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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On the seventh postoperative day, we attached electrodes to the quadriceps muscle again to detect the bioelectric potential along the long axis of the rectus femoris muscle belly (Figure 4(a)).
This result suggests that this improvement resulted from the facilitation of the muscular and neural functions of the quadriceps by HAL-SJ, which allowed the knee to extend fully because of the presence of a bioelectric potential in the quadriceps and the degree of feedback strength.
Breast bioelectric potential measurement is a novel noninvasive diagnostic tool akin to the ECG and EEG, well-established methods of obtaining key diagnostic information based upon differences in surface electrical activity emanating from the heart and brain he said.
Breast bioelectric potential measurement is a novel noninvasive diagnostic tool akin to the EGG and EEG, well-established methods of obtaining key diagnostic information based upon differences in surface electrical activity emanating from the brain and heart, respectively, he said.
The purpose of signal averaging is to improve the signal to noise ratio to facilitate the detection of low amplitude bioelectric potentials.
Bioelectric potentials arc generated by a variety of biological processes.