Autosomal • Referring to chromosome, a non-sex-linked chromosome
Embolism • Occlusion of a blood vessel
Infarction • Area of tissue that has been deprived of blood and therefore has lost some of its function
Hypovolemic • Low blood pressure
Placebo • Substance having no medical effect when given to an individual as if a medicine
Viscosity • Thickness
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