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Canadian Medical Guide Definition Animal Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Bacterial Infections and Mycoses - Infections caused by bacteria and fungi, general, specified, or unspecified.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Cardiovascular Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities - Diseases existing at birth and often before birth, or that develop during the first month of life (INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES), regardless of causation. Of these diseases, those characterized by structural deformities are termed ABNORMALITIES.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Digestive System Diseases - Diseases in any part of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the accessory organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Disorders of Environmental Origin - Disorders representing collectively the results of assault by external forces, rather than by organic or physiologic dysfunction or by pathogens.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Endocrine Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Eye Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Female Genital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases - Hematologic diseases and diseases of the lymphatic system collectively. Hemic diseases include disorders involving the formed elements (e.g., ERYTHROCYTE AGGREGATION, INTRAVASCULAR) and chemical components (e.g., BLOOD PROTEIN DISORDERS); lymphatic diseases include disorders relating to lymph, lymph nodes, and lymphocytes.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Immunologic Diseases - Disorders caused by abnormal or absent immunologic mechanisms, whether humoral, cell-mediated or both.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Musculoskeletal Diseases - Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Neoplasms - New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Nervous System Diseases - Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes disorders of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscle.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases - A collective term for nutritional disorders (result of poor assimilation or utilization of food) and metabolic disorders (result of poor metabolism or inherited enzyme abnormality).
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases - General or unspecified diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Parasitic Diseases - Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms - Abnormal anatomical or physiological conditions and objective or subjective manifestations of disease, not classified as disease or syndrome.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Respiratory Tract Diseases
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases - A collective term for diseases of the skin and its appendages and of connective tissue.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Stomatognathic Diseases - General or unspecified diseases of the stomatognathic system, comprising the mouth, teeth, jaws, and pharynx.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Urologic and Male Genital Diseases - A collective term for urinary tract diseases in male and female and diseases of the male genitalia.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Virus Diseases - A general term for diseases produced by viruses.

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