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Definition of the adjective abient

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adjective - degrees: -

  1. characterized by avoidance or withdrawal

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  1. Of or pertaining to abience

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Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

by Mosby

abient /ab'é-.;nt/ [L, abire, to go away], characterized by a tendency to move away from stimuli.—abience, n.

Google previewIllustrated 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

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 ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language (1806)

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 ...

Google previewMosby'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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

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.

Google previewA New and General Biographical Dictionary (1784)

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, ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Abient Having a tendency to move away from the ...

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