KLIIVER-BUCY SYNDROME

Symptoms may include visual agnosia unable to recognise object decreased emotional responsibility including loss of normal fear and anger responses, distraction and memory loss...

KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION

the method used for encoding knowledge in an artifical-intelligence programme. not usually the computer language employed but systematically developed structures encoded in that language.

KRAEPELIN'S DISEASE

First described by Emil W.M.G Kraeplin 1856-1926 German psychiatrist, it is a disorder characterized by depressive symptoms accompanied by psychotic features but doesn't meet...

KYMOGRAPH

The resulting trace on the paper is a kymogram. Computer output systems have largely replaced such instruments, it traces the variations of a particular...

KAPPA WAVE

It is a type of brain wave with a frequency similar to that of an alpha wave 10Hz but the amplitude is much weaker...

KERNICTERUS

It is characterized by severe jaundice and has the potential of causing severe damage to the central nervous system. It is a congenital disorder...

KINDRED

The study in large kindred's of mutations that predispose to disease helps to identify the position and pene-trance of a particular gene mutation and...

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...

KLINEFELTER'S SYNDROME

Mental retardation is uncommon but many affected individuals have behavioural problems. Also called XXY syndrome, it is a chromosomal disorder affecting males born with...

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARAC

Attributes of an employee or applicant for a position that are measured for such purposes as personnel selection, personnel placement, performance review and personnel...

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