BLOATING

n. a sensation in the abdomen which, upon palpation, feels distended. It is a condition common to weight gain and constipation, and it frequently...

BEHAVIOR HIERARCHY

n. in the study of of behavior, refers to a ranking of possible behavioral responses based on the relative probablity that each of them...

BLM (BLMS)

acronym which stands for Buccolingual Masticatory Syndrome.

BALDWIN'S FIGURE

refers to a horizontal line with a square at each end. Smaller squares make the line look longer than when large squares are placed...

BASELINE ASSESSMENT

n. a measure of what humans and animals are significantly able to attain at a particular point in their development. Done through test or...

BLOCK

n. any barrier which impedes or obstructs the flow of a process or function. This barrier can be physical, mental, biochemical, or psychological. For...

BIPARENTAL CARE

n. parenting and child-rearing in the presence and with the participation of both parents. In parenting, refers to the bringing up of offsping by...

BARANY TEST

n. a test used for detecting diseases related to the function of the semi-circular canals in the inner ear. Devised by Austrian physician Robert...

BROCA'S APHASIA

n. a condition in which there is loss of the ability to produce language in either speech or writing. It is closely associated with...

BASIC RESEARCH

n. a research study done purely for science and knowledge without necessarily being directed at a goal or attempting to solve a problem. Rather,...

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