the predisposition of an individual towards a greater number of accidents than can be expected of the average person in similar circumstances.

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    the period from birth to the first 28 days of life.

    the peripheral, more viscous cytoplasm of a cell

    the medical specialty concerned with the function and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach, intestines, and associated organs.

    the condition of the eye in which rays from a long distance focus behind the retina; also known as long sightedness.

    the placing of a body under water or other liquid.

    a language disorder characterised by difficulty in speaking or forming words.

    an instrument used for listening to the sounds of the heart, lungs and intestines.

    Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome is a deficiency of immunity in the body caused by a viral infection (HIV). Due to the decreased immunity, the patient becomes susceptible to many other common infections like pneumonia and TB and certain cancers.

 AIDS is a generic term constituting the fatal degeneration of body functions as a consequence of a

multitude of infections.

    displacement or malposition of any organ or part of the body

    injection of a person's own blood, taken out previously  into his body during an operation.

    inflammation of the urinary bladder.

    a qualitative characteristic.

    examination of the vagina and cervix by means of an illuminated instrument.

    loss of memory particularly long term memory; an inability to recall past information.

    denoting compounds containing double or triple bonds or a ring structure.