Electrotonic



[ih-lek-trot-n-uh s, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒt n əs, ˌi lɛk-/

noun, Physiology.
1.
the altered state of a nerve during the passage of an electric current through it.
/ɪlɛkˈtrɒtənəs; ˌiːlɛk-/
noun
1.
(physiol) the change in the state of irritability and conductivity of a nerve or muscle caused by the passage of an electric current

electrotonus e·lec·trot·o·nus (ĭ-lěk’trŏt’n-əs, ē’lěk-)
n.
Alteration in excitability and conductivity of a nerve or muscle during the passage of an electric current through it.
e·lec’tro·ton’ic (-trə-tŏn’ĭk) adj.

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