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DALLENBACH STIMULATOR

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introduced by American psychologist Karl M. Dellenbach, a tool used to supply regulated thermal stimulants to the skin.

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DALMANE

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noun. A brand name for flurazepam.

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DAMAGE-RISK CRITERIA (DRC)

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the degrees and durations of subjections to noise which are likely to inflict lasting auditory loss.

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DAMPING

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noun. A decrease of the magnitude of vibrations, frequently because of energy absorption by the encompassing medium.

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DANCE EPIDEMIC

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a sensation wherein supposed abrupt and uncontrollable dancing stems throughout a large portion of a populace due to a contagion.

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DANCE THERAPY

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the utilization of many types of rhythmic motions as a therapy-based method to assist people in attaining better body consciousness and social interplay and embellish their physical and psychological behaviors.

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DANCING MOUSE

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a group of mice demonstrating behavior similar to dancing. They possess a genetic fault wherein deterioration of hair cells occurs in the inner ear, generating loss of audile abilities and handicapped operations of the vestibular system of the ear, thereby eliciting the dancing.

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DANDY-WALKER SYNDROME

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a hereditary anomaly consisting of a big cyst developing in the posterior area of the fetal brain- marked by (i) blocking of the 4th ventricle, causing escalated volume in the brain, and (ii) total or partial failure of the middle part of the cerebellum to grow due to its displacement by the cyst.

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DANGEROUSNESS

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noun. The condition wherein people come to be more plausible to cause damage to their self or other people, presenting a hazard to the wellbeing of their self or others.

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DANTROLENE

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noun. A muscle relaxer possessing a main behavior directed at skeletal muscles. It treats muscular spasms commonly seen in those with damage to their spinal cords, those with cerebral palsy, MS, or victims of strokes. American brand name: Dantrium.

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