rolandic epilepsy ro·lan·dic epilepsy (rō-lān’dĭk)
An inherited form of epilepsy occurring in children and characterized by arrested speech and muscular contractions of the side of the face and arm.
noun 1. a part or character played by an actor or actress. 2. proper or customary function: the teacher’s role in society. 3. Sociology. the rights, obligations, and expected behavior patterns associated with a particular social status. noun 1. a part or character in a play, film, etc, to be played by an actor or […]
noun 1. emotional conflict arising when competing demands are made on an individual in the fulfillment of his or her multiple social roles. role conflict definition A situation in which a person is expected to play two incompatible roles. For example, a boss will suffer role conflict if forced to fire an employee who is […]
noun 1. a person whose behavior, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people. noun 1. a person regarded by others, esp younger people, as a good example to follow role model n. A person who serves as a model in a particular behavioral or social role for another […]
verb (used with object) 1. to assume the attitudes, actions, and discourse of (another), especially in a make-believe situation in an effort to understand a differing point of view or social interaction: Management trainees were given a chance to role-play labor negotiators. 2. to experiment with or experience (a situation or viewpoint) by playing a […]