• Wed. Mar 22nd, 2023

Pharmaceutical lexicon

Heare you find detailed descriptions of the healthcare terminology, with mostly used words in the everyday life of a phisician or a pharmacist, or to each and every people which work in the healthcare area.

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The word Idiosyncrasy comes from greek :  <<idios->> “ἴδιος” (which means “your own”) and <<-sincrasis>> “σύνκρᾶσις” (which means “behaviour”). In the healthcare area this term indicate a condition of a…


The word parenteral comes from greek  <<para->> “παρα-” which means beyond and <<-enteron>> -ἔντερον which means  intestine. In the healthcare area the parenteral pathway indicate the entrance of a substance…

Polymorphic (disease)

The word polymorphic comes from the Greek words “poli-“ which means “many” and “-morphè” which means “shapes”. It means that a disease shows different lesions or manifestations and not only…


Pathogenesis is synonym of etiology.  


Etiopathogenesis is synonym of etiology.  

COURSE (of the illness)

The course of the illness is the period of time which goes from the beginning to the end of a pathology; during the course of the illness there are the…


Etiology Is a branch of medicine which study what cause. It comes from Latin words “ætiõlogia” which means “the sudy of the cause” from “aìtia-“ which means “cause” (undetermined coming)…


The word diagnosis comes from Greek “dia-gnosis” which means “to know through”. Diagnosis is a process of observations and studies which lead to individuate the presence of a given illness.…