LEPTIN

a protein which is stored and secreted by fat cells which swell to accommodate the fat levels in the blood. Leptin has been shown...

LEUKOTOMY (LEUCOTOMY)

a psychosurgical procedure where the frontal lobes of the human brain were physically cut from the deeper grey matter centres which underlined them. This...

LEVORPHANOL

is a pain killing drug which is reportedly four to six times more potent as other analgesics such as morphine. In any case, the...

LIBIDO

First named by Sigmund Freud, the libido is an individuals psychic energy non-specific. It is an individuals general life energy. The libido was initially...

LIFE PLAN

the plan or pre-planned sequence of events each reliant on the preceding stage leading to a main goal or aim.

LIFETIME RISK

the potential for an individual to be diagnosed with a disease or condition during their lifetime. Risks of developing certain conditions can depend on...

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