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...

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...

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...

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...

ZEITGEBER

noun. a cue, like the length of a day, utilized to initiate or time a biological rhythm.

ZOLOFT

noun. a brand name for sertraline.

ZYDIS

noun. a brand name for olanzapine.

ZENO'S PARADOXES

many arguments introduced by Zeno of Elea, a Greek philosopher, against the thoughts of plurality and movement. People making a trip must first...

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