cat·​elec·​trot·​o·​nus ˌkat-i-ˌlek-ˈträt-ᵊn-əs How to pronounce catelectrotonus (audio)
: the local depolarization and increased irritability of a nerve in the region of the negative electrode or cathode on the passage of a current of electricity through it compare anelectrotonus

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“Catelectrotonus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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