CATAMNESIS

n. the medical history accumulated by a patient after being discharged from treatment. Therefore, this includes the follow-up history obtained from one or several...

CATCHMENT AREA

in human geography, refer to the geographical area and the human population which attracts external attention. In healthcare, it may also refer to a...

CATEGORY MIDPOINT

in statistics, refers to a point halfway between the upper limit and the lower limit of a class or, in this case, a category....

CAUDATE NUCLEUS

n. an area of nuclei found in the basal ganglia of the brain. It is an elongated and curved mass of dense sensory neurons,...

CAUSE

n. in Aristotelian thought and rational philosophy, refers to an entity (or event) which is necessary in order for another entity (or event) to...

CELL BODY

n. that part of the neuron (nerve cell) including the nucleus and its surrounding cytoplasm, but excluding the axon and dendrites. This is further...

CENTER MEDIAN

n. the largest among the intralaminal nuclei, consisting of hundreds of thousands of neurons and numbering 664,000, more or less. It is located in...

CAFETERIA-STYLE BENEFIT PLAN

Compensation plan with many options to choose from like a cafeteria has many food options.

CALIFORNIA VERBAL LEARNING TEST (CVLT)

This tests verbal recall by listening to a list of words and recalling them after a interupting event. See recall score method.

CAMPTOCORMIA

The condition where a person's vack is bent forward at a sharp angle between 30 and 90

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