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  • 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
  • g csf.
  • gabapentin.
  • gabhs.
  • gabhs infection group a.
  • gad   noun a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward;  an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months;  verb wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
  • gad generalized anxiety disorder.
  • gail.
  • gain   noun the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating;  the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input;  the advantageous quality of being beneficial;  a quantity that is added; verb increase (one's body weight);  increase in;  obtain advantages, such as points, etc.;  earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages;  rise in rate or price;  reach a destination, either real or abstract;  win something through one's efforts;  derive a benefit from;  obtain
  • gaisb.
  • gait   noun a person's manner of walking;  a horse's manner of moving;  the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
  • gait disturbances.
  • galactorrhea.
  • galactosemia   noun a genetic disease (autosomal recessive) in which an enzyme needed to metabolize galactose is deficient or absent; typically develops shortly after birth
  • galant.
  • galantamine.
  • gallbladder   noun a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
  • 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
  • gallstone   noun a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
  • gallstones.
  • gamma hydroxybutyrate   noun a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
  • gammopathy   noun a disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins; proteins having antibody activity increase greatly in the blood
  • ganciclovir.
  • ganglion   noun an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons
  • gangrene   noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass;  the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply);  verb undergo necrosis
  • gap   noun a narrow opening;  a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures;  a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations;  an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity;  a pass between mountain peaks;  an open or empty space in or between things;  verbmake an opening or gap in
  • garcia.
  • gardnerella.
  • gargoylism   noun hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation
  • garlic   noun aromatic bulb used as seasoning;  bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong flavored cloves
  • garment   noun an article of clothing;  verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
  • garments.
  • gas   noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container; a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely;  a pedal that controls the throttle valve;  a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal;  a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal combustion engines;  a fossil fuel in the gaseous state; used for cooking and heating homes;  verb attack with gas; subject to gas fumes;  show off
  • gases.
  • gastrectomy   noun surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
  • gastric   adj. relating to or involving the stomach
  • gastrinomas.
  • gastritis   noun inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating
  • gastrocolic.
  • gastroenteritis   noun inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
  • gastroenterology   noun the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases
  • gastroesophageal   adj. of or relating to or involving the stomach and esophagus
  • gastroesophageal reflux   noun reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease.
  • gastrointestinal   adj. of or relating to the stomach and intestines
  • gastrointestinal and intraabdominal.
  • gastrointestinal and intraabdominal infections.
  • gastrointestinal disease.
  • gastrointestinal system   noun the system that makes food absorbable into the body
  • gastroparesis.
  • gastroplasty.
  • gatekeeper   noun someone who controls access to something; someone who guards an entrance
  • gattii.
  • gaucher.
  • gawler.
  • gay   adj. homosexual or arousing homosexual desires;  given to social pleasures often including dissipation;  offering fun and gaiety; full of or showing high spirited merriment;  bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer;  brightly colored and showy;  nounsomeone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  • gay lesbian.
  • gays.
  • gbs.
  • gca   noun aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar
  • gd   noun a ductile silvery white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group;  a nerve agent easily absorbed into the body; a lethal cholinesterase inhibitor that is highly toxic when inhaled
  • gdm.
  • gdm gestational diabetes mellitus.
  • gds.
  • gemfibrozil   noun medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood
  • gemini   noun the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20;  a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic;  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
  • gender   noun a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness;  the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
  • gender differences in lung cancer death rates.
  • gene   noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
  • general   adj. prevailing among and common to the general public; not specialized or limited to one class of things;  applying to all or most members of a category or group;  of national scope;  affecting the entire body;  somewhat indefinite;  of worldwide scope or applicability;  noun a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); a general officer of the highest rank;  the head of a religious order or congregation;  verb command as a general
  • general adaptation syndrome.
  • general health questionnaire.
  • general management principles for difficult.
  • general practice family practice.
  • general practitioners.
  • general resistance resources.
  • generalists.
  • generalized   adj. spread throughout a body or system;  not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment
  • generalized anxiety disorder   noun an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
  • genes.
  • genes epigenetic modulation of obesity and.
  • genetic   adj. of or relating to the science of genetics;  pertaining to or referring to origin;  tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity;  of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
  • genetic factors.
  • genetic information nondiscrimination act.
  • genetic test.
  • genetic tests.
  • genetics   noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
  • genetics vs.
  • genital   adj. of or relating to the external sex organs
  • genital genital ulcer diseases.
  • genital ulcer.
  • genital ulcer diseases.
  • genitalia   noun external sex organ
  • genitalis.
