behavior that is preparatory to another behavior, as a crouch before a leap.
[in-ten-shuh n] /ɪnˈtɛn ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of determining mentally upon some action or result. 2. the end or object intended; purpose. 3. intentions. 4. the act or fact of intending. 5. Logic. 6. Surgery, Medicine/Medical. a manner or process of healing, as in the healing of a lesion or fracture without […]
- Intention spasm
intention spasm n. A spasmodic contraction of the muscles occurring when a voluntary movement is attempted.
- Intention tremor
intention tremor n. A tremor that occurs when a voluntary movement is made. Also called volitional tremor.
[in-tent] /ɪnˈtɛnt/ adjective 1. firmly or steadfastly fixed or directed, as the eyes or mind: an intent gaze. 2. having the attention sharply focused or fixed on something: intent on one’s job. 3. determined or resolved; having the mind or will fixed on some goal: intent on revenge. 4. earnest; intense: an intent person. /ɪnˈtɛnt/ […]