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Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis

Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis is a painless inflammation of the prostate gland where there is no evidence of infection. It should be distinguished from the other categories of prostatitis characterised by either pelvic pain or evidence of ...

Prostatic artery embolization

Prostatic artery embolization is a developing non-surgical technique for treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy. Although there is increasing research on PAE, use of the technique remains at an incipient stage. The procedure involves blocking ...

Ampallang

The palang, better known in the West as ampallang in the term popularised by Doug Malloy, is a male genital piercing that penetrates horizontally through the entire glans of the penis.

Deep shaft piercing

Deep shaft piercings are piercings which pass through the penile shaft. They are most commonly seen in the form of deeply placed ampallangs, apadravyas, and reverse shaft Prince Alberts. They are more rare piercings due to associated pain, diffic ...

Dydoe

A dydoe is a type of male genital body piercing that passes through the ridge of the glans on the head of the penis. They are often done in pairs. Commonly, one is centrally placed on the ridge of the glans, or two are placed on either side. Less ...

Frenum piercing

A frenum piercing is a type of body piercing located on the underside of the shaft of the penis. A series of parallel frenum piercings is known as a frenum ladder. A frenum ladder may be extended to include lorum piercings, hafada piercings and g ...

Prince Albert (genital piercing)

The Prince Albert is one of the most common male genital piercings. The PA is "a ring-style piercing that extends along the underside of the glans from the urethral opening to where the glans meets the shaft of the penis." The related "reverse Pr ...

Reverse Prince Albert piercing

The reverse Prince Albert piercing enters through the urethra and exits through a hole pierced in the top of the glans. Because it passes through this thicker glans tissue rather than the comparatively thinner membrane between the urethra and the ...

Cavernous nerves

The cavernous nerves are post-ganglionic parasympathetic nerves that facilitate penile erection and clitoral erection. They arise from cell bodies in the inferior hypogastric plexus where they receive the pre-ganglionic pelvic splanchnic nerves. ...

Connecticut Environmental Policy Act

The Connecticut Environmental Policy Act establishes environmental policy for the U.S. state of Connecticut. It requires an Environmental Impact Evaluation for any state action which could potentially impact the natural environment. The lead agen ...

Aminocarb

Animocarb is an organic chemical compound with the molecular formula C 11 H 16 N 2 O 2. It has a colorless or white crystal-like appearance and is most commonly used as an insecticide.

Bendiocarb

Bendiocarb is an acutely toxic carbamate insecticide used in public health and agriculture and is effective against a wide range of nuisance and disease vector insects. Many bendiocarb products are or were sold under the tradenames "Ficam" and "T ...

Anvil (insecticide)

Anvil is an insecticide widely employed to combat West Nile fever, a mosquito-borne disease identified in approximately 10.000 residents of the United States from 1999-2006. It is sprayed in Chicago and many other cities. Sumithrin, a synthetic p ...

Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane

Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane is an organochlorine insecticide that is slightly irritating to the skin. DDD is a metabolite of DDT. DDD is colorless and crystalline, it is closely related chemically and is similar in properties to DDT, but it is ...

Hexaethyl tetraphosphate

Hexaethyl tetraphosphate is the organophosphorus compound with the chemical formula 2 O. The compound has not been isolated in pure form but appears to be a colorless liquid at room temperature. Commercial samples appear brown due to impurities. ...

Leptophos

Leptophos O -methyl phenylphosphonothioate) belongs to the organophosphates and at room temperature it is a stable white solid. It is also known as Phosvel, Abar and Vcs 506. Leptophos was primarily used as a pesticide and fungicide. for rice, co ...

Naled

Naled is an organophosphate insecticide. Its chemical name is dimethyl 1.2-dibromo-2.2-dichloroethylphosphate. Naled is stable in anhydrous condition and should be stored away from light. It must also be stored at normal pressure and temperature. ...

