ZEN BUDDHISM

a Japanese school of Buddhism, extending back to the sixth century ce, wherein enlightenment was sought via direct, intuitive experience instead of via an...

ZOFRAN

noun. a brand name for ondansetron.

ZELMID

noun. a brand name for zimeldinf.

ZIPF'S LAW

with regard to speaking language, the viewpoint that the length of words within any language is inversely associated to how often they're used, so...

ZERO-SUM GAME

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

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...

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...

ZOOMORPHISM

noun. 1. the crediting of animal qualities to humans, inanimate items, or deities. 2. the utilization of animal psychology or physiology to describe human...

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...

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...

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