Yoga Glossary of Terms Glossary of Terms

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Abdominal: Relating to the abdomen, the belly, that part of the body that contains all of ...

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Abdominal muscles: A large group of muscles in the front of the abdomen that assists in th...

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Endocrine: Pertaining to hormones and the glands that make and secrete them into the blood...

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Informatics: The application of computers and statistics to the management of information....

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Meditation: A typically self-directed practice for relaxing the body and calming the mind....

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Organ: A relatively independent part of the body that carries out one or more special func...

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Pharmacy: A location where prescription medications are sold. A pharmacy is constantly sup...

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Posture: The carriage of the body as a whole, the attitude of the body, or the position of...

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Surgery: The branch of medicine that employs operations in the treatment of disease or inj...

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