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personal medical history

A collection of information about a person … [Read more...]

personal history

A collection of information about a person … [Read more...]

natural history study

A study that follows a group of people over time who have, or are at risk of developing, a specific medical condition or disease. A natural history study … [Read more...]

malignant fibrous histiocytoma

A soft tissue sarcoma that usually occurs in the limbs, most commonly the legs, and may also occur in the abdomen. Also called malignant fibrous cytoma. … [Read more...]

Langerhans cell histiocytosis

A group of rare disorders in which too many Langerhans cells (a type of white blood cell) grow in certain tissues and organs including the bones, skin, and … [Read more...]


A technique used to identify specific molecules in different kinds of tissue. The tissue is treated with antibodies that bind the specific molecule. These are … [Read more...]

holy thistle

A plant whose leaves, stems, and flowers have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Holy thistle may have anti-inflammatory and … [Read more...]

historical control subject

An individual treated in the past and used in a comparison group when researchers analyze the results of a clinical study that had no control group. The use of … [Read more...]

historic cohort study

A research study in which the medical records of groups of individuals who are alike in many ways but differ by a certain characteristic (for example, female … [Read more...]


The study of diseased cells and tissues using a microscope. … [Read more...]