Ambulatory care: Medical care provided on an outpatient basis, including diagnosis, observation, treatment, and rehabilitation services.
- AMC (arthrogryposis multiplex congenita)
AMC (arthrogryposis multiplex congenita): AMC stands for arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a disorder that develops before birth (prenatal) is evident at birth (congenital) and involves limited mobility of many (multiple) joints. In AMC, the range of motion of the joints in the arms and legs is usually limited or fixed. Joints affected in AMC may include […]
AMD: Age-related macular degeneration (which may also be abbreviated as ARMD).
Ameba: A single-celled, protozoan organism that constantly changes shape. Amebae can infect the bowels, causing diarrhea. They can also infect the liver, causing abscesses to form.
Amebiasis: The state of being infected with amebae, especially with the ameba Entamoeba histolytica.
- Amebic colitis
Amebic colitis: Amebic dysentery with ulcers in the colon from infection with the ameba Entamoeba histolytica. This single-celled parasite is transmitted to humans via contaminated water and food.