Glossary V

VDT acronym for Video Display Terminal.

Vegetative features refer to bodily symptoms often seen in conjunction with mood disorders, that includes insomnia , poor appetite, and low energy.

Venereal wart refers to wart-like growth on the genitals. Venereal wart is confined primarily to the moist skin of the genitals. These warts are due to viruses belonging to the family of human papilloma viruses (HPVs) which are transmitted through sexual contact and can also be transmitted from mother to baby during childbirth. Most people infected with HPV have no symptoms, but these viruses increase a woman's risk for cancer of the cervix. There is no cure for genital warts virus infection. Once contracted, the virus can stay with a person for life. Venereal wart is also called Genital wart, condylomata , or Papilloma.

Venlafaxine refers to an antidepressant available in the United States under the trade name of Effexor or Effexor XR. Venlafaxine is used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder. It has also been used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and irritable bowel syndrome .

The Ventilation is the movement of air into or out of the lungs (e.g., pulmonary or alveolar ventilation). You can call it "external respiration", too.

The ventilatory threshold (Tvent) is the "breakpoint'' at which pulmonary ventilation and carbon dioxide output begin to increase exponentially during an incremental exercise test.

Venules are small blood vessels carrying capillary blood to veins.

Verbal Abuse refers to the use of language to manipulate, control, ridicule, insult, humiliate, belittle, vilify, and show disrespect and disdain to another, and is often a component of other types of abuse.

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