The position of the limbs or the carriage of the body as a... Read More
A reflex contraction of a muscle when the muscle proprioceptors (e.g. muscle spindles) are... Read More
Motor Control Hierarchy
A motor program is the pattern of neural activities required to perform a movement is created and... Read More
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More
royal; regal; kingly. The blood real of Thebes.
1. Actually being or existing; not fictitious or imaginary; as, a... Read More
Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More
Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More
A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More
What are homo sapiens? Homo sapiens is the species of all the highly developed primates on earth, a category... Read More
(1) The muscle in a steady partially contracted state caused by the successive flow of nerve... Read More
An organ system comprised of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscles that are responsible for... Read More
reticular activating system
(Science: physiology) A physiological term denoting that part of the brainstem reticular... Read More
Sustained contraction of a muscle, as employed in the maintenance of... Read More
(Science: zoology) The angel fish (Squatina angelus).
1. The posture of one that sits on his heels or hams, or close... Read More
What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More
1. Sitting habitually, of inactive habits.
2. Pertaining to a sitting posture.
Origin: L.... Read More
1. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self. The guests were no sooner seated but they entered... Read More
1. The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are drilled.
2. An assembly and orderly arrangement... Read More
Leaning; reclining; lying; as, the recumbent posture of the romans at their meals. Hence, figuratively; resting;... Read More
a large beam in the roof of a house upon which portions of the other timbers rest or sleep. . Called also dormant... Read More
1. In an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical, or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright... Read More
1. The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another;... Read More
1. Different in kind or species; diverse. Every sect of them hath a divers posture. (Bacon) Thou shalt not sow thy... Read More
1. To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of... Read More
1. To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place... Read More
1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More
1. The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm,... Read More
Gravity is a natural phenomenon that affects all things particularly all living creatures from cell to human being. It has... Read More