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faradic

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adjective fa·rad·ic \fə-ˈra-dik, fa-ˈra-\

Definition of faradic

  1. :  of or relating to an asymmetric alternating current of electricity produced by an induction coil <faradic stimulation of the muscles>



1875

First Known Use of faradic

1875

Variants of faradic

also far·a·da·ic play \ˌfer-ə-ˈdā-ik, ˌfa-rə-\

Medical Dictionary

faradic

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adjective fa·rad·ic \fə-ˈrad-ik, far-ˈad-\

Medical Definition of faradic

  1. :  of or relating to an asymmetric alternating current of electricity produced by an induction coil <faradic muscle stimulation>—compare galvanic



Variants of faradic

also far·a·da·ic \far-ə-ˈdā-ik\play

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