Glossary C

Capacity to delay gratification refers to the ability to make immediate sacrifices for later rewards

Capillaries refer to microscopic or very small blood vessels that connect arterioles and venulesPortion of vascular System where blood/tissue gas exchange occurs.

Likewise, Capilla

Capital punishment refers to the legal imposition of a sentence of death upon a convicted offender.

Capsaicin refers to a chemical that causes neurons containing substance P to release it suddenly and also directly stimulates pain receptors sensitive to moderate heat

Carbon footprint refers to the volume of greenhouse gases individual consumption adds to the atmosphere.

Carcinogen refers to a substance that induces cancer . Carcinogen is found in cigarettes.

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