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Anthroponosis

a disease which can be spread from humans to animals


Antibody

a globular protein or immunoglobulin, made by plasma cells and secreted into the plasma in response to a specific antigen, in order to destroy and eliminate the antigen from the body


Antidotes

specific reversing agent for a poison

Antigen

a substance that is foreign to the body and stimulates an immune response


Antiperistalsis

movement of food material up the digestive tract. This is in the opposite direction to peristalsis.


Antisepsis

the prevention of sepsis (presence of pathogenic organisms or their toxins in the blood or body tissues)

Antiseptic

a chemical use to control, prevent or destroy pathogens present on living tissues/skin


Anuria

lack of urine output


Anxiolysis

decreased level of anxiety


Apnoea



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