Spontaneous autoamputation of the fourth or fifth toe.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
The removal of a limb or other appendage or outgrowth of the body. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.
Loss of a limb or other bodily appendage by accidental injury.
The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
The study of the development of an organism during the embryonic and fetal stages of life.
Ergostane derivatives of 28 carbons with oxygens at C1, C22, and C26 positions and the side chain cyclized. They are found in WITHANIA plant genus and have cytotoxic and other effects.
A state in western Australia. Its capital is Perth. It was first visited by the Dutch in 1616 but the English took possession in 1791 and permanent colonization began in 1829. It was a penal settlement 1850-1888, became part of the colonial government in 1886, and was granted self government in 1890. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1329)
Visits made by patients to health service providers' offices for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.
An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.
A medical specialty concerned with the skin, its structure, functions, diseases, and treatment.
The field concerned with the interrelationship between the brain, behavior and the immune system. Neuropsychologic, neuroanatomic and psychosocial studies have demonstrated their role in accentuating or diminishing immune/allergic responses.
Organizations which certify physicians and dentists as specialists in various fields of medical and dental practice.
Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.
Created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia.
The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)