  • genito pelvic.
  • genito pelvic pain.
  • genitourinary   adj. of or related to the genital and urinary organs or their functions
  • genome   noun the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism
  • genomic.
  • genomics   noun the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)
  • gentamicin   noun an antibiotic (trade name Garamycin) that is derived from an actinomycete; used in treating infections of the urinary tract
  • gentamycin.
  • geographic   adj. determined by geography;  of or relating to the science of geography
  • george   noun Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660 1727);  King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683 1760);  King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738 1820);  King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the crown (1762 1830);  King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865 1936);  King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895 1952);  Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (? 303)
  • gerald.
  • gerd.
  • gerd gastroesophageal reflux disease.
  • geriatric   adj. of or relating to or practicing geriatrics;  of or relating to the aged
  • geriatric assessment.
  • geriatric depression scale.
  • germ   noun a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism;  a minute life form (especially a disease causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use;  anything that provides inspiration for later work
  • gestation   noun the conception and development of an idea or plan;  the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans);  the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
  • gestational   adj. of or relating to gestation
  • gestational diabetes mellitus.
  • gestational trophoblastic disease.
  • geste.
  • geste antagonistique.
  • gestures.
  • get up   verb get up and out of bed;  cause to rise;  put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive;  develop; study intensively, as before an exam;  arrange by systematic planning and united effort;  raise from a lower to a higher position; rise to one's feet
  • get up and go   noun enterprising or ambitious drive
  • gf.
  • gfr.
  • gg.
  • ggt.
  • ghon.
  • ghq   noun military headquarters from which a military commander controls and organizes the forces
  • ghrelin   noun a hormone produced by stomach cells
  • gi   adj. of or relating to the stomach and intestines;  noun a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere turns;  verb clean in preparation for inspection
  • gi disorders in.
  • 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
  • giant cell.
  • giant cell arteritis.
  • giardia   noun a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
  • giardiasis   noun infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort
  • gierke.
  • gigantism   noun excessive largeness of stature;  excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
  • gilbert   noun United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859 1934);  English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539 1583);  English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540 1603);  a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836 1911);  a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere turns
  • gilbert disease.
  • gilles.
  • gillies.
  • gina.
  • gina genetic information nondiscrimination act.
  • gingival   adj. of or relating to the gums
  • gingivitis   noun inflammation of the gums
  • gingivostomatitis.
  • girdle   noun a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers;  an encircling or ringlike structure;  a woman's close fitting foundation garment;  verb put a girdle on or around;  cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
  • girls.
  • gl.
  • glabrata.
  • gladiatorum.
  • glagov.
  • gland   noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
  • glanders   noun a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans
  • glands.
  • glandular   adj. relating to or affecting or functioning as a gland
  • glanzmann.
  • glargine.
  • glargine intervention.
  • glaser   noun United States physicist who invented the bubble chamber to study subatomic particles (born in 1926)
  • glasgow   noun largest city in Scotland; a port on the Clyde in west central Scotland; one of the great shipbuilding centers of the world
  • glatiramer.
  • 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)
  • glb.
  • glb persons gay lesbian and bisexual.
  • glbt.
  • glbt persons.
  • glbt persons gay lesbian bisexual and transgender.
  • gliclazide.
  • glide   noun the activity of flying a glider;  the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it;  a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant;  verb move smoothly and effortlessly; cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly;  fly in or as if in a glider plane
  • glimepiride.
  • glipizide.
  • glipizide gits.
  • glitinides.
  • global   adj. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope;  having the shape of a sphere or ball
  • globe   noun a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented;  the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on;  an object with a spherical shape
  • globulin   noun a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
  • globus.
  • glomerular   adj. of or relating to glomeruli
  • glomerular filtration rate.
  • glomerulonephritis   noun nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema
  • glomerulosclerosis.
  • glossary   noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
  • glossitis   noun inflammation of the tongue
  • glossopharyngeal   adj. pertaining to the tongue and throat
  • glossopharyngeal nerve   noun sensory nerve to the pharynx and back of the tongue; motor fibers innervate muscles that elevate the pharynx and larynx; includes parasympathetic fibers to the otic ganglion
  • glucagon   noun a hormone secreted by the pancreas; stimulates increases in blood sugar levels in the blood (thus opposing the action of insulin)
  • glucagon like.
  • glucocorticoid   noun a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti inflammatory activity
  • glucocorticoid induced.
  • glucocorticoids.
  • glucophage   noun an antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes
  • glucophage xr glumetza.
  • glucosamine.
