Animated Dictionary of Health and Medicine

Editor: Focus Medica
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Focus Medica

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-981-4284-05-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Video Count: 660
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Focus Animated Medical & Health Dictionary provides definitions and animations for hundreds of medical and health related terms. This collection covers most terms from anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, diseases, diagnostic tests and therapies. Each term is explained through animated video.

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  • Abdomen
  • Ablation
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux or Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
  • Acne
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Acromegaly
  • Actin
  • Adam's apple
  • Adenitis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenoids
  • Adenosine triphosphate (ATP)
  • Adipose tissue
  • Adrenal glands
  • Adrenaline
  • Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone (ACTH)
  • Albinism
  • Albumin
  • Albuminuria
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Aldosterone
  • Alimentary tract
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy
  • Alveolus
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Amnesia
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amniotic fluid test
  • Amniotic sac
  • Ampulla
  • Anabolism
  • Anaemia
  • Anaerobes
  • Anaesthesia
  • Analgesia
  • Androgens
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angiogenesis
  • Angiography
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosis
  • Anthrax
  • Antibiotic
  • Antibodies
  • Anti-Diuretic Hormone (ADH)
  • Antigen
  • Aorta
  • Apgar score
  • Apocrine gland
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix
  • Aqueous humour
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroplasty
  • Ascites
  • Aspergillus
  • Aspiration
  • Asthma
  • Astigmatism
  • Atheroma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrium (Plural: Atria)
  • Atrophy
  • Auditory nerve
  • Auditory tube
  • Auricle
  • Autism
  • Autoimmunity
  • Background retinopathy
  • Bacteria
  • Bartholin's glands
  • Basal ganglia
  • Basophils
  • Bell's palsy
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Beri beri
  • Bicuspid valve
  • Bile
  • Biliary system
  • Bilirubin
  • Biopsy
  • Biotin
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bladder
  • Bladder stones
  • Blastocyst
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind spot
  • Blisters
  • Blood
  • Blood cancer
  • Blood clot
  • Blood glucose
  • Blood glucose meter
  • Blood groups
  • Blood pressure
  • Body mass index
  • Bolus
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Bone marrow
  • Bone mineral density (BMD)
  • Bone remodelling
  • Botulism
  • Bowel
  • Bradycardia
  • Bradykinesia
  • Brain
  • Brain stem
  • Brain tumour
  • Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breastbone
  • Bronchiole
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchodilation
  • Bronchoscope
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchus (Plural: Bronchi)
  • Buccal cavity
  • Caecum
  • Cancer
  • Capillaries
  • Carcinoma
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac sphincter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Carditis
  • Caries
  • Carotid arteries
  • Carpal bones
  • Cartilage
  • Catabolism
  • Cataract
  • Cataract surgery
  • Cell
  • Central nervous system (CNS)
  • Cerebellum
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebro Spinal fluid (CSF)
  • Cerebrum
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical smear test
  • Cervix
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chickenpox
  • Chikungunya
  • Chlamydia
  • Cholesterol
  • Chorea
  • Chromosome
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Churning
  • Chyme
  • Cilia
  • Ciliary body
  • Circulatory arrest
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clavicle
  • Coccyx
  • Cochlea
  • Cochlear implant
  • Colitis
  • Collagen
  • Collar bone
  • Colon
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Congenital
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Contagious
  • Cornea
  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary arteries
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Corticosteriod
  • Cotton wool spot
  • Cranial nerves
