EPILEPTIC CRY

A cry produced by contraction of the chest and larynx during the tonic phaes of a tonic-clonic seizure. Also called in itial cry.

EVALUATIVE REASONING

Critical thinking involving appraisal of the effectiveness, validity, meaning and relevance of an act, idea, technique or object.

ENDOMETRIUM

The layer of cells that line the uterus varying in thickness during the menstrual cycle.

ELIMINATION DISORDER

A disorder related to defacation and urination often seen in children.

EMPIRICAL PSYCHOLOGY

The approach to study and explanation of psychological phenomena emphasising objective observaton and experimental methods. See experimental psychology.

ELECTRORETINOGRAM (ERG)

Recording of the electrical activity of the retina during stimulation.

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Health care services that respond to an immediate need for treatment.

EUPHEMISM

Substituting a inoffensive word for a offensive or unpleasantly direct word.

ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF THE BRAIN

The evoked and spontaneous changes in brain potentials see brain waves.

EONISM

The adoption of one sex to use the other sexes voice as seen in transvestites.

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