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Amplitude

Amplitude 1. State of being ample; extent of surface or space; largeness of dimensions; size. The cathedral of Lincoln . . .... Read More

Tidal amplitude

tidal amplitude The magnitude of the difference in elevation between low and high tides at a particular point in a body of... Read More

Consciousness and Behavior

States of Consciousness Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More

Decremental conduction

Definition noun The impaired conduction in a portion of a fiber due to progressively lessening response of the unexcited... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Outwelling

Definition noun Outflows of organic carbon particulates that tend to expel salt, silicate, nitrate and orthophosphate from... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Dynamic range

Dynamic range (Science: microscopy) in video and other electronic equipment and in photographic emulsions, the ratio of the... Read More

Muted tidal regime

muted tidal regime A fluctuation in a wetland's water level that is lower in amplitude than the fluctuation in a neighboring... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Myopia

Myopia (Science: ophthalmology) That error of refraction in which rays of light entering the eye parallel to the optic axis... Read More

Vibration

vibration 1. The act of vibrating, or the state of being vibrated, or in vibratory motion; quick motion to and fro;... Read More

Staircase phenomenon

staircase phenomenon --> treppe A phenomenon in cardiac muscle first observed by H.P. Bowditch; if a number of stimuli of... Read More

Sonorous

sonorous 1. Giving sound when struck; resonant; as, sonorous metals. 2. Loud-sounding; giving a clear or loud sound; as, a... Read More

Amplify

Definition verb (1) To increase in number, effect, size, volume, amplitude of, etc. (2) To make larger, greater, stronger;... Read More

Latitudes

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Young-helmholtz theory of colour vision

'''Young-helmholtz theory of color vision A theory that there are three perceiving elements in the retina: red, green, and... Read More

Latitude

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Undulatory

undulatory moving in the manner of undulations, or waves; resembling the motion of waves, which successively rise or swell... Read More