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...

ZALCPLON

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

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...

ZERO POPULATION GROWTH

the condition wherein the quantity of births and deaths in a society is level, so that there is extremely minimal escalation or lessening in...

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...

ZIMELDINE

an antidepressant with SRRI traits which was taken off the universal market in 1983 because of its serious neurological side effects. Previous European brand...

ZONE OF OPTIMAL FUNCTIONING (ZOF)

the wide array of physiological stimulation within which a person can carry on at the peak of physical, cognitive, and skillful capacity.

ZYDIS

noun. a brand name for olanzapine.

ZOOPHARMACOGNOSY

noun. the capacity of non-human animals to choose plants and their portions for medicinal reasons to lower fevers or rid parasites. With regard to...

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