FEBRILE SEIZURE

seizure that is caused by high body temperature in children that is not associated with any infection or damage to the brain.

FEEDING BEHAVIOR

the behaviour in taking nourishment for survival. In people it starts as the sucking and swallowing reflexes, self demand for food, starting to bite,...

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

a procedure performed on the genitals of prepubescent or pubescent girls in some African and Asian cultures. Female genital mutilation ensures that the girl...

FENTANYL

a very potent opioid analgesic that is used for anesthesia during surgery, for the management of severe cancer pain in patients resistant to other...

FETAL STAGE

the final stage of human prenatal development, from the 8th or 9th week after fertilisation to the time of birth. It is preceded by...

FIDUCIARY 1

term used to describe the relationship where a person holds a position of trust in relation to another and is required to apply their...

FIGHTING

a term that is used to describe the direct physical aggression that occurs between 2 individuals. In animals it occurs when threat signals are...

FILIAL RESPONSIBILITY

a term that is used to describe a person's sense of duty towards members of their own family and in particular the child-parent obligation....

FINGER TAPPING TEST

the name that is given to a test that is a measure of a person's fine motor speed when they tap a key with...

FISHER'S R TO Z TRANSFORMATION

the mathematical transformation of the product-moment correlation coefficient to a new statistic whose sampling distribution is the normal distribution. It is used for testing...

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