electrotonic

adjective
elec·​tro·​ton·​ic | \ i-ˌlek-trə-ˈtä-nik How to pronounce electrotonic (audio) \

Definition of electrotonic

1 : of, induced by, relating to, or constituting electrotonus
2 : of, relating to, or being the spread of electrical activity through living tissue or cells in the absence of repeated action potentials

Other Words from electrotonic

electrotonically \ i-​ˌlek-​trə-​ˈtä-​ni-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce electrotonically (audio) \ adverb

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1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Electrotonic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrotonic. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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electrotonic

adjective
elec·​tro·​ton·​ic | \ i-ˌlek-trə-ˈtän-ik How to pronounce electrotonic (audio) \

Medical Definition of electrotonic

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

Other Words from electrotonic

electrotonically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce electrotonically (audio) \ adverb

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