Glossary E

Ectopias is defined as small areas of abnormally placed brain neurons. Ectopias is also referred to as "brain warts."

Ectopic pregnancy is defined as the implantation of the fertilized egg outside the uterus, such as in the Fallopian tubes or abdomen.

Edema may be defined as: (1) the swelling of the brain (2) accumulation of fluid.

- Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) : Edmund Husserl called for a pure phenomenology that sought to discover the essence of subjective experience. Please see also Pure Phenomenology.
- Eduard Hitzig (1838-1907) : Eduard Hitzig discovered motor areas on the cortex by directly stimulating the exposed cortex of a dog

To Educate somebody (e.g. pupils) is equivalent to change the behavior of pupils; or with other words: to teach pupils to do things they could not previously do.

Educational Consultant: is defined as someone who advises on educational planning, placement for at-risk students, and general counseling on educational placement.

Educational neglect refers to the Failure to provide for a child"s basic educational needs, including allowing chronic truancy, failing to enroll a child of mandatory school age in school, and failing to attend to a special educational need.