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entrain

/en·train/ (en-trān´) to modulate the cardiac rhythm by gaining control of the rate of the pacemaker with an external stimulus.

entrain

(ĕn-trān′)
To alter the biological rhythm of an organism so that it assumes a cycle different from a 24-hour one.
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Forger said the ENTRAIN data set is full of unanswered questions as well as trends they would like to see validated in the lab.
harrisii is that mature embryos with eye pigments can perceive the light-dark cycle (Forward et ai, 2014), but they cannot entrain to a new light-dark cycle once they are removed from the female.
A joint team of Japanese and American researchers has discovered that restricted feeding entrains the circadian clock in the liver, according to a report published in the Friday edition of U.
Dans un entretien telephonique avec Africanmanager, il a impute la responsabilite de cette situation a la commission chargee du controle a la Banque Centrale qui n'est pas entrain d'accomplir sa mission ', a-t-il dit.
Second, the embryos must he able to entrain to the light/dark cycle independently of the female.
Deux autres compagnies americaines, Oceania Cruises et Regent Cruises ont deja programme des visites en Tunisie cette annee, mais leur porte parole a indique qu'ils sont entrain de revoir toutes leurs croisieres sur la Tunisie.
Also, despite its dimness, moonlight has been shown to be strong enough to entrain circadian pacemakers in terrestrial animals (Evans et al.
7 scfm of compressed air at 5 psig to entrain high volumes of surrounding room air.
Key statement: The particulate filler fluid is fed under high pressure to the mixing zone to form a jet stream to entrain elastomer latex fluid energetically to completely coagulate the elastomer with filler prior to the discharge.
It incorporates a high-velocity air jet that uses a small amount of compressed air to entrain 80 percent of the total output airflow from the surrounding room air.
The metal jets violently into the mold cavity, continuing to entrain air bubbles that contribute to the formation of re-oxidation inclusions (Fig.
The unit uses a small amount of compressed air to entrain high volumes of room air.