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quantal

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adjective quan·tal \ˈkwän-təl\

Definition of quantal

  1. 1 [Latin quanti how many, plural of quantus] :  of, relating to, or having only two experimental alternatives (as dead or alive, all or none)

  2. 2 [quantum] :  of or relating to a quantum



1933

First Known Use of quantal

1933

Rhymes with quantal


Medical Dictionary

quantal

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adjective quan·tal \ˈkwänt-əl\

Medical Definition of quantal

  1. 1:  of or relating to a quantum or to quanta (as of energy or a neurotransmitter) <quantal release of acetylcholine>

  2. 2:  being or relating to a sensitivity response marked by the presence or absence of a definite reaction <an all-or-none response to a stimulus is quantal>




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