Glossary Z

Zone of maximum comfort is when press level is slightly lower, facilitating a high quality of life.

Zone of maximum performance potential it is when press level is slightly higher, tending to improve performance

Zoophilia refers to a sexual disorder involving an erotic attraction to animals or an abnormal Desire to have sexual contact with animals.

Zoroastrianism refers to the Persian religion that equated truth and wisdom with the brilliance of the sun and ignorance and evil

ZPD is the abbreviations of Zone of proximal development. Zone of proximal development refers to Vygotsky’s term for:

Zung Self -rating Depression Scal refers to a test to measure depression. This test assesses symptoms of depression by using a self-rating system, therefore eliminating the possibility of an interviewer bias

Zygote is defined as a new and single cell formed at conception from the union of a sperm and an ovum (egg cell); a fertilized egg. Likewise, Zygote is the first phase of fetal development, when a single cell is formed from two (2) gametes.