aschoff body

  • 1 Aschoff body — Asch·off body ä .shȯf n one of the tiny lumps in heart muscle that are typical of rheumatic heart disease and consist of swollen collagen, cells, and fibrils also one of the similar but larger lumps found under the skin esp. in rheumatic fever… …

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  • 2 Aschoff body — Aschoff bodies or Aschoff nodules are painless nodules present in rheumatic fever. AppearanceIt is an area of focal interstitial myocardial inflammation. Fully developed Aschoff bodies consist of fibrinoid change in connective tissue, lymphocytes …

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  • 3 aschoff body — noun or aschoff nodule ˈäˌshȯf Usage: usually capitalized A Etymology: after Ludwig Aschoff died 1942 German pathologist : one of the tiny lumps consisting of swollen collagen, cells, and fibrils found in the heart muscle and typical of… …

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  • 4 Aschoff body — /ah shawf/, Pathol. any of the spindleshaped nodules found in heart tissue and associated with the myocarditis of rheumatic fever. Also, Aschoff nodule. [named after Ludwig Aschoff (d. 1942), German pathologist] * * * …

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  • 5 Aschoff body — noun a painless nodule found in Rheumatic fever …

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  • 6 Aschoff — n. from the medical term Aschoff body (small mass found in heart tissue) …

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  • 7 aschoff nodule — noun see aschoff body …

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  • 8 body — 1. The head, neck, trunk, and extremities. The human b., consisting of head (caput), neck (collum), trunk (truncus), and limbs (membra). 2. The material part of a human, as distinguished from the …

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  • 9 Aschoff bodies (nodules) cell node — Asch·off bodies (nodules), cell, node (ahshґof) [Karl Albert Ludwig Aschoff, German pathologist, 1866–1942] see under body and cell, and see nodus atrioventricularis …

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  • 10 Aschoff — Karl Ludwig, German pathologist, 1866–1942. See A. bodies, under body, A. nodules, under nodule, node of A. and Tawara, Rokitansky A. sinuses, under sinus, A. cell …

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  • 11 Jürgen Aschoff — Jürgen Walther Ludwig Aschoff (* 25. January 1913 in Freiburg im Breisgau; † 11. October 1998 in the same city) was a German biologist and behavior physiologist; together with Erwin Bünning and Colin Pittendrigh founder of the… …

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  • 12 A|schoff body — «AH shf», any of certain small nodules found in the heart tissue of a person affected with heart disease caused by rheumatic fever. ╂[< Ludwig Aschoff, a German pathologist of the 1900 s] …

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  • 13 Histiocyte — A type of white blood cell, also called a macrophage, that is created by the bone marrow. They usually stay in place, but when histiocytes are stimulated by infection or inflammation they become active, attacking bacteria and other foreign matter …

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  • 14 Heart murmur — For the French motion picture, see Murmur of the Heart. Cardiac murmurs and other cardiac sounds Auscultogram from normal and abnormal heart sounds ICD 10 …

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  • 15 Watson's water hammer pulse — is the medical sign which describes a pulse that is bounding and forceful,[1] or, in other words, rapidly increasing and subsequently collapsing,[2] as if it were the hitting of a water hammer that was causing the pulse. This is associated with… …

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  • 16 Osler's node — Osler s lesions found on the hand and fingers of a 43 year old male with subacute bacterial endocarditis. Osler s nodes are painful, red, raised lesions found on the hands and feet. They are associated with a number of conditions, including… …

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  • 17 Osborn wave — Schematic representation of normal ECG Atrial fibrillation …

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  • 18 Oliver's sign — Oliver s sign, or the tracheal tug sign, is an abnormal downward movement of the trachea during systole that can indicate a dilation or aneurysm of the aortic arch. Oliver s sign is elicited by gently grasping the cricoid cartilage and applying… …

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  • 19 Müller's sign — is the pulsation or bobbing of the uvula that occurs during systole. It can be seen in patients with severe aortic insufficiency. Müller s sign is caused by an increased stroke volume. Müller s sign is named for Friedrich von Müller, a German… …

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  • 20 Nicoladoni sign — In medicine, the Nicoladoni sign, also Branham sign and Nicoladoni Israel Branham sign, is the slowing of the heart rate in response to (manual) compression of an arteriovenous fistula.[1][2][3] It is named for Carl Nicoladoni. References …

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