ORTHOGENESIS

noun. 1. the theory postulating that the evolution of a species adheres to a direction deemed by aspects inherent to the living beings and...

ORGANIC PARALYSIS

loss of operation of voluntary muscles because of structural wounds of the nervous or muscular system.

OUTCOME INTERDEPENDENCE

a social scenario wherein at least two people have shared influence over each other's results.

OVERANXIOUS DISORDER OF CHILDHOOD

generalized and continual fear or worry which takes place in childhood. In the DSM-IV-TR, is now categorized as generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly referred to...

OCCUPATIONAL STATUS

the amount of esteem attributed to members of a profession by a culture. Professions which are seen positively are high-status occupations, whereas professions which...

OHM'S LAW

posited by German physicist Georg Simon Ohm, the standard which the ear can examine involved tones into a string of individually understandable pure tones....

ORGASTIC POTENCY

the capacity of a male or female to attain total orgasm during carnal activities.

OPTIC RADIATIONS

nerve fibers which safeguard from the lateral geniculate nucleus to the tile visual cortex.

OVERT HOMOSEXUALITY

gay or lesbian propensities which are consciously known and displayed in carnal contact, in comparison to latent homosexuality.

ORTHOPSYCHIATRY

an interdisciplinary method in approaching cognitive wellness wherein psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, sociologists, nurses, and educators work together on the analysis and remediation of...

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