|Administration of vaccines to stimulate the host's immune response.
|A suspension of killed or attenuated microorganisms administered for the prevention or treatment of infection.
|venous assist device
|An muscular tube connecting the cervix of the uterus to the vulva and exterior of the body.
|Pertaining to the vagina.
|Inflammation of the vagina marked by pain and a purulent discharge.
|The tenth cranial nerve.
|Forced expiratory effort against a closed windpipe, impeding the return of venous blood to the heart.
|varices (swollen veins)
|Primary infection causes chickenpox; reactivation causes herpes zoster.
|Abnormal enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord.
|Enlarged, twisted veins.
|Pertaining to blood vessels.
|Inflammation of a blood vessel.
|Surgical removal of the ductus deferens usually as a means of sterilization.
|Narrowing of blood vessels.
|Drugs used to cause constriction of the blood vessels.
|Widening of blood vessels.
|Drugs used to cause dilation of the blood vessels.
|A surgical procedure in which the effects of a vasectomy (male sterilization) are reversed.
|venous clotting time=
|An organism, such as a mosquito or tick, that spreads disease from one host to another.
|The vessels carrying blood away from the capillary beds.
|The two venous trunks which returns blood to the heart. Inferior venae cavae receives blood from the lower body while superior venae cavae returns blood from the upper body..
|Poisonous animal secretions forming fluid mixtures of many different enzymes, toxins, and other substances.
|Impaired venous blood flow or venous return (venous stasis), usually caused by inadequate venous valves. Venous insufficiency often occurs in the legs.
|The formation or presence of a blood clot within a vein.
|Mechanical devices used to assist respiration.
|front, belly side
|Pertaining to the belly or front of the body.
|The two large heart chambers that receive blood from the atria and pump it out to the systemic and pulmonary circulatory systems.
|The uncoordinated, rapid firing of electrical impulses (400-600/min) in the ventricles. This ventricular quivering prevents cardiac output. Can results in unconsciousness and death if not immediately treated.
|Rapid, unstable ventricular tachycardia (150-300 beats/min) with a large sine-wave appearance. If untreated, ventricular flutter typically progresses to ventricular fibrillation.
|Fast but regular heart rhythm originating in the ventricles. Often caused by heart disease, but may also occur in young people. Some medications and nonprescription decongestants can trigger ventricular tachycardia.
|venule (small vein in lungs)
|Plantar warts that commonly occur on the soles of the feet or around the toe area.
|The bones or segments composing the spinal column,
|An animal with a spinal cord surrounded by cartilage or bone
|A feeling of dizziness and disorientation.
|A trace of something, usually a nonfunctioning structure or a behavior, that is a remnant of our evolutionary history.
|Pertaining to vestiges.
|field of vision
|An endocrine tumor that secretes vasoactive intestinal peptide, that causes vasodilation, relaxation of smooth muscles, watery diarrhea, hypokalemia and hypochlorhydria.
|Pertaining to or caused by a virus.
|The presence of viruses in the blood.
|The compete viral particle.
|The study of the structure, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of viruses and virus diseases.
|A small infectious agent which lacks independent metabolism and is able to replicate only within a living host cell. The individual particle (virion) consists of either DNA or RNA and a protein capsid.
|the large interior organs in any one of the three great cavities of the body, especially in the abdomen.
|Resistance to flow.
|The volume of air that is exhaled by a maximal expiration following a maximal inspiration.
|The signs of life that may be monitored or measured, namely pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and blood pressure.
|Organic substances that are required in small amounts for maintenance and growth.
|Pertaining to the vitellus.
|Yolk of an egg.
|A chronic disease that causes white patches develop on the skin.
|Surgery to remove vitreous gel from the eye.
|The transparent, semi gelatinous substance that fills the cavity behind the crystalline lens of the eye and in front of the retina.
|To convert into a glassy substance.
|Experiments performed on living animals involving surgery.
|very low density lipoprotein
|Visiting Nurse Association
|A pair of cone-shaped elastic mucous membrane projecting from the laryngeal wall and forming a narrow slit between them. Each contains a vocal ligament that shortens or relaxes the vocal cord to control sound production.
|Pertaining to the palm or sole.
|Voluntary activity without external compulsion.
|The forcible expulsion of the contents of the stomach through the mouth.
|ventricular septal defect
|The external genitalia of the female. It includes the clitoris, the labia, the vestibule and its glands.
|Inflammation of the vulva.