myoelectric
also myoelectrical adjective Date: circa 1919 of, relating to, or utilizing electricity generated by muscle

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  • myoelectric — [mī΄ō ē lek′trik] adj. [ MYO + ELECTRIC] designating or of potential developed in a muscle or muscles which is then picked up, amplified, and used to operate various attached prosthetic devices myoelectrically adv …   English World dictionary

  • myoelectric — /muy oh i lek trik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to electrical impulses, generated by muscles of the body, which may be amplified and used esp. to control artificial limbs. 2. of or pertaining to an artificial limb under myoelectric control. [1915… …   Universalium

  • myoelectric — adjective Using, or pertaining to, myoelectricity. A myoelectric prosthesis uses EMG signals or potentials from voluntarily contracted muscles within a persons residual limb on the surface of the skin to control the movements of the prosthesis …   Wiktionary

  • myoelectric — Relating to the electrical properties of muscle. * * * myo·elec·tric .mī ō i lek trik also myo·elec·tri·cal tri kəl adj of, relating to, or utilizing electricity generated by muscle myo·elec·tri·cal·ly tri k(ə )lē adv * * * myo·elec·tric… …   Medical dictionary

  • myoelectric — myo·electric …   English syllables

  • myoelectric — my•o•e•lec•tric [[t]ˌmaɪ oʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk[/t]] adj. phl med of or pertaining to electrical impulses generated by muscles of the body, which may be amplified and used esp. to control artificial limbs • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • myoelectric — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myoelectric prosthesis — A myoelectric prosthesis uses EMG signals or potentials from voluntarily contracted muscles within a persons residual limb on the surface of the skin to control the movements of the prosthesis, such as elbow flexion/extension, wrist… …   Wikipedia

  • myoelectric robot — elektriniais raumenų signalais valdomas robotas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. myoelectric robot vok. Roboter mit myoelektrischer Steuerung, m rus. управляемый электрическими сигналами мышц робот, m pranc. robot myographique, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • Prosthesis — For other uses, see Prosthesis (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Orthotic. A man with two prosthetic arms playing table football …   Wikipedia

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