Glossary M

Malleus refers to the first of the ossicles of the middle ear. Receives vibrations from the tympanic membrane and transmits these vibrations to the incus.

Malnourished being small for one’s age because of inadequate nutrition.

Malpractice insurance refers to a critical ethical and legal issues which suggests that all clinicians need to purchase insurance to protect them from potential lawsuits.

Maltreatment refers to intentional harm to or endangerment an individual, particularly a child.
Mammary glands refer to glands that secrete milk.

Mammillary bodies refers to two (2) small nuclei on the floor of the posterior hypothalamus .

Managed care refers to health care system in which all necessary services for an individual patient are supposed to be coordinated by a primary care provider. The goals of which are to coordinate services for an existing medical problem and to prevent future medical problems before they arise.

Management psychology or MP refers to a branch of psychology that studies psychological regularities of management activities. The main goal of Management psychology is to analyze psychological conditions and peculiarities of management activities in order to raise the efficiency and quality of management system.

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