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cen·ter

(sen'tĕr) [TA]
1. The middle point of a body.
2. A center of any kind, especially an anatomic center.
Synonym(s): centrum [TA] , centre.
3. A group of nerve cells governing a specific function.
4. A health care or therapeutic facility performing a particular function or service for people in the surrounding area.
Synonym(s): centre.
[L. centrum; G. kentron]

centre

group of nerve cells governing a specific function
  • Brocha's centre small area within left cerebral hemisphere; an essential component of speech mechanisms; if affected by cerebrovascular accident (CVA) (i.e. CVA affecting the right side of the body), aphasia results

  • ossification centre bone area/areas where calcification of the osteoid matrix begins; primary ossification centre is usually within the shaft of a long bone; a secondary ossification centre occurs in an epiphysis or a tuberosity

  • Wernicke's centre a large area of the left cerebral hemisphere essential to the understanding and formulation of coherent speech; when affected by cerebrovascular accident (manifesting on the right side of the body) communication and speech difficulties result

cen·ter

(sen'tĕr) [TA]
1. The middle point of a body; loosely, the interior of a body, especially an anatomic center.
2. A group of nerve cells governing a specific function.
[L. centrum; G. kentron]
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Postural control measured as the center of pressure excursion in young female gymnasts with low back pain or lower extremity injury.
Upon initial contact during MFS running, there is a posterior and medial migration of the center of pressure as the ankle dorsiflexes (Cavanagh and Lafortune, 1980).
Each selected subject was asked to step barefoot to the model 9286BA Kistler[R] force plate (Figure 1) in order to collect the data corresponding to their plantar center of pressure and their variations by inducing a gradual anteposition of the head.
In fig 1 is represented the distribution of contact pressures in stance phase for both lower limbs at ground contact, center of pressure and walking axis (red) towards walking direction (pink).
Researchers have now shown that monitoring the path followed by the center of pressure of a quietly standing person furnishes useful information about the body's response to small impulses, or shoves.
Current F1 regulations dictate a centre of gravity balance of 46% on the front wheels for a car of minimum weight [1] and it is normal to place the center of pressure slightly behind the center of gravity.
Objectives: In this study, center of pressure (CoP) changes were studied between individuals with flat and normal feet after fatigue.
Tenders are invited for Wireless System for GAIT Phase detection & Measurement of center of pressure
Ten elite professional ballet dancers were compared to ten untrained subjects, measuring the motion of the center of pressure (COP) across a set of five stances with different foot configurations.
One other study has shown a decrease in the KAM with INT rotation of the foot during walking due to a medial shift of the knee joint center and lateral center of pressure shift (Shull et al.

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