Glossary C

Cutoff score is a term usually used in Neuropsychology to determine a range of impaired functioning. A patient scoring worse than the Cutoff score is labeled as impaired; a patient scoring better is labeled as within normal limits (WNL).

Cutting off reflected failure (CORFing) refers to distancing of oneself from a group that performs poorly.

- Cutting off reflected failure (CORFing) : Cutting off reflected Failure (CORFing) refers to distancing of oneself from a Group that performs poorly.

- CVA (Cerebrovascular accident) : CVA is the acronym of Cerebrovascular accident which is a technical term for Stroke describes a heterogeneous groups of vascular disorders associated with damage to the brain's blood vessels and decreased blood flow within and to the brain. It is an interruption of the blood flow in the brain.

- CVS (Chorionic Villus Sampling) : CVS (Chorionic Villus Sampling ) is the sampling and testing of the Chorion for fetal abnormalities. It is an alternative to amniocentesis in which fetal cells are extracted from the Chorion for prenatal tests. CVS can be performed earlier in pregnancy than is possible with amniocentesis.
- CVS (Chorionic villus sampling) : CVS or Chorionic villus sampling ) is an alternative to Amniocentesis in which fetal cells are extracted from the Chorion for prenatal tests. CVS can be performed earlier in pregnancy than is possible with amniocentesis.
Cyber Psychology refers to the study of the relationship between the mind and the computer in a mental environment
Cyberchondria refers to a type of hypochondriasis that is fed by easy access to medical and diagnostic information via the Internet