INVOLUNTARY CIVIL COMMITMENT

A mental facility where an individual is kept against his or her wishes. Individuals are committed in this way, it has to be established...

ION PUMP

A cell membrane and the active transport of ions across it and the protein molecule that carries it out. See also sodium pump. A...

IRITIC REFLEX

Pupillary reflex.

ISCHOPHONIA

Stuttering.

ISOMERIZATION

a switch in the structural order of a molecule without whatever change in its constituent atoms.

ITEM SCALING

the positioning of a test item to scale range on some dimension, often the dimension of difficulty level.

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