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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «G»:

  1. GIST GIST
    GIST: Gastrointestinal stromal tumor....
  2. GJB2 GJB2
    GJB2: A gene that provides instructions to make a protein called gap junction beta 2. Mutations in the GJB2 gene are responsible for autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive forms of nonsyndromic deafness (hearing loss without related signs and symptoms affecting other parts of the body) as well ...
  3. GLA GLA
    GLA: 1. Alpha-galactosidase A, the enzyme that is deficient in Fabry disease. 2. Gamma-linolenic acid, an essential fatty acid. ...
  4. Glabella Glabella
    Glabella: 1. The area between the eyebrows, just above the nose. 2. The corresponding area on the frontal bone between the eyebrow ridges. From the Latin glabellus, hairless, from glaber, bald....
  5. Gland Gland
    Gland: 1. A group of cells that secrete a substance for use in the body. For example, the thyroid gland. 2. A group of cells that removes materials from the circulation. For example, a lymph gland....
  6. Gland of external secretion Gland of external secretion
    Gland of external secretion: See: Exocrine gland....
  7. Gland of internal secretion Gland of internal secretion
    Gland of internal secretion: See: Endocrine gland....
  8. Gland, adrenal Gland, adrenal
    Gland, adrenal: One of a pair of small glands, each of which sits on top of one of the kidneys. The adrenal is made up of an outer wall (the cortex) and an inner portion (the medulla). The adrenal glands produce hormones that help control the heart rate, blood pressure, the way the body uses food, a...
  9. Gland, bulbourethral Gland, bulbourethral
    Gland, bulbourethral: See: Bulbourethral gland....
  10. Gland, Cowper's Gland, Cowper's
    Gland, Cowper's: See: Bulbourethral gland....
  11. Gland, endocrine Gland, endocrine
    Gland, endocrine: See: Endocrine gland....
  12. Gland, exocrine Gland, exocrine
    Gland, exocrine: See: Exocrine gland....
  13. Gland, lacrimal Gland, lacrimal
    Gland, lacrimal: See: Lacrimal gland....
  14. Gland, mammary Gland, mammary
    Gland, mammary: One of the glands within the breast that secrete milk when prompted to do so by special hormones. Mammary glands are slightly tender to the touch, and may become more so during menstruation or pregnancy. They become enlarged when engorged with milk. See also mastitis....
  15. Gland, Meibomian Gland, Meibomian
    Gland, Meibomian: See: Meibomian gland....