KWASHIORKOR

The symptoms include fluid accumulation in the tissues, liver disorders, impaired growth, distention of the abdomen and pigment changes in the skin and hair....

KINGDOM

Modern classifications recognize five kingdoms, Bacteria, Protista or Protoctista, Animalia, Fungi and Plantae which in some systems are grouped into domains, traditionally the highest...

KLEPTOLAGNIA

This association is controversial and many consider the urge to be unrelated to sexual issues, with a morbid urge to steal considered by some...

KETOCONAZOLE

It is an antifungal agent that has been suggested as a treatment for depression resistant to conventional drugs, due to its ability to inhibit...

KINESTHETIC AFTEREFFECT (KAEI

An illusion that may be the basis for the myth that performance in sport is improved by first practising with a heavier than normal...

KINETIC DEPTH EFFECT

Depending on the relative motions of the elements in the figure, the impression that a figure has three dimensions. See depth from motion

KINDNESS

It is a benevolent and helpful action intentionally directed towards another person, it is motivated by the desire to help another and not to...

KURTOSIS

Probability distribution and the fourth central moment of it

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

KOR

A Russian neurologist Sergei Korsakoff 1853-1900 first described it in 1887

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