Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
The practice of medicine as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.
Hospitals which provide care for the military personnel and usually for their dependents.
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
Areas designated for use by the armed forces personnel.
Global conflict involving countries of Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America that occurred between 1939 and 1945.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.
Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.
The ability to carry out daily tasks and perform physical activities in a highly functional state, often as a result of physical conditioning.
A religion founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1866 that was organized under the official name of the Church of Christ, Scientist. It includes the practice of spiritual healing.
The religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus Christ: the religion that believes in God as the Father Almighty who works redemptively through the Holy Spirit for men's salvation and that affirms Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who proclaimed to man the gospel of salvation. (From Webster, 3d ed)
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
A monotheistic religion promulgated by the Prophet Mohammed with Allah as the deity.
The study of religion and religious belief, or a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings (from online Cambridge Dictionary of American English, 2000 and WordNet: An Electronic Lexical Database, 1997)
The interrelationship of medicine and religion.
Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.
A chronic GASTROENTERITIS in RUMINANTS caused by MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSPECIES PARATUBERCULOSIS.
A subspecies of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria. It is the etiologic agent of Johne's disease (PARATUBERCULOSIS), a chronic GASTROENTERITIS in RUMINANTS.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air AIRCRAFT.
Diet modification and physical exercise to improve the ability to carry out daily tasks and perform physical activities.
A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (Webster, 1973)
The use of statistical and mathematical methods to analyze biological observations and phenomena.
The study of the patterns of ridges of the skin of the fingers, palms, toes, and soles.
A technique for identifying individuals of a species that is based on the uniqueness of their DNA sequence. Uniqueness is determined by identifying which combination of allelic variations occur in the individual at a statistically relevant number of different loci. In forensic studies, RESTRICTION FRAGMENT LENGTH POLYMORPHISM of multiple, highly polymorphic VNTR LOCI or MICROSATELLITE REPEAT loci are analyzed. The number of loci used for the profile depends on the ALLELE FREQUENCY in the population.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
The internal individual struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, or external and internal demands. In group interactions, competitive or opposing action of incompatibles: antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons). (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Warfare involving the use of living organisms or their products as disease etiologic agents against people, animals, or plants.
Regulations to assure protection of property and equipment.
The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
The science devoted to the comparative study of man.
Subjective feeling of having committed an error, offense or sin; unpleasant feeling of self-criticism. These result from acts, impulses, or thoughts contrary to one's personal conscience.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
The use of biological agents in TERRORISM. This includes the malevolent use of BACTERIA; VIRUSES; or other BIOLOGICAL TOXINS against people, ANIMALS; or PLANTS.