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Medical Dictionary C – (Ca – Ca)

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Cancer
/ˈkansə/noun
: a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.
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Calorie
– /ˈkaləri/ – noun
: a unit of energy-producing potential supplied by food and released upon oxidation by the body, equal to the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1°C at one atmosphere pressure.nutritionist’s calorie
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Carbohydrate – /kɑːbəˈhʌɪdreɪt/ – noun
: any of a large group of organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissues and including sugars, starch, and cellulose. They contain hydrogen and oxygen in the same ratio as water (2:1) and typically can be broken down to release energy in the animal body.
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carbon – /ˈkɑːb(ə)n/ – noun
: the chemical element of atomic number 6, a non-metal which has two main forms (diamond and graphite) and which also occurs in impure form in charcoal, soot, and coal.
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cardiology /kɑːdɪˈɒlədʒi/noun
: the branch of medicine that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the heart.
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Catechin – /ˈkatɪtʃɪn/ – noun
: a crystalline compound which is the major constituent of catechu.
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