TITLE

proanthocyanidin

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1775
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "proanthocyanidin" is presented. It refers to a cranberry juice chemical which is believed to inhibit the adhesion of escherichia coli to the mucosa of the urinary tract.
ACCESSION #
21242175

 

Related Articles

  • ruga.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1929 

    Several references of "ruga" are presented including palatal ruga, palatine ruga, and ruga of vagina. It refers to a fold or crease, especially one of the folds of mucous membrane on the internal surface of the stomach.

  • colibacillosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p445 

    A definition of the medical term "colibacillosis" is presented. Colibacillosis refers to the infection with Escherichia coli. The term originated from the word "osis" which means condition. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The...

  • villus. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p788 

    An encyclopedia entry for "villus" is presented. Villus is a tiny, finger-like projection that comes out from a membraneous surface and has additional extensions called microvilli. Numerous number of villi are present on the mucous lining of the small intestine. They increase the absorptive area...

  • Hilton's line.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p996 

    A definition of the medical term "Hilton's line" is presented. The term Hilton's line refers to the line at the junction of the anal skin and mucosa, beneath which the intersphincteric groove may be palpable. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A....

  • intervillous.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1128 

    A definition of the medical term "intervillous" is presented, which means between villi.

  • Kohlrausch's fold.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1182 

    A definition of the medical term "Kohlrausch's fold" is presented. It refers to the rectal valve, one of the horizontal folds of the mucosa of the rectum. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • kraurosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1183 

    A definition of the medical term "kraurosis" is presented. It refers to the atrophy and dryness of the skin and any mucous membrane, especially of the vulva. The term originated from the Greek word "krauros" which means dry. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary,"...

  • leukokeratosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1232 

    A definition of the medical term "leukokeratosis" is presented. It refers to leukoplakia which means formation of white spots or patches on the mucous membrane of the tongue or cheek. The term originated from the words "leukos" which means white, "keras" which means horn and "osis" which means...

  • leukoplakia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1332 

    A definition of the medical term "leukoplakia" is presented. It refers to the formation of white spots or patches on the mucous membrane of the tongue or cheek. The term originated from the words "leukos" which means white and "plax" which means plate. The definition is from the "Taber's...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics