CORTICAL-SUBCORTICAL MOTOR LOOP

a loop comprised of projections between constructions within the thalamus and basil ganglia and the motor cortex which keeps vigil over and sequences continuing...

CATAMNESIS

Medical history of a patient after the onset of a mental or physical disorder.

CONTINGENCY-GOVERNED BEHAVIOR

behavior which is completely and exclusively the result of strengthened possibilities, and happens without discussion or weighting of consequences or effects.

CARE OF YOUNG

Parental behaviour that is stimulated by hormone release that provides for feeding of young birds for example.

CATOPTRICS

Optics. Reflection of light. Compare to diopitrics.

CONTAGION

with regard to social theory, the expansion of behaviors, moods, and impressions via masses of people and various other kinds of societal conglomerations from...

CAPITATION

in healthcare, refers to a method of payment that has been pre-arranged between the healthcare provider/facility and the physician. This applies to patients enrolled...

CAUSE-AND-EFFECT DIAGRAM

n. in management and economics, refers to an analytical tool which graphically illustrates the flow of cause and effect. Also called the Ishikawa diagram...

CONJOINT THERAPY

therapy wherein the two parties in a union or the individuals making up a family unit are rendered treatment at the same time in...

CONCORDANCE RATE

the amount of twin pairs or other genetically related persons who show a certain feature or illness.

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