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bodily movement

Movement of a tooth by natural or orthodontic forces so that the crown and root maintain their same vertical axis.
See: rotational movement; tipping movement
See also: movement
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This caused him to suggest that: "Consequences very near, and what would be considered, in the judgment of all ordinary men, very certain, are taken as 'parts of the act': more correctly speaking, as inseparably connected with the first bodily movement .
Some believe that it is diminished because bodily movements in the absence of consciousness are not actions.
Moore might say that volitions could be behind some omissions--when one wills oneself not to move, or something of the sort--or that bare intentions are behind them, but inasmuch as those volitions or intentions fail to cause bodily movement, such omissions cannot be instances of action.
At most, what these forms share is some sense that the act of making rhythmic bodily movements contributes to the formation and fulfillment of human life, however the nature, goals, and purposes of that life are defined.
It is appropriate for noble and gentle ladies, as an indication of their happiness, to laugh with modesty, with restraint, with honesty, with little bodily movement, and a low tone, and rarely rather than frequently.
Never has there been such a translation of the joy of life, into terms of bodily movement.
A broader, but essentially simpler, definition is exemplified by the Model Penal Code (hereinafter Code), where wer are told "'act' or 'action' means a bodily movement whether voluntary or involuntary.
Rate-responsive pacing senses bodily movement and adjusts its pacing rate to the patient's activity level.
The fascinating and powerful interrelation of bodily movement, cognition, and emotional state has been amply demonstrated, and manipulating physical objects with the hand is known to activate the brain in measurable ways.
This awareness or implicit sense that it is 'me' who is presently executing a bodily movement or thinking thoughts is an important form of self-awareness," he added.
and so it goes--one becomes aware of one's own bodily movement in space as one follows the trail of words into the exhibition, only to want to turn back around at the end and begin again.
The account also explains how warmer pneuma is able to travel higher -- a notion central to the scale of uprightness -- by means of Aristotle's theory of exhalations, before charting the role of pneuma in generation and persistence, cognition, and bodily movement.