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  • Anatomia 169 domande A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
  • Organismi 49 domande Any living biological entity, such as an animal, plant, fungus, or bacterium.
  • Malattie 323 domande Any impairment of normal physiological function affecting all or part of an organism, esp a specific pathological change caused by infection, stress, etc, producing characteristic symptoms; illness or sickness in general.
    • Infezioni Batteriche E Micotiche 35 domande Infections caused by bacteria and fungi, general, specified, or unspecified.
    • Malattie Virali 16 domande A general term for diseases produced by viruses.
    • Malattie Parassitarie 1 quesito Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure.
    • Neoplasie 24 domande New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
      • Cisti 4 domande Any fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM. Cysts can be of normal, abnormal, non-neoplastic, or neoplastic tissues.
      • Amartoma 1 quesito A focal malformation resembling a neoplasm, composed of an overgrowth of mature cells and tissues that normally occur in the affected area.
      • Neoplasie Secondo Il Tipo Istologico 10 domande A collective term for the various histological types of NEOPLASMS. It is more likely to be used by searchers than by indexers and catalogers.
        • Disordini Maligni Degli Istiociti 0 domande Distinctive neoplastic disorders of histiocytes. Included are malignant neoplasms of MACROPHAGES and DENDRITIC CELLS.
        • Leucemia 0 domande A progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by distorted proliferation and development of leukocytes and their precursors in the blood and bone marrow. Leukemias were originally termed acute or chronic based on life expectancy but now are classified according to cellular maturity. Acute leukemias consist of predominately immature cells; chronic leukemias are composed of more mature cells. (From The Merck Manual, 2006)
        • Tumori Dei Vasi Linfatici 0 domande Neoplasms composed of lymphoid tissue, a lattice work of reticular tissue the interspaces of which contain lymphocytes. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in lymphatic vessels.
        • Linfoma 0 domande A general term for various neoplastic diseases of the lymphoid tissue.
        • Neoplasie Complesse E Miste 0 domande Neoplasms composed of more than one type of neoplastic tissue.
          • Adenolinfoma 0 domande A benign tumor characterized histologically by tall columnar epithelium within a lymphoid tissue stroma. It is usually found in the salivary glands, especially the parotid.
          • Adenoma Pleomorfo 0 domande A benign, slow-growing tumor, most commonly of the salivary gland, occurring as a small, painless, firm nodule, usually of the parotid gland, but also found in any major or accessory salivary gland anywhere in the oral cavity. It is most often seen in women in the fifth decade. Histologically, the tumor presents a variety of cells: cuboidal, columnar, and squamous cells, showing all forms of epithelial growth. (Dorland, 27th ed)
          • Adenomyoepithelioma 0 domande A mixed epithelial and myoepithelial neoplasm usually encountered within the breast. It is a multinodular lesion presenting with a bicellular pattern of proliferating epithelial and myoepithelial cells, which are regularly distributed in the glandular structures.
          • Adenomioma 0 domande A benign neoplasm of muscle (usually smooth muscle) with glandular elements. It occurs most frequently in the uterus and uterine ligaments. (Stedman, 25th ed)
          • Adenosarcoma 0 domande A malignant neoplasm arising simultaneously or consecutively in mesodermal tissue and glandular epithelium of the same part. (Stedman, 25th ed)
          • Carcinoma Adenosquamoso 0 domande A mixed adenocarcinoma and squamous cell or epidermoid carcinoma.
          • Carcinosarcoma 0 domande A malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma so extensively intermixed as to indicate neoplasia of epithelial and mesenchymal tissue. (Stedman, 25th ed)
          • Composite Lymphoma 0 domande Two or more distinct types of malignant lymphoid tumors occurring within a single organ or tissue at the same time. It may contain different types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells or both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells.
