MYOELECTRIC PROTHESIS

is controlled by nerve impulses which are received by an electronic transducer. The impulses received are amplified and converted into movements which are carried out by the prosthesis - the artificial limb.

MYOELECTRIC PROTHESIS: "The myoelectric prosthesis is regulated by nerve impulses which are received by a local electronic transducer."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MYOELECTRIC PROTHESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/myoelectric-prothesis/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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