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  Invasive



Invasive

    Medical tests that involve gaining entry into the body via a needle, tube, or hand.

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Medical
Pertaining to Medicine.



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Invagesic
Invagesic is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): aspirin; caffeine; orphenadrine citrate.

Invagesic forte
Invagesic forte is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): aspirin; caffeine; orphenadrine citrate.

Invanz
Invanz is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): ertapenem sodium.

Invasive cancer
Cancer that has spread beyond the area where it first developed to involve other tissues.

Invasive Techniques
Any set of techniques that penetrates the body or is done within a body cavity beyond the line of sight. Examples would be putting in an IV catheter or looking down a throat with an endoscope.



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Intensive care unit
A department of a hospital where an individual can be constantly and closely monitored.

Intrapartal care
Care for a pregnant woman through labor.

Intrauterine device
A small engineered piece of plastic or metal placed in a woman's uterus to prevent fertilization.

Intrauterine growth retardation
Slow growth of a fetus in the womb possibly resulting in a low birth weight baby.

Intraventricular hemorrhage
Bleeding into the ventricles or the brain, common in premature infants.

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Iron
A mineral in the body that works with protein to make hemoglobin, essential for the blood.

Irregular periods
Menstrual cycles that vary more than a few days in length from month to month are considered irregular. Most menstrual cycles are about four weeks long, with the normal range between 24 and 35 days.

Isolette
Similar to an incubator.

Ibotenic acid
Substance used in lesion studies. Destroys cell bodies of neurons but leave axons in tact.

Iconic memory
Short-lived visual sensory memory which lasts about 500 msec. Disrupted by masking (i.e. by a bright light). Tied to anatomical coordinates.

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