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Definition of the noun Lability
What does Lability mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: labilities
- [uncountable] The state of being labile
- [countable] A susceptibility to change; instability
Lability refers to something that is constantly undergoing change or something that is likely to undergo change.
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Handbook of Psychophysiology (2007)
by John T. Cacioppo, Louis G. Tassinary, Gary Berntson
Electrodermal lability is an individual trait that has been found to be relatively reliable over time, and labiles differ from...
Electrodermal lability is a trait of interest in psychological research in part because many investigators have reported that ...
An Introduction by Jan Leslie Holtz, PhD
the outward expression of emotions when virtually no stimulus can elicit an emotional response; may also be described as emotional blunting or affective flattening emotional lability refers to outward expression of emotions that vary widely; ...
by S.C. Makrides
One determinant of eukaryotic mRNA lability is an AU-rich sequence in the 3′-UTR of many unstable mammalian mRNAs .
Parliamentary Debates (1902)
Senate and House of Representatives by Australia. Parliament
The Governor, or Lieutenant- Governor, and all the other officers will be officers of the Commonwealth, and the pro- lability is that New Guinea will be administered on the same footing as a territory.
Limits of Life (2012)
Proceedings of the Fourth College Park Colloquium on Chemical Evolution, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, U.S.A., October 18th to 20th, 1978 by Cyril Ponnamperuma, L. Margulis
Cold lability is a property of hydrophobic bonds. At lower temperatures water structure is increased, and thus the tendency for exposure of non-polar amino acid residues, normally buried inside the protein, is enhanced. Cold lability is shown ...
by A.J. Larner
E Emotionalism, Emotional Lability Reference Luria AR. The mind of a mnemonist. New York: Basic Books; 1968. Cross Reference Synaesthesia Eight- And-A-Half Syndrome The combination of a facial (VII) nerve palsy with a one- and-a-half ...
Encyclopedia of Adolescence (2011)
by Roger J.R. Levesque
LEVESQUE Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA Lability refers to the quality of being able to experience a broader range of emotions, in the sense that individuals who are more emotionally labile exhibit a greater degree of ...
A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals, 3 Volume Set by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
Lability has been most frequently applied in descriptions of serious emotional disturbance where rapid changes in emotional status are readily apparent. Unstable emotions are also characteristic of less severe psychopathologies and can be ...
by Susan Krauss Whitbourne
Similarly, lability and diversity are construct names used to describe a person's capacity for different experiences (Ram,
by Amy Wenzel
Those with IED exhibit global deficits in emotion regulation (both emotion reactivity and emotional lability), and they report more mood shifts and higher negative emotion intensity than individuals with other mental health disorders do.
Economics, Science and Policy by R. Quentin Grafton, Harry W. Nelson, N. Ross Lambie, Paul R. Wyrwoll
environmental sex lability. A characteristic of some plants and animals in which extremes in environmental factors (e.g., temperature or humidity) can determine sex.
A Reference for the Education of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Children and Adults by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
EMOTIONAL LABILITY larly the case in emotional disturbance, where behavioral rather than academic criteria are primarily employed. Stemming from the realities of providing educational remediation, however, Bower (1969) ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
See lability. lability Volatility; instability. Emotional lability refers to emotions that are inordinately mobile and hence not under adequate control; seen most commonly in the organic brain syndromes and in the early stages of the schizophrenias.
by Frank J. Ayd
In addition to the choreic movements, Sydenham chorea often causes irritability, emotional lability, and obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Other neurological symptoms are speech impairment and, more rarely, encephalopaphy, reflex changes, ...
by Chris Brooker
lability n instability. emotional lability rapid change in mood. labioglossolaryngeal adj relating to the lips, tongue and larynx. labioglossolaryngeal paralysis Þ ...
by William Alexander Newman Dorland
lability (lab-il'it-e). Chemic instability. labimeter (la-bim'e- ter). See labidometer. labiocervical (la"be-o-ser'vik-al). Pertaining to the labial surface of the neck of a tooth. ibiocliorea (la"be-o-ko-re'ah) [L. lofbium lip -f chprea].
by P. Somasundaran
lability or non-lability of complexes is a specific property of the organic matter as well as of the ion-selective electrode used in this study. As relatively strong acids, carboxylic groups have no significant complexation with heavy metals, which ...
Encyclopedia of Islands (2009)
by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague
lability or digestibility of the organic material (ranging from easily digested muscle protein in fish to recalcitrant cellulose and lignin in wood), and (3) the physical structure of the ...
Common side effects include headache, fever, insomnia, dizziness, anxiety, hostility, lability, nervousness, depression, confusion, abnormal thinking, amnesia, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, anorexia, vomiting, back pain, alopecia, pruritus ...
implying enough lability energy to drive such large-scale convections, (2) a preexisting cyclonic motion and frictional inflow ...
The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara
Physiological indices of sleep include significant reductions in temperature and metabolism during NREM and significant lability in autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular and respiratory measures during REM, along with increases in ...
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Scrabble value of L1A1B3I1L1I1T1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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