bioelectric potential


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bi·o·e·lec·tric po·ten·tial

electrical potentials occurring in living organisms.

biopotential

(1) The amount of energy in a living organism which can be transformed into kinetic energy.
(2) The electrical spikes which are measured and have diagnostic portent in electrocardiography, electroencephalography, electromyography and so on.
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Keith Spaulding, ND, MAc and coauthors assessed the electrophysiological differences between actual and nearby (or sham) acupuncture points in the article "Acupuncture Needle Stimulation Induces Changes in Bioelectric Potential.
In turn, cholinergic deficits lead to changes in synaptic bioelectric potential, which may be picked up in EEG signals.
SAN ANTONIO -- Half of all benign breast biopsies in premenopausal women with palpable mammographically suspicious breast lesions could safely be avoided through the use of breast bioelectric potential measurements, Dr.
SAN ANTONIO -- Half of all benign breast biopsies in premenopausal women with palpable, mammographically suspicious breast lesions could safely be avoided through the use of breast bioelectric potential measurements, Dr.