faradic

adjective fa·rad·ic \ fə-ˈra-dik , fa-ˈra- \
variants: or less commonly faradaic play \ˌfer-ə-ˈdā-ik, ˌfa-rə-\

Definition of faradic

: of or relating to an asymmetric alternating current of electricity produced by an induction coil
  • faradic stimulation of the muscles

First Known Use of faradic

1875

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faradic

adjective fa·rad·ic \ fə-ˈrad-ik, far-ˈad- \
variants: also faradaic play \far-ə-ˈdā-ik\

medical Definition of faradic

: of or relating to an asymmetric alternating current of electricity produced by an induction coil
  • faradic muscle stimulation
— compare galvanic

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