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Explain

to provide a reason or a cause for; to make clear and understandable; usually a phrase or preferably a complete sentence

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Gross morphological feature

an observation made with the naked eye during examination of a biopsy or an autoposy

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Clinical Features

A physical or verbal (question/answer) finding identified during the physical examination of the patient examination of the physical examination of the patient

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Complication

an unanticipated and unfavorable evolution or consequence of a disease, disease process process or condition making it more ominous and difficult to treat

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Define

a statement of the precise meaning of a word or phrase

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Demographic

age, sex, race, ethnicity

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Describe

to give an account in words, including all relevant characteristics qualities or events as to why and how something develops; usually a phrase(s) or preferably a complete sentence(s)

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Diagnosis

a name identifying or describing a disease, disease process, illness, or problem in a patient

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Etiology

the initiating cause (what triggers) the development of a disease or disease process

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Explain

to provide a reason or cause for; to make clear and understandable

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Laboratory finding

a clinical laboratory result or value identified during analysis of bodily fluids

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Microscopic, Histologic, or histopathologic feature

an observation made light, fluorescent, polarizing and/or transmission or scanning electron microscopy during examination of a processed tissue specimen

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List

an ordered collection of words or short phrases relative to a common thread of information (arranged one below the other, so that they can be easily read)

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Name

a word or phrase by which a given entity is designated and distinguished from others

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Pathogenesis

molecular, cellular and physiologic mechanisms underlying the progressive development of the tissue insult, injury and/or dysfunction (how a disease of disease process develops; mechanism)

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Radiographic feature

a finding or observation identified x-ray, computerized tomgraphy (CT) scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

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Risk Factor

a condition or an event that, if present, increases the likelihood (probability) for a disease or disease process to develop

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Sign

a finding identified during physical examination of a patient

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Site

an anatomical location where a disease or disease process occurs

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symptom

presenting a continuing complaint stated by the patient or identified during a physical examination