DENDRITIC PATHOLOGY

Any abnormalities of dendrites that produce a disorder.

DEGRADATION

1. Neurophysiology. When a neurotransmitter is broken down into inactive metabilites. 2. The result of a declining in value, quality or status.

DEPENDENCY RATIO

The percent of the population that is not working for payment.

DEMEROL

Trade name for meperidine

DOUBLE VISION

Seeing one object as an image in each eye and is usually caused by strabimus. See diplopia- double image.

DISHONEST SIGNAL

A signal in animal communication that gives a misleading infromation about size, iontention and quality of an individual. See deception.

DEMOCRACY

Form of government where people take part in political processes and where all people have certain freedoms of speech etc. See open society.

DYSEXECUTIVE SYNDROME (DES)

A collection of symptoms that involve impaired executive control over actions. Caused by frontal lobe brain damage.

DEVALUATION

The defence mechanism that denies the importance of someone or something.

DISINTEGRATION

The disorganisation or breakup of a structure or system of function.

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