excitation

noun ex·ci·ta·tion \ ˌek-ˌsī-ˈtā-shən , ˌek-sə- \
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of excitation

: excitement; especially : the disturbed or altered condition resulting from stimulation of an individual, organ, tissue, or cell

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First Known Use of excitation

14th century

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excitation

noun ex·ci·ta·tion \ ˌek-ˌsī-ˈtā-shən , ˌek-sə- \

medical Definition of excitation

: excitement: as
a : the disturbed or altered condition resulting from arousal of activity (as by neural or electrical stimulation) in an individual organ or tissue
b : the arousing of such activity


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