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Long-term care facilities refer to institutions that deliver chronic care services; may be residential care , intermediate care, or skilled nursing care facilities.

- Long-term depression (LTD) : Long-term depression (LTD) is defined as prolonged decrease in response to an axonal input that has been repeatedly paired with some other input, generally at a low frequency

Long-term memory refers to memory of an event that is not currently held in attention ; the aspects of memory involved in remembering rather extensive amounts of information over relatively long periods of time. Moreover, Long-term memory refers to complex network of information, concepts, and schemes related by associations , knowledge, and use. It is the storehouse of a lifetime of information. Please see also Permanent memory . Memory that is essentially permanent which includes Semantic and Episodic memory.

Long-term reorganization refers to the second stage of the rape trauma syndrome , which involves a restoration of order in the victim’s lifestyle and reestablishment of control.

Long-term store refers to a very large capacity, capable of storing information for very long periods, perhaps even indefinitely In information-processing approaches to cognition , Long-term store is the large and presumably permanent repository of information in the brain.
Longanimity means calmness in the face of suffering and adversity; forbearance.

Longevity is defined as the length or duration of life; number of years a person can expect to live

Longitudinal axis also known as vertical axis refers to the axis that runs straight down through the top of the head and spinal column and is at a right angle to the transverse plane of motion. Longitudinal axis or Vertical axis is also known as the Long axis.

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