bioelectric potential


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bi·o·e·lec·tric po·ten·tial

electrical potentials occurring in living organisms.
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biopotential

(1) The amount of energy in a living organism which can be transformed into kinetic energy.
(2) The electrical spikes which are measured and have diagnostic portent in electrocardiography, electroencephalography, electromyography and so on.
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This result suggests that this improvement resulted from the facilitation of the muscular and neural functions of the quadriceps by HAL-SJ, which allowed the knee to extend fully because of the presence of a bioelectric potential in the quadriceps and the degree of feedback strength.
Caption: FIGURE 4: Bioelectric potential detection and simulation before single- joint hybrid assistive limb training.
Breast bioelectric potential measurement is a novel noninvasive diagnostic tool akin to the ECG and EEG, well-established methods of obtaining key diagnostic information based upon differences in surface electrical activity emanating from the heart and brain he said.
Breast bioelectric potential measurement is a novel noninvasive diagnostic tool akin to the EGG and EEG, well-established methods of obtaining key diagnostic information based upon differences in surface electrical activity emanating from the brain and heart, respectively, he said.
Materials and Method: A total of 30 hypothyroid patients of both sexes underwent polysomnography to assess sleep based on bioelectric potentials - electroencephalogram, electromyogram, and electrooculogram.
The purpose of signal averaging is to improve the signal to noise ratio to facilitate the detection of low amplitude bioelectric potentials. Signals may be averaged by temporal or spatial techniques.
Bioelectric potentials arc generated by a variety of biological processes.