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dec·re·ment

(dek'rĕ-ment),
1. Decrease.
See also: decremental conduction.
2. Decrease in conduction velocity at a particular point; a result of altered properties at that point.
See also: decremental conduction.
[L. decrementum, fr. decresco, to decrease]

dec·re·ment

(dek'rĕ-měnt)
1. Decrease.
2. Decrease in conduction velocity at a particular point; a result of altered properties at that point.
See also: decremental conduction
[L. decrementum, fr. decresco, to decrease]
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The SEM of all of the muscle groups ranged within 0.30-0.88 Hz for tone, 0.07-0.19 for decrement, 6.42-20.20 N/m for stiffness, and 0.04-0.07 for creep.
Each fourfold decrement was also associated with an 18% increase in the odds of faster than median decline in spine BMD and 17% increase in the odds of faster than median decline in femoral neck BMD.
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