Glossary of Medical Terms

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


Energy transferred between two objects because of a temperature difference, the thermal motion of atoms and molecules. For chemical systems the sign for heat flow into the system is positive, because this process increases the inside energy of the system. Heat flowing out of the system is defined to be negative, since this process decreases the inside energy of the system.
N-acetylaspartylglutamate peptidase   N-acetylated-alpha-linked acidic dipeptidase   N-acetyldopamine desaturase   N-acetyldopamine-quinone isomerase   N-acetylgalactosamine-1-phosphate kinase   N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulfotransferase   N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfatase   N-acetylgalactosamine-mucin alpha-N-1,3-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase   (1)
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