- False negativesearch for term
A test result that is negative when the person is actually or truly positive. Occasionally the test may be falsely negative. In other words the test is negative but the person is actually HIV infected. This may be due to the window period or to some technical problem. On rare occasions it may be due to very severe immune deficiency.
- Fat redistributionsearch for term
Also called body fat redistribution syndrome (BFR). Changes in body fat distribution, sometimes referred to as "lipodystrophy syndrome" or "fat redistribution syndrome," have been observed in patients taking protease inhibitors. Changes may include visceral fat accumulation ("protease paunch"), dorsocervical fat accumulation ('buffalo hump'), and extremity wasting with venous prominence, facial thinning, breast enlargement, and lipomatosis.
- Floaterssearch for term
- Functional antibodysearch for term
- Fungussearch for term
One of a group of primitive, nonvascular organisms including mushrooms, yeasts, rusts, and moulds.