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1. The act of twitching; a pull with a jerk; a short, sudden, quick pull; as, a twitch by the sleeve.

2. A short, spastic contraction of the fibres or muscles; a simple muscular contraction; as, convulsive twitches; a twitch in the side.

3. (Science: veterinary) A stick with a hole in one end through which passes a loop, which can be drawn tightly over the upper lip or an ear of a horse. By twisting the stick the compression is made sufficiently painful to keep the animal quiet during a slight surgical operation.

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Digestive System Evolution

... what was going on. They prayed her over into Heaven, and in the next few minutes, she passed on without a sign. She passed on without a seizure or twitches or anything that shows that she was dying. Just simply passed. She could not be healed by God's power because she did not want to be healed. ...

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by Tomn
Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
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transfer arousal and body tone

... frequently observed signs were decreased locomotor activity, transfer arousal and body tone, prone posture, apathy, impaired wire maneuver, twitches, head tilt, noisy respiration, and red colored urine". What is transfer arousal and body tone here? Many thanks in advance

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by TallKing
Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: transfer arousal and body tone
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The Fiber Disease

... their collaboration efforts across distances. LifeSize Team ensures that even subtle, non-verbal cues – raised eyebrows, folded arms and facial twitches that are essential for enabling true understanding – can be easily interpreted from afar so better group dynamics and decision making will ...

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Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Human Collembola Infestations

... debillatated. But unfortunately, what saddens me the most is that my four year olds health has turned for hte worse. He is having uncontrollable twitches all night, he is scratching like crazy, scalp, groin, under arm pits, feet. He runs a fever (at night) is clammy ,sweaty palms. He has small ...

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Mon Jun 19, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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