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...

ZEITGEIST

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

ZWAARDEMAKER OLFACTOMETER

an formative olfactom-etkr consisting of a sole glass tube open at each end. One end was placed into a nostril, and the other was...

ZYGOMATICUS

the group of muscles, innervated by the facial nerve, which initiates the motion of the upper lip upward, backward, and outward. Its activity is...

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...

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...

ZYGOTE INTRAFALLOPIAN TRANSFER (ZIFT)

a type of in vitro fertilization wherein sperm and ova are combined in a laboratory container like a petri dish, and the fertilized eggs...

ZALCPLON

noun. a hypnotic drug which, unlike barbiturate and benzodiazepine hypnotics, doesn't alleviate anxiety at lesser doses. United States brand name: Sonata.

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...

ZOMBIE ARGUMENT

a philosophical debate which centers on the trouble of differentiating conscious entities from non-conscious entities which are capable of carrying out all the...

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