GC: n S: UNTERM – http://unterm.un.org/DGAACS/unterm.nsf/WebView/5CFF308EB09F9D8D852577060053F011?OpenDocument (last access: 6 March 2013); http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1859261 (last access: 1 September 2014). N: Able-bodied refers to a person’s physical or mental capacity to perform a job and earn a living. It is also used to describe a person’s eligibility regarding payment of alimony and child
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/unsafe_abortion/en/ (last access: 8 July 2016); NHS – http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Abortion/Pages/Introduction.aspx (last access: 8 July 2016). N: 1. 1540s, originally of both deliberate and unintended miscarriages; from Latin abortionem (nominative abortio) “miscarriage; abortion,” noun of action from past participle stem of aboriri “to miscarry” (see abortive). Earlier
GC: n S: WebMD – http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/abscess (last access: 29 October 2014); NHS – http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/abscess/Pages/Introduction.aspx (last access: 20 July 2017). N: 1. 1610s, from Latin abscessus “an abscess” (Celsus), literally “a going away,” from stem of abscedere “withdraw, depart, retire,” from ab- “away” + cedere “to go”. The notion is that
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/ipcs/publications/training_poisons/basic_analytical_tox/en/index2.html (last access: 26 November 2015); SD – http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123744135001081 (last access: 26 November 2015). N: 1. Late 16th century (in the sense ‘the swallowing up of something’): from Latin absorptio(n-), from absorbere ‘swallow up’. 2. The uptake of substances into or across tissues such as
GC: n S: UNESCO – http://www.unesco.org/new/en/ethics-office/harassment-and-abuse-of-power-and-authority/ (last access: 1st January 2014); UN – http://goo.gl/j3nMSD (last access: 1 September 2014). N: 1. – abuse (n): mid-15c., “improper practice,” from Old French abus (14c.), from Latin abusus “a using up”. From 1570s as “violation, defilement” (surviving in self-abuse “masturbation,” if at all).
GC: n S: UNICEF – http://www.unicef.org/education/files/QualityEducation.PDF (last access: 2 October 2015); http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199756810/obo-9780199756810-0108.xml (last access: 2 October 2015); http://character.org/key-topics/academic-achievement/ (last access: 2 October 2015). N: 1. The performance of a student measured by examinations or tests. 2. Academic achievement represents performance outcomes that indicate the extent to which a person has
GC: n S: JCI – https://www.jci.org/articles/view/104075/version/1/pdf/render (last access: 23 October 2017); OMIM – https://www.omim.org/entry/614097 (last access: 23 October 2017). N: 1. Comes from Latinized form of Greek katalysis “dissolution, a dissolving” (substances, military governments, etc.), from katalyein “to dissolve,” and from kata “down”. 2. acatalasia: First presented in part at
GC: n S: http://www.wenar.info/Accountability%20in%20International%20Development.pdf (last access: 4 March 2013) N: 1770, from accountable + –ity. Earlier was accountableness (1660s). 2. The responsibility placed on an individual or group for their own or others. S: 1. OED – http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=accountability&searchmode=none (last access: 2 September 2014). 2. http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22403 (last access: 1st September 2014).
GC: n S: PMC – https://bit.ly/2PoOlx8 (last access: 11 November 2018); THCO – https://bit.ly/2ODYCR5 (last access: 11 November 2018). N: 1. “the adoption and assimilation of an alien culture” (Oxford Dictionary), 1880, from assimilated form of ad- “to” + culture (n.) + noun ending -ation. 2. Cultural modification of an
GC: n S: NCBI – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1418/ (last access: 7 February 2016); AAPOS – http://www.aapos.org/terms/conditions/10 (last access: 21 March 2015). N: 1. Anc Greek α/α (= prefix that denotes absence) χρώμα/chroma (=color) + όψη/opsi (=look, face). Coined: in 1957 by Blackwell HR, Blackwell OM “Blue mono-cone monochromacy: a new color vision
GC: n S: http://www.infoplease.com/dictionary/brewers/acme.html (last access: 22 March 2016); http://study.com/academy/lesson/progress-of-disease-infection-to-recovery.html (last access: 22 March 2016). N: 1. “highest point,” 1560s, from Greek akme “(highest) point, edge; peak of anything,” from PIE root *ak- “sharp” (see acrid). Written in Greek letters until c. 1620. The U.S. grocery store chain was founded
GC: n S: https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/acne-and-rosacea/acne (last access: 22 March 2016); http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Acne/acne_ff.asp (last access: 22 March 2016); http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/features/10-myths-and-facts-about-adult-acne (last access: 22 March 2016). N: 1. 1813, from Modern Latin, from aknas, a 6c. Latin clerical misreading of Greek akmas, accusative plural of akme “point” (see acme). The “pointed” pimples are the source
GC: n S: UMMC – http://umm.edu/health/medical/ency/articles/acrodermatitis (last access: 7 November 2014); NIH – https://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/5722/acrodermatitis (last access: 27 November 2019). N: 1. From acro- (word-forming element meaning “highest, topmost, at the extremities,” before vowels acr-, from Latinized form of Greek akro- “pertaining to an end, extreme,” from akros “at the end,
GC: n S: MD – http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/568313_10 (last access: 17 October 2016); GTH – http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/acrophobia (last access: 17 October 2016). N: 1. From Greek akros (at the top) and phobia (fear). Coined by an Italian physician, Dr. Andrea Verga, in a paper describing the condition, from which Verga himself suffered. 2.
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2005/np06/en/ (last access: 25 August 2016); http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/diet/acrylamide-fact-sheet (last access: 25 August 2016); EncBrit – https://global.britannica.com/science/acrylamide (last access: 25 August 2016). N: 1. acrylic + amide. First Known Use: 1893. 2. A chemical compound in the form of colorless, odorless crystals, used in the synthesis of
GC: n S: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg50 (last access: 16 July 2015); http://www.bmj.com/podcast/2012/09/07/acutely-ill-patients (last access: 30 October 2012); NAVARRO p.16. N: Patients who are, or become, acutely unwell in hospital may receive suboptimal care. This may be because their deterioration is not recognised, or because – despite indications of clinical deterioration – it
GC: n S: NHS – http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Addisons-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx (last access: 16 March 2017); MAYO – https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20350293 (last access: 11 January 2018). N: 1. – Addison (pn): Thomas Addison, (born April 1793, Longbenton, Northumberland, Eng.—died June 29, 1860, Bristol, Gloucestershire), English physician after whom Addison’s. – disease (n): A metabolic dysfunction caused by
GC: n S: SDir – http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038092X1300529X (last access: 26 October 2013); RESG – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/274391519_ADSORPTION (last access: 4 March 2020). N: 1. adsorption, capability of all solid substances to attract to their surfaces molecules of gases or solutions with which they are in contact. Solids that are used to adsorb gases or
GC: n S: WHO – http://www.who.int/globalchange/summary/en/index6.html (last access: 25 November 2016); NCBI – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2975603/ (last access: 25 November 2016) N: 1. From aero (word-forming element meaning “air, atmosphere; gases,” in 20c. use with reference to aircraft or aviation, from Greek aer (genitive aeros) “air, lower atmosphere” and allergen (noun al·ler·gen