OLFACTORY NERVE

the first cranial nerve, that carries sensory fibers regarding the sense of scent. It starts within the olfactory lobe and is dispersed to the...

OLIVOPONTOCEREBELLAR ATROPHY

a gradually progressive neurological disease marked by degeneration of neurons in the cerebellum, pons, and olivary nucleus. Signs of such range significantly among people...

ONEIRODYNIA

a type of dreaming marked by nightmares or unfavorable dreams.

ONOMATOPOEIA

noun. the forming of a term whose sound copies to a comprehendible degree the sound of the thing or behavior which it copies, for...

OPEN CALL SYSTEM

a system of vocal correspondence wherein new vocalizations can be included throughout life. Whereas several songbirds don't often display alterations in song structure after...

OPEN-CLASSROOM DESIGN

a classroom model which supplies a study climate based upon results of behavior-mapping methods, as opposed to the classical classroom model wherein columns of...

OPERANT CONDITIONING THERAPY

a therapeutic technique which depends on the utilization of antecedents, action, and consequences.

OPHTHALMIC NERVE

a separation of the trigeminal nerve which mediates the feelings of the orbit of the eye, the anterior portion of the nasal cavity, and...

OPIOID ANALGESIC

any opioid utilized clinically to lessen both the feeling of pain and the emotional reaction to pain. Commonly referred to as narcotic analgesic.

OPPORTUNE FAMILY

people thought to be to be family to an individual, although they might not be related to that individual in any legal fashion. These...

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