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To return or cause to return to the normal, particularly without suppuration, said of a phlegmon or other form of inflammation.
[L. resolvo, to loosen]


v. re·solved, re·solving, re·solves
1. Medicine To cause reduction of (an inflammation, for example).
2. Chemistry To separate (an optically inactive compound or mixture) into its optically active constituents.

re·solv′a·bil′i·ty, re·solv′a·ble·ness n.
re·solv′a·ble adj.
re·solv′ed·ly (-zŏl′vĭd-lē) adv.
re·solv′er n.
Malpractice Recognise, Respond, Resolve A term coined by Copic Insurance in Colorado, which provides medical malpractice coverage to doctors and health professionals as part of promoting open disclosure about medical errors
Managed care—US Request, Render, Report A trilogy of factors that must be met before a patient can be billed for a consultation from a physician other than the primary care provider: the ordering physician must Request the consultation; the consultant must Render a medical opinion, and issue a written Report
Research Reduce, Refine, Replace A research philosophy first articulated in 1959 by British scientists WMS Russell and RL Burch who linked scientific excellence to the humane and efficient use of laboratory animals, a philosophy now known as 'alternatives'
Vox populi Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic This is the original phrase which inspired the many other 'three Rs.' It referred to the core components of an elementary school education in America


Reproduction medicine A national, nonprofit consumer organization offering education, advocacy, and support to those experiencing infertility


To return or cause to return to the normal, particularly without suppuration; said of a phlegmon or other form of inflammation.
[L. resolvo, to loosen]

Patient discussion about resolve

Q. Can some one resolve my confusion that---- what is diet and what is nutrition?

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