bioimpedance

bioimpedance
The response of a living organism to an applied electric current.

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  • bioimpedance — bio·im·ped·ance (bi″o im pēdґəns) the impedance of a section of tissue to passage of an electric current; see also bioimpedance analysis, under analysis …   Medical dictionary

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  • Bioelectrical impedance analysis — (BIA) is a commonly used method for estimating body composition. Since the advent of the first commercially available devices in the mid 1980s the method has become popular owing to its ease of use, portability of the equipment and its relatively …   Wikipedia

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