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.

  • Emesis [ gastroenterology ]

    Defined as the process of vomiting. An "anti emetic drug" for example, is medication used to treat nausea and vomiting.
  • 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.