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Tone

tone

1. The normal degree of vigour and tension, in muscle, the resistance to passive elongation or stretch, tonus.

2. A particular quality of sound or of voice.

3. To make permanent or to change, the colour of silver stain by chemical treatment, usually with a heavy metal.

Origin: Gr. Tonos, L. Tonus


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Hyperadrenergic POTS

... is much less common than neuropathic POTS, comprising only ~10% of patients. Thus therapy in these cases usually targets a decrease in sympathetic tone both centrally and peripherally. Central sympatholytics such as methyldopa or clonidine can be used. Peripheral beta-adrenergic blockade may be ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... in the same way that average skin coloring and average height do. Black Africans express the greatest variability in skin coloring. Their skin tone shades range from nearly black to nearly white. I believe Africans also express the greatest variability in height, from the extremely tall Dinka ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... is akin to being a whore. And of course, it is doubtful a man would have received such a response. I'm having a hard time keeping my language and tone civil and appropriate, because this is so outrageous it is hard to believe there is an adult who is responsible for attracting people to this site ...

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by Gex
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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Views: 61772

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... other figure something out. Have tried to replicate it voluntarily, but it doesn't seen to work that way. My guess is it's also got to do with the tone or inflection of the other peoples' voice? Perhaps it's an odd form of bonding with someone in a non-sexual, non-parental way? If they could bottle ...

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by AmyGdala
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 88
Views: 117002

help match biology

... controls voluntary motor muscle action (such as to throw a ball) Unconscious control of the muscle co-ordination and balance Sends messages from tone cerebral hemisphere to the other. Connects right and left hemispheres Direct link to the pituitary gland of the endocrine system, plays a major ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help match biology
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