Temporomandibular joint ‘syndrome.
Stands for transmyocardial laser revascularization, a procedure by which a physician uses a laser to make holes in the heart to relieve the pain of severe angina. TMR has been done from both the outside and inside of the heart. When done from the outside, a laser (carbon dioxide or holmium laser) is placed in […]
Transcranial magnetic stimulation.
- Toasted skin syndrome
McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008.
A South American herb (Nicotiana tabacum) whose leaves contain 2 to 8 percent nicotine and serve as the source of both smoking and smokeless tobacco and the basis of great health hazards.
- Tobacco smoking
The direct inhalation of tobacco smoke, the basis of major health hazards. Long known to cause cancer in humans, tobacco smoking is generally held to be the leading preventable cause of cancer in developed countries. Tobacco smoking was formally classified as a “known human carcinogen” by the US government in 2000.