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galactogogue
stimulating secretion of milk

galenical preparations
preparations of botanical drugs

gallstone
a gallbladder or bileduct concretion composed of cholesterol, occasionally mixed with calcium

ganglions
nerve cell bodies grouped in the peripheral nervous system

gargle
fluid used therapeutically as a throat wash

gastroenteritis
gastrointestinal tract inflammation; characterized by abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting; which may be caused by bacteria, parasites or a virus

gingivitis
inflammation of the fibrous tissues that surround the teeth

gland-stimulating remedy
expectorant

glaucoma
eye disease with increased ocular pressure

glaucoma, narrow-angle
form of glaucoma in which contact of the iris with the peripheral cornea prevents normal drainage of aqueous humor

glosso-
in botany, tongue-like

glucocorticoid
any steroid-like compound capable of significantly influencing intermediary metabolism, such as promotion of deposition of glycogen in the liver, and of exerting a useful antiinflammatory effect

glucosuria
glucose in the urine

glycine
the simplest amino acid which is a contituent of normal protein and an inhibitory transmitter; used as a dietary supplement

glycogenolytic
breaking down glycogen to glucose

glycoside
a molecule which upon hydrolysis produces at least one simple sugar and non-sugar component

goiter
chronic thyroid gland enlargement, not due to cancerous growth

gout
a disease characterized by an increased blood uric acid level and sudden onset of episodes of acute arthritis

grandi-
in botany, large

granulation
pink, fleshy overgrowth of capillaries and collagen within a wound

granulatory
encouraging granulation

granulocyte
a mature white blood cell with cytoplasm containing granules