conductance

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noun con·duc·tance \kən-ˈdək-tən(t)s\

Definition of conductance

  1. 1 :  conducting power

  2. 2 :  the readiness with which a conductor transmits an electric current expressed as the reciprocal of electrical resistance

1885

First Known Use of conductance

1885


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conductance

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noun con·duc·tance \kən-ˈdək-tən(t)s\

Medical Definition of conductance

  1. 1:  the power, readiness, or capacity to conduct something <neural conductance> <changes in membrane conductance to ions>

  2. 2:  the readiness with which a conductor transmits an electric current expressed as the reciprocal of electrical resistance


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