biomagnetism


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Related to biomagnetism: Bioelectromagnetism

bi·o·mag·net·ism

 (bī′ō-măg′nĭ-tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The magnetic field created by a living organism.
2. The effect of an external magnetic field on living organisms.
3. The scientific study of these phenomena.

biomagnetism

1. animal magnetism, or the power that enables some people to induce a hypnotic state in others.
2. physical attraction between members of opposite sexes. — biomagnetic, adj.
See also: Hypnosis
1. animal magnetism, or the power that enables some people to induce a hypnotic state in others.
2. physical attraction between members of the sexes. — biomagnetic, adj.
See also: Sex
Translations
biomagnétisme
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Another observational and experimental approach to the research of biomagnetism is the study of magnetic alignment, a spontaneous tendency of animals to align their body in a predictable respect to the magnetic field lines (reviewed in e.
Effect of a Constant Magnetic Field on Neuron Excitability", Proceedings of the 1st National Conference on Biomagnetism, Qasvin, Iran.
The research group examined the brain's response to sound using the biomagnetism measurement device MEG (magnetoencephalography), which makes it possible to measure the brain activity without any subject's behavioral response.