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Loss continuum refers to a theory of person–environment interactions based on the notion that social participation declines as personal losses increase.

Loss-based selection refers to one of the two (2) main reasons for selection that occurs when this reduced involvement happens as a result of anticipated losses in personal or enironmental resources, such as when an older person stops going to church because he can no longer drive .

Loss-oriented coping refers to to confronting one's pain, sadness, and the loss of a loved one and finding a place for the deceased loved one in one's thoughts and memories in order to achieve emotional health and cognitive functioning.

Loss-oriented processes is one of the two (2) complementary sets of coping processes in mourning that is concerned primarily in coping with "restoration". Loss-oriented processes involve the intrusion of grief into the life of the bereaved, grief work, the breaking of the bonds or ties to the deceased, and overcoming resistance to change.
Lou Gehrig's disease refers to the disease of the Motor System in which people experience a gradual to total loss of muscle Control and muscle function .
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Louche means of questionable character; dubious; disreputable.

Loudness refers to the perception of the intensity of a sound; the quality of sound that ranges from soft to loud. For a tone of a particular frequency , loudness usually increases with increasing decibels.

Louis Pasteur proved that viruses and bacteria could cause disease. In 1878, Pasteur presented his Germ theory to the French Academy of Medicine

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