          • Epatoblastoma 0 domande A malignant neoplasm occurring in young children, primarily in the liver, composed of tissue resembling embryonal or fetal hepatic epithelium, or mixed epithelial and mesenchymal tissues. (Stedman, 25th ed)
          • Mesenchimoma 0 domande A mixed mesenchymal tumor composed of two or more mesodermal cellular elements not commonly associated, not counting fibrous tissue as one of the elements. Mesenchymomas are widely distributed in the body and about 75% are malignant. (Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1866)
          • Tumore Maligno Misto 0 domande A malignant tumor composed of more than one type of neoplastic tissue. (Dorland, 27th ed)
          • Tumore Mesodermico Misto 0 domande A sarcoma of the body of the uterus arising in older women, composed of more than one mesenchymal tissue, especially including striated muscle cells. It is associated with previous pelvic radiation exposure in 20% of patients. (Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1702)
          • Tumore Mulleriano Misto 0 domande A tumor, basically a carcinoma with a single sarcoma such as leiomyosarcoma or angiosarcoma or multiple sarcomas of uterine origin. The role of estrogen has been postulated as a possible etiological factor in this tumor. (Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1703)
          • Mioepitelioma 0 domande A usually benign tumor made up predominantly of myoepithelial cells.
          • Tumore Di Wilms 0 domande A malignant kidney tumor, caused by the uncontrolled multiplication of renal stem (blastemal), stromal (STROMAL CELLS), and epithelial (EPITHELIAL CELLS) elements. However, not all three are present in every case. Several genes or chromosomal areas have been associated with Wilms tumor which is usually found in childhood as a firm lump in a child's side or ABDOMEN.
          • Nefroma Mesoblastico 0 domande A solid, unencapsulated tumor of the KIDNEY composed of spindle mesenchymal cells that resemble FIBROBLASTS or muscle cells. The homogeneous mass typically extends into the renal parenchyma and replaces most of the kidney. In most cases, mesoblastic nephroma is benign and occurs in the fetus or newborn, and rarely in the older child or the adult.
          • Blastoma Polmonare 0 domande A malignant neoplasm of the lung composed chiefly or entirely of immature undifferentiated cells (i.e., blast forms) with little or virtually no stroma. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
          • Tumore Rabdoide 0 domande A rare but highly lethal childhood tumor found almost exclusively in infants. Histopathologically, it resembles RHABDOMYOSARCOMA but the tumor cells are not of myogenic origin. Although it arises primarily in the kidney, it may be found in other parts of the body. The rhabdoid cytomorphology is believed to be the expression of a very primitive malignant cell. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2210)
          • Sarcoma Dello Stroma Endometriale 0 domande A highly malignant subset of neoplasms arising from the endometrial stroma. Tumors in this group infiltrate the stroma with a wide range of atypia cells and numerous mitoses. They are capable of widespread metastases (NEOPLASM METASTASIS).
          • Timoma 0 domande A neoplasm originating from thymic tissue, usually benign, and frequently encapsulated. Although it is occasionally invasive, metastases are extremely rare. It consists of any type of thymic epithelial cell as well as lymphocytes that are usually abundant. Malignant lymphomas that involve the thymus, e.g., lymphosarcoma, Hodgkin's disease (previously termed granulomatous thymoma), should not be regarded as thymoma. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
        • Neoplasie Del Tessuto Molle E Connettivo 6 domande Neoplasms developing from some structure of the connective and subcutaneous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective or soft tissue.
        • Neoplasie Di Cellule Germinali Ed Embrionali 0 domande Neoplasms composed of primordial GERM CELLS of embryonic GONADS or of elements of the germ layers of the EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the gonads or present in an embryo or FETUS.
        • Neoplasie Di Tessuto Ghiandolare Ed Epiteliale 1 quesito Neoplasms composed of glandular tissue, an aggregation of epithelial cells that elaborate secretions, and of any type of epithelium itself. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the various glands or in epithelial tissue.
        • Neoplasie Del Tessuto Gonadico 0 domande Neoplasms composed of tissues of the OVARY or the TESTIS, not neoplasms located in the ovaries or testes. Gonadal tissues include GERM CELLS, cells from the sex cord, and gonadal stromal cells.
