electrotonic

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adjective elec·tro·ton·ic \i-ˌlek-trə-ˈtä-nik\

Definition of electrotonic

  1. 1 :  of, induced by, relating to, or constituting electrotonus

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being the spread of electrical activity through living tissue or cells in the absence of repeated action potentials

electrotonically

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1852

First Known Use of electrotonic

1852


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electrotonic

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adjective elec·tro·ton·ic \i-ˌlek-trə-ˈtän-ik\

Medical Definition of electrotonic

  1. 1:  of, induced by, relating to, or constituting electrotonus <the electrotonic condition of a nerve> <electrotonic induction of depolarization>

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or being the spread of electrical activity through living tissue or cells in the absence of repeated action potentials <an electrotonic junction between cells>

electrotonically

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