CABLE PROPERTIES

n. the physical conduction properties of an organic cable such as an axon. As an electrical disturbance, each small, non-propagated impulse is transmitted yet...

CALCIUM CHANNEL

n. an ion channel which is selectively-permeable to calcium ions. These ions carry electrical charges back and forth through this channel, particularly along the...

CALMODULIN

n. a messenger protein which binds calcium ions and participates in calcium-regulated processes such as muscle contraction and neurochemical activity. Also, refers to a...

CANCER PHOBIA

n. an irrational fear of cancer which pervades one's thoughts. The fear of developing cancer becomes all-consuming, and this is expressed as obsessive-compulsive...

CAPACITY

n. the maximum extent to which an individual is able to receive and retain information such as in mental or intellectual capacity, or to...

CARBON DIOXIDE THERAPY

n. a type of inhalation therapy formerly applied to patients with symptoms of anxiety, conversion disorder, and similar psychophysiological conditions. The method interrupted a...

CARDIOGRAM

n. a record which shows cardiovascular muscle activity - that is, the heartbeat pattern and pumping action of heart muscle. An electrocardiogram, for example,...

CAREER PLANNING

n. a career guidance program which provides all possible resources needed in order for a person to make a career choice, a career change,...

CARRIER

n. in genetics, refers to a person with a gene that has been altered by mutation, thus, making him or her more susceptible to...

CASE MANAGER

n. in healthcare, refers to a healthcare professional who works with patients and coodinates with providers. He or she also sees to the continuity...

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