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genotype test

genotype test – a test that looks at how the genetic structure of a sample of HIV and whether the virus has changed with drug resistant mutations.

genome

genome – term for the complete genetic material (RNA or DNA) of any organism.

Gastrointestinal tract (GI tract)

gastrointestinal tract (or GI tract) is where we digest our food. It is a long tube that runs from the mouth to the anus. The gastrointestinal tract begins with the mouth and then becomes the oesophagus (food pipe), stomach, duodenum, small …

grade (grading)

grade/grading – the grade of hepatitis infection refers to the amount of inflammation in liver tissue, found by a biopsy. It is usually measured on the Ishak scale from 1-18) where 0 is none and 18 is the maximum. See …

genotype

genotype (or genotypic) – This term has several common uses: 1. a general term for the molecular structure of a living organism or virus. 2. a test that looks at the structure of an organism of virus (ie genotype resistance …

Generic drug

generic drug – drug supplied under its common (chemical) name.