Dialectical behavioral therapy.
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An eating plan designed to lower the blood pressure. DASH is an acronym for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The DASH "combination diet" has been shown to decrease the blood pressure and so helps prevent and control high blood pressure. The DASH "combination diet" is rich in fruits, vegetables, and low fat dairy foods, and low in saturated and total fat. It also is low in cholesterol, high in dietary fiber, potassium, calcium, and magnesium, and moderately high in protein.
The date for a drug estimated for its shelf life with proper storage in sealed containers away from harmful and variable factors like heat and humidity.
1. A female offspring. 2. A female adopted child. 3. A product of radioactive decay. 4. A cell resulting from cell division.
Abbreviation meaning "dispense as written." One of a number of hallowed abbreviations of terms that have traditionally been used in prescriptions.
Day sight (night blindness) is a classic symptom resulting from deficiency of vitamin A. Also called nocturnal amblyopia and nyctanopia.
Ductal carcinoma in situ. A precancerous condition characterized by the clonal proliferation of malignant-looking cells in the lining of a breast duct without evidence of spread outside the duct to other tissues in the breast or outside the breast. DCIS is clearly the precursor (forerunner) of invasive breast cancer. This is evident from the sharing of clonal chromosome changes by DCIS and adjacent invasive cancers. In other words, invasive breast cancer evolves from DCIS. Also called intraductal carcinoma.
DDH (developmental dislocation of the hip)
The abnormal formation of the hip joint in which the ball at the top of the thighbone (the femoral head) is not stable within the socket (the acetabulum). The ligaments of the hip joint may also be loose and stretched.
De Lange syndrome
A relatively common birth defect syndrome with multiple malformations and mental retardation of unknown origin.
De Musset sign
Rhythmic nodding or bobbing of the head in synchrony with the heart beat, a sign of aortic insufficiency - incompetence of the aortic valve with aortic regurgitation. The causes include syphilitic aortitis, rheumatic fever, and aortic aneurysm
Deafness and keratopachydermia
Congenital deafness with keratopachydermia and constrictions of fingers and toes.
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