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
- Electric strength
noun 1. the maximum voltage sustainable by an insulating material, after which it loses its insulating properties
noun, British. 1. 1 (def 4).
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