anelectrotonus

noun
an·elec·trot·o·nus | \ ˌan-ᵊl-ˌek-ˈträt-ᵊn-əs \

Medical Definition of anelectrotonus 

: the decreased irritability of a nerve in the region of a positive electrode or anode on the passage of a current of electricity through it — compare catelectrotonus

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