Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - H

heart failure

Definition:

  • heart failure - condition in which the heart is unable to pump blood at an adequate rate or in adequate volume, resulting in gradual or rapid congestion of the lungs, shortness of breath, enlarged liver. Death.

 

| hallucinations | heart failure | hematemesis | hematuria | hemiplegia | hemoptysis | hepatic neoplasia | hepatitis | hepatomegaly | hernia | hiccup | hirsutism | hives | hydrocephalus | hypalgesia | hyperesthesia | hyperventilation | hypoglycemic reaction | hypotension | hypothermia | hypothyroidism | hypoventilation | hypoxia |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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