(in certain fishes) an organ composed of electroplaques.
(zoology) a small group of modified muscle cells on the body of certain fishes, such as the electric eel, that gives an electric shock to any animal touching them
noun 1. a mountain in SW Montana, on the Wyoming border: highest peak in the Gallatin Range. 11,155 feet (3402 meters).
noun 1. Also called potential. Electricity. (at any point in an electric field) the work done per unit charge in moving an infinitesimal point charge from a common reference point to the given point. Symbol: V. 2. Physiology. . noun 1. electric potential A measure of the work required by an electric field to move […]
noun 1. the rate of change of electric potential with respect to distance in the direction of greatest change across a cell membrane.
noun 1. 1 (def 6). noun 1. the physiological reaction, characterized by pain and muscular spasm, to the passage of an electric current through the body. It can affect the respiratory system and heart rhythm Sometimes shortened to shock