ZEITGEIST

noun. the spirit of the times . It refers to a form of supraindividual mind at work in the world and developed in the...

ZOOPHILIA

noun. a paraphilia wherein animals are recurrently favored or solely utilized to reach carnal arousal and satisfaction. The animal, that is generally a household...

ZOOSADISM

noun. a paraphilia wherein carnal stimulation and gratification are attained from the torturing an animal. This might happen via direct carnal contact with the...

ZOOPHARMACOGNOSY

noun. the capacity of non-human animals to choose plants and their portions for medicinal reasons to lower fevers or rid parasites. With regard to...

ZYGOTE

a fertilized egg, or ovum, with a diploid set of chromosomes, half rendered by the mother and half rendered by the father. The zygote...

ZWAARDEMAKER SMELL SYSTEM

a system for categorizing scent qualities based upon a scheme initially cultivated by Carolus Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist. In accordance with this system, there...

ZAR (ZAAR)

noun. a culturally-rooted syndrome, typical in Middle Eastern and North African societies, which is credited to spirit possession. Happening most often in females, zar...

ZEN THERAPY

psychotherapy which is informed by and integrates the philosophy and practices of Zen Buddhism and which, alike to existentialism, is regarding the unique connotation...

ZOLLNER ILLUSION

a visual illusion wherein parallel lines seem to diverge whenever one of them is intersected by short diagonal lines slanted to one direction, and...

ZENER CARDS

a standardized group of stimulant materials, alike to a deck of playing cards, modeled for utilization in experiments on extrasensory comprehension and other parapsychological...

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