LUCIDITY

is a term used to describe a mental state where whilst the person may display signs of distress and mental instability, they still have...

LUPRON

a common name or trade name for a drug called leuprolide.

LYSINE

is an essential amino acid in the human body which acts as a precursor molecule for larger, more complex proteins.

LEARNED AUTONOMIC CONTROL

The person's ability to take control of normally automatic bodily responses (as a result of the autonomic nervous system) such as blood pressure through...

LEARNING SET

a form of learning discriminatory ideals where the learner is taught for example that one object contains a food reward where a different object...

LEBER'S DISEASE

otherwise known as Leber's optic atrophy, first documented by Theodor Leber (1840 - 1917) who was a German ophthalmologist. It is a hereditary visual...

LEGITIMACY KNOWLEDGE

Typically the role played by an individuals 'major group' where contributions towards identification of significant discoveries is made.

LESCH-NYHAN SYNDROME

a genetic condition linked to a recessive gene on an X chromosome. Typical symptoms include- the tendency of compulsions to self-mutilate. Self-mutilation can take...

LEVEL I AND LEVEL II TESTS

basic intelligence tests which categorize abilities into two separate groups. The first is associated processing and the second, conceptual processing. There is little difference...

LEXICAL ACCESS

Another term of vocabulary retrieval, where individuals produce a specific word or phrase from their lexicon of knowledge on prompting by use by others.

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