CALL GIRL

n. a female escort whose services are ordered and arranged by phone. This is in contrast to prostitutes who operate from a brothel or...

CANADIAN MENTAL TRAINING REGISTRY

n. a registry system in Canada for professionals and consultants working in the field of sports psychology. As an agency, it certifies individuals as...

CANNULA

n. a thin, narrow tube which is designed to be safely inserted into the body. As an instrument, it allows the escape of fluid...

CARBAMATES

n. an organic compound derived as a salt or ester from carbamic acid. Medically, they are synthesized into acetylcholinesterase inhibitors which are used to...

CARDIAC PACEMAKER

n. an artificial electrical device which is implanted in the region of the heart. Its main function is to help regulate (or normalize) an...

CAREER CHOICE

n. the selection of a particular path or vocation in terms of career. This is usually influenced by parental guidance, vocational counseling, and training...

CAROTODYNIA

n. a form of pain that is caused by pressure upon the common carotid artery. This pain is felt along the check, on the...

CASE GRAMMAR

n. in linguistics, refers to sentence construction and analysis which gives primary consideration to semantics rather than to syntax. In other words, there is...

CASTRATION ANXIETY

n. the fear of suffering an injury or loss of the genitals. In the pregenital stage of the Freudian psychoanalytic theory, feelings of deprivation...

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