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Multiple Exemplar Instruction

Multiple exemplar instruction is a another term for multiple exemplar instruction, which means using multiple examples when training (or teaching) someone.

Multiple Exemplar Training

Multiple exemplar training means using multiple examples when training (or teaching) someone.

Multiples

Multiples is another term for multi-vitamin supplements, dietary supplements which contain a wide range of different minerals and other nutrients.

Multisystemic Therapy

Multisystemic therapy is a comprehensive family- and community-based treatment approach.

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of conditions characterised by progressive muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue.

Music Based Sound Stimulation

Music based sound stimulation is a technique used in the Listening Program, an audio-based therapy, in which an individual listens to musical CDs.

Music Therapy

Music therapy uses singing, live music making and/or composition techniques to encourage people to engage in spontaneous and creative musical activities.

Musical Attention Control Training

Musical attention control training (MACT) is a form of music therapy which consists of structured active or receptive musical exercises involving pre-composed performance or improvisation in which musical elements cue different musical responses to practice sustained, selective, divided, alternating, etc. attention functions.

Mutism, Elective

Elective mutism is a condition in which children talk in one situation, for example, at home, but remain silent elsewhere, for example, at school.

MVMs

MVMs is another term for multi-vitamin supplements, dietary supplements which contain a wide range of different minerals and other nutrients.

Myocalm

Myocalm is a brand name for piracetam, a drug sometimes taken as a dietary supplement.

Myocrysine

Myocrysine is a brand name for gold sodium thiomalate, a form of gold salts used to treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.

Myrac

Myrac is a brand name of minocycline, a type of tetracycline antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial infections.

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