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hypertonic saline

Any solution of sodium chloride (NaCl) in water with a concentration of NaCl higher than that found in physiological saline (0.9% w/v). When administered in … [Read more...]

Hyperacute-Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine

(Other name for: alpha-1,3-galactosyltransferase-expressing allogeneic pancreatic tumor cell vaccine) … [Read more...]

portal hypertension

High blood pressure in the vein that carries blood to the liver from the stomach, small and large intestines, spleen, pancreas, and gallbladder. It is usually … [Read more...]

hyperimmune bovine colostrum

A dietary supplement consisting of bovine colostrum, containing high titers of immunoglobulins (Igs), with immunostimulating and anti-infective activities. … [Read more...]


Having a large number of blood vessels. … [Read more...]


A buildup of uric acid (a byproduct of metabolism) in the blood. Hyperuricemia is a side effect of some anticancer drugs. … [Read more...]


Too much thyroid hormone. Symptoms include weight loss, chest pain, cramps, diarrhea, and nervousness. Also called overactive thyroid. … [Read more...]

hyperthermic perfusion

A procedure in which a warmed solution containing anticancer drugs is used to bathe, or is passed through the blood vessels of, the tissue or organ containing … [Read more...]

hyperthermia therapy

A type of treatment in which body tissue is exposed to high temperatures to damage and kill cancer cells or to make cancer cells more sensitive to the effects … [Read more...]


Abnormally high body temperature. This may be caused as part of treatment, by an infection, or by exposure to heat. … [Read more...]