Microscope with multiple optical elements (lenses/mirrors). It has two microscopes in series, the first serving as the ocular lens (close to the eye) and the second serving as the objective lens (close to the object to be viewed).
The successful formation of a fertilised cell (zygote) by the union of the female ovum and the male sperm.
An apparatus for condensing vapour.
Identical twins physically joined together at birth, formerly known as ‘Siamese’ twins. The location of the join can vary. Where possible, conjoined twins are often now separated through surgery.
Inflammation of the conjunctiva (outer coating of the eye), which becomes red and produces a watery discharge. It is caused by infection or physical or chemical irritation and is easily treated.
Thin lenses of glass or plastic which fit over the cornea and correct vision defects.
A historic expression referring to the transmission of disease between people by means of direct contact.
container - medical waste
Any container designed for the collection and disposal of medical waste
container - receptacle
Receptacles or formed or flexible coverings designed to hold, store, or ship objects or substances.
The use of methods and techniques to prevent pregnancy from sex.
contraceptive implants and injections
Contraceptive implants and injections are long-acting methods of contraception. They both slowly release a synthetic hormone called progestogen. This mimics the actions of the natural hormone progesterone by preventing ovulation. The implants are thin silicone structures usually implanted under the skin of the upper arm.
A contrast media is introduced into a patient's body to improve the detail of barely visible structures during an x-ray, e.g. the intestines.
Substances that are controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (UK). These drugs are classified according to the amount of harm they cause when misused.
The violent involuntary contractions of a group of muscles.
An insulated container for keeping food cool.
copy - derivative object
Refers to objects derived from or made to resemble original existing objects. Implies less precise and faithful imitation than does the term "reproductions." When copies are presented with intent to deceive, use "forgeries" or "counterfeits." When more than one similar work is produced by the same maker, use "replicas" or "versions."
The transparent part of the eyeball that covers the iris and pupil. It refracts light entering the eye on to the lens, which is then focused on to the retina.
A tight undergarment worn by women to shape the figure. Historically tied with lace and structured with bone.
A steroid hormone, often used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, allergies and gout.
Brush, stick or impliment for applying cosmetics to the body