cannonball pulsemedical dictionary

Preferred term: water-hammer pulse

Cannon-Bard theorymedical dictionary

The view that the feeling aspect of emotion and the pattern of emotional behaviour are controlled by the hypothalamus.

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The middle metacarpal (or metatarsal bone) in the horse.

Synonyms: shank bone.

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cannon soundmedical dictionary

Preferred term: bruit de canon

Cannon's pointmedical dictionary

The location in the mid-transverse colon at which innervation by superior and inferior mesenteric plexuses overlap at the junction of the primitive midgut and hindgut, frequently resulting in narrowing evident on barium enema.

See: Cannon's ring.

Synonyms: Cannon's ring.

(05 Mar 2000)

Cannon's ringmedical dictionary

Preferred term: cannon's point

Cannon's theorymedical dictionary

Preferred term: emergency theory

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A U.S. Physiologist, 1871-1945.

See: Cannon's ring, Cannon's theory, Cannon-Bard theory, Bernard-Cannon homeostasis.

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An exaggerated A wave in the jugular pulse caused by right atrial contraction occurring after ventricular contraction has closed the tricuspid valve, as in ventricular premature beats and in complete A-V block.

(05 Mar 2000)

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