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Definition of the adjective abient
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adjective - degrees: -
- characterized by avoidance or withdrawal
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abient /ab'é-.;nt/ [L, abire, to go away], characterized by a tendency to move away from stimuli.—abience, n.
Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)
by Herman Koren
abient — A tendency to move away from stimuli. ability — The capacity to carry out specific tasks because of appropriate skills of mental and/or physical fitness. abiotic — Referring to the non -living ...
by Diana M. Goodwin
ABIENT: avoiding the source of stimulation; said of a response to a stimulus. ABLATION: removal or damaging of a part or tissue, particularly by cutting. ABREACTION: the process of working off a repressed disagreeable experience by living ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
abient. of or pertaining to the tendency to withdraw from or avoid the source of a stimulus. Cf. adient. Abies balsamea (balsam fir; Canada balsam; eastern fir). the only fir tree (Family Pinaceae) that is native to northeastern North ...
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
abient a. [L. abire, to depart] Avoiding or turning away from a source of stimulation. see adient. abiocoen n. [Gr. a ...
To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation ... by John Walker
abject abient abftraa accent affix aflign augment bombard cement colleague collect compact compound comprefs concert concrete conduct confine conflict conferve confort contcft contract contrail convent Verbs. to abject to abfent to ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
Compare abient. —adience, n. Adie's pupil /ƗމdƝz/ [William J. Adie, English physician, 1886–1935], a benign condition of the eyes, marked by one pupil that reacts much more slowly to light changes and to accommodation than the pupil of ...
Dictionary of Psychiatry (2012)
Abient Ability Abortion Negatively oriented response. Power toperform physical or mental act. Termination of pregnancy. Abreaction Release of pentup emotions by hypnosis, intravenous injection of barbiturates or methedrine, and inhalation ...
abient ADJ. avoiding a stimulus (e.g., in relation to a research animal avoiding a flash of light). abiotrophy (a'bT-ot're-fé) loss of vitality, degeneration of cells and tissues, esp. those involved in hereditary degenerative disorders. ablactation N.
Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts of Time to the Present Period ...
was abient ; and- was suspected to have given hopes of pardon, ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
abient. of or pertaining to abience. Cf. adient. Abies (fir). a large genus of North Temperate Zone coniferous evergreen trees (Family Pinaceae). All are conical in ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Abient Having a tendency to move away from the ...
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