reaction of degeneration


: the reaction to electric stimulation that occurs in muscles in which the nerves have undergone degeneration and that consists in severe cases of a sluggish response to galvanic stimulation of the muscle and no response to faradic stimulation of the muscle or to galvanic or faradic stimulation of the nerve
abbreviation RD

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“Reaction of degeneration.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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