skin resistance

skin resistance

[′skin ri‚zis·təns]
(electricity)
For alternating current of a given frequency, the direct-current resistance of a layer at the surface of a conductor whose thickness equals the skin depth.
(naval architecture)
The frictional resistance existing between the shell or skin of a ship and the water flowing over it.
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The fairness cream contains mercury which reduces skin resistance to infections, can cause seizures, numbness anxiety, depression and even memory loss.
Compared with previous models, the improved high-precision Analog Front End circuit (AFE) can measure extremely weak signals (about 10 microvolts), such as EEG or EMG (brain and muscle scans, respectively), as well as impedance, which can be used to determine stress levels by calculating skin resistance.
The groups warned that users of mercury-laced skin whitening cosmetics may experience skin discoloration, rashes and scarring, and reduced skin resistance to bacterial and fungal infections.
The tactile sensor array of this technique is intended to sense a wearer's actions via the force application and regional pressure variation when a human gets in contact with the auxiliary device, but without the influences of physiological disturbances, skin resistance and muscle fatigue.
Before the electrode placement, the part to be treated was thoroughly cleaned with alcohol solution to reduce the skin resistance.
On every track," explains Gaynor, "the frequency of the crystal bowls differs significantly in terms of what's heard in each ear--which creates a relaxation response in the brain that can be measured by multiple different modalities including heart rate variability and skin resistance.
Throughout the four-hour dosing period, the microprocessor within ZECUITY continuously monitors skin resistance and adjusts drug delivery accordingly to ensure delivery of 6.
Colbert also led a 2006 study that documented a sizable increase in skin resistance during sleep and corresponding decrease upon waking.
Helps the synthesis of collagen fibres for better skin resistance.
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He discusses the history of the method, the morphology and inspection of the outer ear, the pressure pain test, the electrical skin resistance test, the needle contact test, how to interface auricular diagnosis with clinical status, and how to select points for treatment.
An inexpensive galvanic skin resistance device can be used to measure the change in skin resistance as it relates to sweat rates.