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Medical Symptoms & Illnesses 

ACEA/ ARACHIDONYL/ CHLOROETHYLAMIDE a synthetic, CB1 agonist



ACQUIRED NEUROMYOTONIA (Isaac's syndrome)


ADDICTION  (Physical)



AIDS see HIV




AM 1346 a synthetic cannabinoid



ANECDOTAL (personal stories)

ANGIOGENESIS (the formation of new blood vessels)








ARCACHIDONYL-2'-CHLOROETHYLAMIDE (ACEA) a synthetic cannabinoid

ARTERIES see HEART DISEASE




ATHEROSCLEROSIS (hardening of the arteries)

ATOPIC DERMATITIS (type of eczema)

AUTISM

Medical Terms and Meaning

Acetylcholine – a common neurotransmitter

Achalasia - a disease of the esophagus, a failure of smooth muscle fibers to relax

Acute - sharp or severe in effect; intense

Adenosine - a compound that makes you tired

Adipose tissue - fat

Adipocyte – a fat cell

Adjunct – a medication used in conjunction with another to help it work better
2-AG - A “messenger chemical” made by your body – similar to THC

Agonist – a chemical that activates a receptor

Allodynia - pain due to a stimulus which does not normally cause pain, (ie- a light touch)

Allosteric - works through a “back door” mechanism, not the usual binding site

Amygdala – an area of the brain that plays a key role in the processing of emotions

Analgesic – pain relieving

Analogue – a synthetic versionAnandamide/ AEA - a “messenger chemical” made by your body – similar to THC

Anaplasia – normal cells de-evolving and degrading into cancer cells

Anapyrexia - body temp dropping below normal

Angiogenesis - making new blood vessels, often to feed a tumor

Anorectic - Pertaining to anorexia, a lack of appetite

Antagonist – a chemical that blocks the action of an agonist

Antigen - a substance which causes an immune response

Anti-nociception - pain relieving

Anxiolytic – calming, anti-anxiety

Apoptosis - a process that leads to the normally programed death of a cell.

Aqueous humor – the liquid between the colored iris and the clear cornea of your eye

Arachidonic acid - an Omega 6

Astrocytes – Glial cells that link the vascular system to its neighboring neurons

Ataxia - lack of muscle coordination during movements like walking, or picking up objects

Atherogenesis – the formation of arterial plaques, as in atherosclerosis

Autapse - a synapse formed by the axon of a neuron on its own dendrites

Autocatalysis – when a single chemical reaction happens

Autocrine – when a cell secretes a compound that binds to receptors on the same type of cell.

Autopathic - relating to the structure and characteristics of adiseased organism. Idiopathic.

Autophagy – the cell self-destructs, literally “eats itself”

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