CATATONIC SCHIZOPHRENIA

n. a peculiar type of schizophrenia which involves two extreme patterns of behavior - that is, catatonic stupor and catatonic excitement. On one hand,...

CONSENSUS

noun. Basic agreement between team members, particularly whenever making a decision or approving something.

CATEGORY MIDPOINT

Point halfway between the lower and upper limits of a category or class.

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, CORONARY-PRONE BEHAVIOR

behaviors or trends of behaviors thought to be correlated with an elevated threat of coronary heart disease. Commonly referred to today are type a...

CAPTURE-TAG-RECAPTURE SAMPLING

n. in statistical analysis, refers to a type of sampling method that estimates population size. To estimate the population of frogs in a pond,...

CURVE FITTING

any of many statistical methods for acquiring a curve that symbolizes a chosen set of information on a graph.

CONTUSION

noun. Bruising or a bruise which can stem from many types of harm to the head causing cerebral contusion.

COLOR SOLID

A three-dimensional figure representing all degrees and combinations of hue, saturation, and brightness in the perception of color; also called the color cone, color...

CONJUNCTIVE REINFORCEMENT (CONJ)

a kind of temporary strengthener wherein more than one schedule is supported and has to be finished prior to the onset of reinforcement. Commonly...

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...

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