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movement

(Activity), noun campaign, cause, mass movement, motion, operation, principle, series of actions directed towards a particular end, undertaking

movement

(Progress), noun action, agitation, circulation, course, denomination, effort, great cause, interest, issue, measure, outflow, performance, removal, shift, step, stir, stride, transition, transmittal, traveling

movement

(Shipment), noun cartage, conveyance, transit, transportation
See also: activity, band, campaign, circulation, course, denomination, dispatch, operation, outflow, progress, transition, transmittal
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Beyond regaining voluntary movement, the research participants have displayed a myriad of improvements in their overall health, including the increase of muscle mass and regulation of their blood pressure, as well as reduced fatigue and transformational changes to their sense of well-being.
And its development into the largest voluntary movement is an amazing one, considering its humble beginnings in 1982, when residents of Mollington in Cheshire decided to group together to take action against a series of burglaries.
The judge had heard from paediatric experts at the first hearing that the baby had serious brain, lung and kidney damage, was fed through a tube, needed a constant supply of oxygen and was incapable of voluntary movement.
If the spinal cord is damaged just above the waist, then the legs and lower trunk are paralyzed and there is no feeling or voluntary movement below the site of the damage.
These patients may be left in a vegetative state, showing no signs of awareness or voluntary movement, or minimally conscious, when they are unable to communicate and a crucial question has long been whether in these states they are actually conscious without displaying external signs of awareness.
I am talking about 100 percent recuperation of voluntary movement," he added.
As landlords and resident associates continue to fan the flames through a growing and voluntary movement to ban smoking in apartments, Apartments.
ALS results in the death of motor neurons, the nerve cells which control voluntary movement.
In some way,' says Kuperstein, "the brain is able to take into account voluntary movement of our sensory apparatus relative to the world and to maintain a stable perception of the world.
In Functional-Sexological therapy, one focus of treatment is amelioration of voluntary movement," the Daily Mail quoted the researchers as saying.
The lack of nerve function leads to a gradual weakening of the muscles and, eventually, to a complete loss of voluntary movement.
Neighbourhood Watch was established 21 years ago and has since grown to become the largest voluntary movement in the UK.

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