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From Stedman's Medical "Word of the Day" Archive


chagoma

Small granuloma in the skin caused by early multiplication of Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease).

quinolizidines

A class of alkaloids based on the quinolizidine (norlupinane) structure.

Mall formula

A formula for determining the age (in days) of a human embryo; calculated as the square root of its length (measured from vertex to breech) in millimeters multiplied by 100.