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.

  • Blight [ microbiology ]

    A blight is an infectious symptom affecting plants resulting in browning, chlorosis and eventual death of the organism. It is sometimes, incorrectly, used in the context of a non-plant species.
  • Burnout [ psychology ]

    Currently considered a "problem related to life management" by the ICD. Manifests very similarly to a depressive syndrome, meeting most diagnostic criteria.