Glossary S

Swivet refers to a state of anxiety , discomposure or agitation

Sycophant refers to a servile self -seeker who attempts to win favor by flattering influential people.

- Symbolic interaction theory : Symbolic interaction theory refers to a theory that is based on the premise that human nature and the social order are products of communication among people.

Symbolic Play refers to symbolic, or dramatic, play which occurs when children begin to substitute one object for another.

A sympathomimetic substance mimics the effects of epinephrine or norepinephrine, which are secreted from the sympathetic nervous systems.

Synapse refers to a gap at the end of a nerve fiber across which nerve impulses pass to the next neuron

synaptic cleft refers to the space between nerve cells where chemical transmitters act to move impulses from one neuron to the next.

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