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1. The act or process of making or of becoming quick.

2. (Science: physiology) The first motion of the foetus in the womb felt by the mother, occurring usually about the middle of the term of pregnancy. It has been popularly supposed to be due to the foetus becoming possessed of independent life.

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Heart and emotions

isn't the brain though that stimulates the quickening of the heartrate?

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by sCrooge
Fri May 11, 2007 4:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heart and emotions
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18th week Fetal Demise

... The message that must be driven home is not only are adults taking their own lives over this, children are becoming infected also, and at a quickening pace. The reality is that newscasts have not done their job well on this issue until everytime ANYONE goes to take a seat in a theater, stay ...

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by southcity
Fri May 26, 2006 5:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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