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Miscarriage
Miscarriage- expulsion of a fetus before it has developed sufficiently to survive on its own
Monosaccharide
Monosaccharide- Called simple sugars, Glucose, Fructose and Galactose are the major monosaccharides found in food.
Monounsaturated fat
Monounsaturated fat- a type of fat that is thought to be beneficial in the prevention of coronary heart disease; found in foods such as olive oil and peanut oil
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA)
Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA)- A type of fat which does not elevate blood cholesterol level. Rich sources of MUFA are olives, nuts and certain vegetable oils.
Mortality
Mortality- the death rate, measured as the number of deaths per a certain population; may describe the population as a whole, or a specific group within a population (such as infant mortality)
Motor neuron disease
Motor neuron disease- degeneration of the nerves in the spinal cord and brain that are responsible for muscle movement, causing weakness and muscle deterioration
Multiple myeloma
Multiple myeloma- a cancer that causes uncontrolled production of white blood cells in the bone marrow
Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis- a disease in which the protective coverings (myelin) of nerve fibers in the brain are gradually destroyed; symptoms vary from numbness to paralysis and loss of control of bodily function
Mumps
Mumps- a viral infection that causes inflammation of salivary glands; primarily affects children
Myasthenia gravis
Myasthenia gravis- a disease in which the muscles, mainly those in the face, eyes, throat, and limbs, become weak and tire quickly; caused by the body's immune system attacking the receptors in the muscles that pick up nerve impulses
Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial Infarction- Also called a heart attack; results from permanent damage to an area of the heart muscle. This happens when the blood supply to the area is interrupted because of narrowed or blocked blood vessels.
Myopathy
Myopathy- a muscle disease, usually one that results in the deterioration of muscle
Myopia
Myopia- the medical term for nearsightedness
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