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Diagnosis

Diagnosis The determination of the nature of a case of disease. Origin: gr. Gnosis = knowledge Identifying the nature or... Read More

Cytology

The biological world is so diverse that studying it under a single umbrella as a subject is next to impossible. Hence,... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Loose associations

Definition of Loose Associations When asked to define loose associations in psychology one can tell that it is a formal... Read More

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology     ... Read More

Neurology

Definition noun, plural: neurologies The branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system, specially associated with... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Benign

Benign Definition How to define benign? The meaning of benign in a general sense is "beneficial" and "pleasant". Benign is... Read More

Mosaicism

Cells often go through many divisions before they become a part of an organism’s genetic make-up. This leaves room for... Read More

Rovsings sign

Rovsing's Sign Definition Rovsing's sign is when palpation on the left lower quadrant of the abdomen results in pain in the... Read More

Complement fixation test

Definition noun (immunology) A form of immunological test for the detection of the presence of either a particular antibody... Read More

Thalassophobia

Among many psychological and psychiatric disorders, one is the fear of the ocean and the fear of deep water, which in... Read More

Giemsa stain

Definition noun A Romanovsky type of stain named after German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa, and is often used in... Read More

Capillary fragility test

Definition noun A tourniquet test that is used to determine vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency or thrombocytopenia... Read More

Clinical neuroscience

Definition noun A branch of neuroscience that deals with the scientific study of the mechanisms underlying the different... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Allergy

Allergy 1. (Science: immunology) a state of hypersensitivity induced by exposure to a particular antigen (allergen)... Read More

Subclinical infection

subclinical infection (Science: epidemiology) An infection in which symptoms are sufficiently mild or inapparent to escape... Read More

Isomaltulose

Definition noun plural: isomaltuloses A disaccharide comprised of a glucose monomer and a fructose monomer joined by... Read More

Isomaltose

Definition noun plural: isomaltoses i·so·mal·tose, aɪsoʊˈmɔːltəʊz A disaccharide formed from the combination of... Read More

Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Nervous colon syndrome

nervous colon syndrome (Science: syndrome) A common gastrointestinal disorder characterised by abdominal pain, bloating,... Read More

Neuroscience

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with the nervous system, particularly structure, development, function,... Read More

Ultrasound

ultrasound (Science: investigation) A type of imaging technique which uses high-frequency sound waves. This is highly... Read More

Chorionic villus sampling

Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a form of prenatal diagnosis to determine genetic abnormalities in the fetus. It entails... Read More

Sex determination

Definition noun (1) (embryology) The developmental process in which the sex of a bipotential embryo is fixed or determined... Read More

Body fluid

Body Fluids Definition What is body fluid? Literally, body fluid is the fluid of the body. The adult human body is ~50-60%... Read More

Quinacrine banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that treats chromosomes with quinacrine dihydrochloride to reveal... Read More

Palmar crease

Definition noun, plural: palmar creases A crease or line on the palm Supplement The lines on the palm called palmar creases... Read More

Psychological techniques

psychological techniques methods used in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioural, personality, and mental... Read More

Microbe

Microbe Definition What is a microbe? How do we define microbes?  Microbes refer to microorganisms that cannot be seen by... Read More

In situ

When we talk about an experiment, human intervention, a protocol, or its step or any x, y, z call-of-action, it can be... Read More

Drug

Definition noun, plural: drugs (1) Any chemical substance administered for therapeutic purposes, diagnosis, prevention of... Read More

The Psychobiology of Hysteria

Editorial Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More

Why Embryonic Stem Cell Use is Unethical

By Vicki Mozo Embryonic Stem Cell research offers a remarkable way to treat various disorders where conventional... Read More

Gorillas in our Midst – what it means

By Vicki Mozo Summary What's up with the gorilla on a basketball court perception test? If you have tried taking this... Read More

Element

Element Definition noun plural: elements el‧e‧ment, ˈel.ɪ.mənt (biochemistry) A substance that cannot be... Read More

Bacteria

Bacteria Definition What are bacteria? What is the definition of bacteria in biology? Bacteria are defined as organisms... Read More

Genome

Genome Definition What is a genome? As defined in biology, a genome is a complete set of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) within... Read More

Examination

Examination Any investigation or inspection made for the purpose of diagnosis; usually qualified by the method... Read More