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pendular

/pen·du·lar/ (pen´du-lar) having a pendulum-like movement.

pendular

(pĕn′dū-lĕr) [L. pendulus]
Hanging so as to swing by an attached part; oscillating like a pendulum.
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The pendular running gait described in "Stepping Lightly: New view of how human gaits conserve energy" (SN: 9/17/05,p.
4" rigid table, the DMF 250 provides the right conditions for high-precision machining of long, bulky workpieces, as well as the requirements of pendular machining.
On physical examination, the patient was afebrile, but he had pendular nystagmus, diplopia in all directions, and no gag reflex.
At the moment of drawing conclusions, one can basically point out that studies on these relationships describe a kind of incessant, never-ending pendular motion between the two extremes, in which oscillations often determine, in turn, the momentary stops.
Our everyday life is a negotiation between these two experiences in an alternating and pendular movement.
Congenital pendular nystagmus is often association with visual problems, such as extreme shortsightedness and eye abnormalities, such as albinism, but it can be inherited with no other eye problems.
With the use of bold print highlighting a preface to each chapter against which the story is told, Vautrin sets off his pendular narrative method, whose movement from one style to another imitates the shifts in perspective of the movie camera in films.
Thus, one's representation of a person may include the fact that the legs of a human move in a pendular fashion with respect to the hip, whereas the arms move in a pendular fashion with respect to the shoulder (Johansson 1973).
On day 6 postinoculation, this male appeared weak, and on day 8 it exhibited nervousness, anorexia, pendular head movements, marked incoordination of the extremities, penile relaxation, teeth grinding, muscular tremors, restlessness, dyspnea, head shaking, excessive sweating, movement of the ears in all directions, circular walking, and blindness.
Postnatally she showed acrocyanosis, muscular hypotonia, and a pendular nystagmus.
Rotational tests were conducted with a diminished pendular stimulus; at the same time, vestibulo-ocular reflex suppression was registered with the patient's gaze fixed on a point that moved simultaneously w ith the pendular motion.
And one of them is surely the sight of Granny running through a cornfield in slow motion with pendular breasts swinging around her ankles.