Electro-muscular

E`lec`tro-mus´cu`lar


a.1.(Physiol.) Pertaining to the reaction (contraction) of the muscles under electricity, or their sensibility to it.
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Tenders are invited for Electro-Muscular Disruption Technology for CSP Uniformed Members
Anti-aircraft missiles, Kalashnikovs, automatic weapons, electro-muscular disruption devices (tasers) and grenades were notably found.
ECDs take advantage of electro-muscular disruption technology, which uses a high-voltage, low-power charge of electricity to disrupt the central nervous system and induce involuntary muscle contractions.
This study, Deaths Following Electro-Muscular Disruption, began in May 2006, with full findings expected in 2009.
Deployed nonlethal weapons include blunt-impact munitions, optical warning and distraction devices, acoustic hailing devices, vehicle arresting systems, flash-bang grenades and munitions and short-range human electro-muscular incapacitation devices such as the Taser.
The British trials will be testing M26 Taser electro-muscular disruption guns.
The HENLM can employ a TASER[R] electro-muscular disruption weapon or RCA to deter noncombatants from entering an area.
The M26 Advanced Taser uses Electro-Muscular Disruption (EMD) to provide stopping power.
It's an electro-muscular stimulation unit that pumps and relaxes the muscle area to improve circulation, in three phases, and costs pounds 124.
For example, the directorate has compiled many years of data assembled on electro-muscular devices.
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