Medexicon

Are you a medical student or working in related fields? Or just a curious person by nature? Then our collection of common medical terms and concepts can help you better understand this fascinating side of science and art. The... necronomicon of medicine.

  • Epidemic [ infectiology ]

    Refers to the rapid and sudden spread of an infectious disease in a certain population. In order for an infection to be considered an epidemic, it has to exceed by far the average rate of transmission of the specific disease in that population.
  • Fever [ infectiology ]

    A medical sign consisting of an internal body temperature of over 38-39°C or 100.2-102.2°F. Most often, fever is a sign of an ongoing infectious process.