vibratory sense


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vibratory sense

The ability to perceive vibrations transmitted through the skin to deep tissues. It is usually tested by placing a vibrating tuning fork over bony prominences.
See also: sense
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If you have greater sensory input, in this case, greater vibratory sense, perhaps you can protect yourself from buckling."
In the present study, the six basic algorithms (three transposing and three modulating) from the previous study (with some modifications) and seven additional algorithms were used to process the same environmental sounds and tested using the vibratory sense. The seven additional algorithms consisted of five of the basic algorithms adapted to the vibratory thresholds of the skin, one filtering (based on filtration principle), and one with no processing (NP), i.e., original sounds used as a reference.
Muscle strength, position and vibratory sense, and Achilles tendon reflexes are unaffected.