Science / Psychiatry / Anal Stage: The period of pregenital psychosexual development, usually from 1 to 3 years, in which the child has particular interest and concern with the process of defecation and the sensations connected with the anus. The pleasurable part of the experience is termed anal eroticism.
Stage Verb Synonyms: position, situation, grade, level, stratum, tier, echelon, step, station, place, point, spot, juncture, division, phase, lap, status, condition
Stage Noun Synonyms: platform, dais, podium, rostrum
Science / Psychiatry / Oral Stage: The earliest of the stages of infantile psychosexual development, lasting from birth to 12 months or longer. Usually subdivided into two stages: the oral erotic, relating to the pleasurable experience MORE
Entertainment / Music / Organal Style: Organum in which the tenor sings the melody (original chant) in very long notes while the upper voices move freely and rapidly above it. MORE
Science / Genetics / Northern Analysis: A technique for transferring electrophoretically resolved rna segments from an agarose gel to a nitrocellulose filter paper sheet via capillary action. MORE
Science / Geology / Neutron-Activation Analysis: A method of identifying isotopes of an element by bombarding them with neutrons and observing the characteristic radioactive decay products emitted. MORE
Business / Agriculture / NEPA Analysis: Analyses conducted during the preparation of documents required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970, particularly environmental assessments and environmental impact statements. MORE