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Welcome to Medipedia

You just entered the coolest and most informative medical encyclopedia.

Here you'll find everything you wanted to know about medicine and medical issues, explained in a way you can understand.

Our MediPedia has 3 sections (still under construction) - MediHealth, MediMeds and MediTests.

  • Go to MediHealth if you want to know about a medical term or condition.
  • For more information on medicines, head to the MediMeds section
  • And to know what to expect from a test, just click through to MediTests.

  • The language used in our content is so easy, it's goodbye to medical gobbledegook!





    Please find below an index to the whole Medipedia:

    Abdomen Acid Loading Test Acute Adenoidectomy ADHD Adrenal Gland
    Adrenalectomy Adrenaline Adrenaline Allergen Allergic Reaction Allergy Test
    Alveoli Amblyopia Amoxicillin Amputation Anaemia Anaesthetic
    Anaesthetist Anaphylaxis Angiography Anorexia Nervosa Anti-Depressants Anti-Emetic
    Anti-Epileptic Drugs Anti-Histamine Anti-Inflammatory Medicines Anti-Viral Antibiotics Antibody
    Antigen Anus Artery Arthritis Asthma Astrocytes
    Atomoxetine Hydrochloride Aura Autism Autoimmune Disease Autoimmune Thyroiditis Azelaic Acid
    Azelastine Hydrochloride B Cell Bacteria Barium Follow-Through Beclometasone Benign
    Benzoyl Peroxide Biopsy Biphasic Isophane Insulin Bladder Blood Blood Cell
    Blood Group Blood Pressure Blood Test Blood Transfusion Blood Vessel Bloodstream
    Body Mass Index Bone Bone Cells Bone Marrow Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration Bone Marrow Transplant
    Bone Marrow Transplant Bone Scan Bowel Brain Brain Cell Brain Stem
    Brain Tumour Breast Cancer Breathing Bronchiole Bronchoconstriction Bronchodilator
    Bronchoscopy Bronchus Budesonide Bulimia Calcium Calorie
    Canakinumab Cancer Cancer Medicines Capillary Carbocisteine Carbohydrate
    Carbon Dioxide Cartilage Cataract Cell Celvapan (Swine Flu Vaccine) Central Line
    Cerebellum Cerebral Hemispheres Cerebrospinal Fluid Cerebrum Cetirizine Hydrochloride Chemotherapy
    Chemotherapy Chest Chicken Pox Chlorphenamine Maleate Chondrocyte Chromosome
    Chronic Chronic Kidney Disease Churg-Strauss Syndrome Clemastine Clobetasone Butyrate Clot
    Clotting Factors Co-Amoxiclav Co-Trimoxazole Coeliac Disease Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Cold
    Colistimethate Sodium Collagen Colonoscopy Constipation Corpus Callosum Corticosteroid
    Cough Counsellor Creatinine Crohn's Disease CT Scan CT Scanner
    Cyclizine Hydrochloride Cyclophosphamide Cystic Fibrosis Cytotoxic Cytotoxic Deferasirox
    Dehydration Depression Dermatology Dermis Desferrioxamine Mesilate Dexamethasone
    Dexamfetamine Sulphate Diabetes Diabetic Ketoacidosis Dialysis Diclofenac Sodium Digestion
    Digestive System Diuretic Donor Dopamine Dornase Alfa Down's Syndrome
    Duct ECG Eczema EEG Efavirenz Endocrine Gland
    Endocrine System Endoscopy Enzyme Epidermis Epilepsy EpiPen
    Epithelial Cell Etanercept Exocrine Gland Eye Eye Test Factor IX
    Factor VII Factor VIII Fat Femur Fibre Filgrastim
    Flu Folic Acid Food Allergy Frontal Lobe Fungus Gabapentin
    Gastrointestinal System Gastrointestinal Tract Gastroscopy Gene General Anaesthetic Germ
    German Measles Gland Glargine Glaucoma Glial Cell Glioma
    Glucagon Glucose Goiter Granisetron Granulocyte Growth Hormone Deficiency
    Growth Plate Haemoglobin Haemophilia Hearing Test Heart Heart Attack
    Heart Disease Hepatitis Hip Joint Histamine HIV Hives
