GENETIC PREDISPOSITION

the term describing the tendency for a physical or mental condition or disorder to be able to be inherited by the next generation. Also...

GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE CORRELATION

a correlation between the nature or the location of a mutation in an individual based on observations of affected individuals and their respective genotype.

GANGLION

The collection of cell bodies of neurons that lies outside the central nervous system. Many invertebrates have only distributed ganglia and no centralized nervous...

GRADE POINTS

1. When numbers are the equivalent to letter grades for assignments. A=4, B=3. 2. When letter grades are changed to numerical values. E.g. A=90-100,...

GENERIC NAME

a non-proprietary name for a pharmaceutical compound that is adopted by the US Adopted Name Council and when recognised by US Pharmacopeia becomes the...

GARDEN-PATH SENTENCE

Sentence where structural cues, lexical ambiguity or a combination of both mislead the reader or listener to an incorrect interpretation until a disambiguating cue...

GRAPH-

the combining form of writing or drawing.

GROUP HARMONY

This describes the extent to which group interactions among members are friendly, congruous and free from any conflicts.

GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE

This the name for the verbal and non-verbal intelligence as measured by the verbal and performance subtests in various Wechsler scales. It is sometimes...

GRACILE FASCICULUS

Medial portion of the dorsal columns of the spinal cord that are composed of ascending fibres that terminate in the nucleus gracilis of the...

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