        • Neoplasie Di Tessuto Nervoso 2 domande Neoplasms composed of nerve tissue. This concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the nervous system or its component nerves.
        • Neoplasms, Plasma Cell 0 domande Neoplasms associated with a proliferation of a single clone of PLASMA CELLS and characterized by the secretion of PARAPROTEINS.
        • Neoplasie Di Tessuto Vascolare 0 domande Neoplasms composed of vascular tissue. This concept does not refer to neoplasms located in blood vessels.
        • Nevi E Melanomi 1 quesito A collective term for the various types of nevi and melanomas.
        • Tumori Odontogeni 0 domande Neoplasms produced from tooth-forming tissues.
      • Neoplasie Secondo La Localizzazione 5 domande A collective term for precoordinated organ/neoplasm headings locating neoplasms by organ, as BRAIN NEOPLASMS; DUODENAL NEOPLASMS; LIVER NEOPLASMS; etc.
      • Neoplasie Sperimentali 0 domande Experimentally induced new abnormal growth of TISSUES in animals to provide models for studying human neoplasms.
      • Neoplasie Ormonodipendenti 0 domande Certain tumors that 1, arise in organs that are normally dependent on specific hormones and 2, are stimulated or caused to regress by manipulation of the endocrine environment.
      • Neoplasie Multiple Primitive 0 domande Two or more abnormal growths of tissue occurring simultaneously and presumed to be of separate origin. The neoplasms may be histologically the same or different, and may be found in the same or different sites.
      • Neoplasie Post Traumatiche 0 domande Tumors, cancer or other neoplasms caused by or resulting from trauma or other non-radiation injuries.
      • Neoplasie Indotte Da Radiazioni 0 domande Tumors, cancer or other neoplasms produced by exposure to ionizing or non-ionizing radiation.
      • Seconda Neoplasia Primaria 0 domande Abnormal growths of tissue that follow a previous neoplasm but are not metastases of the latter. The second neoplasm may have the same or different histological type and can occur in the same or different organs as the previous neoplasm but in all cases arises from an independent oncogenic event. The development of the second neoplasm may or may not be related to the treatment for the previous neoplasm since genetic risk or predisposing factors may actually be the cause.
      • Processi Neoplastici 1 quesito The pathological mechanisms and forms taken by tissue during degeneration into a neoplasm and its subsequent activity.
      • Sindromi Neoplastiche Ereditarie 0 domande The condition of a pattern of malignancies within a family, but not every individual's necessarily having the same neoplasm. Characteristically the tumor tends to occur at an earlier than average age, individuals may have more than one primary tumor, the tumors may be multicentric, usually more than 25 percent of the individuals in direct lineal descent from the proband are affected, and the cancer predisposition in these families behaves as an autosomal dominant trait with about 60 percent penetrance.
      • Sindromi Paraneoplastiche 0 domande In patients with neoplastic diseases a wide variety of clinical pictures which are indirect and usually remote effects produced by tumor cell metabolites or other products.
      • Condizioni Precancerose 1 quesito Pathological processes that tend eventually to become malignant. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
      • Gravidanza Complicata Da Neoplasie 0 domande The co-occurrence of pregnancy and NEOPLASMS. The neoplastic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
      • Infezioni Da Virus Oncogeni 0 domande Infections produced by oncogenic viruses. The infections caused by DNA viruses are less numerous but more diverse than those caused by the RNA oncogenic viruses.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Muscoloscheletrico 22 domande Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.
    • Malattie Dell'Apparato Digerente 7 domande Diseases in any part of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the accessory organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).
    • Malattie Stomatognatiche 4 domande General or unspecified diseases of the stomatognathic system, comprising the mouth, teeth, jaws, and pharynx.
    • Malattie Delle Vie Respiratorie 20 domande
    • Malattie Otorinolaringoiatriche 7 domande Pathological processes of the ear, the nose, and the throat, also known as the ENT diseases.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Nervoso 21 domande Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes disorders of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscle.
