repolarization

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noun re·po·lar·i·za·tion \ˌrē-ˌpō-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of repolarization

  1. :  restoration of the difference in charge between the inside and outside of the cell membrane following depolarization

repolarize

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\ verb

1973

First Known Use of repolarization

1973


Medical Dictionary

repolarization

noun re·po·lar·iza·tion
variants: also British

repolarisation

\ˌrē-pō-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play

Medical Definition of repolarization

  1. :  restoration of the difference in charge between the inside and outside of the plasma membrane of a muscle fiber or cell following depolarization

repolarize

also British

repolarise

\(ˈ)rē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\play verb

repolarized

also British

repolarised

;

repolarizing

also British

repolarising


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