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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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Says Crim, "If we can prevent loss of muscle function - the ability to get around and perform normal tasks - then I feel we can help them.
Advanced pulmonary function equipment, including cardiopulmonary exercise testing, arterial blood gases, bronchoprovocation, evaluation of lung mechanics, respiratory muscle function, respiratory control, and impedance plethysmography, are all available in the ambulatory practice.
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Consistent with earlier observations, increases in muscle function scores and additional motor function tests were observed in children treated with ISIS-SMN[sub.
A team from Newcastle University found that muscle function is improved with vitamin D supplements which are believed to enhance the activity of the mitochondria, the batteries of the body's cells.
This two-volume set is distinguished by its emphasis on normal muscle function as well as changes evident in pathology or disease.
3 Regular cycling not only improves strength, stamina, aerobic fitness and general muscle function, it can also help you live longer because it helps boost your cardiovascular health.
Benefits include improved strength, stamina, aerobic fitness and general muscle function.
Kinesiology: the Skeletal System and Muscle Function (2nd edition) Muscolino, Joseph E.
BENEFITS: Your strength, stamina, aerobic fitness and general muscle function will all be improved.
Low ATP stores are associated with impaired organ and muscle function.
Supplementation with L-carnitine improves muscle function, reduces abdominal fat, and slows bone loss in two rat models of aging.