body axis

body axis

[′bäd·ē ‚ak·səs]
(aerospace engineering)
Any one of a system of mutually perpendicular reference axes fixed in an aircraft or a similar body and moving with it.
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While the Wnt signal path triggers the formation of the primary body axis of all animals, from sponges to vertebrates, the BMP signal pathway is also involved in the formation of the secondary body axis (back and abdomen) in advanced vertebrates.
Furthermore, using the dedicated app for the product enables the wearer to easily make practical use of the latest in physical fitness training theories, which put the focus on one's body axis and trunk, since the app can assess in real time the inclination of and changes to the wearer's body while running or walking.
Contributions cover formation of the vertebrate body axis, developmental control of biomechanics, mitogen activation of osteoblasts, pancreatic organogenesis, several items on stem cell coordination and renewal by local tissue signals, hormones, and microRNA, kin conflict in seed development, C.
Washington, January 3 ( ANI ): Dogs across a variety of breeds align their body axis with the Earth's magnetic field when relieving themselves, researchers have revealed.
We analyzed signals after subtracting their mean values and low-pass filtering them at 20 Hz [4]; then we computed the acceleration RMS for each body axis.
Essays discuss the molecular basis of polarization mechanisms, asymmetric division of stem cells during development, the generation of left-right asymmetry of the body axis in mammals, and theoretical approaches to symmetry breaking.
This radar detects the rough size and height of an insect winging overhead plus the orientation of its long body axis.
Because after 14 days, the body axis and central nervous system begin to take form.
Another movement of growth, proximal distal is from the body axis out to the appendages or extremities.
Capture probability was significantly higher when a crab was standing when struck by the footrope, rather than crouching, and higher when a crab was hit along its body axis, rather than from the side.
Extension establishes the anterior-posterior body axis by means of elongation towards the animal pole.
Early development of human embryos, including patterning of the neural tube, many aspects of behavior, hematopoiesis, and development of the heart, circulatory system, brain, body axis, ear, liver, and kidney are highly similar in zebrafish and human embryos.