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ICU

Intensive Care Unit

Immunology

Immunology is a branch of biomedical science that covers the study of all aspects of the immune system

Impulsiveness

acting out apparently without thinking of the consequences

Increased kidney size

There is a clear association between the rate at which the kidneys enlarge and the rate at which kidney function declines. Kidneys usually grow at a rate similar to normal development as children develop and level off in the mid 20's.

Indigestion

A vague feeling of abdominal discomfort -- possibly including belching, heartburn, a feeling of fullness, bloating, and nausea.

Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis)

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are incurable chronic diseases of the intestinal tract. The two diseases are often grouped together as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) because of their similar symptoms. The most common symptoms of IBD include, but are not limited to Abdominal pain, Weight loss, Fever, Rectal bleeding, Skin and eye irritations, Diarrhea.

Insulin

A hormone central to regulating carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells in the liver, muscle, and fat tissue to take up glucose from the blood, storing it as glycogen in the liver and muscle.When control of insulin levels fails, diabetes will result.

Intellectual disability (formerly Mental Retardation)

Disorder characterized by impaired brain functioning and deficits in behaviors such as learning and language.

Intestinal lymphangiectasia

Enlarged lymphatic vessels in the lining of the intestines.

intravenous antibiotics

Antibiotics administered into the patients vein.

Inversion

To turn upside down or reverse; when a segment of a chromosome is reversed end-to-end.

IPV vaccine

(Inactivated poliovirus) vaccine helps prevent polio. It's given 4 times as a shot. It has replaced the older oral polio vaccine. Polio can cause muscle pain and paralysis of one or both legs or arms. It may also paralyze the muscles used to breathe and swallow. It can lead to death.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Overactive intestinal tract manifested by cramping,diarrhea,and occasional constipation.