Dizygotic twin: A twins who have shared a common uterine environment with its twin but is due to a different fertilized ovum.
Dizygotic twins are also called fraternal twins.
- Dizziness, anxiety as a cause of
Dizziness, anxiety as a cause of: One cause of dizziness is over breathing (hyperventilation) due to anxiety. The over breathing also causes lightheadedness, a sense of unsteadiness and tingling around the mouth and fingertips.
- Dizziness, pre-syncopal
Dizziness, pre-syncopal: Dizziness before fainting. Some symptoms of dizziness such as wooziness, feeling about to black out, and tunnel vision may be pre-syncopal and are due to insufficient blood flow to the brain. These symptoms are typically worse when standing, improve with lying down and may be experienced by healthy individuals who rise quickly from […]
- Disease, subclinical
Disease, subclinical: An illness that stays “below the surface” of clinical detection. A subclinical disease has no or minimally recognizable clinical findings. It is distinct from a clinical disease, which has signs and symptoms that can be more easily recognized. Many diseases, including diabetes, hypothyroidism, rheumatoid arthritis, infections or cancers can be subclinical before surfacing […]
- Disease, Stein-Leventhal
Disease, Stein-Leventhal: Known descriptively as polycystic ovarian (PCO) disease, this syndrome is basically an hormonal problem that causes women to have various symptoms including: Irregular or no periods Acne Obesity, and Excess hair growth. All women with PCO have irregular or no menses. Women with PCO do not ovulate (do not release an egg every […]