GLOSSO- (GLOSS-)

the term used for the combining form of tongue or speech.

GLUE SNIFFING

a form of substance abuse where the fumes of certain adhesives mainly plastic model glue are inhaled for their stimulant effect and euphoria. Toluene...

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

GOLEM

Medieval Jewish folklore. Being created from inanimate material and used as a servant to its creator. Cannot speak, think or act on its own....

GOOD BREAST

Psychoanalytic theory of Melanie Klein. Internalized representation of the mother's breast as nourishing and satisfying. Infant first experiences mother and nourishing breast as part...

G-PROTECTION DEVICE

a device used to counter the effects of gravity during flights. It is an inflatable cuff in the flight suit designed to help counter...

GRADING

Process where the instructor will assign a rank of performance to a student's work. Based on quantitative achievements, test results attendance and qualitative considerations,...

GRAPHANESTHESIA

the inability of a person to be able to recognize numbers or letters traced or written on the skin, for example with fin

GRAVITY-INDUCED LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS (G-LOC)

the term that describes the loss of consciousness associated with g-forces resulting from acceleration. It can occur suddenly and with no warning before any...

GRIEFWORK

The is the slow process that bereaved people gradually reduce their emotional connection to the person who has died and thereby regain involvement in...

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