MedlinePlus.com. Pyogenic granuloma.
One of the vitamin B6 group (which also includes pyridoxal and pyridoxamine) that is transformed in the body to pyridoxal phosphate, which functions as a coenzyme, a substance that enhances the action of an enzyme and thereby helps catalyze and speed a biochemical reaction. (A number of vitamins serve as coenzymes.) The vitamin B6 group […]
One of the two classes of bases in DNA and RNA. The pyrimidine bases are thymine (T) and cytosine (C) in DNA and cytosine (C) and uracil (U) in RNA.
- Pyrophosphate arthropathy
Joint damage due to deposition of calcium pyrophosphate. Pyrophosphate arthropathy most commonly affects the knees, wrists and knuckles and tends to be symmetrical.
A technical term for what is popularly called heartburn, a burning sensation in the upper abdomen. In many languages there is a technical term such as pyrosis and a popular term for the same phenomenon. For example, pyrosis is popularly known in French as br�lure epigastrique and in Spanish as ardor de est�mago. Pyrosis is […]
(Born c. 580 B.C.E.) Greek philosopher and mathematician who promoted health through a special vegetarian diet.