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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «F»:

  1. Filariasis Filariasis
    Filariasis: See Lymphatic filariasis....
  2. Filariasis, lymphatic Filariasis, lymphatic
    Filariasis, lymphatic: See Lymphatic filariasis....
  3. Filgrastim Filgrastim
    Filgrastim: See: G-CSF....
  4. Filial Filial
    Filial: 1. In genetics, the first generation that results from the crossing of two parental lines, as the filial generation. 2. In general, pertaining to the relationship of children, both sons and daughters, to their parents. From the Latin filialis, from filius (son) and filia (daughter)....
  5. Filler Filler
    Filler: An inactive substance used to make a product bigger or easier to handle. For example, fillers are often used to make pills or capsules because the amount of active drug is too small to be handled conveniently....
  6. Film Film
    Film: Slang shortening of X-ray film, an X-ray, a radiograph....
  7. Film, AP Film, AP
    Film, AP: An X-ray picture in which the beams pass from front-to-back (anteroposterior). As opposed to a PA (posteroanterior) film in which the rays pass through the body from back-to-front....
  8. Film, lateral Film, lateral
    Film, lateral: An X-ray picture taken from the side....
  9. Film, PA Film, PA
    Film, PA: An X-ray picture in which the beams pass from back-to-front (posteroanterior). As opposed to an AP (anteroposterior) film in which the rays pass through the body from front-to-back....
  10. Film, tear Film, tear
    Film, tear: See: Tear film....
  11. Filoviridae Filoviridae
    Filoviridae: A family of viruses that cause hemorrhagic fever. Filoviruses have single- stranded RNA as their genetic material. Ebola virus and the Marburg virus are both filoviruses. ...
  12. Filovirus Filovirus
    Filovirus: A family of viruses that cause hemorrhagic fever. Filoviruses have single- stranded RNA as their genetic material. Ebola virus and the Marburg virus are both filoviruses. ...
  13. Fine needle aspiration Fine needle aspiration
    Fine needle aspiration: The use of a thin needle to withdraw material from the body. For example, this method is commonly used to determine whether a nodule in the thyroid gland is benign or malignant (fine needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid). A fine gauge needle is placed into the nodule and ...
  14. Finger prick Finger prick
    Finger prick: A procedure in which a finger is pricked with a lancet to obtain a small quantity of capillary blood for testing. Also called a finger stick....
  15. Finger stick Finger stick
    Finger stick: A procedure in which a finger is pricked with a lancet to obtain a small quantity of capillary blood for testing. Also called a finger prick....