A theory on emotion formulated by Walter Cannon in 1929 which states that the diencephalon, consisting of... Read More
1. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart.
2. Expressive of great sensibility;... Read More
1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected.
2. An attribute; a quality or property; a... Read More
States of Consciousness
Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More
1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More
Origin: Cf. F. Sensibilite, LL. Sensibilitas.
1. (Science: physiology) The quality or state of being sensible,... Read More
1. To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place... Read More
1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat.
2. The operation or result of burning or... Read More
1. The act of putting one thing in the place of another, especially the chemical replacement of one element or... Read More
The Definition of Mad
When someone says 'mental disorder' many people associate it with madness. This is truly not the... Read More
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More
(Science: psychology) The lack of feeling or emotion, indifference.
Origin: gr.... Read More
1. The quality or state of being lively or animated; sprightliness; vivacity; animation; spirit; as, the... Read More
1. A voluntary or involuntary feeling or emotion that accompanies a sense of separation from normal associations... Read More
noun, plural: pathogens
An agent causing disease or illness to its host, such as an organism or infectious... Read More
Origin: L. Agonia, gr, orig. A contest, fr., cf. F. Agonie. See Agon.
1. Violent contest or striving. The world is... Read More
1. Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc. I made the experiment, setting the moxa where . . .... Read More
Origin: Cf. F. Susceptibilite.
1. The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving... Read More
1. To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to kindle to passionate emotion; to stir up to combined or... Read More
1. The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another;... Read More
1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating... Read More
1. Pertaining to, governed by, or in accordance with, mechanics, or the laws of motion; pertaining to the... Read More
(1) To occupy in person; to hold or actually have in one's own keeping; to have and to hold.
Examples:... Read More
1. One who, or that which, is born in a place or country referred to; a denizen by birth; an animal, a fruit, or... Read More
1. Living in a state of nature; inhabiting natural haunts, as the forest or open field; not familiar with, or not... Read More
Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More