Glossary of Medical Terms

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


Prefix denoting the presence of an extra O atom, as in peroxides, peroxy acids (e.g., hydrogen peroxide, peroxyformic acid). Often shortened to per-.
parathion   parathormone   parathymia   parathyrin   parathyroid   parathyroidectomy   parathyroid gland   parathyroid glands   (2)
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