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a priori 

AARP (AARP; aarp)

Abduction (Abduction; abduct)

AC 

accelerated testing method 

accessibility 

acclimatization 

acculturation 

ach (ach; air changes per hour)

achromatic 

acid (acid; acidic)

acoustic rhinometry 

acoustic (acoustic; acoustics; acoustical features; acoustical systems)

Activities for Daily Living (Activities for Daily Living; ADL)

actuator 

acuity 

ad hoc 

Adduction (Adduction; adduct)

aesthetic (aesthetic; aesthetics)

age-related macular degeneration (age-related macular degeneration; AMD; macular degeneration)

aging in place (aging in place; age in place; aging-in-place; age-in-place)

air space (air space; airspace; air rights)

alkali (alkali; alkaline)

alpha coefficients (alpha coefficients; alpha coefficient; alpha values)

altitude 

alveolitis 

Alzheimer's disease 

ambience 

ambient (ambient; ambient sound; ambient noise)

Americans with Disabilities Act (Americans with Disabilities Act; ADA)

anagram (anagram; anagrams; Anagrams)

analysis of covariance (analysis of covariance; ANCOVA; covariate; covariates)

analysis of variance (analysis of variance; ANOVA; ANOVAS)

analytic 

angle of incidence 

annual effective dose equivalent (annual effective dose equivalent; annual effective dose; effective dose)

anterior-superior iliac spine 

anthropometric (anthropometric; anthropometrics)

apneic episodes 

appropriate technology 

arable 

architectural elements (architectural elements;architectural features)

Articulation Class (Articulation Class; AC)

artifact (artifact; artifacts)

ascending hierarchical cluster (ascending hierarchical cluster; AHC)

ASHRAE 

assisted living facilities 

assistive device (assistive device; assistive devices)

assymmetry (assymmetry; asymmetry)

athetoid 

atopy 

atrium 

Attention Deficit Disorder (Attention Deficit Disorder; ADD)

attributable fraction J (attributable fraction J; attributable fraction)

autism 

automated people mover (automated people mover; APM; automated people movers)

autoregressive 

axial coding 

axonometric 

azimuth 

back extension 

Backward-elimination (Backward-elimination; backward-elimination)

ballast (ballast; high frequency ballasts; conventional ballast)

Barlett's Test of Sphericity (Barlett's Test of Sphericity; Barlett's test of sphericity)

base case (base case; basecase)

basic activities of daily living 

beam illuminance (beam illuminance; beam irradiance)

bed ladder (bed ladder; bed ladders)

behavior mapping (behavior mapping; behavioral mapping; behavior map)

between-subjects design (between-subjects design; between-subjects)

bilateral (bilateral; bilaterally)

binary contrast 

binomial distribution analysis 

bioclimatic, biocompatible 

biodiverse 

biofuels (biofuels; biofuel)

biome (biome; biomes)

biomechanical strain 

biomechanics (biomechanics; biomechanical)

bivariate analyses (bivariate analyses; bivariate analysis)

blind (blind; blinded)

body mass index (body mass index; BMI)

Bonferroni, Bonferroni Adjustment 

boroscope (boroscope; borescope)

box plot (box plot; box plots; Box plots)

branding 

brightness 

brownfield (brownfield; brownfields)

bulb-out 

buttock popliteal length 

canonical correlation (canonical correlation; canonical correlations)

carbon sink 

cardinal directions (cardinal directions; cardinal direction)

carding 

carpal tunnel syndrome 

case study (case study; case studies)

cataracts (cataracts; Cataracts)

catecholamines 

cathode (cathode; cathodes)

causal (causal; causation; causal relationship; causality)

ceiling attenuation class (ceiling attenuation class; CAC)

ceiling effect 

cellulosic (cellulosic; cellulosic fibers)

Celsius 

census block (census block; census blocks)

centimeter (centimeter; cm)

cerebral palsy 

cervical 

cfu (cfu; colony forming unit)

char 

chert 

Chhi 

chi 

chi-square (chi-square; chi-square analysis; chi-square test; chi-square analyses; x2)

chroma (chroma; chromatic)

chromatic flicker 

chromaticity 

CIE chromticity diagram 

CIELAB (CIELAB; CIELAB values;)

circadian rhythms (circadian rhythms; circadian)

circulation (circulation; circulation paths; circulation pathways)

clinical dashboard (clinical dashboard; clinical dashboards)

closed-loop system 

cluster analysis 

cluster development 

cluster sample 

CMYK 

Cochran Q test (Cochran Q test; Cochran test; McNemar's test)

coded (coded; coding)

coder (coder; coders)

coefficient of determination (coefficient of determination; coefficient of multiple determination)

coefficient of skewness 

coefficient of variation (coefficient of variation; coefficient of variations)

cognitive 

Cohen's (Cohen's; Cohen's d)

cohort study 

colinearity diagnostics (colinearity diagnostics; collinearity diagnostics; multicolinearity; colinearity; multicollinearity)

color memory 

color palettes 

color rendering index (color rendering index; CRI)

color temperature (color temperature; CT)

comparative (comparative; comparative analysis; comparative study)

computational fluid dynamics (computational fluid dynamics; CFD)

computer model (computer model; computer models; computer simulation; computer simulations)

conductive yarns 

confidence interval (confidence interval; confidence intervals)

confound (confound; confounds)

confounding 

confounding variable (confounding variable; confounding variables; confounding effects)

congruence framework 

conjoint analysis 

conjunctivitis 

construct validity 

construct (construct; constructs)

