Medical Glossary G

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Medical Glossary G
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Medical Glossary G
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  1. gamma-aminobutyric acid
    GABA
  2. a device for measuring the size, capacity, amount, or power of an object or substance
    Gauge
  3. semi-solid condition of a precipitated or coagulated colloid, jelly, or jelly-like colloid
    Gel
  4. official name of the drug; nonproprietary
    Generic name
  5. branch of health care concerned with care of the aged
    Geriatric
  6. growth hormone
    GH
  7. excessive development of a body or body part
    Gigantism
  8. general classification of adrenal cortical hormones primarily active in protecting against stress and affecting protein and carbohydrate metabolism
    Glucocorticoids
  9. abbreviation for gram
    gm
  10. form of arthritis marked by the deposition of monosodium urate crystals in joints and other tissues
    Gout
  11. abbreviation for grain
    gr
  12. a distinct type of hyperthyroidism caused by an autoimmune attack on the thyroid gland
    Graves’ disease
  13. abbreviation for drop
    gtt

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