hyperpolarize

verb hy·per·po·lar·ize \ ˌhī-pər-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz \

Definition of hyperpolarize

: to produce an increase in potential difference across (a biological membrane)
: to undergo or produce an increase in potential difference across something

hyperpolarization

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌpō-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of hyperpolarize

1946


Medical Dictionary

hyperpolarize

verb hy·per·po·lar·ize
variants: or chiefly British hyperpolarise play \ˌhī-pər-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\

medical Definition of hyperpolarize

hyperpolarized or chiefly British hyperpolarised; hyperpolarizing or chiefly British hyperpolarising
: to produce an increase in potential difference across (a biological membrane)
  • a hyperpolarized nerve cell
: to undergo or produce an increase in potential difference across something

hyperpolarization

or chiefly British hyperpolarisation play \-ˌpō-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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