- of or relating to electrical impulses, generated by muscles of the body, which may be amplified and used especially to control artificial limbs.
- of or relating to an artificial limb under myoelectric control.
Origin of myoelectric
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- denoting a type of powered artificial hand or limb that detects electrical changes in the muscles of the stump and converts these into movements
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- Of or relating to the electrical properties of muscle tissue from which impulses may be amplified, used especially in the control or operation of prosthetic devices.
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