TITLE

apathism

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p160
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "apathism," which refers to slowness to respond to stimuli, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62134900

 

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