CABLE TENSIOMETRY

n. a method used to evaluate a person's muscular strength. The measurement is based on the ability to pull on a cable and increase...

CALCIUM REGULATION

n. a function of maintaining calcium levels within normal. A joint function of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, it is calcitonin (of the thyroid)...

CALORIC INTAKE

n. the intake of calories that is usually recommended on a daily basis. It is largely determined by a person's consumption of food as...

CANDIDIASIS

n. a commonly-occurring infection caused by yeastlike fungi (Genus Candida), usually that of Candida albicans. Aside from occurring in the vagina, it may...

CAPACITY MODEL

n. in psychology, refers to one of a variety of models that characterize attention to be a limited-capacity resource. As such, an attention deficit...

CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING

n. lethal intoxication with a colorless, odorless gas called carbon monoxide. It causes a condition known as anoxia in which cells and tissues lack...

CARDIOMYOPATHY

n. any severe disease affecting the heart muscle. Usually, heart muscle disease is followed by a deterioration in function and, consequently, possible heart failure....

CAREER WORKSHOP

n. a form of career intervention which is part of the bigger program of career planning. By means of role plays and workshops, participants...

CARRYOVER EFFECT

n. the possibility that effects gained from a previous treatment may still be present and, therefore, be carried over in the next treatment. Also,...

CASE METHOD

n. a teaching approach in which groups of supervisors or managers are presented with a business problem, either hypothetical or actual, after which they...

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