all-or-none

adjective \ ˌȯl-ər-ˈnən \

Definition of all-or-none

: marked either by entire or complete operation or effect or by none at all
  • all-or-none response of a nerve cell

First Known Use of all-or-none

1656

in the meaning defined above

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all-or-none

adjective \ ˌȯ-lər-ˈnən \

medical Definition of all-or-none

: marked either by complete operation or effect or by none at all
  • all-or-none response of a nerve cell


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