quantal


quan·tal

adjective \ˈkwän-təl\

Definition of QUANTAL

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
[quantum] :  of or relating to a quantum

First Known Use of QUANTAL

1933

Rhymes with QUANTAL

quan·tal

adjective \ˈkwänt-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of QUANTAL

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