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stimulator

[′stim·yə‚lād·ər]
(medicine)
A neurosurgical device that supplies a controlled alternating-current voltage to two electrodes that are applied to a patient.
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Some cleansing herbs work in obvious ways, for example, bitter herbs that stimulate liver function, or herbs that increase urine production in the kidneys, or diaphoretic herbs that cause sweating, kind of an herbal sauna.
Each commentary section ends with a paragraph labeled "For Reflection" that may stimulate additional items to arouse discussion.
She maintains that the very portrayal of Christ, regardless of subject or composition, was sufficient to stimulate the viewer's sacramental memory.
Massage can alleviate some of the anxiety associated with Alzheimer's by inducing relaxation, but it can also stimulate the nervous system to maintain nerve passageways in decline because of the disease.
As the Senate considers critically important legislation to stimulate the faltering U.
Scientists are also trying to identify the chemical signals that stimulate the brain's dormant immature myelin-producing cells to wake up, grow up, and start working.
This report provides a review of the United Kingdom (UK) and international literature about initiatives to stimulate demand for post-16 learning.
Finally, the electrodes stimulate his brain cells into thinking they're seeing.
They are well known to stimulate axon regeneration by making proteins that promote nerve growth either on contact, or at a distance (by secreting growth factors).
But if they were to stimulate the economy, the majority (57 percent) would use the investment tax credit; 50 percent would reduce the capital gains tax rate.