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production of milk from the mammary glands
one of the sugars derived from milk
spaces within the matrix of bone tissue containing cells
an aid to visualisation for endotracheal intubation. The equipment consists of a blade which depresses the tongue, and a light source for illumination.
part of the respiratory tract between the pharynx and trachea. It is made up of cartilages, ligaments and muscles and lined with mucus membrane.
an invisible image on X-ray film following exposure but before processing
a dense metal which is efficient at absorbing X-rays
gene that produces a characteristic that is incompatible with life
a disease where there are increased numbers of immature and abnormal white blood cells (leukocytes)
white blood cell