1. Metered-dose inhaler; 2. Multiple daily injections; 3. Mental developmental index, as in “the Bayley Mental Developmental Index (MDI), which measures language, memory, and problem-solving abilities.”
1. Minimal daily requirement. 2. Multidrug resistant.
Myelodysplastic syndrome, or myelodysplastic syndromes.
- Me-too drug
A drug that is structurally very similar to already known drugs, with only minor differences. The term “me-too” carries a negative connotation. However, me-too products may create competition and drive prices down.
- Mead, Margaret
“civilization.” She believed that the easygoing ways in Samoa minimized conflict and the incidence of neurotic personalities due to guilt feelings. Mead attended Barnard College and Columbia University where she met Franz Boas, a celebrated anthropologist. He became her mentor at Columbia, where she took her MA in 1924 and her PhD in 1929. She […]
- Meadow syndrome
After Dr. Roy Meadow, the pediatrician who coined the term Munchhausen syndrome by proxy.