Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


An unexpected development or happening; a sudden need for action. Origin: L. E-mergo, pp. -mersus, to rise up, emerge, fr. Mergo, to plunge into, dip
sphincter of pancreatic duct   sphincter of the pharyngeal isthmus   sphincter of third portion of duodenum   sphincteroid   sphincteroid tract of ileum   sphincterolysis   sphincteroplasty   sphincter oris   (5)
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