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prepotential

noun pre·po·ten·tial \-pə-ˈten-chəl\

Medical Definition of PREPOTENTIAL

:  a slow depolarization of a plasma membrane that precedes the action potential <fast prepotentials were seen and appear similar to those recorded in hippocampal pyramidal cells—Science>—compare afterpotential

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July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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