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Wave

A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
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fibrillations and positive sharp waves develop in the first week and may resolve (reinnervation i.e.
EMG was available in one of the cases and showed myopathic abnormalities with fibrillations and positive sharp waves [15].
His serum CK was 108 (normal <140 units/litre (U/l)), and electromyography showed myopathic units (low amplitude, short duration, polyphasic) with evidence of active denervation (fibrillation potentials and positive sharp waves) consistent with an active inflammatory myositis.