nondominant


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nondominant

(ˌnɒnˈdɒmɪnənt)
adj
1. (Genetics) genetics relating to a hereditary trait or gene that is not dominant
2. (Anatomy) anatomy relating to a part, an organ, or a cerebral hemisphere of the body that is not dominant over its paired part on the other side of the body.
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Participants wore their activity monitor, the Forerunner 35 (Garmin, Germany), on the wrist of their nondominant hand throughout the intervention period and were trained on how to use the device.
When all of the fingers were considered [Table 4], there was a highly significant tendency to be injured for the ulnar fingers (e.g., ring and small) of dominant hands and for the radial fingers (e.g., thumb and index) of nondominant hands (r = -0.550, P < 0.001).
However, through hard work and determination, Rose learned to walk and started to write with her nondominant hand.
Move your nondominant hand to pinch just below your dominant hand (this will be right above the spindle hook, for now).
Another change was telling patients to keep their hands off their eyes for the first few postop hours, and placing the pulse ox on the nondominant hand.
The Wilcoxon signed rank test was used to compare the differences in the participants' dominant and nondominant knee extension angles.
Simple things like brushing your teeth with your nondominant hand, or trying a new activity that makes you think on your feet like a dance class, or simply reading a book on an unfamiliar topic are all great tools for keeping the brain active.
The level will sit about 9 inches in front of the nondominant eye just below the shooter's line of sight.
Both the dominant and nondominant hands were tested twice, and the average time of each hand was calculated (the pegs and container were produced by Devine Medical, Norwalk, CA, USA).[sup][25]
In addition, we have noticed in our practice that a sizable proportion of cancers have been arising from nondominant nodules.
On the first day, after the measurements of height, weight, maximum isometric muscle strength of nondominant elbow flexors and circumference of nondominant upper arm, each subject performed a DOMS induction protocol (See next paragraph) by an isokinetic dynamometer.
Characters from nondominant groups suffer seriously while the first-person narrative perspective requires the reader to empathize with Elloren in her awakening.