Glossary G

- g (Spearman's g, General intelligence) : g is the term introduced by Charles Spearman to describe his concept of a general intelligence. It is Spearman’s abbreviation for Neogenesis, which means one’s ability to understand relations or general mental ability. In Psychometric theory , it is the idea that intelligence can be expressed in terms of a single factor , general intelligence or g, first formulated by Spearman in the early 1900s.
G protein refers to he link between the hormone-receptor interaction on the surface of the membrane and the subsequent events inside the cell.
g-factor is defined as a general ability factor or core of general intellectual ability that involves reasoning, problem-solving ability, knowledge, memory , and successful adaptation to one's surroundings.
G-protein is a protein coupled to GTP (guanosine triphosphate), an energy-storing molecule
G-spot refers to an area in the upper, rear section of the vagina named after Ernest Grafenberg, who claimed that G-spot to be an erogenous zone
- G-spot (Grafenberg spot) : G-spot also called Grafenberg spot refers to a controversial structure that is said to lie on the anterior (front) wall of the vagina and is reputed to be a seat of sexual pleasure when stimulated.
GABA is short for Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid which is the most abundant inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain
- GABAA receptor complex : GABAA receptor complex is defined as the structure that includes a site that binds GABA (Gamma amino butyric acid), as well as sites that bind other chemicals that modify the sensitivity of the GABA site