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graph theory

the study of the use of visual representations (graphs) to describe relationships, structures, and dynamics. Applications in psychology include balance theory, sociometry, and analyses of social networks, neural networks, and life space.

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depressant

depressant

1. adj. having the quality of diminishing or retarding a function or activity of a body system or organ.

2. n. any agent that has this quality, especially a CNS depressant.