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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «I»:

  1. Insomnia, transient Insomnia, transient
    Insomnia, transient: Insomnia that usually lasts less than a week and does not recur. If it recurs from time to time, the insomnia is considered intermittent. If the insomnia affects most nights and lasts a month or more, it is considered chronic insomnia. Transient insomnia may not require treatmen...
  2. Inspissate Inspissate
    Inspissate: To thicken. Inspissated bile is thickened bile....
  3. Institute of Medicine Institute of Medicine
    Institute of Medicine: One of the National Academies of the United States. The Institute of Medicine conducts policy studies on health issues. For example, the Institute of Medicine issued reports and recommendations in September, 2001 on stem cell research and on the cancer risk from arsenic in dri...
  4. Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders
    Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National (NIDCD): One of the US National Institutes of Health. The mission of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders is to "conduct and support biomedical research and research training on normal mechanisms...
  5. Institute, National Eye (NEI) Institute, National Eye (NEI)
    Institute, National Eye (NEI): One of the US National Institutes of Health, NEI's mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservati...
  6. Institutional Review Board Institutional Review Board
    Institutional Review Board: IRB. A group of scientists, doctors, clergy, and consumers at each health care facility that participates in a clinical trial. IRBs are designed to protect study participants. They review and must approve the action plan for every clinical trial. They check to see that th...
  7. Insufficiency, aortic Insufficiency, aortic
    Insufficiency, aortic: See: Aortic insufficiency....
  8. Insufficiency, coronary Insufficiency, coronary
    Insufficiency, coronary: See: Coronary insufficiency....
  9. Insufficiency, mitral Insufficiency, mitral
    Insufficiency, mitral: See: Mitral insufficiency....
  10. Insufficiency, pancreatic Insufficiency, pancreatic
    Insufficiency, pancreatic: See: Pancreatic insufficiency....
  11. Insufficiency, pulmonary Insufficiency, pulmonary
    Insufficiency, pulmonary: See: Pulmonary insufficiency....
  12. Insufficiency, respiratory Insufficiency, respiratory
    Insufficiency, respiratory: See: Respiratory insufficiency....
  13. Insufficiency, small intestine Insufficiency, small intestine
    Insufficiency, small intestine: See: Short bowel syndrome....
  14. Insular sclerosis Insular sclerosis
    Insular sclerosis: See: Multiple sclerosis....
  15. Insulin Insulin
    Insulin: A natural hormone made by the pancreas that controls the level of the sugar glucose in the blood. Insulin permits cells to use glucose for energy. Cells cannot utilize glucose without insulin. Diabetes: The failure to make insulin or to respond to it constitutes diabetes mellitus. Insulin ...