El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

Science / Marine Biology / El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO): Condition in which warm surface water moves into the eastern Pacific, collapsing upwelling and increasing surface-water temperatures and precipitation along the west coast of North and South America

Picaresque Novel

Entertainment / Literature / Picaresque Novel: A humorous novel in which the plot consists of a young knave's misadventures and escapades narrated in comic or satiric scenes. This roguish protagonist--called a picaro--makes his (or sometimes her) MORE

Pie Model Of Capital Structure

Business / Finance / Pie Model Of Capital Structure: A model of the debt-equity ratio of the firms, graphically depicted in slices of a pie that represent the value of the firm in the capital markets. MORE

Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model (PBPK Model)

Health / Disease / Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model (PBPK Model): A computer model that describes what happens to a chemical in the body. This model describes how the chemical gets into the body, where it goes in the body, how it is changed by the body, and how it l MORE

Physiohelanics

Health / Massage / Physiohelanics: Energy work designed to address the total person, Physiohelanics uses the body’s own energy systems to enhance healing. Treatment begins with cleansing, balancing, and repairing the etheric energy f MORE

Photoelectron

Science / Chemistry / Photoelectron: An electron ejected from an atom or molecule that has absorbed a photon. MORE

Physical Development

Entertainment / Photography / Physical Development: System of development in which silver is contained in suspension within the developer and is attracted to the emulsion by silver halides which have received exposure. MORE

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