electrotonus


elec·trot·o·nus

noun \i-ˌlek-ˈträ-tə-nəs\

Definition of ELECTROTONUS

:  the altered sensitivity of a nerve when a constant current of electricity passes through any part of it

Origin of ELECTROTONUS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1878

elec·trot·o·nus

noun \i-ˌlek-ˈträt-ən-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ELECTROTONUS

: the altered sensitivity of a nerve when a constant current of electricity passes through any part of it

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