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Nina Offierowski has edited the Flexikon article Tonsillitis
Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils. In practice, the term is reserved for the inflammation of the palatine tonsils.

Tonsillitis can be classified according to different aspects:

...According to time-dependent course ... [more]
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Alexandra Schritz has edited the Flexikon article Insulin
The peptide hormone insulin regulates the absorption of glucose in body cells. It has a glucose-lowering effect and plays an essential role in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Insulin is the natural antagonist of the hormone glucagon.
The name ... [more]
at 30.06.2014
Dr. physiol. John Urbas has published the Flexikon article Anastomosis
An anastomosis (plural: anastomoses) is, in human anatomy, a connection between blood vessels (e.g. between an artery and a vein by a side branch) or between any tubular structures (e.g. loops of intestine) or between nerves. In human medicine an ... [more]
at 19.06.2014

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