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prehension

[prē′hen·shən]
(physiology)
A movement that involves holding, seizing, or grasping.
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Whitehead's concept of prehension expresses the creative advance of the universe whereby the many become one in the temporal process.
Concrescence and prehension imply that actual entities are not atomistic objects externally related to one another, but experiencing subjects that are open and internally related to one another, growing into, with, of, and from one another.
Long-term potentiation and long-term depression are biological representations, respectively, of concrescence and negative prehension.
This proposed research aims to provide people with SCI/D prehension enhanced performance with both stronger and more precise ARM assistance to further increase their independence and quality of life.
Or, je refuse un droit appropriable, c'est-a-dire un droit reduit a la prehension, a l'apprehension, a la raison du plus fort.
At this stage it was noticed a net benefit from active kinetic therapy in the case of ACA territory stroke (hemiparesis with crural predominance) and a favorable evolution in the case of ACM stroke (hemiparesis with facio-branchial predominance) where prehension and the fine movements of the fingers were incomplete.
The six-month results from Cohort I showed an overall improvement of muscle strength and ability to perform functional tasks assessing dexterity and fine motor skills as assessed by the International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury (ISNCSCI) and the Graded Redefined Assessment of Strength, Sensibility and Prehension (GRASSP) assessments.
The final position achieved presented a deviation to the right side (Fig 8) but this did not compromise normal prehension and swallowing of food.
Lieberman, "Temporal dissociation of the prehension pattern in Parkinson's disease," Neuropsychologia, vol.