SPECIAL PSYCHIATRIC RAPID INTERVENTION TEAM (SPRINT)

a multidisciplinary team providing assistance in short term mental health and emotional support after a crisis. This term is also used to refer the...

SPECIFIC THALAMIC PROJECTION SYSTEM

a direct sensory pathway from the thalamus for auditory, visual and some somasthetic impulses.

SPECTRAL COLOR

any of the colours that are in the visible spectrum that is made when light is refracted by a prism. Also called spectral hue....

SPEECH AUDIOMETRY

a measure of how we hear speech at different levels.

SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING CENTER

Speech, language and hearing center is specialty clinic staffed with people who are qualified to diagnose and treat any impairments of communication. Also called...

SPERMATORRHEA

a discharge of semen without an orgasm.

SPINA BIFIDA

a developmental defect where the vertebral canal does not close properly around the spinal cord. This neural defect consequently in part of the spinal...

SPINOCEREBELLAR TRACT

nerve from the muscles to the spinal cord to the cerebellum.

SPLIT PERSONALITY

a lay term for a person with dissociative identity disorder.

SPONTANEOUS MOVEMENT

movement that results from an impulse that occurs without thought.

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