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There are currently 8 terms in this directory beginning with the letter O.
Occlude
To shut or close off.

Oedema
Excess fluid in the body tissues; swelling of the body due to excess fluid.

Oliguria
Decreased amount of urine formation.

Osmolality
The osmotic concentration characteristic of a solution that is determined by the ionic concentration of the dissolved substance per unit of solvent.

Osmolarity
The concentration of osmotically active particles in solution.

Osmosis
Passage of fluid through a semi-permeable membrane from an area of lesser concentration to an area of greater concentration in order to achieve equilibrium of solute.

Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica
Tissue level lesions, fibrosis of the marrow spaces and abundance of osteoclasts. Is characterized by severely increased bone resorption and high levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH).

Outcome
End product or result.
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