made of cardboard or plastic or metal* ; a small piece of cloth or paper* ; verb provide with a name or nickname* ; attach a tag or label to* ; touch a player while he is holding the ball* ; supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes* ; go after with the intent to catch
  • tagamet   noun a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
  • tall oat grass   noun coarse perennial Eurasian grass resembling oat; found on roadside verges and rough grassland and in hay meadows; introduced in North America for forage
  • tamarack   noun medium sized larch of Canada and northern United States including Alaska having a broad conic crown and rust brown scaly bark
  • tan   adj. of a light yellowish brown color* ; noun a light brown the color of topaz* ; a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun* ; ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right angled triangle* ; verb get a tan, from wind or sun* ; treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather
  • tanacetum vulgare   noun common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally
  • tangerine   adj. of a strong reddish orange color* ; noun a reddish to vivid orange color* ; any of various deep orange mandarins grown in the United States and southern Africa* ; a variety of mandarin orange
  • tapioca   noun granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings
  • taraxacum   noun an asterid dicot genus of the family Compositae including dandelions
  • taraxacum officinale   noun Eurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America; used as salad greens and to make wine
  • target   noun sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at* ; a reference point to shoot at* ; the location of the target that is to be hit* ; the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)* ; a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence* ; verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • taurine   adj. of or relating to or resembling a bull* ; noun a colorless crystalline substance obtained from the bile of mammals
  • tazicef   noun a parenteral cephalosporin (trade names Fortaz and Tazicef) used to treat moderate infections
  • tea   noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes* ; dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea* ; a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water* ; a reception or party at which tea is served* ; a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves
  • teething   noun the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
  • temazepam   noun a frequently prescribed benzodiazepine (trade name Restoril); takes effect slowly and lasts long enough to help those people who wake up frequently during the night
  • tension headache   noun a headache located at the back of the head; usually caused by body tension resulting from overwork or psychological stress
  • terazosin   noun antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
  • terbinafine   noun an oral antifungal drug (trade name Lamisil) used to treat cases of fungal nail disease
  • test   noun the act of testing something* ; the act of undergoing testing* ; any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc* ; a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins* ; trying something to find out about it* ; a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge* ; verb undergo a test* ; determine the presence or properties of (a substance)* ; achieve a certain score or rating on a test* ; put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to* ;show a certain characteristic when tested* ; examine someone's knowledge of something* ; test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
  • testosterone   noun a potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics
  • tetracaine   noun a crystalline compound used in the form of a hydrochloride as a local anesthetic
  • teucrium marum   noun Mediterranean germander having small hairy leaves and reddish purple flowers; attractive to cats
  • teucrium scorodonia   noun European germander with one sided racemes of yellow flowers; naturalized in North America
  • theophylline   noun a colorless crystalline alkaloid derived from tea leaves or made synthetically; used in medicine as a bronchial dilator
  • thiamine   noun a B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth
  • thiotepa   noun an antineoplastic drug used to treat certain malignancies
  • thiothixene   noun a tranquilizer (trade name Navane) used to treat schizophrenia
  • thuja occidentalis   noun small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchlets
  • thyme   noun leaves can be used as seasoning for almost any meat and stews and stuffings and vegetables* ; any of various mints of the genus Thymus
  • thymus   noun large genus of Old World mints: thyme* ; a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age
  • thymus serpyllum   noun aromatic dwarf shrub common on banks and hillsides in Europe; naturalized in United States
  • thymus vulgaris   noun common aromatic garden perennial native to the western Mediterranean; used in seasonings and formerly as medicine
  • thyroid   adj. suggestive of a thyroid disorder* ; of or relating to the thyroid gland* ; noun located near the base of the neck
  • time zone   noun any of the 24 regions of the globe (loosely divided by longitude) throughout which the same standard time is used
  • timothy   noun a grass grown for hay* ; a disciple of Saint Paul who became the leader of the Christian community at Ephesus* ; grass with long cylindrical spikes frown in northern United States and Europe for hay
  • tincture   noun (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution* ; a substances that colors metals* ; a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color* ; an indication that something has been present* ; verb stain or tint with a color* ; fill, as with a certain quality
  • tinnitus   noun a ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears; a symptom of an ear infection or Meniere's disease
  • titanium dioxide   noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
  • tlc   noun considerate and solicitous care
  • tm   noun a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X rays and is used in small portable X ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime
  • toast   noun slices of bread that have been toasted* ; a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention* ; a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event* ; a person in desperate straits; someone doomed* ; verb propose a toast to* ; make brown and crisp by heating
  • tobacco   noun leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion* ; aromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
  • tobramycin   noun an antibiotic (trade name Nebcin) that is especially effective against Gram negative bacteria
  • toffee   noun caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
  • tofranil   noun a tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Imavate and Tofranil) used to treat clinical depression
  • tolazamide   noun a drug (trade name Tolinase) used in treating stable adult onset diabetes mellitus
  • tolbutamide   noun sulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult onset diabetes mellitus
  • tonic   adj. used of syllables* ; relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale* ; employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words* ; of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue* ; imparting vitality and energy* ; noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates* ; (music) the first note of a diatonic scale* ; lime or lemon flavored carbonated water containing quinine* ; a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
  • tonsillitis   noun inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)
  • toothpowder   noun a dentifrice in the form of a powder
  • trandate   noun antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
  • trauma   noun an emotional wound or shock often having long lasting effects* ; any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
  • trazodone   noun oral antidepressant (trade name Desyrel) that is a nontricyclic drug used as a sedative
  • trazodone hydrochloride   noun oral antidepressant (trade name Desyrel) that is a nontricyclic drug used as a sedative
  • tree of heaven   noun deciduous rapidly growing tree of China with foliage like sumac and sweetish fetid flowers; widely planted in United States as a street tree because of its resistance to pollution
  • triazolam   noun a form of benzodiazepine (trade name Halcion) frequently prescribed as a sleeping pill; usually given to people who have trouble falling asleep
  • trifolium pratense   noun erect to decumbent short lived perennial having red purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover
  • trifolium repens   noun creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage
  • trillium   noun any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three petaled flower
  • triple   adj. having three units or components or elements* ; three times as great or many* ; noun a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base* ; a quantity that is three times as great as another* ; a set of three similar things considered as a unit* ; verbincrease threefold* ; hit a three base hit
  • trout   noun any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons* ; flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes
  • tryptophan   noun an amino acid that occurs in proteins; is essential for growth and normal metabolism; a precursor of niacin
  • tube   noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases* ;electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope* ; (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure* ; an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)* ; a hollow cylindrical shape* ; verb place or enclose in a tube* ; ride or float on an inflated tube* ; convey in a tube* ;provide with a tube or insert a tube into
  • tums   noun an antacid
  • tuna   noun New Zealand eel* ; any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters* ; important warm water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks* ; tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica
  • tuna fish   noun important warm water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks
  • turkey   noun large gallinaceous bird with fan shaped tail; widely domesticated for food* ; an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual* ; flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted* ; a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923* ; a person who does something thoughtless or annoying
  • tylenol   noun an analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
  • tyramine   noun amino acid derived from tyrosine; has a sympathomimetic action; found in chocolate and cola drinks and ripe cheese and beer

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_T">A-Z list of medicines T</a>

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