A whistling noise that is produced in the chest during breathing. Wheezing occurs when the airways are narrowed or compressed as in asthma.
Also called leukocytes , these are the blood cells that are involved in protecting the body against both infectious disease and foreign invaders.
A red bump, ridge or swelling of unbroken skin raised by a stinging blow or by an allergic reaction to foods, drugs or insect bites, as in hives(urticaria).
The part of the hand that is nearest the forearm and consists of the carpal bones and the associated soft tissues.
The womb (uterus) is a hollow, pear-shaped organ located in a woman's lower abdomen between the bladder and the rectum.
A hyperextension and flexion injury to the neck, often a result of being struck from behind, as by a fast-moving vehicle in a car accident.
Gradual loss of weight , deterioration, emaciation. As in a wasting disease.