Kegel exercises - Repeatedly tightening and releasing the pelvic muscle, in order to prevent urine leakage.
keloids - smooth, pink, raised, firm, fibrous growths on the skin that form secondary to injury.
keratinocytes (Also called squamous cells.) - the primary cell types found in the epidermis, the outer layer of skin.
keratitis - inflammation of the cornea.
keratoacanthomas - round, flesh-colored growths with craters that contain a pasty material.
keratosis pilaris - a common skin condition characterized by small, pointed bumps, especially on the back and sides of the upper arms.
ketoacidosis - high blood glucose, often caused by illness or taking too little insulin.
ketone - break down product of fat that accumulates in the blood as a result of inadequate insulin or inadequate calorie intake.
kidney stone - a solid piece of material that forms from crystallization of excreted substances in the urine.
kidney transplantation - a procedure that places a healthy kidney from one person into a recipient's body.
kidneys - a pair of bean-shaped organs located below the ribs toward the middle of the back.
knee reconstruction - surgical restoration of the knee.
kyphosis - a forward curvature of the back bones (vertebrae) in the upper back area, giving a "humpback" appearance.
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