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bimanual

 [bi-man´u-al]
with both hands.

bi·man·u·al

(bī-man'yū-ăl),
Relating to, or performed by, both hands.
[bi- + L. manus, hand]

bimanual

/bi·man·u·al/ (bi-man´u-al) with both hands; performed by both hands.

bimanual

[bīman′yo̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: L, bis + manus, hand
with both hands.

bimanual

adjective Referring to or having 2 hands.

bimanual

Bimanous adjective Referring to or having 2 hands

bi·man·u·al

(bī-man'yū-ăl)
Relating to, or performed by, both hands.
[bi- + L. manus, hand]

bimanual

Performed using both hands. In a bimanual gynaecological or obstetrical examination, one hand is placed on the abdomen and one or two fingers of the other hand are placed in the vagina.

bi·man·u·al

(bī-man'yū-ăl)
Relating to, or performed by, both hands.
[bi- + L. manus, hand]

bimanual

with both hands.
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This resulted in not addressing and analyzing the numerous other reasons that we carry out bimanual exams; for example, detection of myomas, urinary incontinence, pelvic floor support or lack thereof, cervical polyps, vaginal wall growths, and adnexal pain and masses with the potential of indicating pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts.
Intentional switching between patterns of bimanual coordination depends on intrinsic dynamics of the pattern.
Functional impact of constraint therapy and bimanual training in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial.
Clinical examination combined with TUR-BT pathology determined that 3 patients had cT1 tumors, 9 patients had cT2, and 4 had >cT2 (3 had signs of genital organ involvement on positive bimanual exam and radiologic findings) disease prior to radical surgery.
This can be achieved through micro-coaxial or bimanual surgery phacoemulsification techniques.
Future research might investigate the degree to which differences between handwriting and typing might be related to differences in using one hand by pen or two hands by keyboard; for example, unimanual hand function may facilitate development of graphotactic envelopes for word production more than does bimanual hand function.
There were no significant differences in this high methodological quality study between children with MVI and SVI, except for bimanual coordination in 7- to 8-year-olds and eye-hand coordination in both the 7- to 8-year-olds and 9- to 10-year-olds, favoring the children with MVI.
The data regarding their verbal skills, visuospatial skills, bimanual fine motor skills, and mathematical skills were submitted to various computations in which the available responses were always left, usually left, no preference, usually right, and always right.
For example, Puttemans, Vangheluwe, Wenderoth and Swinnen (2004) found that artificially augmented visual feedback interfered with the learning of a bimanual motor task in which the participants simultaneously learned independent spatial trajectories with the upper limbs.
Handedness is examined by Holder, who reviews the cost benefits (Chapter 14), and by Corbetta (Chapter 13) who emphasises its importance together with stable bimanual action (better achieved with an upright posture) when comparing human infants and non-human primates.
The accompanying CD-ROM is particularly valuable and includes video of post-LASIK iatrogenic keratectasia, flap complications, bimanual phacoemulsification, phakic IOL, hyperopic shifts after radial keratotomy and cataract after radial keratotomy.
Of exceptional importance is the visual feedback which ensures that the movement will be performed both temporally and spatially; also important is bimanual coordination; (c) whole-body coordination (tests: polygon backward; climbing and descending); to perform test tasks in this group, coordinated, fast performance of a relatively complicated sequence of motor elements is of key importance.