Medical Terminology

340B pharmacy

A pharmacy in the United States that participates in the 340B Drug Pricing Program (a government program that requires drug companies to provide drugs at significantly reduced prices)

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Academic medicine

A branch of medicine related to the education of health professionals and the contribution of new knowledge through research

Acquired disability

A disability a person develops as a result of injury, illness, or aging

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Symptoms or signs that begin and worsen quickly

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Removal of a limb (body part)

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A biological molecule found in blood, other body fluids, or tissues that is a sign of normal or abnormal functioning, or a sign of a condition or disease

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Blood lancet

A medical instrument used to prick the skin to obtain a small blood sample

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Built environment

The way that neighborhoods and communities are designed


Diseases in which cells in the body grow out of control and invade other parts of the body

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