    • Malattie Dell'Occhio 11 domande Diseases affecting the eye.
    • Malattie Urologiche E Dell'Apparato Genitale Maschile 15 domande Pathological processes of the male URINARY TRACT and the reproductive system (GENITALIA, MALE).
    • Malattie Dell'Apparato Genitale Femminile E Complicanze Della Gravidanza 8 domande Pathological processes of the female URINARY TRACT, the reproductive system (GENITALIA, FEMALE), and disorders related to PREGNANCY.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Cardiovascolare 15 domande Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Ematico E Linfatico 8 domande Hematologic diseases and diseases of the lymphatic system collectively. Hemic diseases include disorders involving the formed elements (e.g., ERYTHROCYTE AGGREGATION, INTRAVASCULAR) and chemical components (e.g., BLOOD PROTEIN DISORDERS); lymphatic diseases include disorders relating to lymph, lymph nodes, and lymphocytes.
    • Malattie Ed Anomalie Neonatali 5 domande Diseases existing at birth and often before birth, or that develop during the first month of life (INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES), regardless of causation. Of these diseases, those characterized by structural deformities are termed CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES.
    • Malattie Della Pelle E Del Tessuto Connettivo 12 domande A collective term for diseases of the skin and its appendages and of connective tissue.
    • Malattie Del Metabolismo E Della Nutrizione 7 domande A collective term for nutritional disorders resulting from poor absorption or nutritional imbalance, and metabolic disorders resulting from defects in biosynthesis (ANABOLISM) or breakdown (CATABOLISM) of endogenous substances.
    • Malattie Endocrine 6 domande Pathological processes of the ENDOCRINE GLANDS, and diseases resulting from abnormal level of available HORMONES.
    • Malattie Del Sistema Immunitario 2 domande Disorders caused by abnormal or absent immunologic mechanisms, whether humoral, cell-mediated, or both.
    • Disturbi Di Origine Ambientale 1 quesito Disorders caused by external forces rather than by physiologic dysfunction or by pathogens.
    • Malattie Degli Animali 0 domande
    • Segni E Sintomi Di Condizioni Patologiche 19 domande Abnormal anatomical or physiological conditions and objective or subjective manifestations of disease, not classified as disease or syndrome.
    • Malattie Professionali 0 domande Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
    • Disturbi Da Uso Di Sostanze 1 quesito Disorders related to substance abuse, the side effects of a medication, or toxin exposure.
    • Ferite E Lesioni 13 domande Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
  • Sostanze chimiche e Farmaci 202 domande Any substance used in or resulting from a reaction involving changes to atoms or molecules, especially one derived artificially for practical use and any synthetic, semisynthetic, or natural chemical substance used in the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease, or for other medical reasons.
  • Tecniche ed apparecchiature analitiche, diagnostiche e terapeutiche 109 domande
  • Psichiatria e Psicologia 14 domande The branches of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and the scientific study of all forms of human and animal behaviour, sometimes concerned with the methods through which behaviour can be modified.
  • Scienze biologiche 31 domande
  • Scienze naturali 17 domande
  • Antropologia, Formazione, Sociologia e fenomeni sociali 3 domande
  • Tecnologia, Industria, Agricoltura 4 domande
  • Discipline umanistiche 1 quesito The study of literature, philosophy, and the arts.
  • Scienza dell'informazione 0 domande The field of knowledge, theory, and technology dealing with the collection of facts and figures, and the processes and methods involved in their manipulation, storage, dissemination, publication, and retrieval. It includes the fields of COMMUNICATION; PUBLISHING; LIBRARY SCIENCE; and informatics.
  • Gruppi di persone 8 domande
  • Assistenza sanitaria 34 domande
  • Caratteristiche della Pubblicazione 4 domande
  • Luoghi geografici 7 domande The study of the natural features of the earth's surface, including topography, climate, soil, vegetation, etc, and man's response to them.
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