NEURASTHENIA (literally, nerve weakness)

An obsolescent term for a neurotic condition marked by severe fatigue, bodily weakness, poor concentration, feelings of inadequacy, and mental and physical listlessness. Other...

NECROMANIA

is a desire for preoccupation with corpses (the bodies of the dead) which typically involves a sexual desire for those dead bodies.

NUCLEAR SURETY PERSONNEL RELIABILITY PROGRAM

a special evaluation program to attain safety aligned with operational preparedness and to lessen the impacts of accidents, incidents, and deficiencies in handling nuclear...

NUCLEOTIDE

noun. a mixture inclusive of a nitrogenous base, a sugar, and at least one phosphate group. Nucleotides like a fp are imperative to metabolism....

NOISE CONDITIONS

affect the public and can be any sound producing machinery from traffic to jet booms.

NORMATIVE RESEARCH

research that is engaged in merely to determine norms.

NEOSTRIATUM

includes the caudate nucleus and the pulamen which form part of the basal ganglia in the born. It is thought that the neostriatum has...

NONCENTRALITY PARAMETER

a parameter in several probability distributions utilized in hypothesis testing which has a value different from zero whenever a sample is attained from a...

NUTRITIONAL DISORDER

any medically-based or psychological state which stems from poor nutrition. These illnesses or dysfunctions are inclusive of vitamin deficiency illnesses or dysfunctions and obesity.

NEURULATION

is the process, usually during early development, where the first neurons are formed along with the neural tube and neural plate.

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