The miscarriage of 3 or more consecutive pregnancies.
It is a sensory experience in which a person can see, hear, smell, taste, or feel something that is not there.
The preferential use of one hand for most manual tasks. Right handedness is the preferential use of the right hand while left handedness is the preferential use of the left hand for most manual tasks.
A set of chromosomes that contains only one member of each chromosome pair. The sperm and egg are haploid and, in humans, each has 23 chromosomes.
A feeling of discomfort, burning and pain occurring in waves rising up behind the breastbone (sternum) toward the neck. It is usually due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the rise of stomach acid back up into the esophagus.
A localized swelling that is filled with blood caused by a break in the wall of a blood vessel. The breakage may be spontaneous, as in an aneurysm, or caused by an injury.
Bleeding or the abnormal flow of blood.
An anticoagulant (anti-clotting) medication. Heparin is useful in preventing thromboembolic complications (clots that travel from their site of origin through the blood stream to clog up another vessel).
A hiccup is an extraordinary type of respiratory movement involving a sudden inspiration (intake of air) due to an involuntary contraction of the diaphragm accompanied by closure of the glottis (the vocal apparatus of the larynx).