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...

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...

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...

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...

ZARONTIN

noun. a brand name for ethosuximide.

ZOLOFT

noun. a brand name for sertraline.

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...

ZEIGARNIK EFFECT

the propensity for disturbed, unfinished jobs to be better recalled than finished jobs.

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,...

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...

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