  • Creatinine
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cysts
  • Dandruff
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Defibrillation
  • Dementia
  • Dendritic cells
  • Dengue
  • Dental calculus
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermis
  • Dextrocardia
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic foot
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Dialysis
  • Diaphragm
  • Diastole
  • Digestive system
  • Digestive tract
  • Digital rectal exam
  • Diphtheria
  • Disc prolapse
  • DNA (Deoxyribo Nucleic acid)
  • Dopamine
  • Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
  • Duodenum
  • Dura mater
  • Dysaesthesia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Ear canal
  • Ear drum
  • Echocardiography
  • Eczema
  • Elbow
  • ElectroCardioGraphy (ECG or EKG)
  • ElectroEncephaloGraphy (EEG)
  • Electromyography
  • ELISA (Enzyme- Linked Immunosorbent Assay)
  • Embryo
  • Emphysema
  • Enamel
  • Encephalitis
  • Endocrine gland
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometrium
  • Endoscopy
  • Enteritis
  • Enzymes
  • Eosinophils
  • Epidermis
  • Epiglottis
  • Epiglottitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Epinephrine
  • Epiphysis
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Erythema
  • Erythroblast
  • Erythrocytes
  • Erythroderma
  • Eustachian tube
  • Exfoliative dermatitis
  • Exocrine glands
  • Eye angiography
  • Fallopian tube
  • Fatty Liver
  • Femur
  • Fertilisation
  • Fever
  • Fibrin
  • Fibroblasts
  • Filariasis
  • Fistula
  • Flu
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Foetus
  • Follicle
  • Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
  • Gall bladder
  • Gall stones
  • Gamete
  • Gangrene
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastro-Oesophageal sphincter
  • Gene
  • Genetics
  • Genital Warts
  • Genome
  • Giardiasis
  • Gingivitis
  • Glandular carcinoma
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma drainage implant
  • Glomerulus
  • GLP-1 (Glucagon-like peptide-1)
  • Glucagon
  • Glucose
  • Glycolysis
  • Goitre
  • Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Good cholesterol
  • Gout
  • Gram negative bacteria
  • Gut
  • H1N1 flu
  • Haemoglobin
  • Haemophilia
  • Haemorrhage
  • Hansen's disease
  • Hay fever
  • Heart
  • Heart burn
  • Heparin
  • Hepatitis
  • Hernia
  • Herniated disc
  • Herpes
  • Herpes zoster
  • Hiccup
  • High Density Lipoproteins (HDL)
  • Histamine
  • Holocrine gland
  • Human Growth Hormone (HGH)
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Humerus
  • Huntington's disease
  • Hyperopia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Hypophysis
  • Hypothalamus
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileum
  • Immunogen
  • Immunoglobulins
  • Impotence
  • Infantile paralysis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Influenza
  • Inner ear
  • Insomnia
  • Insulin
  • Insulin dependent diabetes
  • Insulin inhalation powder
  • Insulin receptor
  • Insulin resistance
  • Interferons
  • Iris
  • Iritis
  • Ischaemia
  • Islets of Langerhans
  • Jejunum
  • Joint
  • Juvenile diabetes
  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Keloid
  • Keratin
  • Kidneys
  • Klebsiella
  • Knee jerk reflex
  • Knee replacement
  • Kneecap
  • Lacrimal glands
  • Large intestine
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laser Photocoagulation
  • LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Lens
  • Leprosy
  • Leptin
  • Leukaemia
  • Leukocytes
  • Leutinizing Hormone (LH)
  • Ligament
  • Lockjaw disease
  • Long sightedness
  • Lower oesophageal sphincter
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph glands
  • Lymph nodes
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lymphatics
  • Lymphocytes
  • Lymphoma
  • Macrophage
  • Macula
  • Macular oedema
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Malaria
  • Mammary gland
  • Mammography
  • Marie-Strümpell disease
  • Mast cell
  • Mastectomy
  • Measles
  • Medulla oblongata
  • Melanocytes
  • Meninges
  • Meningitis
  • Menopause
  • Menses
  • Menstruation
  • Merocrine gland
  • Microscope
  • Middle ear
  • Migraine
  • Mitral valve
  • Monoclonal antibody
  • Monofilament test
  • Mouth cavity
  • Mucus
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Mumps
  • Muscle
  • Myalgia
  • Myelin
  • Myopia
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal polyp
  • Nausea
