Glossary V

The term vital capacity (VC) specifies the volume of air that can be moved into or out of the lungs in one breath;

Vital statistics refers to statistics relating to births (natality), deaths (mortality), marriages, disease (morbidity ) and health .
Vitamin B1 is a kind of vitamin that is necessary for the Metabolism of glucose.

Vitamin B1 is also known as Thiamine.

- Vladimir M. Bechterev (1857-1927) : Vladimir M. Bechterev refers to a scientist who like Pavlov, looked upon all human behavior as reflexive. However, Bechterev studied skeletal reflexes rather than the glandular reflexes that Pavlov studied.

Vocabulary includes knowledge of the meaning of single words that represent objects and groups of objects, actions , and qualities of space and time.

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) is a set of services offered to individuals with mental or physical disabilities . These services are designed to enable participants to attain skills, resources, attitudes, and expectations needed to compete in the interview process, get a job, and keep a job. Services offered may also help an individual retrain for employment after an injury or mental disorder which has disrupted previous employment.

The Vocational Rehabilitation Act is a US Federal act passed in 1973 that prohibits federal government contractors or subcontractors from discriminating against the physically or mentally handicapped.

Voir Dire refers to the preliminary examination of prospective witnesses or jurors to determine their competence . It also refers to the oath administered for this purpose.

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