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YIN AND YANG

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with regard to Chinese philosophy, the two converse, but complementary aspects of the basic standards overseeing the world. Initially, the words referenced the shady and sunny sides of a hill. The yin and yang are the two forces or standards which can be observed at work within all phenomena. At times, one is dominant over the other, and all things eventually return to their converses.

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YOHIMBINE

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a stimulus alkaloid stemming from the bark of the African tree Pausinystalia yoliimbe and from Rauwolfia serpentina root. It serves as an antagonist at adrenoreceptors. It has been analyzed as a potential remediation for erectile dysfunction, with varying results regarding its efficacy.

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YOKED CONTROL

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an experimental process modeled to guarantee that stimulant displays happening within the same pattern with regard to time or actions.

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YOKED-CONTROL GROUP

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research subjects in a control group who are subject to some of the same encounters as subjects in the experimental group, but not inclusive of the experimental remediation or conditions. This process is underwent to make the control group as alike as possible to the experimental group in their experiences in research.

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YOUNG-HELMHOLTZ THEORY OF COLOR VISION

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a theory to describe color vision with regard to elements or procedures sensitive to three various portions of the spectrum correlating to the colors red, green, and blue. In accordance with this theory, other hues are interpreted by arousal of two of the three procedures, while light which arouses all three procedures equally is interpreted as white. The elements are now considered to be retinal cones, even though the initial theory was not binded to a specific cell kind.

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YOUNGBERG V ROMEO

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the original lawsuit which grew from the Pennhurst consent decree. With regard to this action, the United States Supreme Court posited that individuals with cognitive retardation who were committed to state cognitive retardation facilities against their will, have a constitutional right to fairly secure conditions, liberty from unfair limitations, and the services reasonably needed to safeguard their freedom and interests.

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YOUTH COUNSELING

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counseling which supplies guidance, data, and advisement to youths, generally in early childhood up to the teenage years. Youth counseling might concentrate on any problem which raises concerns or disputes correlated to studying, home life, family, sexuality and gender identification, or peer unions. It might be utilized to counteract low self-image and emotions of inferiority which are frequently felt by youths.

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YOUTH CULTURE

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1. a culture which puts a great value on youth, physical wellbeing and beauty, and the morals, tastes, and practices of young people. This culture tends to negate the morals, experience, and necessities of middle-aged and older people and might generate slight psychological pressures for older adults to acclimate to the culture of youth. 2. the specific society of teens and young adolescents, that frequently i inclusive of types of clothing, talk, music, and actions which are reasonfully at variance to those of the dominant society.

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YULE'S Q

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a gauge of correlation for two dichotomous variants.

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