Pertaining to the pons, a structure in the brain.
- Pool, gene
The sum total of genes, with all their variations, possessed by a particular species at a particular time. (Not something to dive into.)
- Poor circulation
An inadequacy of blood flow. Inadequate blood flow to a particular area of the body can result in too little oxygen being delivered to that area, a condition known as hypoxia. The term poor circulation may be used to refer to peripheral vascular disease (or peripheral arterial disease), a condition that develops when the arteries […]
- Popcorn worker's lung
A form of bronchiolitis obliterans, a severe obstructive lung disease, in workers who mix and package flavored microwave-popcorn or are involved in other flavoring manufacturing. In a typical case, a 40-year-old woman began work on a microwave-popcorn packaging line. She had no chest symptoms, had never smoked, and was accustomed to walking 3 to 5 […]
Referring to the back of the knee. For example, the popliteal fossa is the hollow behind the knee.
- Popliteal fossa
The hollow behind the knee.