anelectrotonus

noun

an·​elec·​trot·​o·​nus ˌan-ᵊl-ˌek-ˈträt-ᵊn-əs How to pronounce anelectrotonus (audio)
: 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
anelectrotonic adjective

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“Anelectrotonus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anelectrotonus. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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