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Anesthesia definition: A state characterized by loss of feeling or sensation. This depression of nerve function is usually the result of pharmacologic action and is induced to allow performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
anesthesia definition: state characterized by loss of feeling or sensation; depression of nerve function is usually the result of pharmacologic action and is induced to allow performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
anesthesia definition: (an-es-THEE-zha) Drugs or substances that cause loss of feeling or awareness. Local anesthetics cause loss of feeling in a part of the body. General anesthetics put the person to sleep.
Anesthesia Procedure definition: Treatment with a pharmacological substance that produces a loss of feeling.
Blood Component Removal definition: Any procedure in which blood is withdrawn from a donor, a portion is separated and retained and the remainder is returned to the donor.
pheresis definition: (fer-E-sis) A procedure in which blood is collected, part of the blood such as platelets or white blood cells is taken out, and the rest of the blood is returned to the donor.
Blood Transfusion, Autologous definition: Reinfusion of blood or blood products derived from the patient's own circulation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
autotransfusion definition: reinfusion of blood or blood products derived from the patient's own circulation.
Autotransfusion Procedure definition: Infusion of previously obtained autologous blood or blood products back to the same individual.
Cholecystectomy definition: Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.
cholecystectomy definition: surgical removal of the gallbladder.
Cholecystectomy definition: Surgical removal of the gallbladder.
Colostomy definition: The surgical construction of an opening between the colon and the surface of the body.
colostomy definition: (ko-LAHS-toe-mee) An opening into the colon from the outside of the body. A colostomy provides a new path for waste material to leave the body after part of the colon has been removed.
Colostomy definition: The surgical creation of an opening between the colon and the surface of the body. (MeSH)
Constriction definition: The act of constricting.
Curettage definition: A scraping, usually of the interior of a cavity or tract, for removal of new growth or other abnormal tissue, or to obtain material for tissue diagnosis. It is performed with a curet (curette), a spoon-shaped instrument designed for that purpose. (From Stedman, 25th ed & Dorland, 27th ed)
curettage definition: (kyoo-reh-TAHZH) Removal of tissue with a curette, a spoon-shaped instrument with a sharp edge.
Cytological Procedure definition: Technique or procedure for manipulation of cells and analysis of cell properties and subcellular features.
Dental Care definition: The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Dental Procedure definition: Any of the dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient.
dialysis definition: (dye-AL-ih-sis) The process of cleansing the blood when the kidneys are not able to filter the blood.
dialysis therapy definition: dialysis fluid being introduced into and removed from the peritoneal cavity or kidneys as either a continuous or an intermittent procedure.
Drainage definition: The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
Drainage definition: The systematic withdrawal of fluids and discharges from a wound, sore or cavity.
decerebration definition: elimination of cerebral function by transecting the brain stem between the superior colliculi and the vestibular nuclei or by ligating the common carotid arteries and the basilar artery at the center of the pons.
Application definition: Putting something to a special use or purpose; the act of laying on a substance or preparation.
Chemistry Test definition: A laboratory test designed for the quantification of an organic or inorganic chemical within a biological specimen.
Chemistry Test definition: The quantification of a simple organic or inorganic chemical within a biological specimen. This does not include complex proteins or enzymes.
Dilation definition: The act of expanding an aperture.
Acupuncture Therapy definition: Treatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.
Acupuncture Therapy definition: The practice of piercing specific points on the body with very thin sterile needles in order to relieve pain or induce regional anesthesia.
acupuncture definition: The technique of inserting thin needles through the skin at specific points on the body to control pain and other symptoms.
diagnostic procedure definition: A method used to identify a disease.
Diagnostic Procedure definition: Methods, procedures, and tests performed to diagnose disease, disordered function, or disability.
Culture Procedure definition: Any laboratory procedure for growing microorganisms.
anterior mediastinotomy definition: (MEE-dee-a-stin-AH-toe-mee) A procedure in which a tube is inserted into the chest to view the tissues and organs in the area between the lungs and between the breastbone and heart. The tube is inserted through an incision next to the breastbone. This procedure is usually used to get a tissue sample from the lymph nodes on the left side of the chest.
Anterior Mediastinotomy definition: Surgical opening of the anterior mediastinum.
cytology definition: study of cells; their origin, structure, function, behavior, growth and pathology; use this term when emphasis is on a cytologic technique; for other studies see CELL BIOLOGY.
Deafferentation definition: Cutting off the afferent nerve supply. Often performed to relieve pain. (Taber's).
Derivation definition: A drawing fluids from one part of the body to another, to relieve symptoms, reduce the inflammation or to otherwise lessen a morbid process.
Administration definition: The act of the dispensing, applying, or tendering of something to another, such as administration of a medicine.
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SURGICAL AND MEDICAL PROCEDURES definition: A particular course of action intended to achieve a result. (NCI)
Intervention or Procedure definition: An activity that produces an effect, or that is intended to alter the course of a disease in a patient or population. This is a general term that encompasses the medical, social, behavioral, and environmental acts that can have preventive, therapeutic, or palliative effects.
decortication definition: (de-KOR-tih-KAY-shun) Removal of part or all of the external surface of an organ.
Procedure definition: Any stepwise set of actions.
technique definition: Technique.
process definition: Processus, procédé, procédure, recette.
procedure definition: Procédé.
procedure definition: Procédure.
 
 
deGerman
Prozedere definition: [1] Art und Weise, wie eine Aufgabe bewältigt werden soll
Vorgang definition: [1] Ablauf (eines Geschehens). [2] das Geschehen selbst
Ablauf definition: [1] Allgemein: Prozess, Abfolge [2] Wasserablauf, eine Vorrichtung zum Ablaufen von Flüssigkeiten [3] Ein Verbindungsbauteil [4] Beendigung einer Zeitspanne, zu Ende gehen
Eingriff definition: [1] Medizin: medizinische Arbeit am Körper eines Lebewesens [2] eine beliebige Aktion [3] die Ausführung von Straftaten
 
frFrench
procédure definition: [1] Prozedur
procédure definition: Manière de procéder ; méthode, marche à suivre pour obtenir un résultat.
procédure definition: Ensemble des règles et des formes qu’il convient d’observer pour agir en justice, avant, pendant un procès et jusqu’à son terme, ainsi que pour accomplir les actes d’exécution forcée.
procédé definition: Conduite, manière d’agir d’une personne envers une autre.
procédé definition: Il se dit absolument, au pluriel, des Bons procédés.
procédé definition: En termes d’Arts et de sciences, désigne la Méthode qu’il faut suivre pour exécuter quelque ouvrage, pour faire quelque opération.
procédé definition: Et de beaux- Arts, il s’emploie dans le sens d’Artifice, de moyens en quelque sorte mécaniques qui remplacent l’inspiration, le naturel, la spontanéité.
procédé definition: En termes de jeu de Billard, il désigne la Lamelle de cuir qui est appliquée au petit bout d’une queue de billard et que l’on frotte de craie.
 
nlDutch
procedure definition: Procédure.