Acronyms that contain the term animal electricity

What does animal electricity mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: animal electricity.

We've found a total of 945 shorthands for animal electricity:

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APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Business » International Business

   
APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Miscellaneous » Farming & Agriculture

   
PETC

Petco Animal Supplies

Business » NASDAQ Symbols

   
APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Academic & Science » Botany

   
APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Governmental » US Government

   
IFAW

International Fund for Animal Welfare

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

   
IFAW

International Fund for Animal Welfare

Medical » Veterinary

   
ALF

Animal Liberation Front

Governmental » Politics

   
IACUC

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Medical » Veterinary

   
ACAF

Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs

Medical » Veterinary

   
ESB

Electricity Supply Board

Governmental » State & Local

   
AAHA

American Animal Hospital Association

Medical » Veterinary

   
CAFO

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Medical » Veterinary

   
AFO

Animal Feeding Operations

Business » General

   
WECC

Western Electricity Coordinating Council

Business » Firms

   
UFAW

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

Medical » Veterinary

   
AAALAC

Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

   
ASAS

American Society of Animal Science

Medical » Veterinary

   
CEGB

Central Electricity Generating Board

Community

   
FARM

Farm Animal Reform Movement

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

   
FARM

Farm Animal Reform Movement

Medical » Veterinary

   
AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

Medical » Veterinary

   
FAWC

Farm Animal Welfare Council

Medical » Veterinary

   
TAHC

Texas Animal Health Commission

Governmental » State & Local

   
NORINA

Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science & Alternatives

Medical » Veterinary

   

What does animal electricity mean?

Animal Electricity
Electricity, notably of high tension, generated in the animal system, in the Torpedo, Gymnotus and Silurus. The shocks given by these fish are sometimes very severe. The gymnotus, or electric eel, was elaborately investigated by Faraday. It has the power of voluntarily effecting this discharge. There is undoubtedly some electricity in all animals. The contact of the spinal column of a recently killed frog with the lumbar muscles produces contraction, showing electric excitement. Currents can be obtained from nerve and muscle, or from muscle sides and muscle cut transversely, in each case one thing representing positive and the other negative elements of a couple.

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