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manualism

n. a method of instruction for people with severe hearing impairment that depends on the use of sign language and fingerspelling for communication. Also called manual method.

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May 21st 2024

chronic pain

chronic pain

pain that continues to occur despite all medical and pharmacological efforts at treatment. In many cases, the pain is initially caused by tissue damage or disease. The continuation of the pain is often the result of pathological changes in the central nervous system.