Adhesion: Fibrous band of scar tissue that holds together muscles or other parts that are normally separated.
Intercoat Adhesion: The adhesion between two coats of paint.
Cohesion-Adhesion Theory: Describes the properties of water that help move it through a plant. Cohesion is the ability of water molecules to stick together (held by hydrogen bonds), forming a column of water extendin . . . View Full Definition
Vinyl: A resin with poor adhesion but good hardness, flexibility and resistance. Used for swimming pools, tank linings and marine equipment.
Undercoat: A coating that provides improved adhesion and/or more gloss and uniformity to a topcoat.
Swedish Massage: One of the most commonly taught and well-known massage techniques, Swedish massage is a vigorous system of treatment designed to energize the body by stimulating circulation. Five basic stro . . . View Full Definition
Myopractic Muscle Therapy: Robert Petteway developed the Myopractic system after thirty years in the healing arts. His experience in structural integration, biomechanics, acupuncture, Oriental medicine, and a wide var . . . View Full Definition
Trail Braking: Keeping the brakes on late into a corner, after initial braking has taken place. A motorcycle riding and driving technique where the brakes are used beyond the entrance to a turn and are gra . . . View Full Definition
Anodize: To coat a metal with a protective film by electrolysis.
Visceral Manipulation: Visceral manipulation enhances the normal mobility and tissue motion of the organs of the visceral system. Hypertonicity, displacement, and adhesions can all cause organs to work against eac . . . View Full Definition