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inflection

 [in´flek-shun]
the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn),
1. An inward bending.
2. Obsolete term for diffraction.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn)
An inward bending.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]

inflection, inflexion

the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.
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El objetivo de estudio fue el determinar el punto de inflexion en el crecimiento del pollo de engorda.
Para encontrar el punto en donde cambia la concavidad de la funcion se obtiene la segunda derivada, la cual corresponde a la aceleracion del crecimiento, esta se iguala a cero y se soluciona la ecuacion resultante en terminos de x para hallar la abscisa al punto de inflexion, luego se calcula la imagen de la misma para llegar a las coordenadas de dicho punto (4), esto es:
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But any inflexion will also generate a DOF--The number of physical degrees of freedom in an open interpolating elastica is given by the number of knots, plus the number of inflexions, less the number of fixed ends.
Como cada palabra tiene que pronunciarse con gran claridad y siempre en el mismo tono e inflexion para que la computadora lo entienda, las cuerdas vocales pueden ser sometidas a tension excesiva, lo que a su vez conduce a ronquera cronica, afonia, y aun ulceras y polipos.
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