1. pneumococcal vaccine vaccine (trade name Pneumovax) effective against the 23 most common strains of pneumococcus
  2. pneumococcal pneumonia pneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus
  3. pneumococcal of or derived from or caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus
  4. machicolation a projecting parapet on a medieval castle
  5. numerical value a real number regardless of its sign
  6. thermocoagulation congealing tissue by heat (as by electric current)
  7. photocoagulation surgical procedure that uses an intense laser beam to destroy diseased retinal tissue or to make a scar that will hold the retina in cases of detached retina
  8. pneumococcus bacterium causing pneumonia in mice and humans
  9. Luigi Galvani Italian physiologist noted for his discovery that frogs' muscles contracted in an electric field (which led to the galvanic cell) (1737-1798)
  10. variola vaccine a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
  11. medical evacuation the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care
  12. natural elevation a raised or elevated geological formation
  13. physiological reaction an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
  14. nominal aphasia inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
  15. pneumatic caisson large watertight chamber used for construction under water
  16. optical fusion the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept
  17. Macaca sylvana tailless macaque of rocky cliffs and forests of northwestern Africa and Gibraltar
  18. pneumatically in a pneumatic manner
  19. salvation rescuing or protecting someone or something from harm
  20. variola vaccina a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar