VEGETATIVE STATE

a condition wherein a person is not able to move or correspond with others, not aware of their self or the setting they're in,...

VENTRICULAR PUNCTURE

a surgical process wherein an opening from the outside is created to the brain's lateral ventricle regions. It might be done in effort to...

VERBAL BEHAVIOR

all actions which consist of words, inclusive of talking, listening, reading, and writing. The terminology is utilized by those who prefer a behavioristic account...

VERBAL TEST

1. any test or measurement wherein performance relies upon one's capacity to handle words. 2. any test which gauges verbal capacity.

VERTEBRAL ARTERY

a paired artery which extends upward along the neck's vertebrates. Each goes into the skull through the koramen magnum close to the top of...

VESTIBULAR SACS

two sacs inside the inner ear, which, combined with the semicircular canals, make up the vestibular apparatus. The vestibular sacs react to gravity and...

VIBRATION RECEPTOR

a nerve termination which reacts to many different ranges of vibration frequencies. Vibration receptors have been recognized via histological analyses as pacinian corpuscles. They...

VIENNESE SCHOOL

a set of formative twentieth century practitioners of psychoanalysis, based in Vienna, who adhered to Freud's theories.

VIRTUAL PITCH

the low pitch of a complex noise. For a complex intermittent noise, the virtual pitch usually correlates to that of the basic frequency even...

VISTARIL

noun. a brand name for hydroxyzine.

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