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P-aminohippurate (PAH) P-QRS-T Pallor Palpation Pancreas Parabolic Flight Parainfluenza virus Paramecium Parasite Parasternal Parathormone (PTH) Parathyroid hormone (PTH) Parenchyma Parietal cell Parotid Parotid gland Passive payload Pasteurization Patella Pathogen Pathogenic Pathology Paucity Penicillin Pepsin Peptide Perceptual Perceptual reaction Perfusion Periosteal Periosteum Peripheral Peripheral cardiovascular system Peripheral mononuclear cell Peripheral resistance Peripheral Venous Pressure (PVP) Periphery Peritonitis Peroxidation Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Perturbation Pertussis Petri dish pH Phage Phagocytic cell Phagocytosis Phalanges Phalanx Phantom Pharmaceutical Pharmacodynamics Pharmacokinetics Pharmacologic Pharmacology Pharyngeal vault Pharyngitis Phase Phase shift Phase-contrast microscope Phenol Phenotype Phenylephrine Phlebotomy Phonocardiogram Phosphate Phosphene Phosphofructose kinase Phosphoglyceric kinase Phospholipid Phosphorus Photoelectric cell Photogrammatic Photometric Photomotograph Photon Photosynthesis Phototropism Photovoltaic cell Physiologic Physiological Physiology Phytohemagglutinin (PHA) Phytomitogen Pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution Pitch Pituitary gland Pituitary receptors Pixel Plant biology Plant growth chamber Plantar Plantar flexor Plantarflexion Plantaris Plasma Plasma membrane Plasma volume Plasmid Plasmin Plasminogen Plastic nuclear track detectors Platelet Plethysmograph Pleural effusion Pneumatic Pneumatic cuff Pneumograph Pneumography Pneumonitis Pneumotachograph Polar orientation Poliomyelitis Pollen Pollutant Polymerase Chain Reaction Polymorphonuclear leukocyte Polyp Polysaccharide Polysomnography Pons varolii Popliteal nerve Posterior Postural Postural equilibrium Potable Potassium Potassium gluconate Potassium-40 Potassium-42 Potentiometer Precipitant solution Precordial Prednisone Predominance Pregnanediol Premature atricular contractions Premature ventricular contractions Presyncopal Presyncope Priroda Probe Procto-sigmoidoscopy Progenitor Progenitor cells Progress Proliferation Promoter Prophylactic Proprioceptive function Proprioceptive system Proprioceptor Prostaglandin Prostatic massage Prosthesis Protease Protein Protein crystal growth Protein metabolism Protein synthesis Protista Proton Provocative Proximal Psig Psoas Psychiatric Psychiatry Psychological Psychosomatic Puffy face syndrome Pulmonary Pulmonary blood volume Pulmonary capillary blood flow Pulmonary diffusing capacity Pulmonary function Pulmonary physiology Pulmonary ventilation Pulsatile Pulse pressure Pulse rate Pulsing Purification Pyelonephritis Pyemia Pyramidal neuron Pyruvate kinase Pyruvate oxidation