TITLE

persons in need of supervision

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1644
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "persons in need of supervision" is presented. Persons in need of supervision is a legal term for children who, because of behavioral problems, require supervision, usually in an institution. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21240357

 

Related Articles

  • parenting.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1598 

    A definition of the medical term "parenting" is presented. Parenting refers to caring for and raising a child or children. It also means producing offspring. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also...

  • parenting, readiness for enhanced.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1598 

    A definition of the medical term "parenting, readiness for enhanced" is presented. The term refers to a pattern of providing an environment for children or other dependent persons that is sufficient to nurture growth and development and can be strengthened. The definition is from the "Taber's...

  • Africa, sub-Saharan.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p52 

    A definition of the term Africa, sub-Saharan is presented. Sub-Saharan Africa is the large region of Africa that lies just south of the Sahara desert. Common infections in this region include malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, and HIV. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • glycogen (GLY-koh-jen).  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p16 

    The medical term "glycogen," which refers to the form of glucose found in the liver and muscles, is presented. The definition from the "Diabetes Dictionary" also provides the term's pronunciation.

  • heredity.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p17 

    The medical term "heredity," which refers to the passing of a trait from parent to child, is presented. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary."

  • honeymoon phase.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p17 

    A definition of the medical term "honeymoon phase" is presented. The term refers to the temporary remission of hyperglycemia that occurs in some people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The remission occurs when some insulin secretion resumes for a short time, usually a few months, before...

  • hormone.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p18 

    A definition of the medical term "hormone" is presented. Hormone refers to a chemical produced in one part of the body and released into the blood to trigger or regulate particular functions of the body. Synthetic hormones are those made for use as medicines and can be the same or different from...

  • periodontist (PER-ee-oh-DON-tist).  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p32 

    A definition of the medical term "periodontist" is presented. It refers to a dentist who specializes in treating people who have gum diseases. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary." The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • point system.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p33 

    A definition of the medical term "point system" is presented. It refers to a meal planning system that uses points to rate the caloric content of foods. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary." The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics