CACO- (CAC-)

combining form which denotes bad, unpleasant, or undesirable. It is derived from the Greek word kakos, meaning bad. For example, a cacophony of noise...

CALENDAR CALCULATION

n. a rare ability of a person to identify the paticular day of the week - that is, on any given date and...

CALVINISM

n. a branch of Western Christianity which is Protestant in form. It is of the theology that God is omnipotent, and human salvation is...

CANNABIS

n. any of three plant species of the Genus Cannabis. (Species: sativa, indica, and ruderalis). In dried form, their flowers and leaves serve as...

CAPITALISM

n. in economics, refers to a free-market system which emphasizes on private ownership and individual enterprise. Here, there is either private or corporate ownership...

CARE-AND-PROTECTION PROCEEDINGS

n. an intervention initiated by the court in behalf of a child's best interest in terms of health, education, and well-being. This is done...

CARDIOVASCULAR (CV)

adj. anything related to or involving the heart and its blood vessels. These conditions affect blood circulation as a whole. For instance, carrdiovascular disease...

CARETAKING BEHAVIOR

n. the behavior exhibited by parents as well as alloparents (caretakers) in relation to the needs of their wards or children. Specifically, it is...

CARTESIAN SELF

n. a fundamental certainty that a human can know everything of the self but not of the other. There is a great divide in...

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