Oscillatory potential



oscillatory potential n.
The variable voltage in the positive deflection of the electroretinogram of the dark-adapted eye arising from amacrine cells.

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    [uh-sil-uh-gram] /əˈsɪl əˌgræm/ noun, Electricity. 1. the record produced by the action of an oscillograph or oscilloscope. /ɒˈsɪləˌɡræm/ noun 1. the recording obtained from an oscillograph or the trace on an oscilloscope screen oscillogram os·cil·lo·gram (ə-sĭl’ə-grām’) n.

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    [uh-sil-uh-graf, -grahf] /əˈsɪl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun, Electricity. 1. a device for recording the wave-forms of changing currents, voltages, or any other quantity that can be translated into electric energy, as sound waves. /ɒˈsɪləˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/ noun 1. a device for producing a graphical record of the variation of an oscillating quantity, such as an electric current […]



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    [uh-sil-uh-graf, -grahf] /əˈsɪl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun, Electricity. 1. a device for recording the wave-forms of changing currents, voltages, or any other quantity that can be translated into electric energy, as sound waves. /ɒˈsɪləˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/ noun 1. a device for producing a graphical record of the variation of an oscillating quantity, such as an electric current […]

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