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stimulation

 [stim″u-la´shun]
the act or process of stimulating; the condition of being stimulated; see also promotion and enhancement.
cognitive stimulation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of awareness and comprehension of surroundings by utilization of planned stimuli.
cutaneous stimulation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as stimulation of the skin and underlying tissues for the purpose of decreasing undesirable signs and symptoms such as pain, muscle spasm, or inflammation.
deep brain stimulation (DBS) patient-controlled, continuous, high-frequency electrical stimulation of a specific area of the brain by means of an implanted electrode, which is controlled by a battery implanted just below the clavicle. The electrical signals block those signals from the brain causing tremors and some other related problems such as occur in Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia.
stimulation/nurturance in the omaha system, activities that promote healthy physical and emotional development.
transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (transcutaneous neural stimulation) see transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.
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DBS

Abbreviation for:
deep brain stimulation
Demographics Batch Service, see there (Medspeak-UK)
Diamond-Blackfan syndrome
double-blind study
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For a parabolic antenna, this occurs when [DELTA]G is 4.3 dB.
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However, an array of parabolic antennas is also limited by the field observable by the individual telescopes.
Solar analysts at Sagamore Hill Radio Solar Observatory near Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., monitor the sun's radio emissions with a radio telescope that uses three parabolic antennas of 28 feet, 8 feet and 3 feet in diameter, along with fixed semi-bicone and tracking antennas.
In days gone by, the industry used parabolic antennas, above right, which created a beam with strong sidelobes.
The wireless network uses parabolic antennas to extend to a central location, from which additional antennas reach out to rural areas at the furthest ends of the county.
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