SCREEN READER

Software for the visually impaired that reads the contents of a computer screen, converting the text to speech. Screen readers are designed for specific...

SECRETIN

Digestive hormone that is produced by the S cells lining the duodenum and jejunum when protein of partially digested food enters the intestine from...

SATORI

Spiritual awakening sought in Zen Buddhism, often coming suddenly; state of sudden indescribable intuitive enlightenment.

SCHIZOPHRENIC EPISODE

Interval wherein a person displays notable signs and symptoms of schizophrenia, including hallucinations, delusions, disorganized thinking, and disruptions in emotional awareness and behavior patterns.

SANATORIUM

Now-defunct designation for any facility which offers therapy and confinement to individuals having chronic disorders or mental problems. Also known as: sanitarium.

SLEEP APNEA

where a person will stop breathing while they are asleep when the upper airway is completely or partially blocked by tissue or mucous. It...

SCHIZOID DISORDER OF CHILDHOOD OR ADOLESCENCE

In DSM-IV-TR, mental disorder distinguished by the absence of good friends besides relatives or very isolated children, lack of interest in forming friendships, lack...

STUTTERING II

The problem in speech pattern is referred as stuttering. You can also have a look on what we called stammering. For more understanding, read...

SYLLABARY

a system of writing with each syllable with a separate symbol. Compare alphabet.

SEASHORE RHYTHM TEST

Neuropsychological evaluation wherein an individual listens to a soundtrack of pairs of rhythmic models and denotes whether these are identical or distinct. The evaluation...

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