VAGOTOMY

noun. surgical lacerating or disruption of the vagus nerve, that has sensory, physiological, and motor operatives.

VALUES CLARIFICATION

1. any procedure aimed to advocate for a person's awareness and comprehension of their moral standards and ethical priorities and their correlation to actions....

VARIANCE-COVARIANCE MATRIX

with regard to multivariate statistics, a matrix whose diagonal components are the variances of variants and whose non-diagonal components are the covariances in such.

VASO- (VAS-)

combining form: 1. blood vessel . 2. the vas deferens.

VELUM

1. an anatomical figure looking somewhat like a veil; a narrow layer of white matter which makes up the roof of the superior portion...

VENTRICULOMEGALY

noun. irregular or odd overgrowth of a ventricle.

VERBAL CONDITIONING

the conditioning of a verbal reaction via reinforcement, generally rendered in the form of reward or positive attention. The experiment performer may answer with...

VERBATIM TRACE

an exact, literal memory symbolization. In accordance with the fuzzy trace theory, verbatim traces are not as simply retrieved, usually necessitate more effort to...

VERTICAL MOBILITY

the motion or displacement of people or groups from one social class to new social class. This might take the shape of upward or...

VESTIBULE TRAINING

an approach to personnel training wherein new workers, prior to beginning their work tasks, spend some time learning in a particular section, or '

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