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ability test


1. a formatted or patterned way of examining mass groups of like individuals to determine the average intelligence and ability of each. 2. an examination that documents how successful one is, generall [..]
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ability trait


part of an individual's disposition that retains their ability to reach intended marks they set for their selves in life. Grouped with dynamic and temperament traits, they make up three types of [..]
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ability-achievement discrepancy


the difference among what a person is know to be capable of in terms of academic abilities, and how they actually perform academically.
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abiotrophy


noun. The decrease in one's ability to ward off infections and disease. For instance, infections are more likely as human's age due to declining immune responsiveness.
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ablation


noun. The process of removing tissue from within the body for purposes of treating an illness or ailment, or to further discern medical problems not yet understood. For instance, many women who suffer [..]
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ableism


noun. Unfair treatment of those with handicaps
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ablution


noun. 1. a hydrotherapy option demonstrated in many ways using water to ease anxious patients. Eventually replaced by pharmaceutical medications. 2. a concept of ridding the body of impurities and sta [..]
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abney's effect


a lighting effect demonstrated by the addition to and removal of light from an area displayed by the appearance of light starting in the center of an area and growing outward and the diminishing of it [..]
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abnormal


adjective. 1. all things atypical, unordinary, or considered outside of the norm. 2. in regards to statistics, any data studied that is beyond or beneath the scope of what is normal or predicted.
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abnormal behavior


behavior that is unlike the majority of a healthy human population- behaviors which could pose a threat to one's livelihood or well-being. Frequently, abnormal behavior is viewed as being symptom [..]
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