Meaning of AMPLITUDE in English

AMPLITUDE

noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

high

This is a high amplitude burst of contractions that start in the stomach and are propagated distally into the lower small bowel.

After eating, although intraluminal pressure does not increase appreciably, the number of high amplitude propagating contractions increases.

These are claimed to be fatigue-resistant to cope with the high amplitude vibrations that are generated by fast stunters.

To date, no data are available about the neurohumoral mechanisms underlying high amplitude propagated contraction onset.

low

It is possible that a dilated colon would generate only very low amplitude contractions that are not distinguished during manometric studies.

These low amplitude propagated contractions are reported to be more frequent.

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The current warming of the Pacific Ocean is unequaled in amplitude .

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A stock index does not oscillate with such frightening amplitude as we have witnessed recently unless to announce some tectonic change ahead.

After menopause theses daily rhythms decline in amplitude towards zero.

He is able to specify a rule for what that amplitude should be.

It is possible that a dilated colon would generate only very low amplitude contractions that are not distinguished during manometric studies.

Should the value of a variable be represented by the amplitude of the output or by the location of nodes?

The amplitude histogram shown in Fig. 1 c scored 190 using this procedure.

The duration and amplitude of rebound pressure increased as the distension volume increased.

These ultradian rhythms are present in adults also, even though their amplitude is less than that of the 24-hour rhythm.

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