electrogenic

adjective elec·tro·gen·ic \ i-ˌlek-trə-ˈje-nik \

Definition of electrogenic

: of or relating to the production of electrical activity in living tissue
  • an electrogenic pump

electrogenesis

play \i-ˌlek-trə-ˈje-nə-sis\ noun

First Known Use of electrogenic

1848

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electrogenic

adjective elec·tro·gen·ic \ -ˈjen-ik \

medical Definition of electrogenic

: of or relating to the production of electrical activity in living tissue
  • an electrogenic pump causing movement of sodium ions across a membrane

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