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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «D»:

  1. DTaP DTaP
    DTaP: Diphtheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis vaccine....
  2. DTaP immunization DTaP immunization
    DTaP immunization: Like DPT, DTaP protects from diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus. DTaP is the same as DTP, except that it contains only acellular pertussis vaccine which is thought to cause fewer of the minor reactions associated with immunization and is also probably less likely t...
  3. DTC DTC
    DTC: Direct-to-consumer, as in DTC advertising of prescription drugs....
  4. DTP DTP
    DTP: Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis vaccine....
  5. Dual energy X-ray absorptometry Dual energy X-ray absorptometry
    Dual energy X-ray absorptometry: Abbreviated DEXA. See: DXA....
  6. Dual X-ray absorptometry Dual X-ray absorptometry
    Dual X-ray absorptometry: See: DXA....
  7. Duane and radial ray anomaly with deafness Duane and radial ray anomaly with deafness
    Duane and radial ray anomaly with deafness: See: Okihiro syndrome....
  8. Duane retraction syndrome Duane retraction syndrome
    Duane retraction syndrome: See: Duane syndrome....
  9. Duane syndrome Duane syndrome
    Duane syndrome: A congenital eye movement disorder in which there is miswiring of the eye muscles, causing some eye muscles to contract when they should not and other eye muscles not to contract when they should. People with the syndrome have a limited (and sometimes no) ability to move the eye outw...
  10. Duane-radial ray syndrome Duane-radial ray syndrome
    Duane-radial ray syndrome: See: Okihiro syndrome....
  11. Duchenne muscular dystrophy Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Duchenne muscular dystrophy: The best-known form of muscular dystrophy, due to mutation in a gene on the X chromosome that prevents the production of dystrophin, a normal protein in muscle. DMD affects boys and, very rarely, girls. DMD typically appears between the ages of two with weakness in the p...
  12. Duchenne-Erb palsy Duchenne-Erb palsy
    Duchenne-Erb palsy: See: Erb palsy....
  13. Duchenne-Erb paralysis Duchenne-Erb paralysis
    Duchenne-Erb paralysis: See: Erb palsy....
  14. Duct Duct
    Duct: A passage or a tube with well-defined walls suitable for the conveyance of air or liquids, as the bile duct and the pancreatic duct. Duct is a contraction of the New Latin word ductus. The Romans, however, used the word canalis to designate a conduit....
  15. Duct of Bellini Duct of Bellini
    Duct of Bellini: A continuation of the collecting tubules in the kidney....