Chemosense: The chemical sensing system. The sense of smell is part of our chemical sensing system, or the chemosenses.
Chemosensory: Pertaining to the sensing of chemicals, as by olfaction (the sense of smell). Diabetes and Parkinson’s disease are among the diseases accompanied or signaled by chemosensory problems such as smell disorders.
Chemosis: Swelling around the iris (the colored circle that surrounds the pupil) due to edema (swelling) of the bulbar conjunctiva (the clear membrane that coats the outer surface of the eye).
a treatment period is followed by a recovery period, then another treatment period, and so on. Usually a patient has chemotherapy as an outpatient at the hospital, at a doctor’s office or clinic, or at home. However, depending on which drugs are given and the patient’s general health, the patient may need to stay in […]
- Chemotherapy, adjuvant
Chemotherapy, adjuvant: Chemotherapy given after removal of a cancerous tumor to further help in treatment. Many chemotherapy drugs are most effective after the majority of the tumor has been removed.
- Chemotherapy, topical
Chemotherapy, topical: Treatment with an anticancer drug in a lotion, ointment or cream that is applied to the skin.