  • Nebuliser
  • Necrosis
  • Nephron
  • Nerves
  • Nervous system
  • Neurons
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Nociceptors
  • Nodules
  • Nucleic acid
  • Nucleus
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obstetrics
  • Oedema
  • Oesophagitis
  • Oesophagus
  • Oestrogen
  • Olfactory nerve
  • Oophorectomy
  • Ophthalmoscopy
  • Optic nerve
  • Oral cavity
  • Ossicles
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoblasts
  • Osteoclasts
  • Osteocytes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteotomy
  • Otitis media
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovariectomy
  • Ovary
  • Ovulation
  • Oxytocin
  • Paget's disease
  • Pancreas
  • Pap smear
  • Papules
  • Paralysis
  • Parathyroid gland
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Patella
  • Peak flow test
  • Pelvis
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Peristalsis
  • Pertussis
  • Phagocytes
  • Phagocytosis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pharyngotympanic tube
  • Pimple
  • Pineal gland
  • Pink eye
  • Pinna
  • Pituitary gland
  • Pityriasis capitis
  • Placenta
  • Plague
  • Plaque
  • Pleura
  • Pleuritis
  • Pneumococci
  • Pneumonia
  • Polio
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Progesterone
  • Prolactin
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate gland
  • Prostatectomy
  • Pseudomonas
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Pulmonary arteries
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary or lung function tests
  • Pupil
  • Pus
  • Pustule
  • Quadriceps muscles
  • Rabies
  • Red blood cells
  • Respiration
  • Respiratory system
  • Retina
  • Retinal photography
  • Retinopathy
  • Rh factor
  • Rheumatism
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatoid spondylitis
  • Rhinitis
  • Ribs
  • Rickets
  • RNA
  • Ruptured disc
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sacrum
  • Salivary glands
  • Sarcoma
  • SARS
  • Satellite DNA
  • Scabies
  • Scalp
  • Scarlet fever
  • Schizophrenia
  • Scrotum
  • Scurf
  • Scurvy
  • Sebaceous glands
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrhoea
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Seizure
  • Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  • Serum
  • Shinbone
  • Shingles
  • Short sightedness
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sinuses
  • Sinusitis
  • Skeleton
  • Skin
  • Skin prick test
  • Skull
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Slipped disc
  • Somatotropin
  • Sore throat
  • Sphenoid bone
  • Sphincter
  • Sphygmomanometer
  • Spinal cord
  • Spinal stimulator
  • Spinal tap
  • Spleen
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondyloarthritis
  • Spongiform encephalopathy
  • Staphylococci
  • Stem cell
  • Stent
  • Sternum
  • Stomach
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococci
  • Stricture
  • Stroke
  • Suprarenal glands
  • Swine flu
  • Synapse
  • Synovial membrane
  • Synovium
  • Syphillis
  • Systole
  • Tailbone
  • Tear glands
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tenotomy
  • Tetanus
  • Thalamus
  • Thigh bone
  • Thrombosis
  • Thrush
  • Thymus
  • Thyroid gland
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • Thyrotropin
  • Thyroxine
  • Tibia
  • Tomography
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tonsils
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Trachea
  • Transcription
  • Transrectal ultrasound scan
  • Trauma
  • Triceps muscle
  • Trigeminal nerve
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tumours
  • Tympanic membrane
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Ulcer
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Unstable angina
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTIs)
  • Ureter
  • Urethra
  • Urinary bladder
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Urinary tract
  • Uterus
  • Uvula
  • Vaccine
  • Vagina
  • Vaginal ring
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vasodilation
  • Vasopressin
  • Vein
  • Venule
  • Vertebra
  • Vertigo
  • Visual acuity test
  • Vitiligo
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vocal cord
  • Warts
  • White blood cells
  • Whooping cough
  • Wind pipe
  • Womb
  • Wound
  • Xanthodont
  • X-chromosome
  • Xenophonia
  • Xerosis
  • X-rays
  • Yawning
  • Y-chromosome
  • Yellow fever
  • Yellow jack
  • Yex
  • Yuke
  • Zonular fibres
  • Zoonosis
  • Zygon
  • Zygote