Glossary

Adenoma: General term for a benign tumor of a gland

CT scan: Computerized Tomography Scan

Hypoglycemia: Abnormally low blood sugar

Meningitis: Inflammation of the meninges, with both mental and motor symptoms.

Amenorrhea: Absence of menstruation

Oligomenorrhoea: Infrequent periods

Osteoporosis: A disease in which bones become thin, weak and are easily fractured.

Osteopenia: It refers to bone density that is lower than normal peak density but not low enough to be classified as osteoporosis.

Perimetry: Measurement of a person's field of vision

Polyuria: Excessive urination

Polydipsia: Excessive thirst

Parturition: Child birth

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