  • glucose   noun a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
  • glucose sensors continuous insulin pump.
  • glucosidase.
  • glucotrol   noun an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
  • glucotrol xl.
  • glumetza.
  • glutamyltransferase.
  • glutathione.
  • gluten free.
  • glyburide   noun an oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
  • glycemic.
  • glycemic effects in diabetes mellitus.
  • glycogen   noun one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body
  • glycogen storage disease.
  • glycogenolysis.
  • glycol   noun any of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule;  a sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent
  • glycopeptides.
  • glycoprotein   noun a conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component
  • glycosuria   noun the presence of abnormally high levels of sugar in the urine
  • glycosylated.
  • glycosylated hemoglobin.
  • glycylglycine.
  • glyset.
  • gn.
  • gnrh.
  • gnrh dependent.
  • go   adj. functioning correctly and ready for action;  noun a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters;  a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else);  a usually brief attempt;  street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine;  verbbe abolished or discarded;  be spent;  move away from a place into another direction;  follow a procedure or take a course;  pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action;  be or continue to be in a certain condition;  be awarded; be allotted;  lead, extend, or afford access;  be sounded, played, or expressed;  be contained in;  be ranked or compare;  enter or assume a certain state or condition; follow a certain course;  pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life;  stop operating or functioning;  progress by being changed;  give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number;  have a turn; make one's move in a game;  to be spent or finished;  go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way;  perform as expected when applied;  change location; move, travel, or proceed;  begin or set in motion;  make a certain noise or sound;  continue to live; endure or last;  be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired;  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point;  blend or harmonize;  have a particular form;  be in the right place or situation
  • goal   noun a successful attempt at scoring;  game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points;  the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it;  the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
  • goals.
  • goals of medical home.
  • goethe   noun German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749 1832)
  • goiter   noun abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
  • 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
  • gold sodium thiomalate.
  • goldberg   noun United States cartoonist who drew intricate diagrams of very complicated and impractical contraptions that accomplished little or nothing (1883 1970)
  • goldbourt.
  • goldstein.
  • golfer   noun someone who plays the game of golf
  • golimumab.
  • gombrich.
  • gomco.
  • gonadal   adj. of or relating to the gonads
  • gonadotropic   adj. of or relating to or involving gonadotropin
  • gonadotropin   noun hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity
  • gonadotropins.
  • gondii.
  • gong   noun a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick;  a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument;  verb sound a gong
  • gonococcal.
  • gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum prevention.
  • gonorrhea   noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
  • gonorrhoeae.
  • good   adj. thorough;  generally admired;  resulting favorably;  not left to spoil;  not forged;  having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified;  morally admirable;  in excellent physical condition;  appealing to the mind;  agreeable or pleasing; most suitable or right for a particular purpose;  capable of pleasing; of moral excellence;  promoting or enhancing well being;  having the normally expected amount;  with or in a close or intimate relationship;  exerting force or influence;  tending to promote physical well being; beneficial to health;  deserving of esteem and respect; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;  financially sound;  adv. (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well');  in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly');  noun moral excellence or admirableness;  that which is pleasing or valuable or useful;  benefit;  articles of commerce
  • goodpasture.
  • gordon.
  • 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
  • gouty   adj. suffering from gout
  • gow.
  • gp   noun a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses
  • gp iia.
  • gp iib.
  • grade   noun a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed;  the gradient of a slope or road or other surface;  the height of the ground on which something stands;  a degree of ablaut; a relative position or degree of value in a graded group;  a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality;  a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance);  a body of students who are taught together;  one hundredth of a right angle; verb determine the grade of or assign a grade to;  assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation;  level to the right gradient; assign a rank or rating to
  • graded   adj. arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
  • graded exercise test.
  • gradenigo.
  • gradient   noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal;  a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
  • grading   noun changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface;  evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score;  the act of arranging in a graduated series
  • grading of recommendations assessment.
  • gradual   adj. proceeding in small stages;  (of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt;  noun (Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass
  • gradual ignoring.
  • graduate   adj. of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; noun a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts;  a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university);  verb confer an academic degree upon;  receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies;  make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
  • grand   adj. the most important and magnificent in adornment;  large and impressive in physical size or extent;  used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person;  of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope;  of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style;  of or befitting a lord; extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers;  rich and superior in quality;  noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
  • grand mal   noun a seizure (or a type of epilepsy characterized by such seizures) during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body
  • grant   noun the act of providing a subsidy;  a right or privilege that has been granted;  18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822 1885);  United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904 1986);  Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885 1978);  (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance;  any monetary aid;  a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business;  verb transfer by deed;  bestow, especially officially;  be willing to concede;  allow to have;  let have;  give as judged due or on the basis of merit;  give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  • granulocyte   noun a leukocyte that has granules in its cytoplasm
  • granulocyte colony stimulating.
