Having a lack of faith in doctors.
Prefix relating to a physician or medicine. An iatrogenic illness is one inadvertently caused by a physician. From the Greek word “iatros” meaning physician (healer).
Overlapping like shingles or tiles on a roof. The scales on a snake are imbricate. From the Latin imbricatus, covered with tiles.
Brand name for sumatriptan, a triptan drug for the treatment of migraine.
Protected against infection, usually by the presence of antibodies.
- Immune complex
A cluster of interlocking antigens and antibodies forming a large network of molecules. Also called an antigen-antibody complex.