TENSOR TYMPANI

a middle ear muscle which manages the motion of the tympanic membrane. Its activation is part of the acoustic reflex.

TERMINAL INSOMNIA

a type of insomnia wherein the person continually wakes up extremely early, feeling unrefreshed, and cannot fall back asleep. It is a typical indication...

TEST ANXIETY

tension and inhibition correlated with taking an exam.

TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY

the legal capacity or cognitive competence to make a will. It consists of being able to comprehend and recall the nature and degree of...

TETRACHORIC CORRELATION

the approximated correspondence between two ongoing variants, both of which have been dichotomized and for which just the dichotomized values are present or accessible.

THANATOLOGY

noun. the analysis of death-related actions, thoughts, emotions, and phenomena. Death was primarily the province of theology until the 1960's, whenever existential thinkers and...

THEOPHAGY

noun. literally, the food ingestion of God. In most utilizations, the term references the representative ingesting of the body or blood of a deity,...

THEORY X AND Y

two different forms of managerial philosophy: Theory X employers presume that employees are passive, lazy, and driven only by financial gains and security, whereas...

THERAPEUTIC RATIO

an index corresponding the clinical efficacy of a drug to its safety factor, computed by dividing the median lethal dose by the median...

THERMALGESIA

noun. an irregular or odd response to heat wherein a warm stimulant generates pain.

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