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Related to cycloid: prolate cycloid, hypocycloid

cy·cloid

(sī'kloyd),
Suggesting cyclothymia; a term applied to personality traits associated with cyclothymia.
[cyclo- + G. eidos, resembling]

cycloid

/cy·cloid/ (si´kloid) characterized by alternating moods of elation and depression.

cycloid

(sī′kloid′)
adj.
1. Resembling a circle.
2. Psychology Afflicted with or relating to cyclothymia.

cy·cloi′dal (-kloid′l) adj.

cycloid

(sī′kloyd) [″ + eidos, form, shape]
1. Resembling a circle.
2. Denoting a ring of atoms.
3. Extreme variations of mood from elation to melancholia.
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Differences were observed with an oblong scale shape unique to males and a cycloid shape unique to females.
Mapping the cycloid temperament has been attempted throughout the ages, starting with the notations of Aretaeus of Cappadocia (c.
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He wrote to Fermat praising his work on determining the tangent to a cycloid (which is indeed correct), meanwhile writing to Marin Mersenne (1588-1648) claiming that itwas incorrect and calling Fermat an inadequate mathematician and thinker.
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In brief--distinct grounds, and vivid cycloid figures, of no meaning, are here Median laws.
We test the accuracy with which our pendulum follows a cycloid.
In discussing the three body types today known as Endomorph, Mesomorph, and Ectomorph, Kretschmer (1970) utilized cycloid and schizoid to refer to what his translators would later call temperament.
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Cycloid psychosis associated with Prader-Willi syndrome, for example, responds better to mood stabilizers than neuroleptics, and there is some evidence that hyperactivity in prepuberral children with fragile X syndrome improves with administration of folic acid.