LABELED-LINE THEORY OF TASTE CODING

The taste is perceived exclusively as a product of activity in that labelled line activity in neurons outside the labelled line contributes only noise

LACUNAR STROKE

Lacunar strokes account for about 20% of strokes, it is caused by a small arc: ions resulting from obstruction of small arterioles branching directly...

LANDAU REFLEX

Absence of the reflex is a sign of a neurological disorder such as cerebral palsy or motor neurons disease. When the child is supported...

LANGUAGE LOCALIZATION

Since 1861 it has been postulated that speech processing was localized near the third frontal convolution of the left hemisphere, research has identified numerous...

LATENCY STAGE

A stage in the Psychosexual Development of a child starting around age 3 through puberty when sexual libido turns to the opposite sex parent...

LAURENCE-MOON-BIEDL SYNDROME

A degenerative disorder characterized by a degree of obsety, below average intelligence, retina abnormalities, and extra fingers or toes. Associated with night blindness,...

LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic categories, in psychological assessment

LADD-FRANKLIN THEORY

It is based on the notion that light of a certain wave length causes substances to be released from a highly developed photosensitive molecule...

LANDAU-KLEFFNER SYNDROME

Many children with the disorder experience seizures which generally disappear by adulthood, the syndrome usually occurs in children between the ages of 5 and...

LANGUAGE LOYALTY

using a minority language by a speech community or any of its members

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