secondary amyloidosis n.
Amyloidosis that occurs in association with another chronic disease and is characterized by the deposition of amyloid in fibrous connective tissue, especially in the spleen, liver, kidneys, adrenal glands, and arterioles.
- Secondary anesthetic
secondary anesthetic n. The compound that contributes to, but is not primarily responsible for, loss of sensation when two or more anesthetics are simultaneously administered.
noun, Phonetics. 1. coarticulation (def 2). coarticulation [koh-ahr-tik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌkoʊ ɑrˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun, Phonetics. 1. concomitance of articulation, as in fro, ostensibly a succession of three discrete sounds but physically a single articulation (f-) blending into a coarticulation (-fr-), which blends into an articulation (-r-), which blends into a coarticulation (-ro-), which blends into […]
- Secondary atelectasis
secondary atelectasis n. Pulmonary collapse, particularly of a newborns due to hyaline membrane disease or elastic recoil of the lungs while the infant is actually dying from other causes.
- Secondary axis
secondary axis n. Any of several hypothetical lines passing through the optical center of a lens.