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dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact alcohol amnestic disorder , alcoholic dementia , Korsakoff's psychosis , Korsakoff's syndrome , Korsakov's psychosis , Korsakov's syndrome , polyneuritic psychosis
Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835 Allhallows , All Saints' Day , Hallowmas , Hallowmass , November 1
(astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun) anomaly
(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter Ascension , Ascension Day , Ascension of the Lord
radiation coming from sources other than those being observed background radiation
extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured background , background signal
(statistics) a theorem describing how the conditional probability of a set of possible causes for a given observed event can be computed from knowledge of the probability of each cause and the conditional probability of the outcome of each cause Bayes' theorem
orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice bilirubin , haematoidin , hematoidin
Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858) Brown , Robert Brown
abnormal formation of cartilage from other tissues; observed in some Orientals cartilaginification
(cosmology) the cooled remnant of the hot big bang that fills the entire universe and can be observed today with an average temperature of about 2.725 kelvin CBR , CMB , CMBR , cosmic background radiation , cosmic microwave background , cosmic microwave background radiation
fifth of May which is observed in Mexico and Mexican-American communities in the United States to commemorate the Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862 Cinco de Mayo
daily cycle of activity observed in many living organisms circadian rhythm
state of being that is commonly observed commonness , expectedness
one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.) crenation , crenature , crenel , crenelle , scallop
difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function deviation
(statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence distribution , statistical distribution
first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians Dominicus , Lord's Day , Sun , Sunday
(Judaism) a minor fast day on Nissan 14 that is observed only by firstborn males; it is observed on the day before Passover Fast of the Firstborn
presence of groups of closely spaced spectrum lines observed in the atomic spectrum of certain elements fine structure
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