    Hormone Humidifier Hydrocortisone for Asthma Hyperactive Hyperglycaemia Hypodermis
    Hypoglycaemia Hypothalamus Hypothyroidism Immune System Immunisation Immunoglobulin A
    Immunosuppressant Immunosupressants Immunotherapy Infection Inflammation Infliximab
    Influenza Inhaler Injection Insulin Insulin Insulin Lispro
    Insulin Resistance Interpersonal Therapy Intervertebral Disc Intravenous Iodine Iris
    Iron Chelator Irritant Isoniazid Joint Juvenile Onset Arthritis (JOA) Ketones
    Keyhole Surgery Kidney Kidney Transplant Lactose Intolerance Lamivudine Lamivudine/Zidovudine
    Large Intestine Leukaemia Leukotriene Leukotriene Antagonists Levetiracetam Levothyroxine
    Limbic System Liver Lobes Lobule Long Sightedness Lopinavir and Ritonavir
    Losartan Potassium Lumbar Puncture Lung Transplant Lungs Lymph Lymph Node
    Lymphatic System Lymphocyte Macrophage Malignant Mammary Gland Mammogram
    Man-Made T4 Thyroid Hormone Mastectomy Melanin Melanoma Meninges Mercaptopurine
    Mesalazine Metabolism Metformin Hydrochloride Methotrexate Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Methylprednisolone Acetate
    Metoclopramide Montelukast MRI Mucous Muscle Myelocyte
    Natural Killer Cell Nelfinavir Nephrologist Nephron Nerve Nervous System
    Neurologist Neuron Neurotransmitter Neutropenia Neutrophil Nevirapine
    Noradrenaline NSAIDs Nutrient Nystagmus Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) Occipital Lobe
    Oesophagus Oestrogen Oestrogen Modulator Ondansetron Ophthalmologist Ophthalmology
    Optic Nerve Optician Oral Thrush Organ Organ Transplant Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Orthopaedics Orthoptist Ossification Osteoblast Osteoclast Osteocyte
    Osteosarcoma Osteotomy Overweight Oxygen Pancreas Pancreatin
    Pancreatitis Pancytopenia Pandemrix - Pandemic Influenza Vaccine H1N1 (Swine Flu Vaccine) Parasite Parietal Lobe Peak Flow Test
    PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) Pelvis Peristalsis Perthes' Disease PET Scan Phaeochromocytoma
    Phenylketonuria Phlegm Test Phototherapy Physiotherapist Pituitary Gland Plasma
    Platelet Polysomnography Prostaglandin Protein Proton Psychiatrist
    Psychiatry Psychotherapy Puberty Pulmonary Function Test Radiation Radiologist
    Radiotherapy Radiotherapy Rectum Red Blood Cell Refractive Error Respiratory System
    Restless Legs Syndrome Retrovirus Ribcage Ribs Rifampicin Salbutamol
    Salicylic Acid Saliva Salmeterol and Fluticasone Sclerotherapy Scoliosis Short Sightedness
    Side Effects Skeleton Skin Skin Cells Skin Patch Test Skin Prick Test
    Skin Test Skull Sleep Apnoea Mask Sleep Clinic Slipped Hip Epiphysis Small Intestine
    Snoring Somatropin Spine Spleen Splenectomy Splenectomy
    Stem Cell Stem Cell Transplant Sternum Steroid Stoma Stomach
    Stool Test Strabismus Stroke Sulfasalazine Suppository Sweat Test
    Swine Flu Symbicort Synovial Fluid Synovial Joint T Cell T Cell Count
    Temporal Lobe Throat Swab Thrombocytopenia Thymocyte Thymus Thyroid Gland
    Thyroid Hormone Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Tissue Tobramycin-Nebuliser-Solution Tonsillectomy Topical Immunomodulator
    TPMT Test (Thiopurine S-Methyltransferase) Trachea Tracheostomy Tranexamic Acid Trastuzumab Triamcinolone Acetonide-Injection
    Tuberculosis Tumour Type 1 Diabetes Ultrasound Urea Breath Test Ureter
    Urine Urine Test Uveitis Vein Vertebrae Villi and Microvilli
    Vincristin Sulphate Virus Von Willebrand Disease White Blood Cell X-Ray Zidovudine