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Let's understand homeopathy better

  • Acute - (Acute)

    Of abrupt or recent onset, in reference to a disease

  • Adenoids - (ad-e-no-ids)

    A collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula

  • Adrenal glands - (ad-re-nal glands)

    A pair of hormone-secreting glands, each located above a kidney, secreting cortisol, aldosterone and sex hormones

  • Adrenocortical hypofunction - (ad-re-no-cor-ti-cal hypofunction)

    Reduced functioning of the cortex (outer layer) of the adrenal gland; results in decreased secretion of the hormones

  • Adrenocorticotropic hormone - (ad-re-no-cor-ti-co-tro-phic hormone)

    A hormone produced by the Pituitary gland, which stimulates the adrenal gland to secrete hormones such as cortisol, aldosterone, etc.

  • Aldosterone - (al-do-ste-rone)

    A hormone secreted by the adrenal glands that regulates salt, potassium and water in the body

  • Allergen - (al-ler-gen)

    Any substance that can cause an allergy

  • Allergic - (al-ler-gic)

    Caused by an allergy

  • Allergy - (al-ler-gy)

    Hypersensitive reaction

  • Anaemic - (ane-mic)

    Suffering from anaemia