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bi·o·feed·back

 (bī′ō-fēd′băk′)
n.
The technique of using monitoring devices to furnish information regarding an autonomic bodily function, such as heart rate or blood pressure, in an attempt to gain some voluntary control over that function. It may be used clinically to treat certain conditions, such as hypertension and migraine headache.

biofeedback

(ˌbaɪəʊˈfiːdbæk)
n
(Physiology) physiol psychol a technique for teaching the control of autonomic functions, such as the rate of heartbeat or breathing, by recording the activity and presenting it (usually visually) so that the person can know the state of the autonomic function he or she is learning to control. Compare neurofeedback

bi•o•feed•back

(ˌbaɪ oʊˈfidˌbæk)

n.
1. a method of learning to modify a particular body function, as temperature, by monitoring it with the aid of an electronic device.
2. the feedback thus obtained.
[1970–75]

biofeedback

the process of providing a person with visual or auditory evidence of the quality of an autonomie physiological function so that he may attempt to exercise conscious control over it.
See also: Brain

biofeedback

Also called neurological feedback, this is a therapy in which clients learn to control “involuntary” body fuctions (such as heart rate and blood pressure) using information made available through the use of special monitoring equipment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biofeedback - a training program in which a person is given information about physiological processes (heart rate or blood pressure) that is not normally available with the goal of gaining conscious control of thembiofeedback - a training program in which a person is given information about physiological processes (heart rate or blood pressure) that is not normally available with the goal of gaining conscious control of them
training program - a program designed for training in specific skills
Translations
biorétroaction

biofeedback

[ˌbaɪəʊˈfiːdbæk] Nbiofeedback m

biofeedback

n biorretroalimentación f
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