Category: A

  • Alcohol hangover

    The result of excessive alcohol consumption, characterized by symptoms such as headache, fatigue, dizziness, muscle pains, nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound, intense thirst, and mood changes.  

  • Adequate diet

    A nutrition plan that supplies sufficient energy, essential nutrients, and fiber to maintain an individual’s health.  

  • Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range

    A specified intake range for a certain type of energy source, which is linked to a lower risk of chronic diseases and ensures sufficient consumption of essential nutrients.  

  • Adenylylcyclase

    An enzyme involved in signal transduction that facilitates the conversion of ATP into the second messenger cAMP.  

  • Acetylcholine esterase inhibitor

    A compound that blocks the activity of acetylcholine esterase (AChE), thereby preventing the decomposition of acetylcholine into acetate and choline.  

  • Arthralgic

    Relating to or involving pain in a joint. This term describes a condition or symptom where discomfort, ache, or soreness is experienced in the areas where two bones meet, such as knees, elbows, hips, or shoulders. Joint pain can be a sign of various medical conditions and is a common issue in many musculoskeletal disorders.…

  • Antithiamine

    An agent that negates the effects of thiamine (vitamin B1), whose deficiency is known to cause beriberi. This type of substance is used in specific medical or research contexts where controlling the action of thiamine is necessary. While thiamine is crucial for maintaining nerve and heart health, with its deficiency leading to beriberi, there are…

  • Antiradiation

    An agent designed to neutralize the impacts of radiation and provide protection against radiation injuries. This type of substance is crucial in situations where there is exposure to harmful radiation, as it helps to mitigate the damaging effects on the body. By offering a defense against the adverse health consequences of radiation, such an agent…

  • Antimycobacterial

    A substance that is efficient in combating mycobacteria.  

  • Anti mutagenic

    A substance that counteracts the mutagenic effects of other substances.