electrotonic

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

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

electrotonically

play \i-ˌlek-trə-ˈtä-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of electrotonic

1852


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electrotonic

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

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

electrotonically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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