Last Updated on Feb 29, 2016

Glossary

Nasopharynx: The area of the upper throat behind the nose.

Vaccine: A substance or group of substances meant to cause the immune system to respond to a tumor or to microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses.

Contagious: A disease which spreads from one person or organism to other, mainly by direct contact.

Virus: A simple pathogenic microorganism that invades living cells and uses cellular mechanisms to create multiple copies of itself.

Koplik’s spots: Little spots inside the mouth that are highly characteristic of the early phase of measles (rubeola).

Pneumonia: An inflammatory infection that occurs in the lung.

Encephalitis: Inflammation of the brain.

Comments

dishamoni Saturday, May 2, 2009

my mom n brother suffers from measles n mumps from last couple of, i am a student of pharmacy and i suggest them exactly these treatment and they are quiet well now.

guest Tuesday, September 22, 2009

i am realy happy for u becase your mom and brother would bne dead by now

t.mental Thursday, January 29, 2009

measles are one of the most terrible things that could happen to anyone

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