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Of or relating to the electrical properties of muscle tissue from which impulses may be amplified, used especially in the control or operation of prosthetic devices.
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(ˌmaɪəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk) or


(Medicine) denoting a type of powered artificial hand or limb that detects electrical changes in the muscles of the stump and converts these into movements
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(ˌmaɪ oʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk)

of or pertaining to electrical impulses generated by muscles of the body, which may be amplified and used esp. to control artificial limbs.
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Furthermore, the ankle dorsiflexion provides a 20% increase in the myoelectrical activity at VMO muscle, compared to the neutral position of the ankle.
The myoelectrical activities of respiratory muscles were amplified (differential amplifier) and passed through upper (1kHz) and lower (1Hz) cutt-off filters.
evaluated the activity of the cannabinoid receptor G Protein-coupled Receptor 55 (GPR55) and its ligands O-1602 in the gut movement of rodents with lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced intestinal inflammatory disease and concluded that CBD selectively normalizes motility perturbation through potential mechanisms involving systemic anti-inflammatory effect and regulation of the myoelectrical activity in the intestine (39).
The gastric myoelectrical main frequency, power, and the percentage of slow wave duality of the animals decrease significantly.
Cohen, "Effect of eating and gastrointestinal hormones on human colonic myoelectrical and motor activity," Gastroenterology, vol.
Chen, "Effects of vasopressin and long pulse-low frequency gastric electrical stimulation on gastric emptying, gastric and intestinal myoelectrical activity and symptoms in dogs," Neurogastroenterology & Motility, vol.
The myoelectrical signal versos force relationship in different human muscles.
Age related changes in tubal function in the form of progressive loss of myoelectrical activity of the fallopian tube affecting tubal motility might lead to tubal implantation.
Tang, "Myoelectrical activity and muscle morphology in a rat model of myofascial trigger points induced by blunt trauma to the vastus medialis," Acupuncture in Medicine, vol.
McCallum, "Abnormal gastric myoelectrical activity and delayed gastric emptying in patients with symptoms suggestive of gastroparesis", Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol.
Comparisons of myoelectrical activity during the first versus the last lift showed no significant changes for any group or any of the muscles under investigation.