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Feeling

Feeling 1. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart. 2. Expressive of great sensibility;... Read More

Sensation

sensation 1. (Science: physiology) An impression, or the consciousness of an impression, made upon the central nervous... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Sympathy

sympathy 1. Feeling corresponding to that which another feels; the quality of being affected by the affection of another,... Read More

Sensibility

sensibility Origin: Cf. F. Sensibilite, LL. Sensibilitas. 1. (Science: physiology) The quality or state of being sensible,... Read More

Spontaneous

spontaneous 1. Proceding from natural feeling, temperament, or disposition, or from a native internal proneness, readiness,... 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

Passions

passion 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More

Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination is defined as perceiving something that seems real but in fact, it is not. Some references take it as a... Read More

Oxytocin – Of Love, Fear, and Anxiety

Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Susceptibility

susceptibility Origin: Cf. F. Susceptibilite. 1. The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving... Read More

Self

self 1. The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject... Read More

Affection

Affection 1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected. 2. An attribute; a quality or property; a... Read More

Wound

Wound 1. A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance... Read More

Emulation

Emulation 1. The endeavor to equal or to excel another in qualities or actions; an assiduous striving to equal or excel... Read More

Brother complex

Definition noun A feeling of extreme envy or jealousy of a brother. Word origin: Cain, a biblical character Synonym:... Read More

Diaphoresis

What is Diaphoresis? Diaphoresis is referred to excessive or profuse perspiration or sweating which may be due to... Read More

Chills

Chill 1. A sensation of cold. 2. A feeling of cold with shivering and pallor, accompanied by an elevation of temperature in... Read More

Aggression

Aggression a form of behaviour which leads to self-assertion; it may arise from innate drives and/or a response to... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Thready pulse

thready pulse A small fine pulse, feeling like a small cord or thread under the finger. Synonym: pulsus... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic Definition Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and... Read More

Palp

Definition noun, plural: palps (1) (arthropodology) Pedipalp; Either of the second pair of appendages located laterally to... Read More

Penetrate

penetrate 1. To enter into; to make way into the interior of; to effect an entrance into; to pierce; as, light penetrates... Read More

Tentacle

Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp; caught in the tentacles of organized crime.Any of various... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... 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

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

FAAH-OUT mutation for a life of no pain – No FAAH, no pain

A Scottish woman claims that she has not experienced pain over some supposedly painful conditions, like a severe joint... Read More

Moisture content

Definition noun The weight of the water contained in an object or material, usually expressed as a percentage of... Read More

Anaesthetic

Definition noun, plural: anesthetics (pharmacology) A drug or an agent that is used to produce temporary and partial loss of... Read More

Disease

Definition noun, plural: diseases An abnormal condition of an organism which interrupts the normal bodily functions that... Read More

Martial

Martial 1. Of, pertaining to, or suited for, war; military; as, martial music; a martial appearance. Martial equipage. 2.... Read More

Tender

tender 1. Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender... Read More

Scene

scene 1. The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with... Read More

Hot

Hot 1. Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; opposed to cold, and... Read More

Impulse

Impulse 1. The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to... Read More