Digestive System Terms & Definitions

Balanced Diet: Suitable amounts of all nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, mineral salts, vitamins, fibre and water) required for normal healthy living. Autotrophic Feeding: Way of feeding; food is made by the plants themselves. Heterotrophic Feeding: Way of feeding; animals feed on ready made food. Digestion: Large insoluble molecules of food are broken down to small…

Art Review: Terms & Definitions

Elements – colour, texture, shape/form, line, space, value/tone. Principles – repetition, radial balance, rhythm, movement, contrast, unity/harmony, proportion, variety, asymmetrical balance, symmetrical balance, Texture – refers to the look or feel of a surface. Contrast/Emphasis – differences between elements (size, colour, shape). Unity/Harmony – similarities between at least one of the elements. Line – begins…

Chinese Cultural Revolution (1965- 1976): Terms & Definitions

1. Big-Character poster: Are handwritten, wall-mounted posters using large-sized Chinese characters, used as a means of protest, propaganda, and popular communication. 2. Commissar: A Communist party official assigned to a military unit by the CCP to teach party principles and policies and to ensure party loyalty. Today the political commissar is largely responsible for administrative…

Foreign Policy: Terms & Definitions

Isolationism Isolationism is a foreign policy whereby a country decides to exclude itself from relations from other countries; isolating itself in the world. Example: the U.S. in the 1920’s when they refused to join the League of Nations.  Another example would be North Korea today who purposefully does not interact with many nations. Unilateralism Unilateralism…