VENLAFAXINE

an antidepressant which functions by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin; it is a member of the SNRI categorization. Thus, its manner of...

VENTRODORSAL

directed or starting from the front to the back of the body.

VERBAL FLUENCY TEST

any of a set of examinations wherein involved parties are requested, within a limited time, to produce words which suit a particular classification or...

VERGENCE

noun. a turning motion of the eyes. If they turn inward, the motion is known as convergence; if they turn outward, it is known...

VESICLE

noun. a fluid-filled sac-like structure, like any of the synaptic vesicles inside axon terminals which consist of neurotransmitter molecules.

VESTIBULO-OCULAR REFLEX (VOR)

the indeliberate compensatory motion of the eyes which takes place to preserve focus on a visual objective in minor, short head motions.

VICARIOUS

adjective. supplementary or second-hand: applied, for instance, to the gratification supplied by observing the encounters of other people in television programs. It is largely...

VINELAND ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR SCALES (VABS)

an evaluation of a person's social and personal operating in four regions: correspondence, everyday living abilities, socialization, and motor abilities.

VISCERA

the organs inside any major body space, specifically those organs housed in the abdomen.

VISUAL AMNESIA

loss of the capacity to acknowledge or identify familiar items, published words, or penmanship merely by viewing it, because of neurological illness or damage.

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