Consumer Expenditure Survey 

content analysis 

continuing care retirement community (continuing care retirement community; CCRC)

continuous variable 

control group 

control variable (control variable; control variables)

convenience sample (convenience sample; convenience sampling; selected by convenience; convenience)

cool white light 

cornice (cornice; cornices)

correlated color temperature (correlated color temperature; CCT)

correlation coefficient (correlation coefficient; correlation coefficients)

correlation matrix 

correlation (correlation; correlations; negative correlation; positive correlation; zero correlation;)

correlational analysis 

correspondence analysis 

covary (covary; covariation)

Cox's proportional hazards model (Cox's proportional hazards model; proportional hazards)

Cramer's Phi (Cramer's Phi; Cramer's phi)

Cramer's V 

critical regionalism (critical regionalism; Critical regionalism)

Cronbach's alpha (Cronbach's alpha; Cronbach's alphas; Chronbach's alpha; Chronbach's alphas; Cronbach's values; Chronbach's values;)

cross tab procedures 

cross-sectional 

cross-tabulation (cross-tabulation; cross-tabulations; cross-tabulated; cross-tabulate)

cue utilization theory 

curtain walls (curtain walls; curtain wall)

cyanosis (cyanosis; cyanotic)

dampening effect 

data 

daylight harvesting 

decibel (decibel; dBA; dB)

decision study (decision study; decision studies; d-study; d-studies)

decor 

dedicated space 

deficiency citation (deficiency citation; deficiency citations; Deficiency citation; Deficiency citations)

degree-day (degree-day; degree-days)

delta waves 

dementia 

demographic (demographic; demographics; demographic characteristics)

density bonus 

descriptive statistics (descriptive statistics; descriptive)

destination coded vehicle (destination coded vehicle; DCV)

dichotomous (dichotomous; dichotomous variable; dichotomous data)

differential equations 

diffuse horizontal (diffuse horizontal; diffuse horizontal illuminance)

discrete choice model (discrete choice model; discrete choice models)

discriminant analysis 

displacement ventilation (displacement ventilation; DV)

divot (divot; divots)

double-loaded corridor 

double-skin building system (double-skin building system; double-skin; double-skinned; double-skin envelope)

dummy variable (dummy variable; dummy variables)

Duncan's test (Duncan's test; Duncan's new multiple range test)

Dunnett's test (Dunnett's test; Dunnett's)

dynamic chairs 

dynamic extraction (dynamic extraction; patch dynamic extraction)

echo-boomer population (echo-boomer population; echo-boomers; echo-boomer populations)

eco-design 

ecological footprint 

ecotourism 

EEG (EEG; electroencephalogram)

Effect size analyses (Effect size analyses; effect size analysis)

egress (egress; egress width)

Electrogoniometer 

electromyographic evaluation (electromyographic evaluation; electromyogram; EMG; electromyography)

embodied energy 

empirical 

end effect (end effect; end effects)

endotoxin 

environmental cognition 

enzyme (enzyme; enzymatic)

EOG (EOG; electro-oculography)

epidemiologic (epidemiologic; epidemiology; epidemiological)

Erector spinae muscles 

ergonomic 

escape 

estradiol 

ethic of care theory 

ethnographic 

ethnohistoric 

evapotranspiration 

expectancy bias 

experiment (experiment; experiments; experimentation)

experimental group (experimental group; treatment group)

exploratory 

Extension 

exurbanites 

facade 

factor analysis program (factor analysis program; metric factor analysis program)

factor analysis (factor analysis; principal component factor analysis)

falls efficacy (falls efficacy; falls efficacy scale)

Febrile 

feng shui 

fiber elasticity 

fibrogram 

field research (field research; field observations; field study; field studies)

field test (field test; field testing)

filial piety 

Fisher's exact test (Fisher's exact test; Fisher's exact probability test; Fisher Exact Test; Fisher Exact Probability Test; Fisher's PLSD; Fisher's Protected Least Significant Difference)

fixed furniture 

flame retardant 

flash point 

Flexion 

flexion/extension 

Flextime 

floor area ratio 

fluorescent light 

fly ash 

focus group 

footcandle (footcandle; footcandles)

foundation 

fractal analysis 

frequencies (frequencies; frequency)

frequency distribution (frequency distribution; frequency distributions; Frequency distributions)

frictional energy 

Friedman's rank test (Friedman's rank test; Friedman two-way analysis of variance; Friedman's two-way analysis of variance by rank; Friedman tests)

F-sort (F-sort; F-sorting)

F-test (F-test; f-test)

full spectrum (full spectrum; full-spectrum)