FISTULA

the name that is given to a passageway that is not normal between 2 internal organs or an organ and the outside of...

FINITE-STATE GRAMMAR

Noam Chomsky in 1957, proposed that grammar generated a sentence one unit at a time in a sequence from left to right. He used...

FELT NEED

need that is experienced consciously that may relate to a sense of deprivation or a discrepancy with the affective ideal.

FLUENT APHASIA

the term for aphasia where a person can speak well but has trouble in naming objects and understanding language. Compare non-fluent aphasia.

FUNCTIONAL DISTANCE

the degree to which an arrangement of residential faculties will influence the probability of any unplanned social interactions by the residents. Physical distance, position...

FACIAL-AFFECT PROGRAM

is a purely hypothetical creation based on a set of central nervous system nerves, which could be responsible for the suggested link between a...

FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME

the name for a syndrome of uncertain origin that is characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain and chronic fatigue. Pain may be triggered by pressure...

FASCIA

is otherwise known as fascial tissue and is broadly speaking a band of fibrous tissue which covers, and thereby separates muscles, organs and other...

FLEHMEN

the posture of animals where the head is raised and lips are curled and a snort or inhalation of air is heard. It delivers...

FIRST-EPISODE SCHIZOPHRENIA

the first time a person suffers an episode of schizophrenia when they meet the certain criteria needed for it to be called that. Specific...

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