Profenofos

Profenofos is an organophosphate insecticide. It is a liquid with a pale yellow to amber color and a garlic-like odor. It was first registered in the United States in 1982. As of 2015, it was not approved in the European Union.

Quinalphos

Quinalphos is an organothiophosphate chemical chiefly used as a pesticide. It is a reddish-brown liquid. The chemical formula is C 12 H 15 N 2 O 3 PS, and IUPAC name O, O -diethyl O -quinoxalin-2-yl phosphorothioate. Ranked moderately hazardous i ...

Allethrins

The allethrins are a group of related synthetic compounds used in insecticides. They are synthetic pyrethroids, a synthetic form of a chemical found naturally in the chrysanthemum flower. They were first synthesized in the United States by Milton ...

Etofenprox

Etofenprox is a pyrethroid derivative which is used as an insecticide. Mitsui Chemicals Agro Inc. is the main manufacturer of the chemical. It is also used as an ingredient in flea medication for cats and dogs.

Coumatetralyl

Coumatetralyl is commonly used with grains and other cereals as a rodent poison in conjunction with a tracking powder to monitor feeding activity in a particular area. Tracking powder also clings to fur, which allows more poison to be ingested fr ...

Palythoa

The polyps of Palythoa are partially embedded in an encrusting mat of tissue coenenchyme covering the substrate on which the colony grows. The individual polyps have flattened oral discs surrounded by a fringe of tentacles. The tentacles shape an ...

Poisonous fish

Poisonous fish are fish that are poisonous to eat. They contain toxins which are not destroyed by the digestive systems of animals that eat the fish. Venomous fish also contain toxins, but do not necessarily cause poisoning if they are eaten, sin ...

Dichotomyctere

Dichotomyctere is a genus of relatively small pufferfish found in both fresh and brackish waters in south and southeast Asia. Its species were generally included in the genus Tetraodon until 2013. The largest species of Dichotomyctere reach up to ...

Escolar

The escolar, Lepidocybium flavobrunneum, a species of fish in the family Gempylidae, is found in deep) tropical and temperate waters around the world. It is also known as snake mackerel, walu walu, and is sometimes fraudulently sold as "butterfis ...

Lagocephalus sceleratus

Lagocephalus sceleratus, commonly known as the silver-cheeked toadfish, is an extremely poisonous marine bony fish in the family Tetraodontidae.

Pao barbatus

Pao barbatus is a species of freshwater pufferfish found in the Mekong River in southeast Asia. It is closely related to Tetraodon cambodgiensis PJSC and is generally considered a Junior synonym of the species until 2013. In the same year, his gr ...

Takifugu poecilonotus

Takifugu poecilonotus is a species of pufferfish, one of 25 in the genus Takifugu. It is found in the northwest Pacific Ocean at shallow depths up to 20m. It contains tetrodotoxin like other members of the genus Takifugu. This species is found in ...

Takifugu vermicularis

Takifugu vermicularis, the purple puffer, is a species of pufferfish native to the northwest Pacific Ocean where it occurs in the waters around China, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea and Japan. This species is of commercial importance though the fl ...

Common toadfish

The common toadfish, also known as the common toado, toadfish or toado, is a species of fish in the family Tetraodontidae of order Tetraodontiformes, found along Australias eastern coast, from northern Queensland to Flinders Island, and around Lo ...

Torquigener pleurogramma

Torquigener pleurogramma, commonly known as the weeping toadfish, is a species of fish in the family Tetraodontidae. It is found in the coastal waters of Australia. Its flesh is highly toxic. Charles Tate Regan described the species in 1903. Earl ...

PRB1

Basic salivary proline-rich protein 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PRB1 gene. The protein encoded by this gene is a Proline-rich salivary proteins. This gene and five other genes that also encode salivary Proline-rich proteins PR ...

PRB3

Basic salivary proline-rich protein 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PRB3 gene. The protein encoded by this gene is a Proline-rich salivary proteins. It is a major component of parotid saliva. This protein is proposed as a bacteria ...

