reaction of degeneration

noun

Medical Definition of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reaction%20of%20degeneration. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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