TITLE

conation

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p463
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "conation" is presented. Conation refers to the initiative, impulse, and drive to act, all of these may be diminished in cerebral diseases, especially those involving the medial orbital parts of the frontal lobes. The term originated from the word "conation" which means an attempt.
ACCESSION #
21223789

 

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