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Omission bias refers to the tendency to take whatever course of action does not require you to do anything Omission bias is also called the Default option
Ommatidia is the structure in the eye of the Limulus that contains a small lens, located directly over a visual receptor. The Limulus eye is made up of hundreds of these Ommatidia. The Limulus eye has been used for research on lateral inhibition because its receptors are large enough so that stimulation can be applied to individual receptors.
Omnivores is defined as animals that eat both meat and plants

On-site child-care facility refers to a child-care center that is located on the site of the organization employing the parent.

Oncologist is defined as a physician (doctor) who specializes in the treatment of cancer.

One person Psychology the view, in Psychoanalysis, that the patient is influenced by the analyst, but the analyst is not influenced by the patient
One-group posttest-only design refers to a non-experimental design in which a single group is exposed to only one (1) level of an independent variable.

One-group pretest-posttest design refers to a non-experimental design in which a single group is tested, exposed to only one level of an independent variable, and then retested; a non-experimental design involving one measurement before treatment and one measurement after treatment for a single group of participants.

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