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An enzyme found at neuromuscular junctions and brain synapses, it is involved in terminating nervous signals. (A-e)
The separating of two or more parts of a system to prevent malfunctions from spreading between or among them. (C-n)
Revolutionaries whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution (plural). (C-s)
Same as above, but singular. (C-y)
A hormone produced by the body's adrenal glands (often abbreviated to DHEA), it is used by the body to make androgens and estrogens (male and female sex hormones). (D-e)
The policy of moving severely mentally ill people out of large state institutions and then closing part or all of those institutions. (D-n)
Of or relating to an instrument used in the detection and diagnosis of heart abnormalities by measuring electrical potentials on the body surface. (E-c)
Also known as an EEG, this is a test that measures and records the electrical activity of one's brain. (E-m)
Of or relating to an instrument that measures electrical potentials on the scalp and generates a record of the electrical activity of the brain. (E-c)
The process of measuring electrical potentials on the scalp and generating a record of the electrical activity of the brain. (E-y)
Related to the branch of physiology that studies the relationship between electric phenomena and bodily processes. (E-l)
German for 'research community', this is also part of the name of the largest research funding organization in Europe. (F-t)
A medical condition indicated by the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. (H-a)
A general name for a number of biochemical methods for separation and characterization of proteins based on use of electrical fields and reaction with antibodies. (I-s)
The demonstration of specific antigens in tissues by the use of markers that are either fluorescent dyes or enzymes. (I-y)
A set of activities which change an individual or group that were not formerly governed by a set of rules to one which is regulated and standardized. (British spelling) (I-n)
Same as above, American spelling. (I-n)
The act of bringing something under international control. (British spelling) (I-n)
Same as above, American spelling. (I-n)
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva. (K-s)
A very large family of complex compounds which are a minor component in the cytosolic side of eukaryotic cell membranes. (P-l)
A synthetic fluoropolymer that finds numerous applications (brand name: Teflon). (P-e)
Radioactive compounds used in the field of nuclear medicine as tracers in the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. (R-s)
Unusual or atypical. (U-y)

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