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action
A term that describes component functions of locomotion; such as, "action of the hocks"; a synonym for "gait" in some standards.
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action, actions at law
A court proceeding; either civil, to enforce a right, or criminal, to punish an offender.

Court litigation where opposing parties litigate an issue involving an alleged wrongdoing which may be for the protection of a right or for the prevention of a wrong.

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(An action which is considered to be bad and wrong.)
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action anthropology
Any use of anthropological knowledge for planned change by the member of a local cultural group.
action potential
The change in the potential difference (voltage) across the membrane of a nerve cell when an impulse passes along it.

A change in potential (from about -60 to +45 millivolts) accompanies the passage of sodium and potassium ions across the membrane.

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action potentiality
1. An abrupt, brief reversal in the resting membrane potential of a neuron and other excitable cells.
2. The local voltage change across a cell wall as a nerve impulse is transmitted.
3. A momentary change in electrical potential on the surface of a nerve or muscle cell that takes place when it is stimulated; especially, by the transmission of a nerve impulse.
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English Words in Action, Groups A to Z

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