RETINAL DENSITOMETRY

Technique utilized to study pigments in vivo. Measurement of the small fraction of light reflected by pigment epithelium in the retina prior and...

RETRIEVAL

Method by which information which has been stored in the memory can be recovered.

RETROSPECTIVE AUDIT

Practice in health administration which allows determination of medical necessity and suitable billing procedures for previously rendered services.

REVERSE CAUSALITY

In determining the elements of causal relationships, frequent mistake of confusing the cause with the effect, or the converse.

REWARDED ALTERNATIVE METHOD

Technique which supplants rewards for undesired behavior with rewards for appropriate, desired behavior.

RHODOPSIN

Photosensitive chromoprotein in the retinal rods which is bleached by light, allowing stimulation of retinal sensory endings. Also known as: visual purple. ...

RIGHT BRAIN

Cerebral hemisphere located on the right of the corpus callosum which controls the left side of the body. See also: hemispheric lateralization.

RIMAS

Anagram to denote a reversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase. See also: monoamine oxidase inhibitors.

RISKY IIIN, RISK-AS-FEELINGS THEORY

Concept which states decisions made in scenarios including an element of danger are frequently based on emotionally charged responses, including anxiety, apprehension, and stress,...

ROBOT

Machine designed to carry out the duties of a human. State of emotional detachment in humans which is insensitive and aloof and mimics...

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