Rheobase



noun, Physiology.
1.
the minimum electric current required to excite a given nerve or muscle.
noun
1.
(physiol) the minimum nerve impulse required to elicit a response from a tissue

rheobase rhe·o·base (rē’ō-bās’)
n.
The minimal strength of an electrical stimulus that is able to cause excitation of a tissue.
rhe’o·ba’sic adj.

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