chronic desquamative gingivitis n.
A diffuse or patchy, often painful inflamed area of the gum caused by changes to the connective tissue as a result of the atrophy of epithelial cells. Also called gingivosis.
- Chronic disease
A disease of long duration. (Compare acute disease.)
- Chronic familial jaundice
chronic familial jaundice n. See hereditary spherocytosis.
noun 1. a viral disease of the immune system, usually characterized by debilitating fatigue and flu-like symptoms. noun 1. another name for myalgic encephalopathy CFS chronic fatigue syndrome n. Abbr. CFS A syndrome characterized by sleep disorders and disruption of the immune system. Also called chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome. chronic fatigue syndrome A syndrome […]
noun, Ophthalmology. 1. See under . [glaw-koh-muh, glou-] /glɔˈkoʊ mə, glaʊ-/ noun 1. Ophthalmology. abnormally high fluid pressure in the eye, most commonly caused either by blockage of the channel through which aqueous humor drains (open-angle glaucoma or chronic glaucoma) or by pressure of the iris against the lens, which traps the aqueous humor (angle-closure […]