Definition of biofeedback in English:


Line breaks: bio|feed¦back
Pronunciation: /bʌɪəʊˈfiːdbak


[mass noun]
  • The use of electronic monitoring of a normally automatic bodily function in order to train someone to acquire voluntary control of that function.
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    • You can receive biofeedback training in physical therapy clinics, medical centers and hospitals.
    • Randomized controlled trial of biofeedback for fecal incontinence.
    • Urge incontinence is commonly treated with medications, biofeedback or electrical stimulation to the nerves that control the bladder.

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