Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

examen
a critical study (as of a writer's work)
 
biopsy
examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease
 
scientific discipline
a particular branch of scientific knowledge
 
field
the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
 
osteology
the branch of anatomy that studies the bones of the vertebrate skeleton
 
requirement
something that is required in advance
 
cytology
the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
 
bubble
an impracticable and illusory idea
 
rule
a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
 
Eurocentrism
belief in the preeminence of Europe and the Europeans
 
syntax
studies of the rules for forming admissible sentences
 
unconventionality
originality by virtue of being unconventional
 
eye candy
visual images that are pleasing to see but are intellectually undemanding
 
New Look
a style of women's clothing created by Christian Dior in 1947; involved a tight bodice and narrow waist and a flowing pleated skirt
 
attractive nuisance
anything on your premises that might attract children into danger or harm
 
report
the general estimation that the public has for a person
 
needle biopsy
biopsy of deep tissue that is obtained through a hollow needle
 
Weber-Fechner law
(psychophysics) the concept that the magnitude of a subjective sensation increases proportional to the logarithm of the stimulus intensity; based on early work by E. H. Weber
 
horology
the art of designing and making clocks
 
Hooke's law
(physics) the principle that (within the elastic limit) the stress applied to a solid is proportional to the strain produced
 
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