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- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
A medical journal sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in the U.S. and published by Oxford University Press in the U.K.
- Journals, medical
the “Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.” The other was the “Journal des Scavants” (Scholars) which appeared in France the same year. From these 2 journals are descended the many thousands of scientific periodicals today, including all those devoted to the biomedical sciences and medicine, whether they be in print or newer media such as […]
- JP drain
The original suction drain. The drain itself is inside the body. It is made of Teflon and has multiple drainage holes. The drain is connected to clear plastic tubing which is usually sutured to the skin at the point it leaves the skin. The tubing connects to a bulb reservoir. The bulb, when squeezed empty, […]
The principal vein in the front of either side of the neck. The word comes from the Latin jugulum meaning throat. The jugular is “the vein of the throat” or in ancient times “the sacrificial vein.”