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Life   8
Life And Death Power Over : Mason, J. K.  1988 1
 

Life Breath Philosophy -- See Qi


The vital life force in the body, supposedly able to be regulated by acupuncture. It corresponds roughly to the Greek pneuma, the Latin spiritus, and the ancient Indian prana. The concept of life-breath or vital energy was formulated as an indication of the awareness of man, originally directed externally toward nature or society but later turned inward to the self or life within. (From Comparison between Concepts of Life-Breath in East and West, 15th International Symposium on the Comparative History of Medicine - East and West, August 26-September 3, 1990, Shizuoka, Japan, pp. ix-x)
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Life Care Centers Retirement -- See Housing for the Elderly


Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
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Life Change Events   68
Life Change Events Case Reports   3
Life Change Events Popular Works   2
Life Change Events United States : Rickel, Annette U.,  1997 1
Life Change Events United States Case Reports   2001 1
 

Life Course -- See Life Change Events


Those occurrences, including social, psychological, and environmental, which require an adjustment or effect a change in an individual's pattern of living.
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Life Cycle -- See Life Cycle Stages


The continuous sequence of changes undergone by living organisms during the post-embryonic developmental process, such as metamorphosis in insects and amphibians. This includes the developmental stages of apicomplexans such as the malarial parasite, PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM.
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Life Cycle Stages   2008 1
 

Life Expectancy -- See Also Longevity


The normal length of time of an organism's life.
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Life Expectancy   3
Life Expectancy History : Johnson, Steven,  2021 1
Life Expectancy Jamaica : Riley, James C.  2005 1
 

Life Experiences -- See Life Change Events


Those occurrences, including social, psychological, and environmental, which require an adjustment or effect a change in an individual's pattern of living.
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  Life History Traits -- 2 Related Mesh Subjects   2
Life Lectures : Dyson, Freeman J.  2007 1
 

Life Long Learning -- See Education, Continuing


Educational programs designed to inform individuals of recent advances in their particular field of interest. They do not lead to any formal advanced standing.
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Life Sciences -- See Biological Science Disciplines


All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.
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Life Stress -- See Stress, Psychological


Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
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  Life Style -- 2 Related Mesh Subjects   2
Life Style   30
Life Style Nurses Instruction : Polan, Elaine,  2015 1
Life Style Popular Works   2000 1
Life Style Psychological Aspects : Clouston, Teena J.,  2015 1
Life Style United States : Collins, Mary,  2009 1
Life Style United States Popular Works : Haas, Elson M.,  2006 1
 

Life Support Care -- See Also Resuscitation Orders


Instructions issued by a physician pertaining to the institution, continuation, or withdrawal of life support measures. The concept includes policies, laws, statutes, decisions, guidelines, and discussions that may affect the issuance of such orders.
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Life Support Care   9
Life Support Care Ethics   3
Life Support Care Legislation And Jurisprudence   2006 1
Life Support Care Standards   2
Life Support Systems Instrumentation : Poynter, Jane.  2006 1
 

Life Support Systems Regenerative -- See Ecological Systems, Closed


Systems that provide for the maintenance of life in an isolated living chamber through reutilization of the material available, in particular, by means of a cycle wherein exhaled carbon dioxide, urine, and other waste matter are converted chemically or by photosynthesis into oxygen, water, and food. (NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
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Life Valuation Economic -- See Value of Life


The intrinsic moral worth ascribed to a living being. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
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Lifelong Learning -- See Education, Continuing


Educational programs designed to inform individuals of recent advances in their particular field of interest. They do not lead to any formal advanced standing.
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Lifestyle Factors -- See Life Style


Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
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Ligaments   2008 1
Ligaments Articular   2008 1
 

Ligand -- See Ligands


A molecule that binds to another molecule, used especially to refer to a small molecule that binds specifically to a larger molecule, e.g., an antigen binding to an antibody, a hormone or neurotransmitter binding to a receptor, or a substrate or allosteric effector binding to an enzyme. Ligands are also molecules that donate or accept a pair of electrons to form a coordinate covalent bond with the central metal atom of a coordination complex. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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Ligands -- See Also Radioligand Assay


Quantitative determination of receptor (binding) proteins in body fluids or tissue using radioactively labeled binding reagents (e.g., antibodies, intracellular receptors, plasma binders).
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Ligands   2018 1
  Light -- 6 Related Mesh Subjects   6
Light Adverse Effects : Stamatas, Georgios N.  2010 1
 

Light Sources -- See Also the narrower term Sun



--headings beginning with the word Solar
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Light Therapeutic Use -- See Phototherapy


Treatment of disease by exposure to light, especially by variously concentrated light rays or specific wavelengths.
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Light Therapy -- See Phototherapy


Treatment of disease by exposure to light, especially by variously concentrated light rays or specific wavelengths.
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Light Visible -- See Light


That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.

--consider also terms at PHOTIC PHOTO-
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