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1. opposition to or hampering of some activity.
2. impairment of cardiac impulse conduction due to refractoriness of the tissue; the refractoriness is a physiological response to passage of a preceding impulse.
3. a premature contact point on the occlusal surface of the teeth.
electromagnetic interference electrical signals of nonphysiological origin that may affect pacemaker function; they can either inappropriately inhibit pacemaker output or trigger unnecessary pulses. Pacemakers with bipolar leads are less sensitive to this.
occlusal i's areas of interference on teeth that hamper proper occlusion and smooth, gliding, harmonious jaw movements.

electromagnetic interference

Cardiac pacing Radiated or conducted electrical or magnetic energy that can interfere with/disrupt pulse generator function
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Because of reciprocity, they continue, such a circuit would not respond to external electric or magnetic fields either, that is would be immune to external electrical interference.
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To address this, BT is set to offer the BT Broadband Accelerator that eliminates electrical interference from telephoneextension wiring, and can improve broadband speeds and reliability.
And BT will also offer help in eliminating electrical interference from telephone extension wiring - one of the main causes of slower broadband speeds.
5% enhances accuracy, ensuring minimal optical and electrical interference between the four detectors.
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