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Definition of conduction
Conduction Con*duc"tion (k[o^]n*d[u^]k"sh[u^]n), n. [L.
conductio a bringing together: cf. F. conduction.]
1. The act of leading or guiding. --Sir W. Raleigh.
2. The act of training up. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
3. (Physics) Transmission through, or by means of, a
conductor; also, conductivity.
[The] communication [of heat] from one body to
another when they are in contact, or through a
homogenous body from particle to particle,
constitutes conduction. --Amer. Cyc.
Meaning of conduction from wikipedia
conductor, an object, substance
or material allowing
the flow of an electric charge Electrical
- Thermal conduction
is the transfer
of heat (internal energy) by microscopic collisions
of electrons within
a body. The microscopically...
- Bone conduction
is the conduction
to the inner
of the skull. Bone conduction transmission
can be used with individuals
- VA conduction
, also named Ventriculoatrial conduction
and sometimes referred
to as Retrograde conduction
, is the conduction backward phenomena
in the heart...
- In solid-state physics, the valence
band and conduction
band are the bands closest
to the Fermi level
and thus determine
the electrical conductivity
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- Nerve conduction velocity
is an important aspect
of nerve conduction
studies. It is the speed
an electrochemical impulse propagates
down a neural...
- The electrical conduction system
of the heart transmits signals generated usually
by the sinoatrial
node to cause contraction
of the heart
- nerve conduction study
(NCS) is a medical diagnostic
used to evaluate
the function, especially
of electrical conduction
, of the...
- Saltatory conduction
(from the Latin
saltare, to hop or leap) is the propagation
of action potentials along myelinated axons
from one node of Ranvier
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