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entraining

Psychology
A technique in which an individual is taught to focus on an extraneous factor (e.g., music) rather than on the normal focus of attention; entraining has been used reduce the need for anaesthesia in patients undergoing surgical procedures, and has been shown to slow breathing and have a sedative effect.

entraining

A technique for teaching Pts to focus on an extraneous factor–eg, music, rather than on a normal focus of attention. See Biofeedback.
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sayi also support this hypothesis, with the qualification that the female controls the time of egg hatching by entraining the rhythm in the embryos.
harrisii, as the female is responsible for both synchronizing embryo devel-opment and entraining the endogenous rhythm in egg hatching in the embryos.
This will enable us to understand the role of entraining signals, transduction pathways, and transcription in regulating reproductive behavior and other cyclical aspects of coral biology such as skeletal deposition, metabolism, growth, and feeding.
For number 1 sample, air entraining admixture was added.
For standard samples made in laboratory, sample 2 which did not use air entraining admixture also presented poor impermeability, while sample 1 which contained air entraining admixture sustained almost twice hydraulic pressure as high as samples 1.
In the MIP results, sample 1 and sample 2 stand for standard sample with and without air entraining admixture prepared in lab, respectively, while sample S means the concrete core from actual structure.