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Cognition

Definition(s)

Intellectual or mental process whereby an organism becomes aware of or obtains knowledge.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The act or process of knowing, perceiving, or remembering.

Definition from: Omaha System via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Act or process of knowing which includes awareness and judgment, perceiving, reasoning, and conceiving.

Definition from: Psychological Index Terms via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: December 22, 2014