  • granulocyte colony stimulating factor.
  • granuloma   noun a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
  • granulomas.
  • granulomata.
  • granulomatosis.
  • granulomatous   adj. relating to or characterized by granulomas
  • grasp   noun the act of grasping;  a firm controlling influence;  the limit of capability;  understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something;  verb hold firmly;  get the meaning of something
  • graves   noun English writer known for his interest in mythology and in the classics (1895 1985)
  • gravidarum.
  • gravis.
  • gravity   noun a solemn and dignified feeling;  (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface;  a manner that is serious and solemn
  • 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
  • greater   adj. greater in size or importance or degree
  • 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
  • greenfi.
  • gren.
  • grey   adj. of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black;  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;  darkened with overcast;  nounhorse of a light gray or whitish color;  clothing that is a grey color; any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey; Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764 1845);  Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537 1554);  United States writer of western adventure novels (1875 1939);  a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black; verb turn grey;  make grey
  • grief   noun something that causes great unhappiness;  intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)
  • griffi.
  • griseofulvin   noun a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium
  • groin   noun the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals;  a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away;  verb build with groins
  • groove   noun (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part;  a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record);  a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape;  verb make a groove in, or provide with a groove;  hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
  • gross   adj. repellently fat;  lacking fine distinctions or detail;  before any deductions;  conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible;  conspicuously and tastelessly indecent;  visible to the naked eye (especially of rocks and anatomical features);  without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers;  nounthe entire amount of income before any deductions are made; twelve dozen;  verb earn before taxes, expenses, etc.
  • ground   noun (art) the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting;  a connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage);  a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused;  a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle);  the first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface;  the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground;  a rational motive for a belief or action;  the solid part of the earth's surface;  material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use);  a relation that provides the foundation for something;  the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface;  verb instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject;  connect to a ground;  hit onto the ground;  hit a groundball;  throw to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage; place or put on the ground;  confine or restrict to the ground;  hit or reach the ground;  bring to the ground;  use as a basis for; found on; fix firmly and stably;  cover with a primer; apply a primer to
  • group   noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit;  a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse;  (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule;  verbarrange into a group or groups;  form a group or group together
  • group a   noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen
  • group a streptococcus.
  • group b streptococcus.
  • groups.
  • growth   noun vegetation that has grown;  something grown or growing;  (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; a progression from simpler to more complex forms;  (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor);  the gradual beginning or coming forth;  a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
  • growth and development.
  • growth hormone   noun a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland; promotes growth in humans
  • growth parameters and gestational age in.
  • growth parameters of infant assessment of.
  • growths.
  • grr.
  • gtd.
  • guaiac   noun hard greenish brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum
  • guanfacine.
  • guanfacine hydrochloride.
  • gud.
  • guds.
  • guds genital ulcer diseases.
  • gue.
  • guglielmo.
  • guidance   noun the act of guiding or showing the way;  something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action; the act of setting and holding a course
  • guidance for high quality systematic reviews.
  • guiddines.
  • guide   noun someone who shows the way by leading or advising;  a model or standard for making comparisons;  something that offers basic information or instruction;  someone who can find paths through unexplored territory;  someone employed to conduct others; verb guide or pass over something;  use as a guide;  be a guiding force, as with directions or advice;  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling;  take somebody somewhere
  • guided   adj. subject to guidance or control especially after launching
  • guidelines.
  • guidelines for adolescent preventive.
  • guidelines for health supervision of infants.
  • guidelines on adolescent physical.
  • guiding   adj. exerting control or influence;  showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
  • guillain.
  • guillain barr.
  • guilty   adj. showing a sense of guilt;  responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; or marked by guilt
  • 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
  • gumma   noun a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis
  • gummas.
  • gums.
  • gustilo anderson.
  • gustilo anderson open fracture classification.
  • gut   noun a narrow channel or strait;  a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery;  the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus;  verb remove the guts of; empty completely; destroy the inside of
  • guttate.
  • gw.
  • gxt.
  • gxt graded exercise test.
  • gynecoid.
  • gynecologic   adj. of or relating to or practicing gynecology
  • gynecologic office procedures.
  • gynecologists.
  • gynecologists of canada.
  • gynecology   noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women
  • gynecomastia   noun excessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs (including some antihypertensives)
  • gyorgy.

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