electronarcosis


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electronarcosis

[i¦lek·trō·när′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Profound stupor or unconsciousness produced by passing an electric current through the brain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Geddes, "Electronarcosis," Medical Electronics & Biological Engineering, vol.
Se utilizaron dos metodologias para insensibilizar a los animales; la primera mediante desnucamiento y la segunda por electronarcosis (Figura 1).
After fasting for solids for 18 hours, animals were stunned by electronarcosis, 220 Volts for 8 seconds, followed by bleeding from jugular veins and carotid arteries, skinning and evisceration.
Immediately after stunning by electronarcosis, the animals were bled via jugular incision and subjected to scalding, eviscerated and divided into two half-carcasses.
Transcranial electrotherapy (TCET), neuroelectric therapy (NET), alpha sleep, electroanalgesia, electronarcosis and the original electrosleep just a few of the more common terms that have referred to the same therapy.
However, according to the report, non-penetrative stunners, electronarcosis and Kosher or Halal slaughter present negligible risks.