SCLERA

Durable white outer shell of the eyeball, covering approximately the posterior five-sixths of its surface, continuous anteriorly with the cornea and posteriorly with the...

STRATUM STRATA

1. A class or level in society. 2. Any of the subpopulations in a survey sample. 3. A layer in a structure.

SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949)

Sullivan is chiefly noted for his “interpersonal theory,” an approach to personality and psychotherapy based on the crucial importance of interactions with other people.Sullivan...

SHORT-WAVELENGTH PIGMENT

a photo pigment present in the retinal cones sensitive to a wavelength of 419nm. The absence of this pigment causes blue green colour blindness....

SHAME CULTURE

It is a trend or an organising principle in a society that is a strong desire to preserve honour and to avoid shame. You...

SUBNORMAL PERIOD OF NEURON

a time which is measured into the milliseconds when the neuron excitability is under what it is considered normal. It is followed by the...

SUBCORTICAL CENTER

a functional center that is lied under the cerebral cortex of the brain. There are many special centers that are available in one subcortical...

STATE-TRAIT ANXIETY INVENTORY (STAI)

a self-report assessment device that includes separate measures of state anxiety and trait anxiety. The state anxiety items measure the intensity of anxiety and...

SOMATOTYPE

a body or physique as it relates to behaviour characteristics. Have a look on constitutional type for more understanding.

SUCCINYLCHOLINE

medicine that provides relaxation of the muscles along the skeleton. It is induced through IV in anaesthesia and before electric-convulsive therapy. USA trade name:...

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