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That oscillates; vibrating; swinging. Oscillating engine, a steam engine whose cylinder oscillates on trunnions instead of being permanently fixed in a perpendicular or other direction.

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Re: Homeostasis and cells

... per field amplitude). We confirmed these predictions experimentally using CA1 hippocampal neurons in vitro exposed to static (direct current) and oscillating (alternating current) uniform electric fields. In addition, we develop a robust method to quantify cell susceptibility using spike timing. ...

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by seekeroftruth
Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:54 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Homeostasis and cells
Replies: 12
Views: 6898

Familial Action Tremors

... tremor in his essay on The Shaking Palsy. "Involuntary tremulous motion in parts not in action. Tremor is defined as a rhythmic, involuntary, oscillating movement of a body part occurring in isolation or as part of a clinical syndrome. In clinical practice, characterization of tremor is important ...

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by dipjyoti
Sat Mar 03, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Familial Action Tremors
Replies: 6
Views: 6595

The Fiber Disease

... every once in a while, they crack like a whip. "It's surprising," said Polchinski, "but when you write out the equations for an oscillating string, a little piece of the string snaps and moves very fast. Basically, the tip will move at the speed of light. When a string cracks ...

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by London
Fri Aug 18, 2006 8:02 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5001773

The Fiber Disease

... with fibres 2 The worms are playing with a black fibre which also came from me. Session 2 ******** Oscillate Supernova Notice the smal critters oscillating backwards and forwards and shooting around the dish. In Supernova there's an explosion of these things. I'm assuming these are the 'babies'. ...

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by Anonymous
Tue Mar 28, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5001773

Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... refered to as "myxopodia," which seems to be a more correct and descriptive term and are described as polytubular networks formed from oscillating streams of cytoplasm and are at the advancing margin of the "mycetozoan." Again terminology for these species is quite diverse. ...

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by Ken Ramos
Sat Mar 11, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
Replies: 28
Views: 21446

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