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...

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...

ZELMID

noun. a brand name for zimeldinf.

ZEITGEBER

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

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...

ZONULES

noun. the gentile elastic fibers which link the capsule of the lens of the eye to the ciliary procedures.

ZOMARIL

noun. a brand name for iloperidone.

ZALCPLON

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

ZONE OF PROXIMAL DEVELOPMENT

with regard to Levvygotsky's sociocultural theory, the difference between a kid's actual degree of capacity and the degree of capacity which the kid can...

ZOLPIDEM

noun. a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic posited into the United States' market in 1993 for brief control of insomnia. Even though structurally varied from the benzodiazepines,...

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