CRONOPIO

DEFINITION OF CRONOPIO

Cronopio is a notion created by the Argentine writer Julio Cortázar ( 1914 – 1984 ). The cronopios are green and humid beings, according to what was imagined by the author of “Hopscotch”, who never gave too many details about the physical appearance of these characters. The first time that Cortázar used the term was […]

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DEFINITION OF DEATH

In Latin we clearly find the etymological origin of the term death that now concerns us. Specifically, it derives from “defunctio”, which is the result of the sum of these components: -The prefix “de-”, which indicates “direction from top to bottom”. -The word “functio”, which is synonymous with “function” and which is the result of […]

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DECLAMATION

DEFINITION OF DECLAMATION

Derived from the Latin declamatĭo, the concept of declamation revolves around the act of declaiming. This verb, according to its theoretical definition, describes the action of speaking in public or reciting with the appropriate intonation, mime and gestures. In this sense, we can make it known that there are various contests and declamation contests worldwide […]

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

Runner ‘s knee is also known by the terms iliotibial band chafing syndrome, tractus syndrome or iliotibial band syndrome and by the abbreviation ITBS. Runner’s knee is a painful condition on the outside of the knee that can affect both athletes and non-athletes. What is runner’s knee? Runner ‘s knee is caused by improper loading […]

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Minimal Change Glomerulonephritis (MCGN)

Minimal change glomerulonephritis is a special type of glomerulonephritis. The disease is also referred to by some doctors with the abbreviation MCGN. Minimal change glomerulonephritis is a disease that occurs primarily in young children. What is minimal change glomerulonephritis? In many cases, minimal-change glomerulonephritis is the trigger for the so-called nephrotic syndrome, which affects some […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

CTS stands for carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure damage to nerves in the wrist caused by a cavity in the carpal canal. The disease must be treated, otherwise it will lead to consequential damage that can significantly limit the function of the affected hand. What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Graphic representation of the anatomy […]

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Keratosis Follicularis Spinulosa Decalvans (KFSD)

KFSD stands for Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans which is a congenital skin disease. Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans is inherited and extremely rare. The disease is sometimes referred to as Siemens I syndrome or keratosis pilaris decalvans. Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans was first described by Lameris in 1905. What is keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans? Overall, the complexion […]

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Fatal Familial Insomnia

Fatal Familial Insomnia (FFI)

Fatal Familial Insomnia or Fatal Familial Insomnia – also known as FFI – is an inherited disorder. The FFI (from the English for “fatal familial insomnia”) belongs to the so-called prion diseases and is characterized by severe sleep disorders and insomnia. Fatal familial insomnia often occurs between the ages of 20 and 70. Although the […]

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Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

Coronary heart disease (CHD), chronic circulatory disorders of the heart muscle or chronic ischemic heart disease is a heart disease that is caused by hardening of the arteries and circulatory disorders in the heart muscle. As a result, the heart is undersupplied with oxygen, so that important cardiovascular functions can no longer be fulfilled. Seen […]

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Keel Chest

Keel Chest (KC)

The terms keel breast or chicken breast refer to a clearly visible protrusion of the sternum. Only in rare cases does this lead to physical problems such as poor posture. Very often, however, a keel chest is a significant psychological burden for those affected, so that medical care is necessary in many cases. What is […]

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Short Circuit

Short Circuit (SC)

We have to establish, in the first place, that short-circuit is a juxtaposed word made up of two terms such as “short” and “circuit”: -Short has its etymological origin in Latin, exactly in the adjective “curtus”, which can be translated as “cut” or “short”. -Circuit, on the other hand, also derives from Latin. In his […]

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Music Television (MTV)

Music Television (MTV)

MTV, (acronym for Music Television according to abbreviationfinder) is an American cable television network, originally established in 1981 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment. Since 1985 it has been part of Viacom. Foundation MTV began broadcasting on August 1, 1981 with a video by the English group The Buggles, Video killed the radio star; the second video […]

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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)

The hemolytic-uremic syndrome is characterized by severe changes and damage to the blood count, the vessels and the kidneys. EHEC is the best known form of hemolytic uremic syndrome. What is hemolytic uremic syndrome? Since hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is usually a complication of severe bloody gastroenteritis with germs that produce the poison Shiga toxin, […]

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NFL

National Football League (NFL)

According to abbreviationfinder, the National Football League (National Football League, NFL, NFL) is an organization that unites professional football (meaning American football) teams in the United States of America. The NFL, along with the MLB (baseball), NBA (basketball) and NHL (ice hockey), is one of the “big four” most popular professional sports leagues in the United States. The National Football League was formed in 1920 in Ohio under the name […]

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World Travel Award

World Travel Award (WTA)

The World Travel Awards ( or WTA according to abbreviationfinder) were created more than two decades ago and annually recognize and reward excellence in all sectors of the tourism industry worldwide. Importance The American newspaper The Wall Street Journal highlighted the importance of these awards and called them the Oscars of the travel industry. The WTAs are recognized […]

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China Television Company

China Television Company (CTV)

China Television Company, Ltd. (CTV). Television broadcasting company in Taiwan, was founded on September 3, 1968 by the Kuomintang nationalist party. History According to abbreviationfinder, it was established on September 3, 1968 by the then ruling Nationalist Party of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The party owned the majority stake in the network. Trial broadcast […]

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Hyperammonemia

Hyperammonemia

Hyperammonemia is characterized by an increased concentration of ammonia in the blood. Possible causes include congenital defects in the urea cycle and certain enzymes, as well as severe liver disease. If left untreated, the disorder can lead to severe brain damage or even death. What is hyperammonemia? Hyperammonemia is the scientific term for an increased […]

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