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...

ZELMID

noun. a brand name for zimeldinf.

ZUCLOPENTHIXOL

noun. a conventional antipsychotic of the thioxanthene class. Side effects are inclusive of sedation, dystonia, and neuromuscular rigidity, and it's associated with a lasting...

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...

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...

ZOPICLONE

noun. a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic which, like the associated drug Zaleplon, is fairly selective for a certain subunit on the gaba receptor complex, that results...

ZONULES

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

ZERO-SUM GAME

with regard to game theory, a form of game wherein the players

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...

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...

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