AMBULATORY CARE

healthcare or mental help offered to people on an outpatient, non-emergency basis. This kind of help might consist of inspection, identification, medication, and rehab...

BROCA'S AREA

n. the region of speech located posteriorly to the inferior frontal convolution of the left cerebral hemisphere in right-handed people (with exceptions). First discovered...

NEURON (NEURONE)

of which there are many classifications, such as- motor neurons, sensory neurons and interneurons. Equally, there are many structural types of neuron, such as-...

ANIMAL MAGNETISM

a hypothesized and mystical force that attracts males and females to each other, for the purposes of mating. This term is often used in...

BECKWITH-WIEDEMANN SYNDROME

n. an overgrowth-related disorder which stems from a problem with insulin growth factor 2. In line with gene encoding, this traces back to...

PAYTON, CAROLYN R

An American psychologist, Carolyn Payton is widely recognized as director of the Peace Corps in the late 1970's and as a primary advocate for...

MCSOSKELIC

was first proposed by the French Physician L. Manouvrier as being the body type between brachyskelic and macroskelic.

ASSISTED DEATH

one person assisting the other to commit suicide, by mutual agreement. This action can take the form of assisted suicide, passive euthanasia or active...

PHYSICIAN-HOSPITAL ORGANIZATION (PHO)

an establishment developed, owned, and overseen by at least one hospital and group of doctors to attain payer contracts and to further shared interests.

PATIENT

noun. 1. a recipient of healthcare from a licensed healthcare professional. 2. with regard to language, the being which is impacted by or experienced...

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