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dec·re·ment

(dek'rĕ-ment),
1. Decrease.
See also: decremental conduction.
2. Decrease in conduction velocity at a particular point; a result of altered properties at that point.
See also: decremental conduction.
[L. decrementum, fr. decresco, to decrease]

decrement

/dec·re·ment/ (dek´rĕ-ment)
1. subtraction, or decrease; the amount by which a quantity or value is decreased.
2. the stage of decline of a disease; see stadium decrementi. decremen´tal

decrement

[dek′rəmənt]
Etymology: L, de + crescere, to grow
a decrease or stage of decline, as of a uterine contraction.

dec·re·ment

(dek'rĕ-měnt)
1. Decrease.
2. Decrease in conduction velocity at a particular point; a result of altered properties at that point.
See also: decremental conduction
[L. decrementum, fr. decresco, to decrease]

decrement

the recovery after a fever; the excessive stored heat is dissipated by vasodilatation and sweating, and heat production is reduced by relaxation of muscles. Called also defervescence.
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It is also noticed in a) and b) that both decremental JTRAS and incremental JTRAS outperform norm-based JTRAS and rand JTRAS.
Allen Schick, "Incremental Budgeting in a Decremental Age," Policy Sciences 16 (September 1983): 1-25.
As stated herein, CMAPs typical of SCS show two distinctive features, namely repetitive muscle action potentials upon a single stimulus to nerve and a decremental response evoked by repetitive nerve stimulation (37, 39, 50).
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Again, take all segments, which are not subject to minimum constraints, one at a time, out of the portfolio and repeat the just described procedure until the decremental reduction of portfolio utility, caused by the exclusion of a further segment, yields no more segment i satisfying inequality (Ap2.
Maggiore SM, Jonson B, Richard J-C, Jaber S, Lemaire F, Brochard L (2001) Alveolar derecruitment at decremental positive end-expiratory pressure levels in acute lung injury.
A person's human life value depends on numerous factors including future income levels, taxes, education, training, promotions, and various normal decremental factors such as the possibility of illness, disability, periods of unemployment, and the like.
The existential insecurity which results from both decremental and aspirational deprivation are associated with collective violence in countries that are the most structurally vulnerable.
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Deci (1971, 1972) and Lepper, Greene, and Nisbett (1973), for example, demonstrated that rewards could have a decremental effect on the performance of previously highly-preferred tasks.