Definitions for "regression"
reverting to a form of behaviour that was acceptable at one stage of our development but is no longer considered appropriate.
A fall in sea level relative to the land. This causes rocks that were just below sea-level to become emerged above the sea, possibly eroding. The opposite is called transgression, when there is a relative rise in sea level.
A withdrawal of the sea from the land, due to uplift or a eustatic (qv) drop in sea level. See transgression.
A technique used to discover a mathematical relationship between two variables using a set of individual data points.
Measures the dependance of one dependant variable, , on another independent variable, , assuming there is a linear relationship between them and that there are no discontinuities. The straight line that describes the relationship is of the form = The hypothesis test is set up as 0 : there is no relation between the two variables, or 0 : the slope = 0 and the test statistic is = slope / standard error of slope.
any of a number of statistical techniques in which the relationship of one (or more) variable(s) is (are) estimated as a function of another variable or variables.
The act of passing back or returning; retrogression; retrogradation.
Psychological term to describe when a person temporarily regresses to an earlier stage of psychological development. An independent teenager whos is hospitalised will often become more dependent and react as if he/ she was several years younger.
a method whereby a person can be regressed back to an earlier existence, through hypnosis Séance - the name associated with spiritualism in the early 1900's, whereby people sit in a darkened room, whilst a medium communicates with discarnate beings. Sensitive - a name giving to psychics and mediums Sceptic - a person who does not believe in the paranormal, spirit contact etc
Keywords:  refractive, prk, steroid, heal, lvc
A return by the cornea toward the original refractive state. See Regression Details
Loss of effect of laser therapy with the recovery of the eye. This results in the reoccurrence of initial refractive error, i.e. short-sightedness, hypermaetropia and astigmatism.
A complication with LVC that refers to the eye to move back towards it's orginal refractive error after LVC. For more information, see the section on Risks and Complications.
reduction of the size of the tumor or the extent of the cancer.
reduction or disappearance of cancerous tissue, usually as a result of therapy.
Shrinkage of abatement of cancer growth.
Going back in time during trance to remember past events, and replaying them in the imagination, often with accompanying emotions
Guiding someone back in time during trance to relive a past event.
an experience for recalling memories from the far past
An appraisal principle that says, among dissimilar properties, the value of the higher quality properties will decrease because of the presence of lower quality or inferior properties.
An appraisal principle that states that between dissimilar properties the value of the better-quality property is affected adversely by the presence of the lesser-quality property. (See appraisal)
A principle of valuation, stating that a property's value may decrease due to the existence of similar properties in similar locations, containing lower quality.
Keywords:  did, bug, previous, introduced, repro
a bug that did not exist in a previous release
a bug that has been introduced in code that was previously working
a problem that was introduced in an MR, MU, or CF and that did not exist in previous releases of that code stream
A trend or shift toward a lower, less severe or less perfect state - reduction in the size of tumour (opposite of rogression).
Improvement in a tumour.
Relapse to a less perfect or developed state.
A reversion to a lower level of functioning, as evidenced by a decrease in the performance level of previously attained skills that occurs as a result of an interruption in educational programming.
the loss of learned skills or acquired knowledge during a break in instruction
The amount of loss of skills a child experiences over an instructional break (primarily summer vacation).
an unintended change from correct or often, documented or expected behavior
The state of a conditioned behavior reverting back to a previous stage in the learning process.
The state of a previously conditioned behavior reverting back to a lower stage of development.
1. Backward chronological movement of behavior patterns from mature to less mature. 2. Reexperiencing past events including emotions, behavior, and general state of mind.
A backwards shift from the initial visual outcome.
A term coined by Galton for the tendency of the quantitative traits of offspring to be closer to the population mean than are their parents' traits. It arises from dominance, gene interaction, and nongenetic influences on traits.
A lowering of sealevel observed in the geological record. See trangression.
The line that represents the least deviation from the points in a scatter plot of data.
an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
A kind of test that verifies that old working code doesn't break when new code is added. Typically, when new code functionality is added to an existing body of code, tests are run to make sure that every previously working functionality continues to work correctly.
Keywords:  delete, edit
Edit Delete
Keywords:  west, east, moon, orbiting, motion
The movement of points in an orbit in the direction opposite from the motion of the orbiting body. For example, the Moon travels from west to east, but its nodes are regressing from east to west.
A term meaning to die or being reduced greatly in quantity.
Keywords:  sentence, reading
a re-reading of a sentence
Keywords:  click, details
Click here for details.
Keywords:  stop, age, acting, your
Stop acting your age
Keywords:  expensive, less, loss, placed, homes
A loss in value because a home was placed in an area of less expensive homes.