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GRASP

 
a patient classification system.

grasp

(grasp),
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.

grasp

(grasp)
To seize or clasp, especially with the hand.
[M.E. graspen]

grasp

(grasp)
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.
[M.E. graspen]
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The goal of the current study was to systematically and objectively investigate the capability of human subjects to control grasping force in closed loop using electrotactile feedback.
These 10 joints can capture most characteristics of the hand in grasping tasks.
Modeling parietal-premotor interactions in primate control of grasping. Neural Networks, 11, 1277-1303.
Finger actuators, embedded in the forearm portion of the glove, supply grasping support for human fingers.
The grasping forceps is passed through the working channel of the flexible cystoscope and the tip of the urodynamic catheter is grasped with the grasping forceps (Fig.
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), which reveals blood flow within the brain, the researchers discovered that the brain's grasping areas do indeed take more blood flow not only when acting, but also when considering whether or not to pick up an object.
As a result, one such development is the Activities of Daily Living Exercise Robot (ADLER), a robotic therapy environment focused on using reaching and grasping activities to retrain motor and ADL function (Figure 1) [11].
This involved grasping, releasing and resting in response to visual cues, and required the engagement of a higher area of the brain.
This technique assures the required grasping forces, their correct distribution on the surface of the ply, and a sufficient delicacy in approaching the object, due to the cup material and to its special internal shape.
Ambiguous was the decision of Judge Duval as to the ISO form, not grasping at straws.
It is not possible to have correct view of the phenomena so long as one is tied to the pathology of clinging and grasping. One can grasp the true nature of intrinsic reality if only one never grasps or fixates on anything.
If his characters try to break that rhythm by grasping at something that looks more like happiness, they are quickly recaptured: The family disapproves, the lover betrays, economic necessity interferes.