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Solute the minor component in a solution, dissolved in the solvent
Solvent the liquid in which a solute is dissolved to form a solution
Reconstitution to provide with a new structure
Powder a product in the form of discrete usually fine particles
Mortality the state of death
Morbidity the relative incidence of a particular disease
Cream a cocmetically acceptable oil-in-water emulsion for topical use on the skin
Ointment a semisolid emulsion for topical use on the skin
Tincture a medicine made by dissolving a drug in alcohol
Spirits an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution containing volatile, aromatic ingredients
Rhinitis inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose
Tinnitus ringing or buzzing in the ears
Tympanic membrane a membrane forming part of the organ of hearing, which vibrates in response to sound waves
Eustachian tube a narrow passage leading from the pharynx to the cavity of the middle ear, permitting the equalization of pressure on each side of the eardrum
Sputum a mixture of saliva and mucus couched up from the respiratory tract, typically as a result of infection or other disease and often examined microscopically to aid medical diagnosis
Gingivitis inflammation of the gums
Galucoma a condition of increased pressure within the eyeball, causing loss of sight
Cerumen ear wax
Mucus a slimy substance typically not miscible with water, secreted by mucous membranes and glands for lubrication
Sebum an oily secretion of the sebaceous glands
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