anelectrotonus

noun
an·​elec·​trot·​o·​nus | \ ˌan-ᵊl-ˌek-ˈträt-ᵊn-əs How to pronounce anelectrotonus (audio) \

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

Other Words from anelectrotonus

anelectrotonic \ -​ˌek-​trə-​ˈtän-​ik How to pronounce anelectrotonic (audio) \ adjective

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“Anelectrotonus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anelectrotonus. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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