Proline-rich protein 21

Proline-rich protein 21 is a protein of the family of proline-rich proteins. It is encoded by the PRR21 gene, which is found on human chromosome 2, band 2q37.3. The gene exists in several species, both vertebrates and invertebrates, including hum ...

Fetendo

Fetendo is a form of fetal intervention in the treatment of birth defects and other fetal problems. The procedure uses real-time video imagery from fetoscopy and ultrasonography to guide very small surgical instruments into the uterus in order to ...

Symphysiotomy

Symphysiotomy is a surgical procedure in which the cartilage of the pubic symphysis is divided to widen the pelvis allowing childbirth when there is a mechanical problem. It is also known as pelviotomy, synchondrotomy.

1.3-Benzodioxolylbutanamine

1.3-Benzodioxolylbutanamine is an entactogenic drug of the phenethylamine chemical class. It is the α-ethyl analog of MDPEA and MDA and the methylenedioxy analogue of α-ethylphenethylamine. BDB was first synthesized by Alexander Shulgin. In his b ...

AURORA trial

The AURORA trial was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigating the use of rosuvastatin in the prevention of cardiovascular disease among patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis. The trial was undertaken because although ...

IPrEx

iPrEx was a phase III clinical trial to determine whether the antiretroviral medication emtricitabine/tenofovir could safely and effectively prevent HIV acquisition through sex in men who have sex with men and transgender women. iPrEx was the fir ...

Canadian National Breast Screening Study

The Canadian National Breast Screening Study, sometimes abbreviated as CNBSS or NBSS, was a randomized trial conducted with the aim of evaluating whether mammography reduced breast cancer incidence or mortality among women who underwent screening ...

HPTN 052

HPTN 052 is the name of a clinical trial conducted in nine countries which examined whether starting people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy can reduce the chance that they will pass HIV on to their sexual partners who do not have HIV. T ...

Primate Equilibrium Platform

A Primate Equilibrium Platform is a device used to train chimpanzees and other primates in maneuvers similar to those of a flight simulator. The chimpanzees are conditioned, with a series of electric shocks, to keep the rolling platform level. Th ...

List of AM cannabinoids

Alexandros Makriyannis is a professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Northeastern University, where his research group has synthesized many new compounds with cannabinoid activity. Some of those are: AM-374 - palmitylsulfonyl fluorid ...

AM-2389

AM-2389 is a classical cannabinoid derivative which acts as a potent and reasonably selective agonist for the CB 1 receptor, with a K i of 0.16 nM, and 26x selectivity over the related CB 2 receptor. It has high potency in animal tests of cannabi ...

Aminoalkylindole

Aminoalkylindoles are a family of cannabinergic compound that act as a cannabinoid receptor agonist. They were invented by pharmaceutical company Sterling-Winthrop in the early 1990s as potential nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents.

RVD-Hpα

RVD-Hpα is an endogenous neuropeptide found in human and mammalian brain, which was originally proposed to act as a selective agonist for the CB 1 cannabinoid receptor. It is a 12-amino acid polypeptide having the amino acid sequence Arg-Val-Asp- ...

HU-243

HU-243 is a synthetic cannabinoid drug that is a single enantiomer of the hydrogenated derivative of the commonly used reference agonist HU-210. It is a methylene homologue of canbisol. It is a potent agonist at both the CB 1 and CB 2 receptors, ...

HU-331

HU-331 is a quinone anticarcinogenic drug synthesized from cannabidiol, a cannabinoid in the Cannabis sativa plant. It showed a great efficacy against oncogenic human cells. HU-331 does not cause arrest in cell cycle, cell apoptosis or caspase ac ...

JWH-051

JWH-051 is an analgesic drug which is a cannabinoid agonist. Its chemical structure is closely related to that of the potent cannabinoid agonist HU-210, with the only difference being the removal of the hydroxyl group at position 1 of the aromati ...