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.

  • 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.
  • Functio Laesa [ physiology ]

    "Functio Laesa" is one of the 5 classic (Celsian) symptoms of inflammation. It is defined as loss of function of the affected area. The other 4 terms used to characterize an inflammation are "rubor", "calor", "dolor", "tumor".